STEVENS POINT, Wis. - The Middleton girls tennis team will receive one of the WIAA State Team Tournament Sportsmanship Awards for outstanding sportsmanship displayed by athletes, coaches, cheer and support groups, mascots, bands and spectators during their state tournament..
Other winners for the fall tournaments include Brookfield East in boys volleyball, Ashland in boys soccer, Oshkosh North in football, and Hilbert in girls volleyball.
It's the first time Middleton has received the award in girls tennis and the fourth time the school and community have been honored overall.
The Cardinals were also selected for the award in boys tennis in 2007 and 2009, as well as in boys volleyball in 2009.
They won their first State Girls Team Tennis Championship in school history by defeating Eau Claire Memorial 5-2 in the Division 1 title at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison in October.