Patriots, Gremlins face off in High School Bowl

The Westwood Patriots played the Houghton Gremlins in the third round of High School Bowl Feb. 9 and were defeated by a score of 270-180. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 41 years on the air. Running from November through the championship game in April, the High School Bowl series airs on Public TV 13 at 8 p.m. Saturdays and noon on Mondays. Find more information on the 2018-2019 tournament at wnmutv.nmu.edu. Representing Westwood, seated from left, are players Hunter LeClair, team captain Calli Solka, Amanda Matznick and Jacob Mattson. Standing are alternates Josie Robinson and Gavin Scott with coach Catherine Lange. Players for Houghton are, seated from left, Sam Fang, George Manson, team captain Kate Desrochers and Kevin Beaghan. Standing are alternates Yash Tiwari and Brian Knewtson with coach Rebecca Keyes. High School Bowl host Jim Koski is standing at lower left.