Here’s who shone in Saturday’s high school sports action:
stars of the night
Gwen Crull, McFarland Girls Volleyball: Crull totaled 30 kills, 11 blocks, and six aces over three games at the Rock Valley Conference tournament. The Spartans didn’t drop a set and defeated Turner, Evansville and Brodhead 2-0. The Spartans defeated Brodhead in the title fight.
Mateo Alvarado Venegas, Sun Prairie West boys off-road: The senior won the Big Eight Conference Championship with a time of 16:10.50. Teammate Drew Peters was 34th (18:06.30) of 72 runners. Wolves finished eighth out of 11 teams.
Zach Temple, Madison West boys off-road: Temple finished third in the Big Eight Conference championships (16:21.40). Eli Pettit (17:02.20), Truman White (17:05.10), Jonah Simonson (17:11.10) and Liam Culp (17:13.90) placed in the top 20. The Regents beat Middleton by a point (60).
People also read…
Zaira Malloy-Salgado, cross country girl from Middleton: The senior won the Big Eight Conference championship in 19:18.30. Teammate Olivia Chellevold finished second (19:21.10) out of 62 runners. The Cardinals finished second (75) behind Madison West (49).
Elijah Pabon, DeForest Cross Country Boys: Pabon won the Badger East Conference championship (16:48.4). Teammates Isaiah Bauer (17:27.1), Lucas Tanner (17:48.1) and Joe Huber (17:56.1) placed in the top 10.
Mackenzie Babcock, Monona Grove Girls Cross Country: Babcock won the Badger East Conference championship in 19:03.3. Teammates Erica Eastman (21:42.0) and Madeline Hogan (21:45.2) finished 13th and 14th, respectively.
Second-place Olson defeated top seed Angela Wang of the University School of Milwaukee in the Division 2 State Championship girls’ tennis match.
From the box
- Madison West Girls Cross Country won the Big Eight Conference championship by 49 points. Mattie Sloan (20:27.20), Anna Wickizer (20:27.30) and Violette Culp (20:33.40) placed in the top 10.
- Casey Walton scored and assisted for DeForest Boys Soccer in a 2-0 win over Sun Prairie West.
- Noah Malcook scored for Oregon Boys Soccer in a 1-0 win over New Berlin Eisenhower.
- Trey Engram rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown for Verona Football in Friday’s 44-0 win over Madison West.
- Bryce Falk carried 14 times for 131 yards and four goals for Middleton Football in a 52-20 win over Madison East on Friday.
Photos: McFarland beats Evansville 35-0