2015 WIAA State Tournament

 

Greendale fights hard against the Rice Lake Warriors but finish just short for the 2nd year in a row at the WIAA State Tournament, falling 72-64.  The Panthers led after the 1st and 2nd quarters, but couldn't overcome a scoring drought in the 2nd half.  David Pulizos and Josh Michaels had 20 points, Nate Thomson 18.  Rice Lake was led by the Wisconsin Player of the Year, Henry Ellenson with 26 points.


Journal-Sentinel:  Henry Ellenson carries Rice Lake past Greendale (with photo gallery)


 
 

Back to State; Panthers tip Tosa East, 41-40
In a Sectional final at Brown Deer High School, the Panthers withstood a rally from the Red Raiders to pull out the 41-40 victory. David Pulizos paced Greendale with 19 points. The Panthers (16-10) will be returning to Madison for the second year in a row, and the third time in school history. Next up is the Rice Lake Warriors led by Henry Ellenson. The Warriors beat the Panthers in the semifinals in 2014.

View the Journal-Sentinel article here.

View Tom Skybosh (Wauwatosa Now) article here.

View Peter Zuzga's (Community News) photo gallery here.

Moving on to the Sectional Final; Panthers Top Northstars, 65-53
Facing a double-digit deficit before a hostile crowd at Waukesha South HS, the Panthers battled back to stun the Waukesha North Northstars. Josh Michaels led the comeback with 17 points. The Panthers will play Saturday at Brown Deer High School (1:00 pm) vs. Wauwatosa East for the right to return to Madison for the historic 100th WIAA State Championship.

To see the Community News photo gallery of the game, click here.
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