Lady Cards Make it to State, Make History

April 1, 2018 – Full Issue

If you haven’t heard by now, you must be living under a rock: the Crandon Girls Basketball team made a trip to the WIAA State Basketball Tournament in Green Bay, Wis., on March 8, 2018, for the first time in the history of the program! This not only was a HUGE success by a team representing the Crandon community and Forest County, but it is a major achievement to be shared throughout Indian Country considering that three of the main players on this team are enrolled tribal members. Micasslyn Crawford is an enrolled member of the Forest County Potawatomi; Lynzee McGeshick and Tabitha Renkas are both enrolled members of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community. All three of these young women were key players on this team and played important roles in leading the team to State.

The team began their run to an incredibly successful season by winning the Northern Lakes Conference championship with a season record of 18-2. When tournament play started, its overall season record resulted in a first-round bye. The Lady Cards hosted Bonduel in the second regional game defeating them 62-38. On Monday, Feb., 26, the Lady Cards snatched a regional championship as they out-scored Crivitz 68-51…

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