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WSD's Firebirds keep rolling

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January 31, 2011

The Wisconsin School for the Deaf’s boys basketball team continues to pile up the wins.


Jose Castillo had 22 points on Saturday to lead the Firebirds to a 41-37 nonconference win over the Illinois School for the Deaf.


Wisconsin (15-1 overall) trailed by one at haltime but outscored Illinois 25-20 in the second half. Tony Davis had nine rebounds for the Firebirds.


WISCONSIN DEAF 41, ILLINOIS DEAF 37

Wisconsin (41)—Castillo, 6-10-22; Davis, 2-0-4; Gannon, 3-0-6; Kass, 2-0-4; Laux, 1-0-2; Waale, 0-3-3. Totals: 14-13-41.


Illinois (37)—Mercer, 6-1-13; Johnson, 2-0-4; Fitch, 6-1-13; Williamson, 1-0-2; Wright, 1-3-5. Totals: 16-5-37.


Wis. School for Deaf 11 5 10 15—41


Illinois School for the Deaf 9 8 8 12—37


Three-point goals—none. Free throws missed—Wisconsin 14, Illinois 6. Totla fouls—Wisconsin 10, Illinois 23. Fouled out—Johnson, Mercer.




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