All three Ripon Excessive College winter sports activities had been in motion tonight because the Tiger boys’ basketball staff traveled to Winneconne, the wrestling staff hosted Campbellsport and the women’ basketball staff hit the highway to face the Winnebago Lutheran Academy Vikings.
Boys’ basketball: Ripon 67, Winneconne 66 — Trailing by as many as 17 factors within the second half and by 10 with three minutes remaining, the Tigers pulled off an unbelievable win as Riley Brooks sunk the game-winning shot as time expired to carry them to victory (see video, which is courtesy of Maxwell Belling).
Ripon began off the sport sturdy because it led 29-22 with slightly greater than two minutes left within the half, however the Wolves closed the half on a 6-0 run and began the second half on a 9-2 stretch to take a 37-31 lead.
The margin then was stretched to 17 factors at 55-38 with rather less than 12 minutes left and was nonetheless double digits at 63-53 with three minutes left.
However the Tigers did not hand over as they bought a pair pictures to fall and obtained assist from Winneconne, which was attempting to bleed the clock. The Wolves missed their first 1-and-1 alternative on the free-throw line with 1 minute, 20 seconds left and a 63-58 lead. Ripon took benefit with a 3-pointer to make it 63-61 with lower than a minute remaining within the recreation.
Winneconne then made each of its free throws with 14.7s seconds left to regain a 65-61 lead. Ripon then was fouled on a drive to the basket and made the primary free throw and missed the second, however was in a position to get the rebound and Riley Brooks capitalized on it with a 3-pointer to make it 65-64.
The Tigers then instantly fouled the Wolves, who as soon as once more missed the entrance finish of the 1-and-1. Ripon was in a position to safe the rebound and introduced the ball close to halfcourt, the place it known as a timeout with 1.7 seconds left.
Following the timeout, Grant Jennings inbounded the ball and located Riley Brooks on the opposite finish of the court docket, who sunk a mid-range jumper to win the sport.
Riley Brooks, who was mobbed after the shot, completed with a game-high 28 factors. Grant Schneider, in the meantime, chipped in 16 factors. Jennings added 9 factors, whereas Spencer Schultz and Kai Agamaite completed with seven factors every.
Wrestling: Campbellsport 54, Ripon 18 — After dominating Kewaskum in its first twin of the season, the Tigers bumped into a tricky Cougar staff Tuesday. They had been in a position to win solely three matches on the evening. Doing the honors had been Aaron Socha (285-pound weight class), LeeRoy Cotton (160) and Alex Button (170). Socha and Cotton each received by way of first-period pins, whereas Button scored a pin within the second interval. Ripon had a number of different wrestlers who had been aggressive for the primary couple of intervals, however succumbed to pins within the second or third intervals. Amongst them had been Garrett Briskie (220), Joe Williams (113), Cale Agamaite (132), Ryan Forslund (152). The Tigers gave up 18 factors on forfeits.
Women’ basketball: WLA 74, Ripon 34 — The Tigers had no reply for the Vikings in a non-conference recreation on both finish of the court docket. They allowed 37 factors in each the primary and second halves, whereas tallying simply 19 factors within the first half and 15 factors within the second. Alayna Suprenand led all scorers with 25 factors on 11-of-19 taking pictures, which included 3 of seven from behind the 3-point line.