Tag Archives: Neillsville girls basketball

Neillsville girls basketball: success built on teamwork and community support

By David Keech March 6, 2019 Neillsville— The Neillsville Warriors girls basketball team ended the season with a 13-3 record in the tough Cloverbelt Conference,  and finished with a 21-4 record. The Warriors’ record is even more impressive than it sounds, with three losses coming against unbeaten Cloverbelt champion Colby. The third loss to Colby,… Read More »

Neillsville cruises past Owen-Withee; Wendler sets all-time Owen-Withee scoring mark

CWS Sports Desk November 20, 2018 Owen– Neillsville took a 31-21 halftime lead and cruised after intermission, downing Owen-Withee 53-32. Samantha Cappadora had 17 points for the Warriors, to lead all scorers. Kelly Barth added 15 points for Neillsville. Jen Wendler had 14 points for Owen-Withee. Wendler became Owen-Withee’s all-time leading scorer, pushing her career… Read More »

Neillsville advances to regional final with win over Abbotsford

By David Keech February 23, 2018 Neillsville— Neillsville stormed out to an early lead in their regional semifinal game against Abbotsford, and with a 25-13 halftime lead, held off Abbotsford in the second half for a 48-36 win. The Warriors jumped on top right off the bat, as Makayla Knuth connected from long range with… Read More »

Mesar paces Neillsville in easy win over Columbus Catholic

CWS Sports Desk February 13, 2018 Neillsville— Neillsville limited Columbus Catholic to just 9 first half points and consistently attacked the visitors in both halves, picking up a 52-33 Cloverbelt East win in the Warriors final regular season home game. Lauren Mesar paced Neillsville with 14 points and Sam Cappadora chipped in with 8 points.… Read More »

Simington goes wild from three-point land as Owen-Withee downs Neillsville

CWS Sports Desk February 9, 2018 Owen— In a game pitting teams at the top of the Cloverbelt, points were at a premium, with Owen-Withee holding a 22-20 first half advantage. Brianna Simington’s 14 first half points kept O-W on top, and coupled with her 11 points after the break, the Blackhawks edged out Neillsville,… Read More »

Colby moves closer to claiming Cloverbelt title

CWS Sports Desk February 2, 2018 Colby— Cloverbelt frontrunners Colby and Neillsville squared off in a game that would go a long ways to determining the conference champion, and it was league-leading Colby that held off the Warriors, picking up a 52-42 win. The Hornets had three players score in double figures. Ashley Streveler and… Read More »

Cappadora leads Neillsville to convincing win over Owen-Withee

CWS Sports Desk January 10, 2017 Owen— Two teams fighting for supremacy at the top of the Cloverbelt East faced off when the Neillsville and Owen-Withee girls squared off, but the contest was a one-sided affair. The Warriors easily handled the Blackhawks, 50-24, limiting Owen-Withee to just six points in the first half. Sam Cappadora… Read More »

CWS Student-Athlete Spotlight: Neillsville’s Kayla Lis

By David Keech February 8, 2017 Neillsville— The Neillsville girls basketball team is having a fine season, and with a 14-3 overall record (12-1 Clovebelt, half game behind conference leading Loyal) the Warriors are poised for success beyond the regular season. One key to their success is the play of wing Kayla Lis. Learn what… Read More »