High School Highlights


Bonduel goes 2-2 at own invite

The Bears experienced mixed results while competing at the Bonduel Invite on Tuesday, defeating Omro (25-16, 22-25, 15-13) and Suring (25-21, 25-23) while dropping matches to Crandon (25-14, 26-28, 15-11) and Laona-Wabeno (28-26, 22-25, 15-11). Laona-Wabeno went 4-0 to win the invite.

Grace Petcka led Bonduel with 21 kills on the day, while Grace Thorne served six aces. Halea Sporisky recorded 23 assists, Kylie Guenther had six blocks and McKenzie Wollenberg totaled 31 digs.

“We are lacking consistency in our net play with both attacking and blocking. We also need to work on being confident in playing as a team,” Bonduel coach Kimberly Strayer said. “As the season goes on, we need to work on fixing the little things that come with inexperience to get our team working better together.”

Bowler tops two teams at triangular

The Panthers were clicking on all cylinders on Tuesday when it defeated White Lake (25-20, 25-23, 25-12) and Tri-County (24-26, 25-17, 25-15, 25-12).

In the sweep of White Lake, Kayla Pecore led Bowler with seven kills while Jada Waters totaled 14 assists and 10 service aces. Waters and Ireland DeRoos posted four kills each.

In the match with Tri-County, Pecore tallied a team-leading six kills while DeRoos had four. Waters had 13 assists and seven digs while Alyssa Strassburg had six digs. Pecore and DeRoos each served four aces.

Clintonville 3

New London 2

The Truckers held off the Bulldogs in a five-set thriller on Tuesday. Clintonville won by scores of 25-23, 23-25, 25-18, 20-25, 15-8.

Clintonville’s Lindsy Carpenter finished the match with 13 digs, nine attack kills and six aces while Lizzy Weatherwax had 41 digs. Chelsea Birling tallied 25 assists and 14 digs while Abby King and Elena Mendez totaled 22 and 11 digs, respectively. Autumn Steede recorded five attack kills.


Clintonville 76

Berlin 65

Behind top finishes by several different swimmers, the Truckers were able to top Berlin in a dual on Tuesday.

Clintonville’s Brianna Foth took first in the 200-yard freestyle (2 minutes, 11.37 seconds) and 500 freestyle (5:52.95). Sami Smejkal won the 200 IM in 2:29.54 while Lizzy Walker won the 50 freestyle (35.64) by over six seconds. Bella Koeppen took first in the 100 freestyle (1:06.51) and 100 backstroke (1:17.32).

The Truckers 200 freestyle relay team of Willow Skar, Walker, Foth and Kelli Smith took first in 2:05.94 while the team of Smith, Koeppen, Foth and Smejkal won the 400 freestyle relay in 4:20.10.