Wausau area athletes of the week

Wausau area athletes of the week

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Wausau area athletes of the week

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Becca Doughty

Freshman

Tomahawk

Volleyball

One of the top setters in the Great Northern Conference, Doughty totaled 29 assists in a sweep of Northland Pines on Tuesday, and recorded 128 assists to help her team to a 4-1 record in the Hatchet Invite. The GNC tournament No. 2 will be held Saturday at Lakeland High School.

Ryan O’Hara

Senior

Mosinee

Boys soccer

The keeper stopped all 11 shots he faces to lead the way to a 2-0 upset win over second-seeded Seymour in a WIAA Divison 2 boys soccer regional matchup on Tuesday. Mosinee travels to Northland Pines today.

Jack McGinnity

Senior

Wausau East

Boys soccer

The Lumberjacks forward recorded a hat trick to help his team to a 5-2 win over Marshfield in an WIAA Division 1 opening round playoff game on Tuesday. McGinnity scored two of East’s three second-half goals as the Lumberjacks pulled away for the win.

Renee Sladek

Junior

Merrill

Volleyball

The Bluejays’ standout had 35 kills to help her team to a 3-0 mark in the WVC meet No. 2 at Marshfield High School last Saturday. The performance came on the heels of a team-high 19 kill performance in a five-game win over Marshfield last Thursday that helped her team inch closer to the conference title.

Holly Solomon

Senior

D.C. Everest

Cross country

The Evergreens veteran runner finished 11th in the girls 4,000 meter race to help Everest to a fourth-place finish in the Old Abe Invitational last weekend in Eau Claire. Solomon completed the course in 15 minutes, 50 seconds, and heads into Saturday’s WVC meet.

Logan Taylor

Senior

Wausau East

Football

The Lumberjacks veteran wideout scored both of his team’s touchdowns in a win over Appleton East last Friday at Thom Field. Taylor scored on receptions of 24- and 40 yards from quarterback Cole Nelson as East kept its playoff hopes alive.

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