Westwood competes in High School Bowl semis

The Westwood Patriots played the Ironwood Red Devils in the semifinals of High School Bowl and were defeated by a score of 220-120. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 40 years on the air. Ironwood advanced to the finals to play Sault Ste. Marie in the championship game. Running from November through the championship game in April, the High School Bowl series airs on Public TV 13 Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Mondays at noon. Find more information on the 2017-2018 tournament at wnmutv.nmu.edu. Representing Westwood, seated from left, are players Hunter LeClair, Madison Baldwin, team captain Kendra Anderson and Karlie Kargela. Standing are alternates Emilee Solka, Calli Solka and Savannah Gillum with Coach Catherine Lange. Players for Ironwood are, seated from left, Rico Braucher, team captain Zane Ozzello, Ian Bentley and Kinley Lyons. Standing are alternates Dylan Taivalmaa and Travis Collins with Coach Steven Boyd. High School Bowl host Jim Koski is standing at lower left.