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Fort triumphs in overtime

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Gazette staff
December 4, 2010
— Lexie Wiegand hit two free throws to send the game into overtime, and Fort Atkinson went on to down host Oregon, 55-54, in overtime in Badger South girls basketball action Friday night.

Wiegand’s two free throws came with 13 seconds left in the fourth quarter and tied the game at 49. The Panthers could not get a shot off at the end of regulation.


The Black Hawks took the lead in overtime, and the Panthers again could not get a shot off in the final 4.4 seconds with a chance to win.


Wiegand finished with 17 points. Lauren Pfeifer added 15 points, and Marie Fitzgerald had 14 points.


Maranda Ricker led the Panthers (1-3) with 18 points, and Maddy Gits added 17.


FORT ATKINSON 55, OREGON 54 (OT)


Fort Atkinson (55)—Wiegand, 5-4-17; Bare, 0-1-1; Foerster, 2-1-6; Beinsang, 1-0-2; Fitzgerald, 5-3-14; Pfeifer, 7-1-15. Totals: 20-10-55.


Oregon (54)—Jahn, 1-0-3; Urbven, 1-0-2; Ricker, 6-1-18; Martig, 2-2-7; MaCauley, 1-0-2; Sessler, 2-0-5; Gits, 6-5-17. Totals: 19-8-54.


Fort Atkinson 13 14 12 10 6—55


Oregon 16 10 14 9 5—54


Three-point goals—Fort Atkinson 5 (Wiegand 3, Foerster, Fitzgerald), Oregon 8 (Jahn, Ricker 5, Martig, Sessler), Free throws missed—Fort Atkinson 9, Oregon 14. Total fouls—Fort Atkinson 17, Oregon 16. Fouled out—Bare.


Junior varsity—Oregon 52, Fort Atkinson 16.


n Milton 50, Stoughton 46—Milton made six of eight free throws in the final quarter to help fend off visiting Stoughton on Friday night.


Morgan Blumer scored 17 points to lead the Red Hawks (2-1 overall, 1-0 in the Badger South). Blumer had seven points in the third quarter when Milton cut a 32-23 halftime deficit to 36-34.


Kayla Rowley scored 15, and Tessa Mersberger added 13 for the Vikings (0-3, 0-1).


MILTON 50, STOUGHTON 46


Stoughton (46)—Mersberger, 4-2-13; Rowley, 3-6-15; Bower, 2-4-8; Arneson, 1-2-4; Robson, 1-2-4; Dumus, 1-0-2. Totals: 12-16-46.


Milton (50)—Blumer, 7-1-17; Negus, 2-0-4; Frisque, 1-2-5; Stair, 1-0-2; Holapa, 1-2-4; Roherty, 3-2-9; Negus, 2-3-7; Dean, 1-0-2. Totals: 18-10-50.


Stoughton 11 21 4 10—46


Milton 14 9 11 16—50


Three-point goals—Stoughton 6 (Mersberger 3, Rowley 3), Milton 4 (Blumer 2, Frisque, Roherty). Free throws missed—Stoughton 8, Milton 5. Total fouls—Stoughton 18, Milton 18,


Junior varsity—Milton 42, Stoughton 18.


n Edgewood 39, Monroe 37—Monroe missed a three-point shot that went in and out, and then missed a follow-up in the final five seconds in a loss at Edgewood.


The Cheesemakers (0-1 in the Badger, 1-2 overall) trailed 32-26 going into the final quarter, but closed to within 37-36, but the visitors never did tie the game.


Kylee Ritschard scored 12 points to lead Monroe.


Molly Merigioli led Edgewood (1-0, 2-0) with 10 points.


EDGEWOOD 39, MONROE 37


Monroe (37)—McArdle, 2-1-6; Jacobson, 1-2-4; Ritschard, 4-3-12; Sellnow, 3-2-9; McBain, 3-0-6. Totals: 13-8-37.


Edgewood (39)—Elfman, 1-2-4; Chapin, 3-0-6; Reese, 3-1-7; Kelm, 1-4-6; Conn, 2-0-4; Tancill, 1-0-2; Meriagiol, 5-0-10. Totals: 16-7-39


Monroe 11 9 8 11—37


Edgewood 11 9 12 7—39


Three-point goals—Monroe 3 (McArdle, Sellnow, Ritschard). Free throws missed—Monroe 5, Edgewood 8. Total fouls—Monroe 19, Edgewood 15.


Junior varsity—Monroe 45, Edgewood 24.



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