Wrestling Takes Second at U.P. Championships

Wrestling Takes Second at U.P. Championships

The MSHS Wrestling Team again played host to the U.P. Championships on Saturday (1/25/20).  With 17 total teams competing in the meet, Marquette had an impressive outing with 10 total medalists on the day and four student-athletes qualifying for the event finals that took place on Saturday evening.

Top 10 Team Scores:

  1. Escanaba – 209.0
  2. Marquette – 179.0
  3. Gladstone – 156.5
  4. Iron Mountain – 110.0
  5. Negaunee – 101.0
  6. Westwood – 98.0
  7. Newberry – 96.5
  8. Kingsford – 89.0
  9. Ishpeming – 87.5
  10. Rudyard – 85.0

Individual Medalists:

  • Joe Lagrou – U.P. Champion, 1st Place (119)
  • Payton Holmstrom – 2nd Place (112)
  • Wyatt Kuhlman – 2nd Place (140)
  • Chris Ricker – 2nd Place (285)
  • Lars Anderson – 4th Place (103)
  • Brendon Bell – 5th Place (215)
  • Shawn Mahan – 5th Place (189)
  • Griffin Moore – 5th Place (145)
  • Luke Mead – 6th Place (135)
  • Desmond Mullen – 6th Place (152)

The team will be back in action next weekend (January 31-February 1), when they travel to Gaylord to participate in the Northern Michigan Championships.

Boys Swim & Dive Defeats Houghton In Dual Meet

Boys Swim & Dive Defeats Houghton In Dual Meet

The MSHS Boys Swimming & Diving defeated Houghton in a dual meet yesterday (1/23/20) by a final score of 120-62.

Event Winners:

  • 200 Medley Relay – Quinn Kerekes, Liam McFarren, Alex Gooch, Maverick Baldwin
  • 200 Freestyle – Liam McFarren
  • 200 IM – Quinn Kerekes
  • 50 Freestyle – Hobey Manson
  • 100 Butterfly – Alex Gooch
  • 100 Freestyle – Liam McFarren
  • 200 Freestyle Relay – Andon Buyarski, Kai Chouinard, Alex Gooch, Caden LaFayette
  • 100 Backstroke – Quinn Kerekes

Click here for full meet results.

The team will return to action next Tuesday, January 28, when they travel to Kingsford for a dual meet starting at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Girls Swim & Dive Wins Dual Meet vs. Houghton

Girls Swim & Dive Wins Dual Meet vs. Houghton

The MSHS Girls Swimming & Diving defeated Houghton in a dual meet yesterday (1/23/20) by a final score of 144-39.

Event Winners:

  • 200 Medley Relay – Ella Whalen, Delaney Marchiol, Lexi LaCombe, Mollie Kilpela
  • 200 Freestyle – Hannah Winn
  • 200 IM – Paige Whaley
  • 50 Freestyle – Mollie Kilpela
  • 1 Meter Diving – Kaela Davis
  • 100 Butterfly – Delaney Marchiol
  • 100 Freestyle – Mollie Kilpela
  • 500 Freestyle – Maddie Wood
  • 200 Freestyle Relay – Mollie Kilpela, Delaney Marchiol, Hannah Winn, Paige Whaley
  • 100 Backstroke – Ella Whalen
  • 100 Breaststroke – Delaney Marchiol
  • 400 Freestyle Relay – Paige Whaley, Lexi LaCombe, Jayme Winn, Ella Whalen

Click here for full meet results.

The team will return to action next Tuesday, January 28, when they travel to Kingsford for a dual meet starting at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Ericka Asmus Named Finalist for MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award

Ericka Asmus Named Finalist for MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award

Ericka Asmus, MSHS Senior and Cross Country/Nordic Skiing/Track & Field student-athlete, was selected as one of 24 “Girls – Class A” finalists from around the state.  From this highly accomplished field of female student-athletes, six (6) will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the MHSAA and Farm Bureau Insurance.

