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Marshfield volleyball rolls past Wausau East for fifth straight Valley win

Posted on 10 October 2014 by paul

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WAUSAU – The Marshfield volleyball team won its fifth-straight Wisconsin Valley Conference match, downing Wausau East 3-0 on Thursday at East High School.

Marshfield won 25-19, 25-10, 25-12, to improve to 5-2 in the conference. East is now 2-6.

Natalie Zuelke had 10 kills, Stephanie Rhodes added nine kills and six blocks, and Sara Dasler had 13 digs for the Tigers.

Jenny Scheppler had a team-high five service aces, and setters Ellie Fehrenbach and Anna Ripp had 14 and 12 assists, respectively.

Marshfield will play Merrill, Wausau West and Wisconsin Rapids at the second Wisconsin Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday at Merrill.

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Marshfield boys soccer ties Wisconsin Rapids in regular-season finale

Posted on 09 October 2014 by paul

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MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield boys soccer team wrapped up its regular-season schedule with its second-straight tie, a 1-1 draw with Wisconsin Rapids on Thursday at Griese Park.

The Tigers finish the regular season with a 10-7-4 record and a 5-4-3 mark in the Wisconsin Valley Conference. Wisconsin Rapids finishes 6-6-4 and 3-5-4 in the Valley.

Nick Reber scored for Rapids 2:33 into the game and the Raiders led for more than 80 minutes until Marshfield finally tied it late.

Alex Sainterme scored for the Tigers with 3:32 remaining in the game and it ended in a 1-1 draw.

Trevyn Tham had five saves in goal for Marshfield.

The Tigers open WIAA playoff action against Rhinelander in a Division 2 regional semifinal at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Griese Park.

Tigers 1, Raiders 1
Wisconsin Rapids 1 0 – 1
Marshfield 0 1 – 1
First half:
1. WR, Nick Reber (Noah Gust), 2:33.
Second half: 2. M, Alex Sainterme, 86:28.
Saves: WR, Wes Plowman 8; M, Trevyn Tham 5.
Records: Wisconsin Rapids 6-6-4, 3-5-4 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 10-7-4, 5-4-3 WVC.

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Marshfield girls golf last at WIAA Division 1 sectional

Posted on 07 October 2014 by paul

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CHIPPEWA FALLS – The Marshfield girls golf team’s season came to an end Tuesday at the WIAA Division 1 sectional at Lake Wissota Golf Course.

The top two teams and top three individuals at the sectional advance to the 2014 WIAA State Girls Golf Championships at University Ridge Golf Club in Verona next Monday and Tuesday.

Marshfield finished eighth out of the eight teams at the sectional with a score of 391.

Junior Jordyn Fitzgerald tied for eighth when an 88 and senior Molly Field tied for 12th with a 90 to lead the Tigers.

Courtney Bergum of Holmen won medalist honors with a 74, Lauren Klauck of Eau Claire North was second with an 83 and Lexi Jonas of Hudson tied for third with an 84 to grab the three individual spots at state.

Tomah won the team title with a 357 and Rice Lake was second with a 368, one shot ahead of River Falls for the final team slot at the state meet.

Ana Jensen shot a 100, Patty Jo Bloczynski had a 113 and Roma Shah shot a 127 to round out the scoring for Marshfield.

2014 WIAA Division 1 Girls Golf Sectional
*State tournament qualifiers
Team scores:
*1. Tomah 357; *2. Rice Lake 368; 3. River Falls 369; 4. Onalaska 372; 5. Stevens Point 382; 6. New Richmond 386; 7. Hudson 388; 8. Marshfield 391.
Top 10 and Marshfield finishers: *1. Courtney Bergum (HOLMEN) 74; *2. Lauren Klauck (EAU CLAIRE NORTH) 83; 3. Carly Clay (TOM), *Lexi Jonas (HUD) 84; 5. Bre Nowak (CHIP. FALLS) 85; 6. Andree Blackburn (EAU CLAIRE MEMORIAL) 86; 7. Cortney Olson (ON) 87; 8. Alison Krultz (TOM), Jordyn Fitzgerald (MAR), Sindey Brunholzl (RF) and Sydney Hubbard (ON) 88; 12. Molly Field (MAR) 90; 34. Ana Jensen (MAR) 100; 46. Patty Jo Blocyznski (MAR) 113; 48. Roma Shah (MAR) 127.

