In an area with top-flight No. 1 singles players led by seniors Will Tennison of Verona, Ryan Gold of Middleton and Aidan Schutter of Sun Prairie, the 5-foot-4, 105 pound Nelson has broken onto the scene with strong early play.
The Madison Memorial, DeForest and Stevens Point baseball teams each went 1-1 on Saturday in the DeForest Triangular, with the three games decided by a total of four runs.
The WIAA selected 32 scholar-athlete finalists from 823 seniors who were nominated.
Evansville's three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh locks up a Rock Valley Conference win
The tournament is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at four area venues.
But most events scheduled for this afternoon and evening will proceed as scheduled
The transfers of Jalen and Kobe Johnson from Sun Prairie to Glendale Nicolet put the topic into the spotlight during the last year.
The WIAA annual meeting is Wednesday in Stevens Point.
The Big Eight Conference powers are scheduled to meet again on Thursday in Sun Prairie.
The game is scheduled this season for May 16 at Sun Prairie.
Malone plans to attend High Point University, while Daniels plans to attend Edgewood College.
Monroe stands No. 5 in Division 2. Johnson Creek is fourth-ranked in Division 4.
Edgewood's Michael Meriggioli scores 23 points for the South boys; Reedsburg's Julia Korklewski gets 19 for North girls
Thompson, the Big Eight Conference player of the year, plans to attend Bryant & Stratton College. Former Madison Memorial football player Jeremiah Jordan has standout game.