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Rock Valley boys roundup: Edgerton stays unbeaten

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Gazette staff
January 17, 2014

Facing a fourth-quarter deficit with their unblemished record on the line, the Edgerton Crimson Tide boys basketball team went on a 9-2 run to pull away from the Big Foot Chiefs in Rock Valley crossover play Friday night.

The 56-45 victory moved the Tide to 12-0, which matches their best start in school history (2007-08).

Adam Converse and James Fox led the charge for Edgerton (8-0 RVC), each scoring six of the Tide’s 18 points in the final frame. The Tide trailed 42-40 before making their run.

Fox’s fourth-quarter points were the result of a 6-for-6 effort from the free-throw line. He finished with 18 points to lead all scorers.

Big Foot’s Nate Freytag poured in 17 to lead the Chiefs (2-10, 2-6).

The victory was one of six for the RVC North teams, which are now 23-1 in crossover games this year.

EDGERTON 56, BIG FOOT 45

Big Foot (45)—Pearce 2-0-4, Freytag 8-0-17, Hehr 1-0-3, Landers 1-2-5, Huerth 1-0-2, Hoey 2-0-5, Wedig 1-2-4, Tovar 2-1-5.

Edgerton (56)—Oren 0-3-3, E. Fox 1-0-3, Johnson 1-0-2, J. Fox 4-7-18, Converse 6-1-13, Deegan 6-2-14, Zeimet 0-3-3.

Big Foot             15     13     10     7—45

Edgerton           18     12      8     18—56

Three-point field goals—BF 4 (Freitag, Hehr, Landers, Hoye), E 4 (J. Fox 3, E. Fox 1). Missed free throws—BF 10, E 6. Total fouls—BF 17, E 14.

• Whitewater 43, Brodhead 27—The Whippets grounded the Cardinals’ offense to a near standstill in the third quarter.

Whitewater (5-7, 5-3) held Brodhead to two points in the third quarter, expanding a 19-13 halftime lead to 30-15. Jacob Maas had six of his nine points in the decisive quarter.

Brett Harms led the Whippets with 10 points, and Scott Gosuch matched Maas with nine.

Griffin Day led the Cardinals (2-11, 1-7) with nine points.

WHITEWATER 43, BRODHEAD 27

Brodhead (27)—Jo. Pickel, 0-2-2; DeLorme, 2-2-6; Ja. Pickel, 3-0-6; Day, 3-2-9; Turner, 2-0-4. Totals: 10-6-27.

Whitewater (43)—Maas, 4-0-9; Gorsuch, 3-2-9; Harms, 4-0-10; Juoni, 2-0-4; Walker, 2-1-5; Michaels, 1-0-2; Stoll, 1-0-2; Meyer, 0-2-2. Totals: 17-5-43.

Brodhead         6      7      2     12—27

Whitewater     11     8     11    13—43

Three-point goals—Brodhead 1 (Day), Whitewater 4 (Maas, Gorsuch, Harms 2). Free throws missed—Brodhead 6, Whitewater 3. Total fouls—Brodhead 8, Whitewater 13.

 Evansville 54, Clinton 48—The Blue Devils used a dominant second quarter to grab a lead and held on late at home.

A balanced attack led Evansville (6-7, 4-4) to a 21-9 advantage in the second quarter to take an eight-point lead into halftime.

Freshman guard Brennen Banks led the Devils with 12 points. Clinton’s Eric DeLong also had a dozen as the Cougars fell to 4-7 and 2-6.

EVANSVILLE 54, CLINTON 48

Clinton (48)—Eliszewski, 2-0-6; Kaminski, 4-0-9; Risse, 2-6-11; Severson, 1-0-2; Schiltz, 1-0-2; Walker, 0-2-2; DeLong, 4-4-12; Churchill, 1-2-4. Totals: 15-14-48.

Evansville (54)—Banks, 5-2-12; Moc, 1-4-7; Schlangen, 1-0-2; Chenoweth, 3-4-10; Sperry, 3-3-9; Walczak, 2-0-4; Rutkowski, 3-3-10. Totals: 18-16-54.

