Tri-Star Basketball Winners
Monday, March 12th, 2018 -- 11:19 am
Posted by Larry Hoeser, Sports Director
The Optimist Club of Neillsville conducted their annual Tri-Star Basketball competition for boys and girls ages 8-13 on Friday, March 9th at the Neillsville Fieldhouse.
Over 60 children participated with the top winners in each age category as follows:
Boys 1st Landon Bergemann
Girls 1st Braelyn Anding, 2nd Madelyn Shaw, 3rd Brailey Opelt, 4th Abigail Backaus
Boys 1st Valin Ramberg, 2nd Jaxson Hemp
Girls 1st Emerson Ormond, 2nd Madilyn Davel, 3rd Laylah Walk, 4th Makenna Erickson, 5th Ella Dittner, 6th Ali Anding
Boys 1st Tucker Johnson, 2nd Hunter Walter, 3rd, Brody Bergemann, 4th Dominik Johnson
Girls 1st Jessica Kuhn, 2nd Kenadi Urban
Boys 1st Colter Dillenbeck, 2nd Nolyn McFarlane,
3rd Kole Miller, 4th Joseph Vance
Girls 1st Paris Opelt, 2nd Lily Opelt, 3rd Addison Anderson Ruskin, 4th Olivia Hahn, 5th Kaylee Lawrence, 6th Cali Moseid, 7th Sophie Hanson, 8th Gracie Schoengarth
Boys 1st Ashten Schultz, 2nd Gavin Barth, 3rd Hudson Hanson, 4th Reese McDonald
Girls 1st Abigail Koepp, 2nd Callee Mohr, 3rd Ayris Mallary, 4th Paige Voigt, 5th Victoria Ratsch, 6th Nataly Harris, 7th Delaney Rochester, 8th Sella Anderson, 9th Amelia Warren
Boys 1st Andrew Brown, 2nd Marcus Jensen
Girls 1st Miranda Mijal, 2nd Lainey Horn, 3rd Mackenzie Hediger
Also competing and earning medals were these pre-eligible athletes: Karlee Morrell, Mason Walter, Keagan Ormond, Annalynn Wirkuty, Hadley Hare, Grayson Knoop, Lexi Bergemann, Max Koepp, Ali Shaw, Jax Wanish, & Camden Dillenbeck.
The event included competition in passing, dribbling and shooting skills. Each first place winner received a plaque, while all other participants received medals or ribbons. The first place winners in the local contest now have the opportunity to compete in the state Tri-Star competition held in Fond du Lac in April.