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Three unanswered TDs give MG WIAA Division 3 football title

MADISON — The Monona Grove football team scored three touchdowns in the second half of the WIAA Division 3 state title game against Greendale to win the state championship.
The Silver Eagles’ defense held the Panthers to 17 points in the first half — the lowest they’ve scored all season. In the second half, MG’s offense got going late in the third quarter as wide receiver Jackson Riley caught a 46-yard pass from Tyler Blang. The Silver Eagles’ defense stopped Greendale’s drive when Steven Martine intercepted quarterback Josh Ringelberg’s pass. MG scored again when Trey Powers caught Blang’s 34-yard pass making it 17-14. The Silver Eagles recovered a Panthers’ fumble at the 39-yard line, and then sophomore Toren Young led MG down to the 1-yard line. Senior Brock Offerdahl scored the go-ahead touchdown with 53 seconds left.
MG’s defense held Greendale out of the end zone and in the final seconds of the game, sacked the quarterback twice to seal the state championship.

Marten, Roehr qualify for state meet in four events

Eagle Post staff

Following a fourth-place finish at the WIAA Division 2 Baraboo swimming and diving sectional meet Saturday, two MG swimmers qualified in four events for next Friday’s WIAA Division 2 state meet at the UW-Natatorium beginning at 6 p.m.

The Silver Eagles scored 243 behind meet winner De Forest, which had 354 points followed McFarland and Madison Edgewood.
Junior Alyssa Roehr led the way qualifying in the 100-yard freestyle by placing first and 200-yard individual medley by finishing second. Roehr also anchored the 200 free relay and 400 free relay teams to help her teammates qualify for state, along with senior Brooke Marten. Marten also qualified with a first-place finish in the 50 and a fifth-place finish in the 100 free.
Sophomore Wendy Pfefferkorn qualified for state with a second-place finish in the 500 free, a third-place finish in the 200 free, and in the 400 free relay, which placed second.
Sophomores Annika Heyworth (200) and Grace Storms (400) qualified for state as members of the relay teams.

To see full Baraboo Sectional Results:
http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Results/Swim_Girls/2013/baraboo.htm

WIAA Division 2 state meet lane assignments:
http://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Sports/SwimmingDiving/gd2lanes.pdf

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Girls basketball team advances to WIAA Division 2 Sectional Final

MIDDLETON, Wis. — The Monona Grove girls basketball team used a 9-0 run to open the second half en route to a 14-4 third quarter to defeat Baraboo 67-46 to earn a spot in the WIAA Division 2 sectional final Saturday night.
Senior Ashley Werner led MG in the third quarter with eight of her 14 points in the third quarter as MG built a commanding 48-32 lead. Junior Taylor Nelson, who led the team overall with 17 points, had five of the team’s 11 steals.Junior Alexa Kelsey added 10. The Silver Eagles forced Baraboo to 23 turnovers.
MG (23-2) held a two-point lead after the first quarter and went into halftime with a 32-28 lead. Kelsey led the team in the first half with eight points.
The Silver Eagles will face Milton, who they defeated in back-to-back games in conference play, in the sectional final. MG won 57-44 on Feb. 11 and 55-54 on Feb. 14.

Allen leads MG to third-place finish at state swim meet

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Monona Grove senior Jack Allen added three state titles to his collection and led the Silver Eagles to a third-place finish at the WIAA Division 2 swimming and diving meet at the UW Natatorium.
Allen won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:41.73 and the 100 butterfly in 50.45, individually. Teaming up with junior Mitchell Paull, freshman Lars Doll, and sophomore Andrew Sackett, Allen’s third state title on the night came in the 400 free relay. The relay team finished in 3:13.18 to win the final event. Allen won state titles in the 100 free and 200 free relay last year.
Junior Patrick Sisson finished second once again in the one-meter diving competition. Sisson, who placed eighth in his freshman season, earned second last season as well.

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MG boys swimmers hope to improve upon last season’s success

By Thomas Huibregtse/Eagle Post staff

     Following the greatest season in school history when they finished second in the WIAA state meet, the Monona Grove boys 2011-2012 hopes to continue its success this year. Last year the team had tremendous talent that ran deep.
     One new change to the team this year is the coaching staff. Previous Head Coach Jason Roth stepped down, and Coach Kelly Huson is stepping in to fill the gap. Huson has an impressive history in swimming and coaching, including competing on a state level three of her four years at Richwoods High School in Illinois and moving on to Elmhurst College, also in Illinois. Huson has received several awards throughout her career and has ten years of coaching experience in Illinois. She has an intense work ethic and competitive spirit. Continue reading ‘MG boys swimmers hope to improve upon last season’s success’

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