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Girls regional hoops: Clinton, Evansville, Turner advance

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Gazette staff
March 4, 2014

The Clinton High girls basketball team won its WIAA Division 3 tournament opener on Tuesday night and broke a couple of school records along the way.

Clinton jumped out to a 20-4 lead in the first quarter and rolled to a 54-33 victory over visiting Palmyra-Eagle.

Senior guard Megan Lantz became the Cougars' all-time scoring leader. She had eight points to give her 1,316 for her career, topping the previous mark set by Brittany Korth, according to head coach Mike Powers.

Fellow senior Taryn Ciochon set the program' single-season assist record. She had six to give her 133, passing Korth's previous mark of 132.

Three players scored in double figures for Clinton, led by Heather Buckler's 13. Kelly Loudon scored 11 points and Ciochon had 10.

Jamie Mohr scored 14 points to lead the Panthers.

Fifth-seeded Clinton plays at No. 4 Marshall in a regional semifinal on Friday night.

CLINTON 54, PALMYRA-EAGLE 33

Palmyra-Eagle (33)—Seiden, 1-1-3; Cardenas, 2-0-6; Rosalie, 0-1-1; Mohr, 5-4-14; Am. Sagert, 0-2-2; As. Sagert, 1-2-5; Smith, 1-0-2. Totals: 10-10-33.

Clinton (54)—Kalk, 2-0-4; Lantz, 3-0-8; Ciochon, 4-0-10; Popanz, 1-0-2; Loudon, 4-3-11; Niemann, 2-2-6; Buckler, 6-1-13. Totals: 22-6-54.

Palmyra-Eagle   4   6   8   15—33

Clinton   20   17   10   7—54

Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 3 (Cardenas 2, As. Sagert), Clinton 4 (Lantz 2, Ciochon 2). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 6, Clinton 5. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 12, Clinton 12.

 

•  Evansville 58, Big Foot 32—Brielle Greenleaf scored 15 points to lead Evansville past visiting Big Foot in a regional opener.

The Blue Devils (7-16) play at Whitewater in a regional semifinal Friday night.

Caitey Rosonke added nine points in the win.

Olivia Briggs scored seven points to lead the Chiefs.

EVANSVILLE 58, BIG FOOT 32

Big Foot (32)—Courier, 1-1-4; Briggs, 3-1-7; Berryman, 1-2-4; Stalker, 1-0-2; Escaro, 1-1-3; Colby, 1-2-5; Kovarik, 1-1-3; Snudden, 1-2-4. Totals: 10-10-32.

Evansville (58)—Meehan, 2-2-6; Miller, 1-2-4; Hurtly, 1-0-2; Krueger, 3-1-8; Greenleaf, 5-4-15; Rosonke, 3-1-9; Gregg, 4-0-8; Sunness, 0-1-1, Anderson, 2-1-5. Totals: 21-13-58.

Big Foot   7   10   8   7—32

Evansville   9   14   17   18—58

Three-point goals—Big Foot 2 (Courier, Colby), Evansville 4 (Krueger, Greenleaf, Rosonke 2). Free throws missed—Big Foot 11, Evansville 7. Total fouls—Big Foot 14, Evansville 21. Fouled out—Hurtley.

 

•  Turner 49, Edgerton 47—The Trojans ran out to an 11-point lead after one quarter but had to hold on the rest of the way.

The visiting Tide bounced back with a 20-11 second quarter, and the teams were even the rest of the way.

Alexis Sanwick scored eight of her game-high 17 points in the fourth quarter to help eighth-seeded Turner hang on. The Trojans will play at top-seeded and undefeated Brodhead on Friday night.

Allison Long scored 13 points and Julia Snell added 11 for Edgerton.

TURNER 49, EDGERTON 47

Edgerton (47)—Karman, 3-1-7; Long, 5-1-13; Schmidt, 4-0-8; Snell, 4-2-10; Farrington, 1-6-9. Totals: 17-10-47.

Turner (49)—Himmelmann, 4-1-9; Washburn, 2-1-6; Sanwick, 7-3-17; Beyer, 1-0-2; Lauterbach, 3-0-6; Krizmanich, 1-1-3; Burns, 2-2-6. Totals: 20-8-49.

Edgerton   5   20   4   18—47

Turner   16   11   5   17—49

Three-point goals—Edgerton 3 (Long 2, Farrington); Turner 1 (Washburn). Free throws missed—Edgerton 1; Turner 12. Total fouls—Edgerton 19; Turner 15.

 

•  Jefferson 58, Lake Mills 44—Katy Heine scored a game-high 25 points to lead the host Eagles to a win in their tournament debut.

Sixth-seeded Jefferson will play at No. 3 seed Lakeside Lutheran on Friday.

JEFFERSON 58, LAKE MILLS 44

Lake Mills (44)—Rockney 2, Keach 2, Moldenhauer 8, Riley 12, Recob 9, Ranney 4, Erb 5, Tesch 2.

Jefferson (58)—Nelson 2, Linse 8, Fritz 8, Rodriguez 4, Heine 25, Graf 11.

Lake Mills   7   17   11   9—44

Jefferson   13   12   15   18—58

 

Division 2

•  Burlington 45, Elkhorn 31—Ellen Stang scored 13 points to lead the Demons over the visiting Elks in a regional opener between Southern Lakes Conference foes.

Butlington built a nine-point lead by halftime and added to it down the stretch.

Erin Schahczinski and Abbie Kolacke each had eight points for Elkhorn.

BURLINGTON 45, ELKHORN 31

Elkhorn (31)—Skoczylas, 1-0-2; Borman, 0-2-2; Windler, 1-0-; Blackbourn, 2-0-4; Kolacke, 4-0-8; Schaczinski, 2-4-8; Trobley, 2-0-4. Totals: 12-6-31.

Burlington (45)—Wallace, 1-5-7; Aldrich, 1-3-6; H. Zwiebel, 1-0-3; Stang, 6-1-13; Barry, 2-3-7; M. Zwiebel, 1-0-2; Derks, 1-0-2; Rock, 1-3-5. Totals: 14-15-45.

Elkhorn   4   9   6   12—31

Burlington   7   15   9   14—45

Three-point goals—Elkhorn 1 (Windler); Burlington 2 (Aldrich, H. Zwiebel). Free throws missed—Elkhorn 8; Burlington 13.

 

Division 4

•  Wisconsin Heights 58, Parkview 43—The visiting Vikings trailed by just three points at halftime but fell behind in the second half.

Ciarra Heldt led the way with 14 points and Sara Kearns added a dozen.

Parkview finished with a 5-16 overall record.

WISCONSIN HEIGHTS 58, PARKVIEW 43

Parkview (43)—Heldt, 14; Hoscheit, 1; Draeving, 4; Warden, 5; Gestrich, 1; S. Kearns, 12; Thole, 3; H. Kearns, 3.

Wisconsin Heights (58)—Zander, 2; Wilkinson, 3; Beuthin, 2; Kraemer, 11; Adler, 28; Endres, 12.

Parkview   10   10   6   17—43

Wisconsin Heights   9   14   12   23—58

 

Division 1

•  Muskego 54, Kenosha Indian Trail 33—Hannah Kath scored a game-high 17 points to lead ninth-seeded Muskego to a road win. Janesville Craig will host Muskego in a regional semifinal game at 7 p.m. on Friday night.



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