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Strong finish lifts Edgerton, other scores

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Gazette staff
February 10, 2012

Brooke Ferrell and Whitney Oren combined for 16 points in the fourth quarter to lead Edgerton past Jefferson, 48-44, in Rock Valley North Conference girls basketball Thursday night.


Ferrell scored 11 of her 14 points in the final period, including three consecutive three-pointers, and Oren sank five free throws and finished with 16 points for the Crimson Tide (13-4 overall, 9-3 league).


Abby Wellnitz, Kristin Wagner and Maggie Hutchinson each scored eight points to lead Jefferson (6-5 in Rock Valley North). All of Hutchinson’s points came in the fourth.


Edgerton led, 16-12, at halftime before being outscored, 15-10, in the third quarter to trail by one entering the fourth.


EDGERTON 48, JEFFERSON 44

Jefferson (44)—Wellnitz, 3-0-8; Nelson, 1-0-2; Wagner, 2-2-8; Wegner, 2-1-5; Riehle, 1-0-2; Heine, 2-3-7; Hutchinson, 1-6-8; Hebbe, 2-0-4. Totals: 14-12-44.


Edgerton (48)—Oren, 3-8-16; Ferrell, 4-2-14; Snell, 1-0-2; Gander, 2-3-7; Johnson, 3-2-8; Walters, 0-1-1. Totals: 13-16-48.


Jefferson 9 3 15 17—44


Edgerton 7 9 10 22—48


Three-point goals—Jefferson 4 (Wellnitz 2, Wagner 2), Edgerton 6 (Oren 2, Ferrell 4). Free throws missed—Jefferson 3, Edgerton 11. Total fouls—Jefferson 19, Edgerton 13. Fouled out—Heine.


Junior varsity—Edgerton won.


-- McFarland 48, Evansville 41—Rosie Runde’s long-range shooting and free throws sparked McFarland’s fourth-quarter rally past host Evansville.


The Spartans (5-7 in the Rock Valley North, 6-12 overall) trailed, 30-24, entering the final quarter, but they rallied by doubling their three-quarter total in the fourth.


Runde hit three three-point shots in the quarter. The Spartans then made nine of 11 free throws to pull away.


Runde finished with 14 points, while Maddie Hettinger and Stevie Winer each added 11.


Kayla Klitzman scored 11 points, and Brielle Greenleaf added 10 for the Blue Devils (4-7, 5-12). Evansville was hurt at the line, where it made just 8 of 21.


MCFARLAND 48, EVANSVILLE 41

McFarland (48)—Gilbertson, 0-3-3; M. Hettinger, 3-5-11; Johnson, 0-3-3; K. Hettinger, 0-2-2; Ewelt, 1-0-2; Runde, 5-0-14; Winer, 3-5-11. Totals: 15-14-48.


Evansville (41)—Kinney, 1-3-6; Klitzman, 4-3-11; Greenleaf, 3-2-10; Sperry, 1-0-3; Phalin, 2-0-4; Abey, 2-0-4. Totals: 14-8-41.


McFarland 10 6 8 24—48


Evansville 8 10 12 11—41


Three-point goals—McFarland 4 (Runde 4), Evansville 5 (Kinney, Eager, Greenleaf 2, Sperry). Free throws missed—McFarland 7, Evansville 13. Total fouls—McFarland 13, Evansville 20.


-- Parkview 53, Big Foot 48—Visiting Orfordville Parkview outscored Big Foot, 21-9, in the final quarter to earn the victory.


Emily Harnack led a balanced Viking attack with 14 points. Molly Wellnitz added 13, and Mikayla Strzok had 10 as the Vikings jumped ahead of the Chiefs into third place in the Rock Valley South. Parkview is 3-9 in the RVC and 3-14 overall.


The Vikings took advantage of Big Foot fouls, making 22 of 37 free throws compared to 7 of 12 for the Chiefs.


Jen Petkoff scored 12 points, and Molly Kovarik contributed 11 for the Chiefs (3-10, 3-15). Kayleigh Wedig led Big Foot with 8 rebounds.


PARKVIEW 53, BIG FOOT 48

Parkview (53)—Harnack, 3-8-14; Strzok, 5-0-10; Woodstock, 1-3-5; Kearns, 1-2-4; Wellnitz, 2-8-13; Jess, 2-1-5; Halterman, 1-0-2. Totals: 15-22-53.


Big Foot (48)—Petkoff, 5-2-12; Martin, 1-0-2; Abel, 1-0-2; Young, 2-2-6; Isham, 1-0-3; Kovarik, 4-1-11; Pearce, 2-0-6; Lueck, 2-2-6. Totals: 18-7-48.


Parkview 11 13 8 21—53


Big Foot 19 9 11 9—48


Three-point goals—Parkview 1 (Wellnitz), Big Foot 5 (Isham, Kovarik 2, Pearce 2). Free throws missed—Parkview 15, Big Foot 5.


-- Brodhead 63, Turner 34—Taylor Douglas made up for the loss of scoring leader Carly Mohns to help first-place Brodhead get past host Beloit Turner.


Mohns, a 6-foot-1 sophomore, suffered a knee injury in the final stages of the Cardinals game at Whitewater on Tuesday.


Douglas, a 5-9 junior guard, stepped up and scored 27 points against Turner. She had four three-point goals and made all seven of her free throws as the Cardinals went to 10-2 in the RVC South and 15-3 overall.


Kayla Washburn led the Trojans (1-10, 1-15) with 14 points.


BRODHEAD 63, TURNER 34

Brodhead (63)—Heller, 3-3-9; Arnsmeier, 0-4-4; Duffield, 3-1-8; Hicks, 1-1-3; Pickel, 3-1-9; Halvorsen, 0-1-1; Olson, 1-0-2; Douglas, 8-7-27. Totals: 19-18-63.


Turner (34)—Washburn, 7-0-14; Williams, 1-0-3; Lauterbach, 1-0-2; Smith, 3-0-6; Krizmanich, 2-3-7; Burns, 1-0-2. Totals: 15-4-34.


Brodhead 16 19 15 13—63


Turner 7 12 8 7—34


Three-point goals—Brodhead 7 (Duffield, Pickel 2, Douglas 4), Turner 1 (Williams). Free throws missed—Brodhead 10, Turner 4). Total fouls—Brodhead 17, Turner 17. Fouled out—Halvorsen.


-- Clinton 54, Palmyra-Eagle 31—Megan Lantz scored 21 points to lead the host Cougars to the Rock Valley South win.


Clinton, which also got 14 points from Mallory Niemann, led 20-8 after one quarter.


Caitlyn Rautsaw had 13 points to pace Palmyra-Eagle.


CLINTON 54, PALMYRA-EAGLE 31

Palmyra-Eagle (31)—Rautsaw, 5-1-13; Giese, 3-2-10; Mueller, 0-0-0; Morateck, 4-0-8. Totals: 12-3-31.


Clinton (54)—Jacobson, 1-0-2; Lantz, 8-1-21; T. Ciochon, 2-0-5; Buckler, 1-2-4; Nickel, 2-1-5; Vance, 1-1-3; Niemann, 3-8-14. Totals: 18-13-54.


Palmyra-Eagle 8 11 4 8—31


Clinton 20 11 9 14—54


Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 4 (Rautsaw 2, Giese 2), Clinton 5 ( Lantz 4, Ciochon). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 5, Clinton 4. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 17, Clinton 14. Fouled out—Mueller.



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