Friday, November 26, 2010

"But no school received more trophies than Catholic Memorial"

from today's Waukesha Freeman --

State championships pile up
County teams win six titles
By Daniel Mike Freeman Staff

WAUKESHA – The fall sports season brought a slew of state championships to Waukesha County.

But no school received more trophies than Catholic Memorial, which won state championships in boys and girls volleyball and boys soccer. The Crusaders’ football team also earned a state runner-up trophy in Division 3.

Arrowhead won two state championships, with the girls swimming team winning its third straight Division 1 crown and the boys cross country team winning the Division 1 title. The Waukesha West football team also won its second state title by beating Stevens Point in the Division 1 state title game.

The Catholic Memorial girls volleyball team won its second straight WIAA Division 2 state title, beating Madison Edgewood 20-25, 25-18, 25-16, 26-24 in the title match. The Crusaders won the Classic 8 Conference title, going 7-0 in the regular season and winning the league tournament.

CMH seniors Patti Abshire, Kate Acker and Kelli Browning were all first-team all-state picks for the Crusaders, while Hannah Blanchard of Division 1 state runner-up Muskego and Oconomowoc senior Lindsey Gosh also were first-team all-state picks.

The Catholic Memorial boys volleyball team won its second state title behind the play of junior Trevor Novotny, who was named the state Player of the Year. The Crusaders won the Classic 8 Conference dual title at 7-0 and won the league tournament. The Crusaders beat Kettle Moraine in a sectional final to advance to state after a two-year absence. KM had beaten CMH in the previous two sectional finals.

The Catholic Memorial boys soccer team won the WIAA Division 2 state title, beating Fox Valley Lutheran 3-2 in the title match. Ryan Allen scored the game-winning goal in the second overtime for CMH. Waukesha West and Kettle Moraine shared the Classic 8 Conference title at 6-1, and West beat the Lasers in a sectional title game to advance to the state tournament... (fro the rest of the article, click here)

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