Complete results available at wiaawi.org.

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Marshfield boys soccer fights to tie with Stevens Point

Posted on 07 October 2014 by paul

Marshfield's Chris Pahl beats Stevens Point goalkeeper Ryan Weber to the ball to score a goal during the first half of Tuesday's Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer game at Griese Park. (Photo by Paul Lecker/MarshfieldAreaSports.com)

Marshfield’s Chris Pahl beats Stevens Point goalkeeper Ryan Weber to the ball to score a goal during the first half of Tuesday’s Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer game at Griese Park. (Photo by Paul Lecker/MarshfieldAreaSports.com)

Marshfield senior Alex Sainterme boots one toward the goal in front of two Stevens Point defenders during Tuesday's game at Griese Park. (Photo by Paul Lecker/MarshfieldAreaSports.com)

Marshfield senior Alex Sainterme boots one toward the goal in front of two Stevens Point defenders during Tuesday’s game at Griese Park. (Photo by Paul Lecker/MarshfieldAreaSports.com)

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MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield boys soccer team didn’t get the victory it needed to keep its slim hopes alive for a conference championship, but it did put a dent into Stevens Point’s chances.

The Tigers scored two first-half goals and held on for a 2-2 tie against SPASH in a Wisconsin Valley Conference contest Tuesday at Figi’s Field at Griese Park.

Marshfield is now 10-7-3 overall and 5-4-2 in the conference (17 points) with its WVC finale set for Thursday at home against Wisconsin Rapids.

Stevens Point (7-2-6, 5-1-6 WVC) moves into first place in the conference with 21 points, one ahead of idle Wausau East. The Panthers are finished with their Valley season, while East plays at winless Merrill on Thursday in its finale. With a win, East will win the conference outright.

Marshfield held a 13-5 advantage in shots on goal and had two opportunities turned away in the final 2 minutes by SPASH’s reserve goalkeeper Matt Altmann, who was forced into duty with 14 minutes left due to an injury to starter Ryan Weber.

The Tigers were left frustrated by the tie, given that they dominated the ball for much of the game.

“We outplayed them, we definitely had possession for more than half of the game,” Marshfield senior Thomas Kruger said. “They got two lucky goals and we had a lot of opportunities. We should have finished two more and they should have had zero goals. But that’s the way the season has been so far and we have to live with it and focus on the playoffs.

“Conference is out of the picture and now it’s all geared toward next Tuesday (opening of the WIAA playoffs) and further on until state.”

Marshfield struck early when Weber whiffed on a kick attempt on the top of the goalie box and Chris Pahl beat him back to the ball and tapped in the game’s first goal just 4:20 into the contest.

Stevens Point came back to tie the game on a goal by Neil Cyran at the 19:57 mark, but the Tigers quickly went back ahead 3:26 later when Kruger drilled home a shot from 25 yards out to the lower right portion of the goal.

“We had a lot of really close chances that kind of slipped away from us,” Marshfield senior Ryan Hayes said. “They played really good defense, but I felt like we had a lot of chances that we should have put in that would have given us a better score.”

SPASH tied it back up at the 33:56 mark when Cristian McDonald lofted a free kick from 35 yards out over the head of Marshfield goalkeeper Trevyn Tham, making it 2-2.

Neither team was able to capitalize on scoring opportunities in the second half, leaving both squads disappointed.

“It’s the way our season has been,” Marshfield coach Steve McCann said. “Possession, shots, shots on goal, we tend to dominate that, we just don’t get it in the back of the net. We had some great opportunities, three chances in a row. Whether the defender made a beautiful chest save, some of the defenders made good headers to get it out, we had some great chances.”

The WIAA playoffs begin next Tuesday. Pairings for the tournament will be announced on Thursday.