For 31 years, the MHSAA and Farm Bureau Insurance have honored the best student-athletes in Michigan. Again this year they will award 32 students with $1,000 scholarships based on achievement and leadership in athletics and activities, as well as responses to short-answer and essay questions. In many ways, this is the most prestigious honor the MHSAA awards annually.

Asmus is a four-year participant in both the Cross Country and Nordic Skiing programs and has also participated in the Girls Track & Field program for one-year.

  • Cross Country Accolades:  2019 Team Captain, two-time All-U.P. “Dream Team”, three-time All-State., three-time All-U.P, three-time Academic All-State, three-time Great Northern Conference Champion, two-time Team Most Valuable Runner
  • Nordic Skiing Accolades:  2019-20 Team Captain, 2018 State Champion – Classic Race, 2018 State Runner-Up – Pursuit, 2018 State Runner Up – Sprint, 2019 State Runner-Up – Classic, 2019 State Runner-Up – Pursuit, 2019 State Runner Up – Sprint, three-time Team Most Valuable Skier
  • Track & Field Accolades:  Michigan Interscholastic
    Track Coaches Association Honor Award Recipient

Academically, Asmus owns a 4.23 cumulative GPA.  Outside of her athletics particpation, Ericka has additional extra-curricular involvement in the Environmental Club, Math Club and National Honor Society.  She also volunteers time with the Seeds and Spores Family Farm and Marquette Farmer’s Market.

The 32 total recipients of the MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award will be announced throughout February.

Gymnastics Continues To Improve With Dual Meet Win At Neagunee

Gymnastics Continues To Improve With Dual Meet Win At Neagunee

The MSHS Gymnastics Team continued its trend of improving scores and qualifying athletes for the MHSAA Regional Meet with another dual meet win vs. Negaunee yesterday (1/21/20) by a final margin of 123.65-110.175.

The Redettes debuted many new skills and earned many personal and season best scores on all events.  As a result of their performances during the meet, three student-athletes received the last scores they needed to qualify for Regionals (Haddie Ketzenberger, Beam; Julia King, Vault/Beam; Grace Henning, Beam/Floor).

MSHS performers placing in the top-10 in each event were (* denotes season best score):

Floor

  • 1st – Haddie Ketzenberger – 8.8
  • 3rd – Grace Henning – 8.1
  • 4th – Julia King – 7.7
  • 6th – Ginger Randall – 6.8
  • 7th – Haylee Vickers – 6.7*
  • 9th – Tally Rassmussen – 6.55*
  • 10th – Kaitlyn DesParios – 6.25

Beam

  • 1st – Haddie Ketzenberger – 9.25
  • 3rd – Tally Rassmussen – 8.275*
  • 4th – Grace Henning – 7.475
  • 5th – Lizzy Burzynski – 7.45*
  • 6th – Julia King – 7.4
  • 7th – Sophie Nyquist – 7.15
  • 9th – Quinn Arntsen – 6.75*

Vault

  • 1st – Haddie Ketzenberger – 9.0*
  • 3rd – Julia King – 8.5*
  • 4th – Grace Henning – 8.3*
  • 5th – Tally Rassmussen – 8.2*
  • 6th – Lizzy Burzynski – 8.075
  • 8th – Quinn Arntsen – 7.7

Bars

  • 2nd – Haddie Ketzenberger – 8.2
  • 3rd – Grace Henning – 6.1*
  • 4th – Lizzy Burzynski – 5.95*
  • 5th – Ginger Randall – 5.65
  • 8th – Quinn Arntsen – 4.2
  • 10th – Haylee Vickers – 4.0*

All-Around

  • 1st – Haddie Ketzenberger – 35.25
  • 2nd – Grace Henning – 29.975

The team will be back in action on Wednesday, January 29, when they again host Negaunee for a dual meet starting at 6:00 p.m.