Newswatch 12 POW nominees Feb 10 Submitted: 02/10/2014
- The Olympics is not the only place to find top-notch performances. Several high school athletes are also putting in some memorable games. Here are the nominees for the Newswatch 12 Player of the Week. NOMINEE 1 Rhinelander senior David Pokrandt had the chance to go from manager to varisty basktball player for one night. Dave played the final minute against Tomahawk and hit the three pointer. A great moment for the young man batteling cognitive disability and A-D-H-D.

NOMINEE 2 Antigo boys' hockey team earned a huge road victory against Northland Pines. Matt Wolter had a hat-trick - or scored three goals against the Eagles. NOMINEE 3 In nordic skiing, Lakeland's Erin Bolger was the state champion in the pursuit race. She was more than one minute faster than all of the other competitors in Cable this weekend. NOMINEE 4 Chequamegon boys' basketball star Shane Wakefield scored a game-high 36 points against Rib Lake. He also had 9 steals, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists in the victory. To vote on any of the nominees, go to the sports poll at wjfw.com. Voting ends at 3pm on Friday. The winner earns a plaque for the achievement. Dan Baratka of the Phillips boys' basketball team was last week's winner.

Story By: Joe Dufek

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