Tigers 2, Panthers 2
Stevens Point 2 0 – 2
Marshfield 2 0 – 2
First half:
1. M, Chris Pahl, 4:20; 2. SP, Neil Cyran, 19:57; 3. M, Thomas Kruger (Alex Sainterme), 23:23; 4. SP, Cristian McDonald (free kick), 33:56.
Shots on goal: Stevens Point 5; Marshfield 13.
Saves: SP, Ryan Weber 8, Matt Altmann 3; M, Trevyn Tham 3.
Records: Stevens Point 7-2-6, 5-1-6 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 1-7-3, 5-4-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference.

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Marshfield No. 2 doubles team advances at WIAA Division 1 girls tennis subsectional

Posted on 06 October 2014 by paul

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WAUSAU – The Marshfield girls tennis team’s No. 2 doubles team of Jenny Madden and Martha Kupfer advanced to the sectional by winning matches on Monday at the WIAA Division 1 subsectional at Wausau East High School.

Madden and Kupfer improve to 16-8.

Individual match results were not provided.

Madden and Kupfer will take part in the Division 1 sectional at D.C. Everest on Thursday. The top four finishers at No. 1 and the winner of the No. 2 bracket in both singles and doubles will advance to the 2014 WIAA Girls Tennis Individual State Tournament in Madison on Oct. 16-18.

Correction: Marshfield’s No. 1 doubles team did not make it to the sectional, as earlier reported. Incorrect information was provided by the WIAA.

WIAA Division 1 subsectional
Oct. 6 at Wausau East
Team standings:
1. Rhinelander and Stevens Point 18; 3. D.C. Everest 16; 4. Marshfield 10; 5. Wausau West 6; 6. Wisconsin Rapids 4; 7. Merrill and Wausau East 2.
Sectional qualifiers
Singles

No. 1: Emily Luetschwager (SP) 24-1; Eileen Emond (RH) 15-6; Samantha Miles (WE) 10-8; Gabi Kitchell (DC) 24-2.
No. 2: Kenzie Bradley (DC) 23-1; Lily Firkus (SP) 20-8.
No. 3: Kristina Jacobson (RH) 20-4; Suzy DeBot (SP) 20-5.
No. 4: Nicole Williams (DC) 14-9; Belinda Weddle (RH) 17-6.
Doubles
No. 1: Jaide Barber-Juliet Champion (SP) 19-8; Megan Hughes-Tessa Arendt (WR) 11-7; Natalie Herold-Sydney Snoeyenbos (WW) 13-11; Eva O’Melia-Tessa Bloch (RH) 14-0.
No. 2: Kayla Stutesman-Madison DeBot (SP) 22-3; Jenny Madden-Martha Kupfer (MAR) 16-8.
No. 3: Kianna Meyers-Bri DeNamuer (RH) 12-2; Ryanne Wolfe-Megan Ninnemann (DC) 16-8.

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Marshfield volleyball winless at Neenah Invitational

Posted on 05 October 2014 by paul

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NEENAH – The Marshfield volleyball team won just one game in five matches and finished 0-5 at the Neenah Invitational on Saturday at Neenah High School.

Marshfield lost to Appleton North 25-23, 25-21; Green Bay Notre Dame 25-19, 22-25, 15-10; Waupun 25-10, 25-10; West Bend East 25-10, 25-19; and Appleton Xavier 25-19, 25-18.

Natalie Zuelke had 21 kills, Stephanie Rhodes added 19 kills and 17 blocks, Anna Ripp had 47 assists and 25 digs, and Sara Dasler had 48 digs for the Tigers.

“The Neenah Invite is a really tough tournament; we were the only unranked team there,” Marshfield coach Dawn Sadowska said. “We started out the day playing with Appleton North (No. 4 in Division 1) and Notre Dame (No. 5 in Division 2), but we then started struggling in serve receive.

“We will now focus on the rest of our conference matches, hoping to continue winning our duals and be confident heading into tournaments.”

Marshfield, which has won four straight Wisconsin Valley Conference dual matches, plays at Wausau East on Thursday before playing in the second WVC tournament of the season next Saturday at Merrill.

