BY RICH PALZEWIC
BOYS SWIMMING: the Pirates won the 18th Annual Metro Officials Invite in Homestead Dec. 28.
Bay Port narrowly edged out Arrowhead by a 411-407 margin to win the 14-team meet.
Overall event winners for the Pirates were Calvin Schilz in the 400 IM (4:22:15) and 200 Breastroke (2:19:08), and Alec Jeffers in the 100 Backstroke (55:54).
Schilz recently signed a national letter of intent to swim collegiately at UW-Milwaukee. CLICK HERE to read the story.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: the Pirates got an impressive 64-39 FRCC win over De Pere Dec. 28.
Sophomores McKenzie Johnson (15), Emma Nagel (11) and Mady Draak (11) scored in double figures, while Nagel had 10 rebounds.
CLICK HERE to read about the team’s 62-59 non-conference loss to West De Pere Dec. 30.
HOCKEY: Bay Port dropped a pair of games at the Antigo Holiday Tournament last weekend.
The Pirates lost 1-0 to D.C. Everest and 2-1 to Antigo.
Goalie Riley Baye made 39 saves in the loss to Everest and 44 against the Red Robins.
Nick Messerschmidt had the only goal of the weekend for Bay Port (2-9-1), who has lost five games in a row.
BAY AREA ICE BEARS GIRLS HOCKEY: Bay Area traveled to Minneapolis last weekend for the Schwan’s Cup Tournament and went 1-2 in three games.
The Ice Bears won a 2-0 game over Henry Sibley Dec. 29, but lost 6-4 Dec. 28 to Minneapolis and 5-3 versus Cambridge-Isanti/Mora/PC Dec. 30.
Mia Dunning (Ashwaubenon – 2 goals/3 assists), Katerina Zrnova (Ashwaubenon – 2, 2) Abby Anderson (Notre Dame – 1, 2), Kalli Mikesch (Bay Port – 2 goals) and Jordyn Kadrlik (Bay Port – 1, 1) all had strong showings for the Ice Bears.
Goalie Delaney Butterfield (Notre Dame) stopped 76 of the 87 shots she faced in the three games for Bay Area (5-6-3).
WRESTLING: the Pirates competed in the Northern Exposure Tournament Dec. 28 at Merrill High School.
Bay Port got wins over Mineral Point (47-27), Beaver Dam/Wayland Academy (58-15), Menomonie (54-19) and Rosholt (54-19). The Pirates lost to De Pere (42-35), Two Rivers (43-31) and Sauk Prairie (40-20).
Travis Jahnke (170) went 6-0 in his matches, while Eli Trast (285) and Matt Arnoldi went 6-1. Max Meeuwsen (220), Chandler Stordeur (160) and Austin Heim (132) all had 5-2 records.