McDonell Central Catholic falls in semifinal to Sheboygan Lutheran

MADISON  (WKOW) — Sheboygan Lutheran’s Jacob Ognacevic led the charge in the second half as the Crusaders defeated McDonell Central, last year’s state runner up, 74-61, in a WIAA D5 semifinal Friday at the Kohl Center in Madison.

Sheboygan Lutheran, the Division 5 No. 1 seed, advances to the state title game at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Ognacevic, who has received some attention from Division 1 basketball schools, led all scores with 19.

Delvin Barnstable added 18 and Casey Verhagen scored 12 for the Crusaders.

Corey Hoglund was the high scorer for McDonell Centeral with 18.

After a tie at 11 with 10 minutes to go in the half, Sheboygan Lutheran went on a run to finish the half with a 29-25 lead.

The Macks kept chipping away at the lead however, and closed to 37-34 with just under 14 minutes to play.

However that was a close as they would get.

WQOW Staff

WQOW Staff

More Sports


Weather Outlook: A fine Friday and weekend ahead!

Weather Outlook: A fine Friday and weekend ahead!

Eau Claire's average high temperature for March 22nd is 44 degrees. The average low is 24 degrees.

Connect With WQOW

Blugolds Hope Depth & Experience Leads To Big Season

The UW-Eau Claire softball team is already nationally ranked and off to an undefeated 4-0 start. The Blugolds return nearly

Sports Roundup – Tuesday 3/19/19

Highlights and results from the Blue Devil and Chippewa Falls McDonell Indoor Invites from Tuesday. Also, all-state teams were released

WBCA Announces All-State Teams For Boys Basketball

The WBCA announced the all-state teams for high school boys basketball on Monday, and four area athletes made the list.

Blugolds’ Football Releases Schedule For 2019 Season

The UW-Eau Claire football team released their schedule for the 2019 season, including opening at Carson Park against Loras College

Bears Hope To Rewrite The Script At State Tournament

For the fourth straight season, the Clayton girls basketball team has advanced to the division five state semifinals at the

Scroll to top
Skip to content