Prep careers cut short for 89 area seniors
The WIAA voted on Tuesday, April 21, to cancel all athletic events in Wisconsin.
A total of 89 seniors had their high school athletic careers abruptly come to an end when the spring sports season was officially canceled earlier this week.
The WIAA voted on Tuesday, April 21, to cancel all athletic events in Wisconsin in support of Gov. Tony Evers’ ongoing efforts to prevent, suppress and control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
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The move was expected when Evers announced that all public and private K-12 schools would close for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.
Thirty-seven student-athletes are from Superior High School, 33 are from Northwestern, and 19 from the Solon Springs/Northwood co-op.
Baseball — Gunnar Hansen, Joey Barker, Riley Rehnstrand, Sean McCoshen, Austin LeJeune, Will Schorr, Austin Hunker, Blake Arnovich.
Boys golf — TJ Sitek, Kobe Hansen, Logan Leif, Noah Lear.
Girls soccer — Ailey Rude, Niya Wilson.
Boys tennis — Quinn Dahl, Luke Wessberg.
Softball — Kaileigh Miller.
Track & field — Claudia Androsky, Layton Becker, Noah Benson, Hannah Craker, Jaxon Crary, Tyson Degerstrom, Josie DeGraef, Abby Dolsen, Jarrett Gronski, Brady Herbst, Brooke Koenen, Carson Korkalo, Iain Matheson, Brennan Morrissey, Maggie Sengenberger, Seth Smetak, Izabel Swanson, Sarah Swanson, Cammi Vandenberg, Evan Wearing.
Baseball — Dayne Evanson, David Wakefield, Jake Brill, Isaiah Huray, Andrew Klobucher, Nolan Gustafson, Bryson Mazur, Tristian Nolan, Wyatt Van Camp, manager Emma Moore, manager Kayley Nelson.
Boys golf — Spencer Anttila.
Softball — Brooke Ogren, Jayda Klobucher, Brecken Oswskey, Tayva Plasch, Alyssa Little, Karsyn Jones, Kennedy Nelson, Jessica Shaver.
Track & field — Lydia Bennis, Ryan Granquist, Willem Hoegen, Kieran Johnson, Paige Johnson, Sami Keller, Natalie Kirkpatrick, Holly Klomhaus, Nathan Olsen, Justin Orme, Ryan Ross, Adam Thom, Isaiah Wiita.
Baseball — Owen Dickenson, Nathan Blegen (Northwood), Aaron Pfister, Jeffrey Meling (Northwood), Lucas Meyer (Northwood), Luke Jarrell (Northwood), Haakon Gulbrandsen (Northwood), Julian Lawler.
Softball — Kylli Rajala, Taylor Routley, Annika Vaara (Northwood), Cassidy Coons (Northwood), Karlee Brown (Northwood), Skylar Shilts (Northwood).
Track & field — Owen Dickenson, Aaron Pfister, Aidan Lear, Erick Hendon, Jade Miller.