Sports Notes: Feb. 14

Feb. 14, 2012

Greendale's Merg earns player of week honors

Greendale High School graduate Mary Merg was named the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Walmart Player of the Week in women's basketball.

Merg led the Warhawks with 16 points in a 71-61 triumph over UW-LaCrosse, going 3-for-3 in 3-point field goals as well as collecting three rebounds and an assist.

For the season, Merg is averaging a team-high 13.4 points as well as 3.3 rebounds. She also has 42 steals and 50 assists.

Whitewater improved to 16-5, including 8-4 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Youth basketball tournament slated for March 30-April 1

North American Youth Sports announced that there are openings in its annual spring youth basketball tournament at University Lake School in Hartland on March 30-April 1.

This tournament will feature 10 different brackets: fifth-sixth grade boys, fifth-sixth grade girls, seventh-grade boys, seventh-grade girls, eighth-grade boys, eighth-grade girls, ninth-10th grade boys, ninth-10th grade girls, 11th-12th grade boys and 11th-12th grade girls. All grades are based on the grade in which a student is currently enrolled.

The entry fee for this tournament is $145 and guarantees each team a minimum of three games. There will be awards presented in each bracket. The entry deadline is March 9.

For additional information or an entry form, call the toll-free NAYS spring tournament hotline at (866) 352-5915 or tournament director Marcus Hall at (414) 559-5884 or go to the NAYS website at www.northamericanyouthsports.org.

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