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Hortonville blitzes Marshfield football, rolls to 55-27 win

Posted on 03 October 2014 by paul

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HORTONVILLE – Big plays doomed the Marshfield football team all night long on Friday, and with it the Tigers’ playoff hopes vanished.

Hortonville racked up 565 yards of offense and recovered from a Marshfield comeback in the second quarter to down the Tigers 55-27 in a Valley Football Association South Division game Friday night at Akin Field at Hortonville High School.

With the loss, the Tigers fall to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the VFA South, and have been eliminated from WIAA postseason contention. This will be the first season since 1995 that Marshfield will not play in the playoffs.

Hortonville clinches a playoff spot with the victory, and improves to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the VFA South.

Hortonville quarterback Jake Sommers threw for 354 yards and four touchdowns, three to Carter Beaudoin, who had seven receptions for 167 yards. Polar Bears running back Mitch Gerhartz added 159 yards rushing and four touchdowns.

Hortonville hit on four big plays on third down in the first half and converted three times on fourth down in the second half, once on a fake punt to keep a scoring drive alive and another for a long touchdown pass on fourth-and-22 that put the game away.

Hortonville quarterback Jake Sommers threw for passes of 40 and 30 yards, both on third down, to set up a 10-yard touchdown run by Mitch Gerhartz on the opening drive.

Marshfield responded and drove down inside the 5 before fumbling into the end zone and the Polar Bears recovered for a touchback.

Three plays later, Gerhartz ran 67 yards for a touchdown to put the Polar Bears up 13-0.

Marshfield fought back, scoring on its next three possessions to take a one-point lead.

Nick Hoheisel, who led the Tigers with 84 yards rushing, scored on a 2-yard run for Marshfield to begin the comeback.

Hortonville responded with another score – a 33-yard pass from Sommers to Beaudoin on a pass that was tipped by a Marshfield defender.

A 35-yard kickoff return by Kegan Fassler, a facemask penalty and a 20-yard run by Hoheisel set up a 15-yard TD run by Isaac Cline for the Tigers. After a three-and-out, Marshfield drove 50 yards in five plays and Derek Coffren tossed a 25-yard touchdown pass to Tanner Boson to put the Tigers up 21-20 with 4:14 to go in the first half.

Hortonville regained the lead on a 6-yard touchdown pass from Sommers to Blake Kalwitz in the final minute of the half and the Polar Bears led the rest of the way as they put up four more touchdowns in the second half.

Gerhartz and Beaudoin each had touchdowns in the third quarter, sandwiching a 1-yard TD run by Coffren for Marshfield, and Hortonville led 41-27 entering the fourth.

The Polar Bears put together a 7-minute, 13-play drive that ended with a 32-yard touchdown pass from Sommers to Beaudoin on a fourth-and-22 play, pushing their lead to 48-27.

On Marshfield’s second play following the kickoff, the Tigers fumbled for the third time in the game.

Nine plays later, after converting on another long fourth-down play, Gerhartz scored his fourth touchdown with 3:38 to go.

Marshfield hosts Stevens Point for its homecoming game next Friday, Oct. 10, at Beell Stadium beginning at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on WDLB-AM 1450 and wdlbwosq.com.

Polar Bears 55, Tigers 27
Marshfield 0 21 6 0 – 27
Hortonville 13 14 14 14 – 55
First Quarter

