Nicolet Athletic Update: 1.21.13
The NHS Boys Basketball team: The Knights boys basketball team split a pair of games last week, winning at home in a non-conference game vs. Wauwatosa West before losing on the road to conference rival Homestead last Friday. The boys are now 8-7 overall and 5-4 in the North Shore, good enough for 4th place. Tyler Miller (16.0) and Eugene Bonner (14.9) continue to be the team's leading scorers but the team is getting significant contributions on a nightly basis from Greg Pigg, Treland Jenkins and Nolan Wagner. The boys travel to Milwaukee Lutheran on Friday (5:45/7:30pm).
The NHS Girls Basketball team: The Lady Knights beat Homesetad at home last Friday night 33-24 to run their overall record to 8-7 (5-3 3rd place in the North Shore). Briana Gray (15.1) and Lanoira Duhart (7.9) lead the team in scoring for the defensive minded Lady Knights. They continue to get strong play from Michelle Peltz, Katherine Richter and Sara Travia. The girls are home this week Friday against Milwaukee Lutheran (3-8, 2-6) at 5:45/7:30pm.
The NHS Wrestling team: Last Thursday, the Knights took to the mat against the Germantown Warhawks. While wrestling tough and really working hard, the experience of the Germantown wrestlers eventually won out. Juniors Jack Kalloch and Alex Ellison both got pins for the Knights, but the highlight of the evening was Senior heavy weight Nate Patton who went head to head with Germantown's 5th ranked heavyweight in the state and won with a score of 7-4. Congrats Nate!! On Saturday 17 JV wrestlers went to Racine Park and finished with 5 first place finishes and 5 second place finishes while the varsity team travelled to Sheboygan North High School for the 20-team Raider Invite. Seniors Nate Patton and Jordan Fisher took 6th place in the tournament while sophomore Mohamed Dawod took the 5th spot. On Saturday, January 26, the JV wrestlers will be at Whitefish Bay while the Varsity team has the weekend off. Next week Monday, January 28th, the Knights will be at home against the Blue Dukes of Whitefish Bay.
The NHS Boys Swim team: The boys Varsity swim team hosted their annual diving meet last Friday. The team is off this week but will be preparing for a dual meet with our Whitefish Bay neighbors on Monday, January 28th at home.
The NHS Girls Hockey Co-op with University School: The Wildcats won a pair of games last week, defeating the Academy of Holy Angels of Richfield, Minnesota 4-1 at home last Friday night and winning a Eastern Conference Shores game Tuesday at the Tri-County Arena in Neenah for the Fox Cities stars 6-0. Nicolet Senior Lane Tomesch scored a hat trick (3 goals) in the win against Fox Cities. The team is now 12-5 and will play for 1st place in the Eastern Shores at 7pm Tuesday when they travel to the Ponds Ice Arena in Brookfield to play the Brookfield Glacier Co-op, currently the conference leader by a half game over the Wildcats. The girls will also skate in a tournament at the Eagle River Sports Arena on Friday (4:45pm) and Saturday (12pm).
The NHS Boys Hockey Co-op with Whitefish Bay HS: The boys hockey team will skate on their home ice at the MSOE Kern Center vs. Sheboygan South on Saturday (V 7pm/ JV 9pm).
The NHS Gymnastics team: The Girls took on Grafton/Cedarburg at home last Wednesday and fell just short 134.45-126.8. Aleah Ellis finished 1st on the Bars (8.375), 2nd in the All-Around (34.175), 3rd on the Floor (8.6) and Vault (8.95). Rachel Rabenn finshed 2nd on the Beam (8.775). The girls are off this week but will be practicing for their February 7th home meet vs. Brookfield.
The NHS Cheer team: The Nicolet Varsity Cheer will compete next on February 2nd in Brookfield, WI.
The NHS Dance team: This Friday, the Dance team will again peform at Halftime of the home Girls Basketball game but this time they will be peforming with the Middle School Dance Team.
The NHS Ski Team: The boys and girls ski team raced twice last week. On Wednesday at Alpine Valley, the Boys Varsity just missed Gold by one second, taking 2nd place for the night. The Girls Varsity took 3rd place. On Sunday night, both varsity teams took 3rd place. The team will be off from competition this week but will be training for their January 31st meet at the Heileger Ski Club.
The NHS Booster Club: Next meeting is Wednesday, February 6th at 7pm in room B113. On sale in the Nicolet school store is Concession Buck coupon books. Redeemable in the concession stands at all home varsity athletic events.
The Nicolet Winter Sports Pep Rally is scheduled for 1:55pm on February 8th. All the winter sports teams will be recognized.
Please save the date for the 5th Annual Nicolet Athletic Golf Outing Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, July 13th, 2013 at the Fire Ridge Golf Club in Grafton.
The past four golf outings have raised more than $50,000 for the Nicolet Athletic Department! We need your help again. We are looking for golfers, donations and silent auction items. Please mark this date on your calendar and stay tuned for more details.
Please click on http://nicolet.k12.wi.us/activities/athletics.cfm to check out the Nicolet Athletic Department's athletic website.
Thank You and Go Knights!!