- The Super Bowl was not the only big game played this weekend. Several highschool athletes put in big-time performances.Here is a look at our nominees for the Newswatch 12 Player of the Week.NOMINEE 1Phillips boys basketball team earned a road victory against Northland PinesFriday Night. Danny Baratka led the Loggers with 19 points.NOMINEE 2
In girls basketball, Rhinelander's Kylie Hunter scored 21 points against Antigo. The Hodags knocked off Antigo to move into second place in the Great NorthernConference standings.NOMINEE 3In Gymnastics, Katelyn Kondzela of Antigo helped the Red Robins capture the teamtitle in their own invite. Kondzela finished second in the all-around.NOMINEE 4In boys hockey, Merrill's Austin Burgener had a big night at Tomahawk. Hescored two goals. He also added three assists for five points in the Bluejaysvictory.To vote on any of the nominees, go to the sports poll at wjfw.com. Voting endsat 3pm on Friday. The winner will receive a plaque.Elcho wrestler Alec Smith was last week's winner.
Written By: Joe Dufek