Clinton               12         9     13     14—48

Evansville            8        21     8      17—54

Three-point goals—C 4 (Eliszewski 2, Kaminski, Risse), E 2 (Moc, Rutkowski). Free throws missed—C 12, E 9. Total fouls—C 21, E 24. Fouled out—Severson.

 East Troy 79, Parkview 43—The Trojans set the tone in the first quarter by outscoring the Vikings 21-6. They built a 29-point lead by halftime.

Jacob Growel scored 19 points for East Troy (8-3, 6-2), while Will Iloncaie added 17.

Parkview (3-9, 3-5) forward Garrett Reinhardt led all scorers with 20 points.

EAST TROY 79, PARKVIEW 43

Parkview (43)—Henning, 2-0-4; Wellnitz, 2-3-7; Strzolc, 1-0-2; Grenaudt, 1-1-3; Reinhardt, 6-7-20; Fitzgerald, 0-1-1; Case, 2-2-6. Totals: 14-14-43.

East Troy (79)—Kaminski, 4-0-9; Eckert, 2-0-4; Iloncaie, 8-0-17; Mitchell, 3-3-9; Mackinzie, 3-0-6; Ciriacks, 1-0-3; Ju. Growel, 5-0-10; Ja. Growel, 8-2-19; Meddaugh, 1-0-2. Totals: 35-5-79.

Parkview             6       12     7     8—42

East Troy          21        26    16   16—79

Three-point goals—Parkview 1 (Reinhardt); East Troy 4 (Kaminski, Iloncaie, Ciriacks, Jacob Growel). Free throws missed—Parkview 8; East Troy 7. Total fouls—Parkview 12; East Troy 19.

 McFarland 59, Beloit Turner 54—The Spartans (7-6, 6-2) knocked down 16 of 18 free throws in the fourth quarter to overcome the Trojans.

McFarland’s Benjamin Rounds was perfect from the stripe in the fourth. Sean Chislom scored 10 of his 18 points from the line. Turner’s Anthony Payton also scored 18 as the Trojans fell to 6-6 and 4-4.

The win was No. 100 for McFarland coach Jeff Meinholdt.

MCFARLAND 59, BELOIT TURNER 54

Beloit Turner (54)—Payton 6-4-18, Olson 2-0-4, Smith 1-0-2, Fruin 6-1-16, Hansen 0-2-2, Bartz 4-4-12. Totals 19-11-54.

McFarland (59)—Herbst 2-3-8, Witt 0-1-1, Chislom 4-10-18, Rounds 4-7-15, Medenblik 1-2-5, Kopp 2-8-12. Totals 13-31-59.

Turner            7      21     11     15—54

McFarland     10     14     15     20—59

Three-point field goals—BT 5 (Payton 2, Fruin 3), M 2 (Herbst, Medenblik). Missed free throws—BT 4, M 9. Total fouls—BT 27, M 13. Fouled out—Smith, Bartz.

 Jefferson 67, Palmyra-Eagle 18—The Eagles jumped out to a big first-quarter lead built on a solid defensive effort and cruised to a conference win.

Vinny Cincotta scored all 13 of his points in the first half for Jefferson (9-4, 6-2), and Marcus Ott got 12 of his 15 before halftime.

JEFFERSON 67, PALMYRA-EAGLE 18

Palmyra-Eagle (18)—Boos 6-0-13, Dahms 2-0-4, Mara 0-1-1. Totals 8-1-18.

Jefferson (67)—D. Ott 2-1-5, C. Ott 1-0-2, Stelse 2-0-4, Cincotta 4-5-13, M. Ott 5-2-15, Felton 2-0-5, M. Welper 1-3-5, C. Welper 2-3-9, Fox 1-0-2, Janny 3-0-6, Wenzel 0-1-1. Totals 23-15-67.

Palmyra-Eagle     5     4     3     6—18

Jefferson           23   18   15   11—67

Three-point field goals—PE 1 (Boos), J 6 (M. Ott 3, C. Welper 2, Felton). Missed free throws—PE 2, J 10. Total fouls—PE 17, J 7. 



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