SOUTHERN LAKES

BOYS BASKETBALL

W L

Delavan-Darien 2 0

East Troy 1 0

Elkhorn 1 1

Fort Atkinson 1 1

Milton 1 1

Jefferson 0 1

Whitewater 0 2

RESULTS THURSDAY

East Troy 70, Milton 44

Delavan-Darien 42, Whiewater 40 (OT)

Fort Atkinson 49, Elkhorn 47

Jefferson 51.Delafield St. John’s Northwestern 46

GAMES SATURDAY

Milton at Westosha Central (NC)

Cambridge at Whitewater (NC)

GAMES TUESDAY

Milton at Delavan-Darien

Fort Atkiinson at Whitewater

East Troy at Jefferson

Oregon at Elkhorn (NC)

Milton High’s boys basketball team got a demonstration of Trojan power Thursday night.

East Troy, an overwhelming favorite to repeat as Southern Lakes champion, began its title defense with a 70-44 victory over the previously unbeaten Red Hawks (2-1, 1-1).

Five players got into the scoring act for East Troy (4-1, 1-0) in a 21-8 first quarter that set the tone. The host Trojans went on to a 31-19 halftime lead, then turned it into a rout with a 39-25 advantage in the second half.

Alex Bondar, East Troy’s 6-8 senior center, set the pace with 17 points. Kyle Jones added 16 for the Trojans, while teammates Allan Loth and Cody Condon scored 11 and 10, respectively.

Brandon Knutson topped Milton’s 10 scorers with eight points.

EAST TROY 70, MILTON 44

Milton (44)—Knudtson, 1-5-8; Ledger, 2-2-7; Drew, 1-0-2; Nelson, 3-1-7; Pollard, 2-2-5; Walters, 1-0-2; Ziegler, 2-3-7; Hammon, 0-1-1; Jansen, 2-0-4; Trewyn, 0-1-1. Totals: 14-15-44.

East Troy (70)—Douglas, 2-0-5; Tess, 0-2-2; Jones, 6-2-16; Condon, 3-3-10; Windle, 1-1-3; Loth, 5-0-11; Rodefre, 0-2-2; Kiesow, 2-0-4; Bondar, 6-5-17. Totals: 25-15-70.

Milton 8 11 11 14—44

East Troy 21 10 18 21—70

Three-point goals—Milton 2 (Knudtson, Ledger), East Troy 5 (Douglas, Jones 2, Condon, Loth) Free throws missed—Milton 13, East Troy 7. Total fouls—Milton 19, East Troy 24. Fouled out—Knudtson, Douglas.

Fort Atkinson 49, Elkhorn 47—Reid Hitt’s two free throws with 47 seconds to go broke a 43-43 tie as Fort Atkinson (1-2) held on to upset the visiting Elks (2-2) and leave both teams at 1-1 in the Southern Lakes.

The Blackhawks raced to a 17-6 lead 10 minutes into the game, then went scoreless for the final six minutes of the first half as the Elks crept within 17-16.

Hitt scored a game-high 19 points to lead Fort Atkinson. Jake Burow backed up Hitt with 12 points.

Eric Bryson led Elkhorn with 18 points, including a basket at the final buzzer for the final two-point margin.

FORT ATKINSON 49, ELKHORN 47

Elkhorn (47)—Gahart, 1-2-4; Olson, 3-0-6; Lockwood, 0-2-2; Findreng, 2-1-5; Bryson, 8-2-18; Schmidt, 2-0-4; O’Laughlin, 4-0-8. Totals: 20-7-47.

Fort Atkinson (49)—Hitt, 6-7-19; Belz, 1-0-2; Enslin, 2-1-6; Malison, 3-0-6; Burow, 3-4-12; Kotz, 0-4-4. Totals: 15-16-49.

Elkhorn 4 12 9 22—47

Fort Atkinson 11 6 15 17—49

Three-point goals—Fort Atkinson 3 (Burow 2, Enslin). Free throws missed—Elkhorn 8, Fort Atkinson 9. Total fouls—Elkhorn 16, Fort Atkinson 20. Fouled out—O’Laughlin, Malison.

Junior varisty—Elkhorn 52, Fort Atkinson 45.

Delavan-Darien 42, Whitewater 40—Senior guard Kevin Nieuwenhuis hit a three-point shot in overtime to give Delavan-Darien (4-2, 2-0) a Southern Lakes victory at Whitewater.

Whitewater (1-2, 0-2), which won an overtime game against Williams Bay on Tuesday, forced a 38-38 tie and the extra period against Delavan-Darien when Mark Zweifel hit a two-point shot with nine seconds left.

The Whippets, who went 0-for-4 on free throws in the overtime, grabbed a 40-39 lead before Nieuwenhuis hit the decisive three-pointer.

Aaron Logterman, a 6-7 junior center, led Delavan-Darien with 14 points. Miles Hookstead, Whitewater’s junior center, had a game-high 15.

DELAVAN-DARIEN 42, WHITEWATER 40 (ot)

Delavan-Darien (42)—Kieman, 3-0-7; Neuwenhuis, 3-0-9; Brickner, 1-0-2; Lee, 1-0-2; Butke, 2-4-8; Logterman, 6-2-14. Totals: 16-6-42.

Whitewater (40)—Shears, 0-2-2; Zweifel, 2-2-6; Lencho, 3-0-6; Taylor, 1-0-2; Hookstead, 6-3-15; Bilderbeck, 4-0-9. Totals: 16-7-40.

Delavan-Darien 9 9 11 9 4—42

Whitewater 4 10 11 13 2—40

Three-point goals—Delavan-Darien 4 (Kieman, Neuwenhuis 2), Whitewater 1 (Bilberbeck). Free throws missed—Delavan-Darien 5, Whitewater 5. Total fouls—Delavan-Darien 12, Whitewater 11.

Junior varsity—Whitewater 59, Delavan-Darien 35.

Jefferson 51, St. John’s Northwestern 46—After losing 41 out of 42 games the previous two seasons, Jefferson rallied from 12 points down in the third quarter to knock off Delafield St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy for its second straight victory.

Trevor Probst led Jefferson (2-3) with 20 points, including nine in the fourth quarter. The Eagles took the lead for good late in the game on a three-pointer by Bryan Poredos.

Jefferson made all nine of its fourth-quarter free throws, including seven by Probst, to secure the nonconference win.

Matt Bergstad led St. John’s (1-3) with 18 points. Carlos Toussaint added 16.

JEFFERSON 51, ST. JOHN’S 46

St. John’s Northwestern (46)—Ayukesong, 1-0-2; Toussaint, 6-0-16; Johnson, 1-0-2; Bergstad, 8-1-18; Gaedtke, 4-0-8. Totals: 20-1-46.

Jefferson (51)—Probst, 5-10-20; Alvarado, 1-0-3; Splittgerber, 2-0-5; Vogel, 2-0-4; Haberman, 2-2-6; Fosberg, 3-0-7; Poredos, 2-1-6. Totals: 17-13-51.

St. John’s Northwestern 8 13 13 12—46

Jefferson 5 10 13 23—51

Three-point goals—St. John’s 5 (Toussaint 4, Bergstad), Jefferson 4 (Alvarado, Splittgerber, Fosberg, Poredos). Free throws missed—St. John’s 1, Jefferson 4. Total fouls—St. John’s 18, Jefferson 13. Fouled out—Bergstad.

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