H – Mitch Gerhartz 10 run (Trevor Coenen kick), 8:31.
H – Gerhartz 67 run (kick missed), 3:16.
Second Quarter
M – Nick Hoheisel 2 run (Zach McManus kick), 10:18.
H – Carter Beaudoin 33 pass from Jake Sommers (Coenen kick), 7:57.
M – Isaac Cline 15 run (McManus kick), 6:48.
M – Tanner Boson 25 pass from Derek Coffren (McManus kick), 4:14.
H – Blake Kalwitz 6 pass from Sommers (Coenen kick), 0:37.
Third Quarter
H – Gerhartz 4 run (Coenen kick), 5:08.
M – Coffren 1 run (kick blocked), 4:12.
H – Beaudoin 22 pass from Sommers (Coenen kick), 3:36.
Fourth Quarter
H – Beaudoin 32 pass from Sommers (Coenen kick), 8:59.
H – Gerhartz 4 run (Coenen kick), 3:38.
Team Statistics
Rushing (att-yards):
Marshfield 50-235; Hortonville 39-211.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): Marshfield 10-26-95-0; Hortonville 15-25-354-0.
Fumbles (total-lost): Marshfield 3-3; Hortonville 2-2.
Individual Statistics
Rushing:
M, Nick Hoheisel 19-84, Derek Coffrren 19-68, Tyson Slade 7-40, Isaac Cline 5-31, Tanner Boson 2-12. H, Mitch Gerhartz 30-159, Jake Sommers 6-42, Brad Conger 2-8, Max Flunker 1-2.
Passing: M, Coffren 7-19-78-0, Slade 3-7-17-0. H, Sommers 15-24-354-0, Stoeger 0-1-0-0.
Receiving: M, Boson 4-46, Zach McManus 3-17, Kegan Fassler 2-28, Jon Hardinger 1-4. H, Carter Beaudoin 7-167, Stoeger 4-46, Flunker 1-55, Gerhartz 2-50, Blake Kalwitz 1-6.
Records: Marshfield 2-5, 1-4 Valley Football Association South Division; Hortonville 5-2, 4-1 VFA South.

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Wausau East wins each event to beat Marshfield girls swim team

Posted on 02 October 2014 by paul

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MARSHFIELD – Wausau East won all 11 events and Sarah Kane set a new Marshfield High School pool record in the 100 breastroke as the Lumberjacks downed Marshfield 128-42 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference dual meet Thursday.

Kane won the 100 breaststroke in 1:09.18, beating a 15-year-old pool record of 1:09.78 that was set by Marshfield’s Mariah Alf in 1999.

Marshfield got second-place individual finishes from Sarah Claessens in the 200 freestyle (2:11.18), Sophie Koehn in the 50 free (27.63), and Megan Donahue in the 100 free (1:00.63).

Marshfield is now 1-3 in WVC dual meets, while East remains unbeaten at 3-0.

The Tigers next meet is next Thursday at Wausau West.

