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RVC boys basketball: Dillard, Turner down Whitewater

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Gazette staff
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Steve Dillard and Beloit Turner bounced back in a big way Tuesday.

After opening the Rock Valley Conference boys basketball season with a home loss to Edgerton, the Trojans went on the road and beat Whitewater 63-55 to get back to .500.

Dillard scored 29 points, including making six 3-pointers, to lead the Trojans to a 63-55 victory.

Both teams are now 1-1 in league play.

The Trojans shut down multiple comeback attempts by the Whippets.

“Every time we made a run at them they got ahead again,” Whippets head coach Dan Gnatzig said. “We just couldn’t get the lead from them. Dillard was pretty consistent. He was kind of the difference.”

Juan Reyes added nine points for Turner.

Bryce Parrish led the Whippets with 18.

TURNER 63, WHITEWATER 55

Turner (63)—Reyes 3-2-9; Majeed 2-0-4; Walsh 1-0-2; Strong 3-1-7; Ferone 2-0-4; Dillard 9-5-29; Malkow 4-0-8. Totals: 24-8-63.

Whitewater (55)—Parrish 8-1-18; Kloskey 3-4-10; Navejas 7-1-17; Fuller 2-2-7; Stoll 1-1-3. Totals: 21-9-55.

Turner 29 34—63

Whitewater 24 31—55

Three pointers—Turner 7 (Dillard 6, Reyes 1), Whitewater 4 (Navejas 2, Parrish 1, Fuller 1). Fouls—Turner 13, Whitewater 17. Free throws missed—Turner 7, Whitewater 2.

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Brodhead 62, Clinton 51—Brekan Day scored 21 points and the host Cardinals held off the Cougars to improve to 2-0 in league play.

Justice Tway had 15 points for Brodhead, while Parker Johnson added 14.

Eric Paschke led three Clinton players in double figures with 16 points.

BRODHEAD 62, CLINTON 51

Clinton (51)—Anastasi 2-0-6; Halsted 2-1-5; Gracyalny 3-2-10; Krause 5-2-12; Yurs 1-0-2; Paschke 7-1-16. Totals: 20-6-51.

Brodhead (62)—Tway 4-6-15; Johnson 4-3-14; Van Wyhe 1-1-3; McGinty 3-3-9; Day 6-9-21. Totals: 18-22-62.

Clinton 24 27—51

Brodhead 27 35—62

Three point goals—Clinton 5 (Anastasi 2, Gracyalny 2, Paschke 1), Brodhead 4 (Johnson 3, Tway 1). Free throws missed—Clinton 3, Brodhead 6. Fouls—Clinton 22, Brodhead 11.

Evansville 60, Jefferson 47—Zach Mielke scored 25 points, and the host Blue Devils pulled away from the Eagles in the second half.

Seth Maag added 15 points for Evansville, which was up just 26-22 at the break.

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EVANSVILLE 60, JEFFERSON 47

Jefferson (47)—Sukow 4-0-10; McGowan 5-0-13; Anfang 2-0-6; Kaiser 1-0-2; Peterson 0-2-2; Stelse 2-5-9; Monogue 2-0-5. Totals: 16-7-47.

Evansville (60)—Maag 6-3-15; Updike 2-0-4; Townsend 3-2-8; S. Geske 2-0-4; Mielke 9-7-25; Wardwell 1-0-2; Bergum 1-0-2. Totals: 24-12-60.

Jefferson 22 25—47

Evansville 26 34—60

Three point goals—Jefferson 8 (McGowan 3, Anfang 2, Sukow 2, Monogue 1), Evansville 0. Free throws missed—Jefferson 4, Evansville 14. Fouls—Jefferson 20, Evansville 16.

East Troy 86, Big Foot 49—Michael Polakoski led all scorers with 27 points, and the Trojans blitzed the host Chiefs.

EAST TROY 86, BIG FOOT 49

East Troy (86)—Nixon 2-0-4; Brehm 1-2-4; Rosin 1-1-4; Polakoski 12-1-27; Baldwin 0-2-2; Lotig 2-4-9; Vukovich 4-4-12; Mitchell 4-4-12; Bourdo 4-3-12. Totals: 30-21-86.

Big Foot (49)—Hildebrandt 1-0-2; Karabas 1-0-3; A. Greco 1-0-2; Eischeid 4-1-11; Martin 3-0-8; Dillenbeck 1-4-6; Courier 6-2-14; Gillingham 1-1-3. Totals: 18-8-49.

East Troy 44 42—86

Big Foot 25 24—49

Three point goals—East Troy 5 (Polakoski 2, Bourdo, Rosin, Lotig), Big Foot 5 (Greco 2, Eischeid 2, Karabas 1). Free throws missed—East Troy 12, Big Foot 5. Fouls—East Troy 14, Big Foot 20.

Nonconference

Woodstock 65, Badger 63—The Badgers suffered their fourth loss of the season at the hands of Woodstock (Illinois) and Evan Bridges, who scored a game-high 26 points.

Kale Rodgers scored 23 to pace Badger.

WOODSTOCK 65, BADGER 63

Woodstock (65)—Peake 1-1-3; Bridges 9-0-26; Anderson 2-1-6; Shinlerr 1-0-2; Gardner 3-5-13; Adams 4-4-13; Gippert 1-0-2. Totals: 21-11-65.

Badger (63)—Flower 1-0-2; Rodgers 9-0-23; Vinson 5-4-14; Dumez 3-2-10; McGreevy 3-2-8; Johnson 1-0-2; Popenhagen 1-2-4. Totals: 23-10-63.

Woodstock 30 35—65

Badger 32 31—63

Three point goals—Woodstock 12 (Bridges 8, Gardner 2, Adams 1, Anderson 1), Badger 7 (Rodgers 5, Dumez 2). Free throws missed—Woodstock 6, Badger 9. Fouls—Woodstock 18, Badger 17.

Trailways South

Parkview 84, Abundant Life 19—Eli Hoscheit led five Vikings players in double figures with 16 points, and they cruised past host Abundant Life.

PARKVIEW 84, ABUNDANT LIFE 19

Parkview (84)—Meza 6-0-14, Brown 3-1-8, Campbell 5-1-12, Carroll 6-2-14, Hoscheit 7-0-16, Balch 7-0-15, Burns 0-3-3, Nelson 1-0-2. Totals: 35-7-84.

Parkview 47 34—81

Abundant Life 9 10—19

Three-point goals—P 7 (Meza 2, Hoscheit 2, Brown, Campbell, Balch), AL 1. Free throws missed—P 11, AL 2.


Last updated: 11:49 pm Tuesday, December 5, 2017


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