Stoughton senior Myranda Kotlowski kept up her hot play and the Vikings girls golf team stayed unbeaten in the Badger South Conference last week.

Kotlowski shot 2-over-par 37 to lead the Vikings past Fort Atkinson in a Badger South dual Thursday, Aug. 29, at Koshkonong Mounds Country Club. Kotlowski finished first out of 101 golfers at the Portage Invitational the day before.

Stoughton 189, Fort Atkinson 227

Myranda Kotlowski earned medalist honors with her 37, and Caylie Kotlowski shot 3-over-par 38. Dulce Aguirre carded 56, and Mara Hann shot 58.

Portage Invitational

Myranda Kotlowski shot 2-over-par 72 to finish first out of 101 golfers at Portage Country Club.

Caylie Kotlowski shot 80 to tie Oregon’s Alyssa Schmidt and Reedsburg’s Anna Krieski for second. Hann carded 109, and Aguirre finished with 115.

Stoughton took fourth (376) at the 10-team invitational. Waunakee (354) captured the team title over Wisconsin Dells (364).

--Mark Nesbitt


Stoughton finished third with 111 points at the 15-team Glenn Herold Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 31, in Watertown, behind only Madison West (29) and Verona (42).

Sophomores Jayden Zywicki (11th, 17:43.7) and Colton Hansen (13th, 18:08.4) paced Stoughton in the 5,000-meter race. Senior Gavin Model finished 23rd with a time of 18:23.0, and junior Christian Smith took 29th with a time of 18:38.7. Junior Alexander Wicks (37th, 18:54.5) and senior Jack Albert (50th, 19:15.6) rounded out the Vikings’ top six.

Madison West had four runners in the top seven. The Regents’ Julian Gary won the race with a time of 16:54.1.

--Adam Feiner


Stoughton finished seventh with 148 points at the 11-team Glenn Herold Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 31, in Watertown.

Stoughton junior Gina Owen placed eighth with a time of 21:45.1 on the 5,000-meter course. Hannah Lawrence finished 20th with a time of 22:51.4. Grace Jenny (37th, 24:01.7), Grace Gibson (41st, 24:16.4), Molly Olstad (48th, 24:49.5) and Mallory Reiser (50th, 24:56.8) rounded out the Vikings’ top six. Jordan Packard finished .1 of a second behind Reiser.

Verona won the team title with 50 points thanks to three runners in the top nine. Fort Atkinson senior Jenna Lovejoy won the individual title with a time of 20:10.9.

--Adam Feiner


Derek Karlen’s first-half goal helped the Vikings tie Sun Prairie 1-1 in a home nonconference game Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Karlen scored off an assist from Ben Zeitner, a German exchange student, in the 12th minute.

Sun Prairie’s Jon Trilling scored a game-tying goal on a penalty kick in the 39th minute.

Stoughton junior goalkeeper Steven Benoy had nine saves. The Cardinals outshot the Vikings 10-3.


Stoughton swept Fort Atkinson 7-0 in a road dual Tuesday, Sept. 3.

No. 1 singles player Annika Goetz breezed to a 6-0, 6-0 victory. No. 2 singles player Karlie Halverson battled for a 6-2, 6-7 (6), 6-0 win. Savanna Strutzel cruised 6-1, 6-1 in No. 3 singles, and Zosia Dedie won 6-3, 6-4 in No. 4 singles.

Stoughton’s No. 1 doubles team of Katie Zacharius and Taylor Nisius breezed to a 6-0, 6-2 victory. Morgan Schellin and Paige Bellefeuille won 6-2, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles, while Elizabeth Balthazar and Fiona Prechel earned a 7-6 (7-3), 6-3 victory in No. 3 doubles.

--Adam Feiner