Varsity
Wausau East 128, Marshfield 42
Winners and Marshfield finishers
200 medley relay:
1. Wausau East (Hailey Bunkleman, Taylor Moses, Hanna Plummer, Bethany Novak-Tveten) 1:57.28; 2. Marshfield (Sophie Koehn, Elizabeth Holbrook, Megan Donahue, Sarah Claessens) 2:04.48; 5. Marshfield (Molina Barker, Grace Hilbelink, Valerie Kushnir, Michelle Fernandez) 2:17.82; 6. Marshfield (Taylor Ferch, Claire Greenlee, April Read, Erika Roeglin) 2:27.58.
200 freestyle: 1. Sydney Richetto (WE) 2:05.03; 2. Claessens (MAR) 2:11.18; 5. Read (MAR) 2:29.12; 6. Barker (MAR) 2:35.16.
200 IM: 1. Ally Kane (WE) 2:26.04; 3. Holbrook (MAR) 2:29.92; 5. Madi Hall (MAR) 2:59.87; 6. Morgan Nordbeck (MAR) 3:01.94.
50 free: 1. Novak-Tveten (WE) 25.41; 2. Koehn (MAR) 27.63; 3. Donahue (MAR) 28.77; 6. Fernandez (MAR) 29.63.
100 butterfly: 1. Plummer (WE) 1:06.32; 4. Koehn (MAR) 1:10.79; 5. Read (MAR) 1:14.99; 6. Roeglin (MAR) 1:31.40.
100 free: 1. Richetto (WE) 57.69; 2. Donahue (MAR) 1:00.63; 5. Kushnir (MAR) 1:07.08; 6. Greenlee (MAR) 1:10.09.
500 free: 1. Elizabeth Brown (WE) 5:58.40; 3. Claessens (MAR) 6:03.08; 5. Elise Ashby (MAR) 6:53.47; 6. Nordbeck (MAR) 7:01.88.
200 free relay: 1. Wausau East (Bunkleman, Sarah Kane, Lydia Hoffman, Richetto) 1:49.94; 3. Marshfield (Donahue, Holbrook, Koehn, Claessens) 1:52.84; 5. Marshfield (Fernandez, Ashby, Roeglin, Kushnir) 2:03.48; 6. Marshfield (Nordbeck, Read, Hilbelink, Lecker) 2:10.00.
100 backstroke: 1. Rowe (WE) 1:07.46; 4. Barker (MAR) 1:16.30; 5. Ferch (MAR) 1:29.24; 6. Hall (MAR) 1:32.73.
100 breaststroke: 1. S. Kane (WE) 1:09.18; 4. Holbrook (MAR) 1:19.37; 5. Hilbelink (MAR) 1:31.55; 6. Ashby (MAR) 1:36.15.
400 free relay: 1. Wausau East (Moses, Plummer, Richetto, Novak-Tveten) 3:56.63; 4. Marshfield (Charlotte Urban, Barker, Ashby, Hall) 4:47.10; 5. Marshfield (Greenlee, Frey, Lecker, Nordbeck) 5:18.30.
JV
Wausau East 119, Marshfield 24
Winners and Marshfield finishers
200 medley relay:
1. Wausau East (Alaina Goetsch, Gabby Antolik, Clarissa Tveten, RaeAnn Rehwinkle) 2:19.80.
200 freestyle: 1. Felicity Sann (WE) 2:29.66.
200 IM: 1. Sophie Maahs (WE) 2:36.28; 4. Tess Frey (MAR) 3:19.50.
50 free: 1. Rehwinkle (WE) 28.94; 2. Roeglin (MAR) 30.38; 3. Kushnir (MAR) 30.82; 4. Hilbeleink (MAR) 31.16; 6. Ferch (MAR) 36.78; 7. Nina Meadows (MAR) 42.03.
100 butterfly: 1. Miranda Klos (WE) 1:33.55.
100 free: 1. Goetsch (WE) 1:06.29; 3. Elizabeth Lecker (MAR) 1:18.37; 5. Frey (MAR) 1:19.53; 6. Meadows (MAR) 1:40.41.
500 free: 1. Antolik (WE) 6:36.63.
200 free relay: 1. Wausau East (Ellie Lacy, Brown, Rehwinkle, Maddy Rohmieir) 1:59.56; 4. Marshfield (Hall, Frey, Meadows, Isabelle Denowski) 2:25.92.
100 backstroke: 1. Maddie Nichols (WE) 1:15.03; 4. Lecker (MAR) 1:40.50.
100 breaststroke: 1. Lacy (WE) 1:29.06; 3. Fernandez (MAR) 1:32.63; 4. Greenlee (MAR) 1:40.03.
400 free relay: 1. Wausau East (Nichols, Goetsch, Lacy, Sann) 4:43.59.

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Improved serving, back court play has Marshfield volleyball on a roll

Posted on 02 October 2014 by paul

Marshfield sophomore Anna Ripp serves during a recent match against Wisconsin Rapids. (Photo by Paul Lecker/MarshfieldAreaSports.com)

Marshfield sophomore Anna Ripp serves during a recent match against Wisconsin Rapids. (Photo by Paul Lecker/MarshfieldAreaSports.com)

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MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield volleyball team has had its ups and downs this season, but as of late, things are again trending upward for the Tigers.

Following an 0-2 start, Marshfield has won four-straight Wisconsin Valley Conference matches and five in a row overall after beating Antigo in a nonconference matchup Tuesday.

The Tigers faced a tough early schedule, playing the likes of Merrill, Wausau Newman Catholic, De Pere, Sun Prairie, Beaver Dam and Fond du Lac in tournaments. Then Marshfield opened Wisconsin Valley Conference play with matches against Merrill and D.C. Everest.

Marshfield muddled through that stretch, going 4-1 at its home tournament and 3-5 at the Sun Prairie Invitational, but went 0-2 to start the Valley season.

After a nonconference loss at Chippewa Falls, the Tigers have lost only one game, that coming against Antigo on Tuesday, after sweeping four straight matches.

