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HS girls basketball: Jefferson tops Clinton

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Gazette staff
February 24, 2014

The Jefferson girls basketball team made a strong first half hold up on Monday night.

The Eagles raced out to a 16-point lead by halftime and held off Clinton 65-60 in a Rock Valley Conference home crossover game.

Jefferson put up 26 points in the first quarter to storm out to a double-digit lead.

The Cougars were feisty in the second half and clawed back to within seven points after three quarters, but it was not enough as they fell to 10-5 in RVC play.

Katy Heine led all scorers with 22 points for Jefferson, which had four players in double figures.

Clinton had three, including Mallory Niemann with 21 and Megan Lantz with 16.

The Cougars' Sadie Gunnink set a school record for most blocked shots in a season. She had eight on Monday night and has 119 so far on the season. The previous single-season school record was 112.

The RVC regular season wraps up with a full slate of games on Thursday night.

JEFFERSON 65, CLINTON 60

Clinton (60)—H. Kalk, 1-1-3; Stueck, 1-0-2; Gunnink, 0-1-1; Lantz, 5-5-16; Ciochon, 1-0-3; Loudon, 1-2-4; Niemann, 8-4-21; Buckler, 5-0-10. Totals: 22-13-60.

Jefferson (65)—Linse, 3-5-11; Fritz, 5-3-13; Rodriguez, 3-0-6; Heine, 10-1-22; Nelson, 1-1-3; Graf, 4-2-10. Totals: 26-12-65.

Clinton               15        11                                17                                     17—60

Jefferson           26        16                                  8                                     15—65

Three-point goals—C 3 (Lantz, Ciochon, Niemann), J 1 (Heine). Free throws missed—C 7, J 8. Total fouls—C 21, J 17.

 

Badger South

•  Monona Grove 78, Milton 41—Monona Grove scored 43 first-half points on the way to a Badger South Conference victory.

Alexa Kelsey led three players in double figures for Monona Grove with a game-high 21 points.

Anna Gunderson and Breezy Bucholtz each scored 10 for Milton, which fell to 2-9 in league play.

MONONA GROVE 78, MILTON 41

Monona Grove (78)—Clary, 2-0-4; Grossman, 0-2-2; Anderson, 1-0-2; Ogden, 3-3-9; Stinson, 2-0-4; Sullivan, 2-0-4; Kelsey, 7-4-21; Merrill, 0-1-1; Long, 1-0-2; Hinson, 4-3-12; Nelson, 5-3-17. Totals: 27-16-78.

Milton (41)—Stuckey, 2-0-4; Boe, 0-1-1; Butterfield, 4-1-9; Bucholtz, 4-1-10; Kraus, 4-0-10; Gunderson, 2-2-6. Totals: 16-6-41.

Monona Grove 20        23                                19                                     16—78

Milton                10          9                                11                                     11—41

Three-point goals—MG 8 (Kelsen 3, Long, Nelson 4), M 3 (Kraus 2, Bucholtz). Free throws missed—MG 6, M 8. Total fouls—MG 14, M 15.

 

Nonconference

•  Argyle 55, Orfordville Parkview 38—The Vikings trailed by just six at halftime, but lost their poise on offense in the third quarter with turnovers and bad shots.

The Orioles outscored them 16-6 in the quarter en route to the nonconference win.

Sara Kearns led the Vikings with nine points.

ARGYLE 55, PARKVIEW 38

Argyle (55)—Butler-Paulson 2-0-4, Thoman 5-1-11, Johnson 2-0-6, Ritschard 1-0-2, Langmeier 4-0-9, Treuthardt 1-5-7, Saalsaa 4-0-8, Dammen 0-2-2, Zwicker 2-1-6. Totals: 21-9-55.

Parkview (38)—Heldt 2-1-6, Markee 1-0-2, Hoscheit 1-0-2, Johnson 1-0-2, Binkley 2-0-4, Warden 0-1-1, Gestrich 1-2-4, S. Kearns 4-1-9, Thole 2-0-4, H. Kearns 1-2-4. Totals: 15-7-38.

Argyle                            11       17                                 16 11—55

Orfordville Parkview    7       15                                   6 10—38

Three point goals—Argyle 7 (Thoman 3, Johnson 2, Langmeier 1, Zwicker 1), Parkview 1 (Heldt). Missed free throws—Argyle 9 Parkview 7. Total fouls—Argyle 14, Parkview 15.

 

•  Mount Horeb 53, Evansville 22—The Vikings jumped out to a 20-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.

Cassie Handrick had 12 points for Mount Horeb, and Serena Pretti added 11.

Junior Anna Hurtley led the Blue Devils with eight points.

MOUNT HOREB 53, EVANSVILLE 22

Evansville (22)—Hurtley 8, Miller 6, Greenleaf 4, Anderson 2, Messling 1, Sunness 1. Totals: 10-2-22.

Mount Horeb (53)—Handrick 12, Pretti 11, Fischer 8, Baier, 7, Gordon 4, Arneson 4, Fisher 3, Coulthard 2, Bollig 2. Totals: 21-6-53.

Evansville            8          8                                  2                                       4—22

Mount Horeb   20          8                                13                                     12—53

Three-point goals—Evansville 0, Mount Horeb 5 (Handrick 2, Pretti, Baier, Fischer). Free throws missed—Evansville 4, Mount Horeb 7. Total fouls—Evansville 10, Mount Horeb 11.

 

•  Delavan-Darien 53, Palmyra-Eagle 31—The Comets overcame a slow start to cruise to an easy victory. They outscored the Panthers 22-8 in the second quarter.

Jennah Speth led the way with 16 points, while Megan Butke had 14 and Kylie Collins added 13.

DELAVAN-DARIEN 53, PALMYRA-EAGLE 31

Palmyra-Eagle (31)—Seiden 2, Balk 7, Cardenas 3, Jrolf 3, Am. Sagert 3, As. Sagert 13.

Delavan-Darien (53)—Speth 16, Timmerman 2, Hill 4, Nieuwenhuis 2, Butke 14, Collins 13, Froncek 2. Totals: 16-18-53.

Palmyra-Eagle 11          8                                  5                                       7—31

Delavan-Darien  9        22                                14                                       8—53

Three-point goals—DD 3 (Collins 2, Butke). Free throws missed—DD 1.

 

•  Westosha Central 58, East Troy 41—The Falcons led by 14 at halftime and cruised to the nonconference victory.

Katrina Santos had 20 points for the Trojans.

WESTOSHA 58, EAST TROY 41

East Troy (41)—Dodge, 5-1-11; Rosin, 1-0-3; Santos, 9-2-20; Casper, 1-0-2; Kloth, 1-2-5. Totals: 17-5-41.

Westosha (58)—McGill, 2-2-7; Bostache, 2-1-5; Erickson, 1-0-2; Ziesmann, 1-4-6; Sjong, 1-1-3; Stanczak, 10-3-26; Andersen, 2-1-5; Sippy, 2-0-4. Totals: 21-12-58.

East Troy            8        10                                11                                     12—41

Westosha Central      17                                15        15                                    11—58

Three-point goals—ET 2 (Rosin, Kloth), W 4 (Stanczak 3, McGill). Free throws missed—ET 1, W 12.



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