Jon Masson covers high school sports for the Wisconsin State Journal. He has covered a variety of sports — including the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin men's and women's basketball and volleyball — since he first came to the State Journal in 1999.
Juniors propel Senior Night victory 75-52.
Brunson and Rufenacht were co-players of the year in the Big Eight. Verona's Joel Marshall was boys hockey coach of the year after guiding the Wildcats to the league title.
Rivera, a sophomore, seeks the 120-pound individual championship this season after winning the 106-pound title during an undefeated freshman year.
Top gymnastics coaches in Big Eight also are named. Plus, the Wisconsin Hockey Coaches Association names finalists for top boys player and coach awards in high school hockey.
Drumm plans to attend Butler University in Indianapolis. Plus, Bailey Lutes and Sam Smith make college decisions.
La Follette is second and Madison East stands eighth in Division 1. Stoughton is ranked sixth in Division 2. Wisconsin Dells rises to third in Division 3.
Memorial moves up one spot to second. Beaver Dam remains second, while DeForest rises one position to fourth in Division 2.
The crown comes after the Cardinals finished second the past two years in the WIAA Division 1 meet.
Senior Truman teDuits was part of four victories as Edgewood held off Cedarburg to win its second straight WIAA Division 2 state boys swimming title
The senior forward scores 14 of her game-high 16 points in the second half, rallying Middleton to a 38-32 Big Eight Conference win.