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The Edgar boys basketball team has been selected as the & Zaleski Sports March High School Athletes of the Month.

The High School Athlete of the Month Award main sponsor for the 2020-21 school year is Awards ‘n’ More of Wisconsin Rapids. The monthly award will continue through June 2021, and the winner of the & Zaleski Sports High School Athlete of the Year will be announced in July.

Varsity athletes from the following high schools are eligible to be nominated for the award: Abbotsford, Assumption, Athens, Auburndale, Colby, Columbus Catholic, Edgar, Granton, Greenwood, Loyal, Marathon, Marshfield, Mosinee, Neillsville, Owen-Withee, Pacelli, Pittsville, Spencer, Stevens Point, Stratford, Thorp and Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln.

There was no voting for the March award, as Edgar’s appearance at the WIAA State Boys Basketball Tournament was the only local high school sports event in the month.

Edgar reached the 2021 WIAA State Boys Basketball Tournament by defeating Clear Lake 74-60 in the sectional final on Feb. 27.

Edgar competed in the Division 4 state tournament at the La Crosse Center on March 5, losing to Oshkosh Lourdes Academy, 65-41, in the state semifinals.

Kyle Brewster scored 17 points and Austin Dahlke added 10 for the Wildcats, who finished the season with a 23-3 record.

Nominate someone now for the April award by emailing Paul Lecker at Please include relative statistics and reasons for that athlete’s nomination. Voting for the April award will take place at from May 1-7.

The Edgar boys basketball team joins Marshfield Columbus Catholic soccer player Alex Edwards (September), Marshfield girls swimmer Faith Risa (October), Marshfield football player Wyatt LeMoine (November), Mosinee girls basketball player Alexis Frieboth (December), Edgar girls basketball player Makenna Guden (January) and Stratford wrestler Gavin Drexler (February) as winners of the award during the 2020-21 school year.

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