Gaby de Moya-Cotter is a three-time state swim qualifier. The Edgerton senior would like nothing better than to end her prep career with a fourth straight trip.
Five notable performances from area high school athletes over the past week and five events to keep an eye on over the next seven days.
Madison La Follette used a balanced offensive attack led by quarterback Ben Probst and tailback Jaylend Brown in pulling away for 35-7 Big Eight Conference victory at Monterey Stadium.
Sophomore Jonathan Diaz scored 48 seconds into the second half to lift the Comets over Middleton's varsity reserve, 1-0, in the title match.
Red Hawks win title with head-to-head victory over Vikings; Whitewater is third and Craig fifth
Holly Murphy of Lake Geneva Badger fired an even-par 71 Saturday to win medalist honors at the Parker Invitational at Riverside Golf Course.
Quarterback Tyr Severson completed 13-of-24 passes for 301 yards and three touchdowns and Evansville improved to 4-0 with a 51-35 victory.
A roundup of area high school football games played Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
The Cardinals (3-1) held the Cougars (1-3) to 79 yards of total offense, including just 35 yards on the ground.
Luke Hessenauer led a defense that bent but didn’t break and junior quarterback Evan Jordahl directed a Red Hawks offense that was efficient throughout.
Grant DuMez finished with just 3 passing yards but rolled up 128 rushing yards and three touchdowns to lead Badger to a commanding 35-13 victory over Elkhorn on Friday in a Southern Lakes Conference game in Lake Geneva.
The Vikings won only five of 11 events but still finished well ahead of the host Lancers, 99-65.
Photo gallery: Rock Valley Conference football foes Beloit Turner and Evansville met Friday evening at Turner High. The Blue Devils won 51-35.
Cougar coaches satisfied with finishes at challenging early-season meet
Freshman Gabriel Diaz, sophomore Cole Vesely and junior Alan Pacheco scored as Janesville Craig beat crosstown rival Parker 3-0 in a Big Eight Conference match Thursday.
A shortage of officials has forced Janesville Parker's football team to postpone its Friday night game with Madison La Follettte to Saturday night at Monterey Stadium.
Craig evened its Big Eight record at 1-1 by winning 25-21, 25-17, 24-26, 31-29. Along with the wild finishing set, the Cougars trailed Beloit 14-2 in the second but fought back to lead 24-23.
With Omar Munoz and Bernardo Plascencia spearheading its attack, Beloit Memorial cruised to a 7-1 win over Craig on a humid Tuesday evening in Janesville.
Craig's varsity team didn't drop a set, winning 7-0, and ended the dual in time to avoid a brief rain shower before it rolled over Janesville on Monday afternoon.
The Cougars picked up a victory over the Vikings--rare in recent years--and improve to 7-1 with just one Big Eight Conference dual meet left on the schedule.
Delavan-Darien senior linebacker Ross Gengler, who scored on a pair of fumble recoveries just 27 seconds apart in Week 2, has more than 200 tackles in his last 20 games and has committed to the Badgers as a preferred walk-on.
For the first time since 2005, the Milton High's football team is 3-0. First-year coach Rodney Wedig is a big reason why.
Middleton won its own 2019 Cardinal Invite girls golf tournament by 33 strokes Saturday over runner-up Notre Dame Academy.
Janesville Craig's girls cross country team won the Blackshirt Challenge on Saturday in Waukesha, while the boys team finished second.
Led by a pair of wins from Danielle Cramer and Bailey Ratzburg, Milton High's girls swim team finished second Saturday at the Elkhorn Invitational, while Craig freshman Ally Donagan continues to find success in her freshman season.
A roundup of area high school football games played Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.
Evansville jumped out to a three-touchdown lead against visiting Jefferson and rolled to a 40-8 victory over the Eagles to improve to 3-0 in the Rock Valley Conference on Friday night.
Sun Prairie’s defense scored three plays into the game, Cardinals quarterback Brady Stevens threw four touchdown passes in building a 45-point lead in the first half, and Parker fell to 0-3 with a 52-10 loss.
Fifth-ranked Verona improved to 3-0 overall and remained tied atop the conference standings with sixth-ranked Madison Memorial.
Kallie Lux led all players with a 5-over 77, and the Janesville Craig girls golf team picked up two Big Eight Conference wins Friday at a triangular against Beloit Memorial and Madison Memorial at Krueger-Haskell Golf Course.
Visiting Sun Prairie downs Parker/Evansville 138-32, while host Verona/Mount Horeb downs Craig 121-49
Abel Saaka scored two goals to lead Janesville Parker's soccer team to a 5-2 nonconference win over Edgerton on Thursday night.
Despite leading two games to one, Janesville Craig's girls volleyball team came up short Thursday night in a 3-2 Big Eight Conference loss to Middleton.
Janesville Craig's girls tennis team won 5-2 in Big Eight play on Thursday, while Parker lost 5-2 on the road. The city's doubles teams were 5-1 on the day.
The Vikings jumped out to a 20-6 lead in their first game and carried the momentum through to a 25-13, 25-13, 25-18 victory.
The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association handed out 42 grants this season to help offset budget costs for state high school programs. Janesville Parker, Brodhead, Delavan-Darien and Beloit Turner each received a $3,000 grant.
Janesville Parker's girls golf team lost two matches Wednesday in a Big Eight Conference triangular.
Parker's No. 1 doubles team of Jordyn Schroeder and Allison Grund improve to 3-0 in Big Eight Conference play and 8-1 overall.
Tony Vogt drifted a free kick toward the right post in the 88th minute, and Devon Davey leaped above a mass of players to smack the ball into the net and lift the Elks to a 2-1 victory
Craig and Delavan-Darien entered Tuesday's boys soccer match as a pair of young squads still building early-season chemistry. The visiting Comets showed they are a little further in the process in a 3-0 victory.
Turner fell 26-24 in game one, then lost game two by a 25-23 margin. Their will broken, they dropped game three 25-12 in their first best-of-five match of the season.
Janesville Craig's volleyball team must replace five seniors--including two first-team and two second-team all-Big Eight performers from a year ago.
Five starters return for Janesville Parker from a team that went 4-5 in the Big Eight a year ago. Can the Vikings continue their recent trend of annually taking a step forward?