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Girls basketball roundup: Jefferson snaps Whitewater's long conference winning streak

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Gazette staff
Saturday, November 18, 2017

Whitewater's long Rock Valley Conference winning streak came to an end Friday night when the Whippets were upended, 47-33, by Jefferson.

It snapped a 56-game conference winning streak for Whitewater (0-2), winners of four straight Rock Valley North Division titles.

"We made some nice improvements since our loss against Marshall, but (we're) still not performing at the level we are capable of," Whitewater coach Judy Harms said. "Although it's been a rough start, we have an entire season ahead. Keeping that in mind, we need to stay positive, gain confidence, and strive to improve in all areas of the game."

Olivia Ganser scored 13 points to lead Jefferson. Abby Grosinske, Kacie Carollo, and Miranda Reynolds each had eight points to lead the Whippets.

JEFFERSON 47, WHITEWATER 33

Jefferson (47)--Olivia Ganser 4-5-13; Callie Morrison 2-1-6; Jackie Luengas 2-0-4; Parker Fetherson 2-6-11; Halle Peterson 1-4-6; Kylee Luke-Negron 2-3-7. Totals: 13-19-47.

Whitewater (33)--Allison Heckert 2-1-6; Abby Grosinske 4-0-8; Kacie Carollo 3-2-8; Cassidy Laue 1-0-2; Brianna Zimdars 0-1-1; Miranda Reynolds 3-2-8. Totals: 13-6-33.

Jefferson 20 27--47

Whitewater 17 16--33

Three-point goals—Jefferson 2, Whitewater 1. Free throws missed—Jefferson 12, Whitewater 6. Total fouls--Jefferson 17, Whitewater 23.

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Big Foot 67, Brodhead 38--Reagan Courier was ready to play Thursday night, making three shots from beyond the arc and adding 17 points from elsewhere in route to a game-high 26 points. Twenty of Brodhead's 38 points came from free throws, including nine from Erin Nyhus.

BIG FOOT 67, BRODHEAD 38

Big Foot (67)--Courtney Schoenbeck 4-0-9; Reagan Courier 10-3-26; Abby VandeBogart 2-2-4; Yesenia Gonzalez 1-0-2; Demco 3-0-6; Payton Courier 3-4-10; Sophia Foster 2-0-4; Mackenzie Lueck 3-0-6.

Brodhead (38)--Carisa Purdue 2-0-4; Erin Nyhus 6-9-21; Brooke Bescup 1-2-4; Morgan Tresemer 0-1-1; Leslie Pryce 1-0-2; McKenna Bump 0-1-1; Zoe Tresemer 0-4-4; Jacklyn Kleeman 0-2-2; Kalyn Lawrence 0-1-1.

Big Foot 37 30--67

Brodhead 19 19--38

Three-point goals—Big Foot 4, Brodhead 0. Free throws missed—Big Foot 1, Brodhead 15. Total fouls--Big Foot 27, Brodhead 15.

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Clinton 49, Evansville 45--Despite a tightly contested second half and a dominant performance from Evansville's Leah Wagner, Clinton held on to defeat their Rock Valley counterpart Thursday. Five players had at least six points for Clinton in the win. Wagner led all scorers with 20 points.

CLINTON 49, EVANSVILLE 45

Clinton (49)--Liz Kalk 4-1-10; Hannah Welte 2-2-6; Jessica Jacobson 1-0-2; Addy Ciochon 2-6-10; Emma Brewer 3-0-6; Payton Seeverson 3-2-10; Molly Kemp 1-3-5.

Evansville (45)--Alexis Hinkle 0-2-2; Josey Rinehart 1-0-2; Irelyn Baumberger 1-0-2; Abby Eftemoff 3-0-6; Leah Wagner 7-5-20; Taylor Acker 1-0-2; Meaghan Tiedt 0-1-1; Paige Banks 4-2-10.

Clinton 21 28--49

Evansville 18 27--45

Three-point goals—Clinton 3, Evansville 1. Free throws missed—Clinton 14, Evansville 7. Total fouls--Clinton 16, Evansville 23.

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McFarland 58, East Troy 47--Katie Rounds found the basket often, registering 22 points to help the Spartans improve to 2-0. Erin Rice led East Troy with 12 points before fouling out of the game.

MCFARLAND 58, EAST TROY 47

McFarland (58)--East 1-0-2; Zahn 1-2-5; Runde 4-3-11; Rounds 6-7-22; Gilbertson 1-2-4; Feldner 1-0-3; Hildbrandt 2-5-11. Totals: 16-19-58.

East Troy (47)--Rice 3-4-12; Verbeten 0-2-2; Linden 3-1-10; Lomen 2-2-6; Moker 1-0-3; Leising 1-0-2; Winkler 4-2-10; Betley 1-0-2. Totals: 15-11-47.

McFarland 20 38--58

East Troy 24 23--47

Three-point goals—Mount Horeb 6, McFarland 5. Free throws missed—McFarland 16, Mount Horeb 11. Total fouls--Mount Horeb 25, McFarland 21. Fouled out--Rice, Verbeten.



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