Oak Creek Sports News
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Yesterday | via OakCreek
The Oak Creek wrestling team has five wrestlers ranked in the state's top 15 of their respective weight classes and has won four tournaments this season, including a thriller as they defended their crown in the Homestead Highlander Scramble on Jan. 23. The Knights are on the cusp of winning their second consecutive Southeast Conference title, and fellow coaches such as Dale Loebel at Whitefish Bay have been highly impressed with the Knights' consistency. "We've followed them around to various tourneys," Loebel said. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via OakCreek
The short-handed days are almost at an end for the defending Southeast Conference champion Oak Creek wrestling team, and the Knights are still moving forward ready for the big matches ahead. They proved that point amply as they earned individual firsts from Matt Berlin at 113 pounds, Isaiah Robinson at 120, Andrew McIntosh at 126 and Elijah Paez at 182 to claim the title in the 10-team Brookfield Central Invite on Jan. 17. "We had a good day at Central," said coach Matt Sommerville. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via OakCreek
Having lost a high-level nonconference game to Chicago Marshall just days before, the defending WIAA state champion Oak Creek girls basketball team took out its frustrations on a pair of Southeast Conference opponents last week. The Knights hammered Kenosha Bradford 68-15 on Jan. 13 and then belted Racine Case 66-35 on Jan. 16 to improve its league-leading mark to 6-0 and its overall record to 9-4. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Brookfield
Jan. 11: When Germantown squared off with Homestead in a battle for first place in North Shore girls basketball, Germantown leader Taylor Higginbotham was at her best, finishing with 27 points, 11 rebounds and 9 steals in the 71-58 win. She also had 24 points, 9 boards and four steals in a 74-25 rout of Nicolet as Germantown improved to 11-1 after the week and 7-0 in NSC play -- good for a two-game lead in the standings. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via Franklin
Oak Creek's Harrison Cleary drives around an opponent in a recent game. He scored 25 points to lead the Knights to a win over Kenosha Tremper on Jan. 6. Photo By C.T. Kruger The Knights overcame some shaky free throw shooting and spotty defense to beat Kenosha Tremper 53-49 on Jan. 6. "Tuesday's win was a solid effort on our part to make them work defensively for long possessions," said coach Mike Jossie. Comment?
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