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Camden Jost takes charge in one of the three matches he won on Saturday at the Miller/Highmore-Harrold Tournament. Jost earned fourth place in his weight class at the tournament

On Saturday, Jan. 5, the WSWWW wrestlers traveled to Miller for the Miller/Highmore-Harrold Invitational. They came home with the most individual placings and the highest team placing they have had so far this season. The team placed third out of 17 teams, and 13 wrestlers placed in the top seven of their individual weight class.

The wrestlers have their only home mat action this week on Thursday, Jan. 10, in Wessington Springs with a quadrangular that includes Howard, Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes, Warner/Northwestern and WSWWW. Wrestling starts at 5 p.m. Their next tournament is on Saturday, Jan. 12, in Gettysburg.

…Read details about the tournament in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

Spens Schlicht puts it in for two during the varsity game against Howard on Thursday night.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Blackhawk boys’ basketball team was on the road last week with a doubleheader in Howard on Thursday, Jan. 3. Both the junior varsity and the varsity squads were successful in bringing home wins. The JV won a nail biter with a final score of 28-27. 

The Blackhawks improve to a 4-2 record, and their next game was on Tuesday, Jan. 8 in Woonsocket against the Kimball/White Lake Kiotes. Results of that game will be in next week’s Sanborn Weekly Journal. The 281 Conference Tournament will start for the boys on Saturday, Jan. 12 with their first round game against Iroquois at 5:30 p.m. Please take note of the brackets on page two for both the girls’ and boys’ tournaments.

…Read details about the game and see an additional picture in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

Megan Poyer starts every game with the jump ball and gives the Blackhawks a good chance at starting each game with the first possession. Poyer tied the school record of 19 rebounds in a single game during the girl’s game against St. Francis.

On their first day back from Christmas break, the Blackhawks traveled to Howard for a doubleheader on Thursday, Jan. 3. The junior varsity had an easy win with a final score of 35-18, but the varsity ended up losing a tough battle with a good Howard team. The score at the end of the buzzer for that game was Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 51, Howard 56.

The Lady Blackhawks were invited to take part in the Redfield Classic again this year. This year they were matched up with St. Francis, and the fast-paced game provided a chance for a high-scoring game for the Blackhawks. They came out with a victory and a final score of 74-62.

The girls are now 4-3 on the season. Their next action on the court was on Tuesday, Jan. 8 in Woonsocket against Kimball/White Lake. Results of that game will be in next week’s issue. On Friday, Jan. 11, they play their first game in this year’s 281 Conference Tournament where they are seeded first. Their first round game is against Iroquois and starts at 3:30 p.m. in Wolsey. The tournament will continue through next week.

…Read details about the games and see more pictures of them in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!