“We started off a little bit rough but we worked hard to get it back into a flow,” senior setter/hitter Ellie Fehrenbach said. “We’re in a good flow and it’s going to go well.”

The biggest improvements for the Tigers have come in the serve game, both offensively and defensively.

In a win over Wisconsin Rapids last week, Marshfield had 11 service aces, and sophomore Stephanie Rhodes had six aces alone in a sweep of Wausau West on Sept. 18.

“One of the things we’ve really been working on in practice is getting tougher serves all the way around,” Marshfield coach Dawn Sadowska said. “We’ve been struggling with that ourselves and we’ve known what that has done to us. We’re really trying to do that to other teams. Our serving has really been awesome. We’re telling them just to go after it and not worry about missing, just being aggressive.”

Defensively, a change in the lineup and rotation has helped secure the back row for the Tigers.

Junior setter Sara Dasler has moved to libero, with libero Jenny Scheppler taking on a role as a back-row specialist. Fehrenbach slid into a part-time role as setter, sharing the duties with sophomore Anna Ripp. Both Fehrenbach and Ripp are also solid hitters, giving the Tigers versatility when both are on the court.

Dasler missed the match against Rapids with an injury, but Sadowska said she is excited to see the lineup progress when she returns. Dasler had 23 digs in the win over Antigo.

“What’s nice about it is when we have Sara back, it puts her and Jenny in the back row,” Sadowska said. “That’s going to help us even more getting the ball to our setters.”

The Tigers will play at the always-tough Neenah Invitational on Saturday before finishing out the conference season over the next two weeks.

Remaining Marshfield volleyball schedule
Sat., Oct. 4 at Neenah Invitational
Thur., Oct. 9 at Wausau East
Sat., Oct. 11 Wisconsin Valley Conference Meet No. 2 at Merrill (will play Merrill, Wausau West, & Wisconsin Rapids)
Tue., Oct. 14 at D.C. Everest
Thur., Oct. 16 Stevens Point at Marshfield
Thur., Oct. 23 WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal, TBA
Sat., Oct. 25 WIAA Division 1 regional final, TBA

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Marshfield’s Molly Field wins WIAA girls golf regional title, Tigers advance to sectional by taking fourth

Posted on 01 October 2014 by paul

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SPARTA – Marshfield senior Molly Field shot a 10-over par 82 to win the individual title and help push the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the WIAA Division 1 girls golf regional Wednesday at River Run Golf Course.

Field won the individual regional championship by two shots over Stevens Point’s Abbie Ter Maat.

Ana Jensen shot a 91 to finish 10th, Jordyn Fitzgerald was 14th with a 95 and Patty Jo Bloczynski had a 111 to give Marshfield a team total of 379 and hand the Tigers a spot in next Tuesday’s sectional at Lake Wissota Golf Course in Chippewa Falls.

Stevens Point shot a 368 to edge Tomah by one shot and Onalaska by four for the team title.

The top four teams and top three individuals not on those teams qualify for the sectional. The top two teams and three individuals not on those teams will move on to the 2014 WIAA State Girls Golf Championships at University Ridge Golf Club in Verona on Oct. 13-14.

WIAA Division 1 Girls Golf Regional
Oct. 1, at River Run Golf Course, Sparta
*Denotes sectional qualifiers
Team standings:
*1. Stevens Point 368; *2. Tomah 369; *3. Onalaska 372; *4. Marshfield 379; 5. Holmen 397; 6. Sparta 400; 7. Wisconsin Rapids 401; 8. La Crosse Central/Logan 434.
Top 10 individuals and Marshfield finishers: 1. Molly Field (MAR) 82; 2. Abbie Ter Matt (SP) 84; 3. Carly Clay (TOM) 86; 4. *Courtney Bergum (HOL), Ilayna Long (TOM) and Sydney Hubbard (ON) 88; 7. *Kayla Thomas (WR) 89; 8. *Kayla Freng (HOL) and Erin Ericson (ON) 90; 10. Ana Jensen (MAR) 91; 14. Jordyn Fitzgerald (MAR) 95; 33. Patty Jo Bloczynski (MAR) 111; 37. Roma Shah (MAR) 122.

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