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Newswatch 12 POW nominees Feb 3Submitted: 02/03/2014

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- The Super Bowl was not the only big game played this weekend. Several high
school athletes put in big-time performances.

Here is a look at our nominees for the Newswatch 12 Player of the Week.

NOMINEE 1

Phillips boys basketball team earned a road victory against Northland Pines
Friday 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 Northern
Conference standings.

NOMINEE 3

In Gymnastics, Katelyn Kondzela of Antigo helped the Red Robins capture the team
title in their own invite. Kondzela finished second in the all-around.

NOMINEE 4

In boys hockey, Merrill's Austin Burgener had a big night at Tomahawk. He
scored two goals. He also added three assists for five points in the Bluejays
victory.

To vote on any of the nominees, go to the sports poll at wjfw.com. Voting ends
at 3pm on Friday. The winner will receive a plaque.

Elcho wrestler Alec Smith was last week's winner.


Story By: Joe Dufek

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