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Edgerton keeps lead, other scores

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Gazette Staff
January 5, 2011

Edgerton High kept its share of the Rock Valley North girls basketball lead by outlasting Parkview, 61-54, Tuesday night at Orfordville.


The Crimson Tide, No. 9 in the AP Division 3 state ratings, kept pace with East Troy at 4-0 in the conference and improved to 7-1 overall. Parkview, the defending South champion, fell to 1-3 and 2-7.


Edgerton rolled to a 20-10 first-quarter lead. Megan Johnson and Whitney Oren combined to score 15 points for the Tide during that stretch.


Johnson finished with 14 points, and Oren scored 11. Meggie Schmidt added 13 points for Edgerton, and Jennifer Gimmer scored 19,


Melissa Harnack scored a game-high 22 points, including six three-point goal for Parkview. Teammate Stephanie Aasen added 18 points.


EDGERTON 61, PARKVIEW 54

Edgerton (61)—Oren, 4-3-11; Ferrell, 2-1-6; Schmidt. 3-7-13; Fritz, 1-0-3; Gander, 0-4-4; Gimmer. 4-2-10; Johmson, 5-4-14. Totals: 19-21-36 61.


Parkview (54)—Danielson, 2-0-4; Harnack, 7-2-22; Strzok, 0-1-1; Noble, 2-0-4; Gestrich, 2-0-5; Aasen, 5-8-18. Totals: 18-11-14-54


Edgerton 20 13 16 12—61


Orfordville Parkview 10 21 14 9—54


Three-point goals—Edgerton 2 (Ferrell, Fritz), Parkview 7 (Harnack 6, Gestrich), Free throws missed—Edgerton 15, Parkview 3. Total fouls—Edgerton 14, Parkview 20.


-- East Troy 67, Clinton 43—East Troy used a 28-point third quarter to pull away from host Clinton in a Rock Valley crossover game.


The Trojans (8-0) kept pace with Edgerton at 4-0 in the Rock North as they get set for a key game at home Friday night against McFarland.


Rachel Atchinson scored seven of her 16 points in the third quarter to help the Trojans build a 58-27 lead. Breanna Gaspervich of East Troy led all scorers with 18 points.


Laura Popanz had 11 points to pace the Cougars, who fell to 1-3 in the South and 3-4 overall.


EAST TROY 67, CLINTON 43

East Troy (67)—Olsen, 3-0-6; Oleson, 2-0-4; Balcerowski, 1-0-2; Verick, 1-0-2; Gaspervich, 8-0-18; Atchinson, 5-5-16; Lambrechts, 1-0-2; Dolan, 4-0-9; Bakko, 0-1-1; Riemer, 3-1-7. Totals: 28-7-67.


Clinton (43)—J. Ciochon, 1-2-4; Kopp, 2-0-5; Lantz, 2-2-8; T. Ciochon, 1-1-3; Nickel, 3-2-8; Popanz, 4-2-11; Kemp, 1-0-3; Niemann, 0-1-1. Totals: 14-10-43.


East Troy 12 18 28 9—67


Clinton 8 8 11 16—43


Three-point goals—East Troy 4 (Gaspervich 2, Atchinson, Dolan), Clinton 5 (Lantz 2, Kopp, Popanz, Kemp). Free throws missed—East Troy 3, Clinton 15. total fouls—East Troy 16, Clinton 9.


-- Whitewater 55, Pal-myra-Eagle 8—Whitewater jumped out to an early lead and the Whippets ran away with a Rock Valley crossover victory.


Julia Shelbourn led Whitewater with 14 points as the Whippets (4-2, 3-1) stayed a game behind the North Division co-leaders as they head into a key home game Friday night against Edgerton.


WHITEWATER 55, PALMYRA-EAGLE 8

Whitewater (55)—Masterson, 4-0-9; Harty, 2-0-4; Hookstead, 1-0-2; Trewyn, 4-1-9; Reynolds, 1-0-2; Gabbey, 1-0-2; Runez, 2-0-4; shelbourn, 6-2-14; Griep, 4-1-9. Totals: 25-4-55.


Palmyra-Eagle (8)—Watts, 0-1-1; Tate, 1-0-2; Rocizewski, 1-1-3; Villareal, 1-0-2. Totals: 3-2-8.


Whitewater 16 17 8 14—55


Palmyra-Eagle 2 2 1 3—8


Three-point goals—Whitewater 1 (Masterson). Free throws missed—Whitewater 5, Palmyra-Eagle 9. Total fouls—Whitewater 15, Palmyra-Eagle 10.


