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Tears, celebration come full circle
Seniors Kim Wellnitz (left), Brooke Ritschard and Katie Place show their emotions after junior Melissa Wellnitzs brief speech at the welcome home pep rally.
SOUTH WAYNE - After Black Hawk's 64-30 loss to Wausau Newman in the WIAA Division 4 state championship at the Kohl Center in Madison, the only tears flowing from Black Hawk players were ones of being upset for the season ending, but not necessarily for the tournament loss.At the pep rally back at home in the high school gym, the tear-jerking moment came when junior Melissa Wellnitz struggled to get out her emotional words, thanking her elder sister, senior Kim, and seniors Katie Place and Brooke Ritschard for the wonderful season.For more information, check out today's print edition of The Monroe Times.