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The MVC matchup of the week was officially set up on Tuesday as the Holmen High School volleyball team scored a 25-18, 25-20, 25-22 victory over Tomah.

The win moves the Vikings (8-1) into a tie with Aquinas for first place in the conference with the two teams scheduled to play each other at the Reinhart Athletic Complex on Thursday.

Kenzie Winker had 13 kills, seven digs and three aces for Holmen, which lost to the Blugolds in four sets the first time the teams played each other.

Emily Wall added 10 kills, eight digs and three aces for the Vikings, who also received 16 assists from Sam Millard and 13 assists from Lizzy Porath.

The fourth-place Timberwolves (5-4) were led by Reis Derousseau with 16 kills and eight digs. Madi Brey added 13 digs.

Onalaska 3, Sparta 0

ONALASKA — The Hilltoppers were able to get past Sparta 27-25, 25-13, 25-23 behind Emma Gamoke’s 18 kills.

Kate Dabrowski had 20 digs while her sister Elisa recorded 21 assists to help pace the third-place Hilltoppers (6-4).

Becca Jenkins had six blocks, while Olivia Schulz tallied five kills and six digs for Sparta (3-7).


G-E-T 3, Onalaska Luther 0

GALESVILLE — The Red Hawks used a balanced attack to sweep the Knights 25-17, 28-26, 25-21.

Sophie Severson had six kills, Molly Schmitz had five to go along with three blocks while Ciera Gunderson recorded six digs.

Kaitlyn Kennedy had eight kills to lead Onalaska Luther.

Black River Falls 3, Viroqua 0

VIROQUA — Lauren Perry led the Tigers (18-7, 7-2) with 10 kills and three blocks as they defeated Viroqua 25-11, 25-22, 25-20.

Ashley Overlien contributed 13 assists while Channing Manske added 18 digs.

Claire Anderson led the Blackhawks with 22 assists. Ivy Shonka added 15 digs.

Three Rivers

Caledonia 3, Winona Cotter 0

WINONA — The Warriors used 11 kills from both Isabel Allen and Madisyn Heaney to sweep the Ramblers 25-17, 25-15, 25-22 and remain perfect in conference play.

Adriana Reinhardt tallied 40 assists while Lydia Lange chipped in eight kills for the Warriors (8-0). Mari Crowley had 31 digs for Cotter (3-4).

Aquinas doubles tennis

Aquinas junior Grace Smith defends the net during a No. 1 doubles match against Mondovi at the WIAA Division 2 Eau Claire Regis subsectional on Tuesday. Smith and junior teammate Maggie Burgmeier won the match 1-6, 6-2, 6-0 to advance to today’s sectional meet in Beaver Dam, Wis.


WIAA Division 2 subsectional

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Onalaska Luther scored 16 points and advanced three singles players and one doubles team, while Aquinas scored 10 points and advanced two singles players and a doubles team to today’s sectional in Beaver Dam, Wis.

The Knights will be represented by Lizzy Hoffe (No. 1 singles, 12-13), Kaitlyn Stratman (No. 3 singles, 19-8), Kaylee Raabe (No. 4 singles, 21-5) and the No. 1 doubles team of Phoebe Christenson and Janna Wahl (22-4).

The Blugolds have sectional qualifiers in Giselle Fisher (No. 1 singles, 7-10), Fiona O’Flaherty (No. 2 singles, 11-4) and their No. 1 doubles team of Maggie Burgmeier and Grace Smith (10-5).


Jesse Parker Timberwolf Classic

TOMAH — The Tomah boys ended their home invitational with five top-10 finishes and 26 points to win the eight-team field.

Trevin Nelson finished first for the Timberwolves with a time of 17 minutes, 45 seconds for third overall. Caleb Lenning (18:12), Eric Tollefson (18:25) and Coy Nelson (18:36) followed in fourth, fifth and sixth place, respectively. Eugene Peterson (18:40) finished in eighth.

Westby took over on the girls side by winning the six-team field with 40 points. Julianne Call (20:32) finished third overall and first for the Norsemen. Abbey Wedwick (21:00) followed in fifth, while Elena Schmidt (21:29) finished eighth, Sydney Sherry (21:47) 10th and Erinn Sebion (22:26) 14th.

Black River Falls Invitational

BLACK RIVER FALLS — The Sparta boys finished fourth out of 12 teams at Skyline Golf Course with 108 team points. The Spartans fell to Marshfield (36), Durand (47) and Mauston (93)

West Salem’s Charlie McKinney (16:52) won the boys meet, 4 seconds ahead of Durand’s Isaac Wegner (16:56.5).

The West Salem girls finished second out of 12 teams 55 points. Mauston won with a 43. Kate Schroeder (21:10.9) finished second overall for West Salem behind Mauston’s Journey Malacina (20:17.2).


O/H/A 81, Sparta/Tomah 34

ONALASKA — The 200-yard medley relay team of Claire Hale, Milena Moit, Eva Marchiando and Brooke Rolbiecki won in 2 minutes, 4.78 seconds for O/H/A. Marchiando (5:50.99) also won the 500 freestyle while Erica Kay-Tsumagari took home the 200 IM (2:40.98) and the 100 butterfly (1:15.6).



Logan 4, Central 1

Logan senior Eli Szymanski scored a hat trick against his team’s rival.

Szymanski scored two goals in the second half. Yee Thao and Alexis Tafoya assisted on Szymanski’s goals in the second half.

Szymanski’s first-half goal was unassisted. Andrew Simms scored Logan’s fourth goal, which came early in the second half.

West Salem 4, Aquinas 1

WEST SALEM — Mitchell Dunham recorded two second half goals and a first half assist for West Salem (11-1-1, 9-1-1), which led 2-0 at the half.

Dunham assisted Garrett Lord in the 30th minute and netted an unassisted goal in the 60th minute and a 70th minute goal after a Richard Brown assist. In goal for the Panthers was Tony Weilandt with seven saves.

Three Rivers

La Crescent 8, P-E-M 1

PLAINVILLE, Minn. — Isaac Petersen and Sam Shimshak each netted two goals and had an assist to help the Lancers (7-2) move into a tie with St. Charles atop the conference.

Andy Lopez chipped in two assists and a goal as well.


La Crescent 2 P-E-M 1 (2 OT)

LA CRESCENT — On senior night, senior captain Rachel Ekker scored off a corner kick with 8 seconds left in the first overtime period to move the Lancers into position for a conference title with one game left.

Lola Baudek netted the equalizer in the 70th minute for the Lancers (11-4, 7-2).