-- Jefferson 55, Big Foot 35—The host Chiefs jumped out to a 9-0 lead, but Jefferson’s balanced scoring and seven three-point goals were more than enough to secure a Rock Valley crossover victory.


Big Foot led 12-8 after the first quarter, but Jefferson turned it around in a 16-9 second period for a 24-21 halftime lead.


Abby Wellnitz scored eight points, including a pair of three-pointers, and Kristin Wagner hit twice from beyond to arc to spark a 20-10 third quarter that put the Eagles in command.


Wagner had five three-point goals in scoring 15 points, and Wellnitz also finished with 15. Jo Anne Reuhl added 11 points for the Eagles, and teammate Danielle Janney scored 10 as Jefferson (2-5, 1-2) picked up its first conference win.


Courtney Spangler led Big Foot (2-6, 1-3) with nine points.


JEFFERSON 55, BIG FOOT 35

Jefferson (55)—Wellnitz, 6-1-15; Wagner, 5-0-15; Reuhl, 5-1-11; Janney, 4-2-10; Gnabasik, 0-1-1; Hutchinson, 1-1-3. Totals: 21-6-55.


Big Foot (35)—Pertkoff, 2-1-5; Martin, 0-1-1; Arntz, 1-0-2; Isham, 3-0-8; Kovarik, 2-1-5; Spangler, 4-1-9; K. Wedig, 1-1-3; Miller, 0-2-2. Totals: 13-7-35.


Jefferson 8 16 20 11—55


Walworth Big Foot 12 9 10 4—35


Three-point goals—Jefferson 7 (Wagner 5, Wellnitz 2), Big Foot 2 (Isham 2). Free throws missed—Jefferson 8, Big Foot 5. Total fouls—Jefferson 14, Big Foot 18.


Junior varsity—Jefferson 48, Big Foot 46.


-- Brodhead 55, Evansville 31—Brodhead (4-5, 3-1) grabbed the undisputed Rock Valley North lead by overpowering the visiting Blue Devils (0-8, 0-4) in a conference crossover game.


The Cardinals took control in a 21-10 first quarter and were up 35-15 at halftime.


Mariah Ahrens led Brodhead with 13 points. Rachel Heller and Carly Mohns added 10 apiece for the Cardinals.


BRODHEAD 55, EVANSVILLE 31

Evansville (31)—Kinney, 2-0-6; Eager, 2-0-4; Klitzman, 2-2-6; Sperry, 1-2-4; Beggs, 3-1-7; Abey, 1-1-3; Kragg, 0-1-1. Totals: 11-7-31.


Brodhead (55)—Heller, 3-4-10; Ahrens, 5-2-13; M. Mohns 3-2-9; Douglas, 2-5-9; C. Mohns, 3-4-10. Totals: 18-17-55.


Evansville 10 5 3 13—31


Brodhead 21 14 16 4—55


Three-point goals—Evansville 2 (Kinney 2), Brodhead 2 (Ahrens, M. Mohns). Free throws missed—Evansville 13, Brodhead 18. Total fouls—Evansville 25, Brodhead 18. Fouled out—Klitzman.


-- McFarland 70, Turner 46—Kaitlyn Eversoll scored 33 points to pace the Spartans (5-5-5, 3-1) past the Trojans (6-3, 2-2) in a Rock Valley crossover game.


Turner took a 2-0 lead, but McFarland scored the next 12 points and rolled to a 21-9 first-quarter lead.


Megan Grober scored 20 points for Turner.


McFARLAND 70, TURNER 46

McFarland (70)—Eversol, 10-7-33; Winer, 1-0-3; Frandier, 1-2-4; Hettinger, 1-1-3; Brunker, 1-2-4; Ujke, 1-0-3; Culber, 2-1-5; Kranz, 7-2-16. Totals: 24-15-22 70.


Turner (36)—Herold, 2-2-6; Wildes, 1-0-2; Grober, 7-3-20; Green, 2-0-4; N. Smith, 1-0-2; K. Smith, 4-0-8; Snippen, 1-2-4. Totals: 18-7-15 46.’


McFarland 21 19 13 17—70


Turner 9 16 6 15—46


Three-point goals—McFarland 7 (Eversoll 6, Ujke), Turner 3 (Grover). Free throws missed— total fouls—McFarland 14, Turner 16.



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