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RVC girls hoops: Brodhead tops McFarland in battle of first-place teams

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Gazette staff
February 7, 2014

Brodhead continued its dominance of the Rock Valley Conference on Friday night.

Rachel Heller and Carly Mohns each scored 13 points as the Cardinals girls basketball team went to McFarland to knock off the Spartans 59-41 in a battle of the league's divisional leaders.

Brodhead dominated the first half, leading 31-9 at the break. The Cardinals, ranked No. 2 in the state in Division 3, remained unbeaten and are 11-0 in league play.

Kylie Moe added a dozen points for Brodhead.

McFarland, which opened the league season with nine straight victories, lost for the second time in as many outings, opening the door for Whitewater. Both teams now have two league losses.

BRODHEAD 59, MCFARLAND 41

McFarland (41)—M. Hettinger 4-0-9, Winer 5-2-15, C. Hettinger 2-2-6, Eckel 1-0-2, Kelm 0-4-4, Ewelt 1-0-2, Runde 1-1-3. Totals 14-9-41.

Brodhead (59)—Heller 5-2-13, Kloepping 1-0-3, Duffield 2-2-7, Moe 3-5-12, Mohns 4-5-13, Pickel 2-2-7. Totals 17-14-59.

McFarland          4          5                                14                                     18—41

Brodhead          16        15                                19                                       9—59

Three-point goals McFarland 4 (Winer 3, M. Hettinger), Brodhead 5 (Heller, Kloepping, Duffield, Pickel, Moe). Missed free throws—McFarland 2, Brodhead 8. Total fouls—McFarland 19, Brodhead 10. Fouled out—Ewelt.

 

•  Evansville 59, Palmyra-Eagle 24—Brielle Greenleaf scored 11 points and Evansville had no trouble with visiting Palmyra-Eagle.

The host Blue Devils (5-6 in the Rock, 5-10 overall) built a 22-7 lead by halftime and cruised home.

Jamie Mohr had 13 points for the Panthers (0-11 in the Rock).

EVANSVILLE 59, PALMYRA-EAGLE 24

Palmyra-Eagle (24)—Schneiger, 0-1-1; Seiden, 1-2-4; Cardenas, 1-0-3; Mohr, 5-3-13; A. Sagert, 1-0-3. Totals: 8-6-24.

Evansville (59)—Miller, 3-1-7; Hurtly, 2-0-5; Messling, 1-2-4; Krueger, 2-0-6; Greenleaf, 5-0-11; Gregg, 2-4-8; Sunness, 3-3-9; Anderson, 2-5-9. Totals: 20-15-59.

Palmyra-Eagle              4         3                                   9 8—24

Evansville                     14         8                                 21 16—59

Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 2 (Cardenas, A. Sagert), Evansville 4 (Hurtley, Krueger 2, Greenleaf). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 9, Evansville 14. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 22, Evansville 16.

 

•  Clinton 66, Edgerton 39—Three days after taking a 29-point drubbing from No. 2 Brodhead, the Cougars (12-3, 7-3 RVC), ranked No. 8 in Division 3 to start the week, scored 22 points in the first quarter and pulled away from the Crimson Tide (4-12, 3-9) with a 15-2 run to close the second in a Rock Valley crossover matchup.

Clinton had three players score in double figures—Heather Buckler (12), Mallory Niemann (10) and Megan Lantz (10)—and two more scored eight points apiece (Taryn Ciochon and Katie Popanz).

Edgerton's Kellan Schmidt scored 12 points of her own to share the scoring lead in the game.

CLINTON 66, EDGERTON 39

Clinton (66)—H. Kalk 1-4-6, B. Kalk 2-0-5, Lantz 4-0-10, Ciochon 3-2-8, Popanz 2-4-8, Loudon 3-1-7, Niemann 4-1-10, Buckler 6-0-12. Totals 25-12-66.

Edgerton (39)—Carmen 1-1-3, Long 3-1-7, Schmidt 5-2-12, Snell 2-0-4, Reilley 2-0-5, Johnson 1-0-2, Farrington 2-0-4, Stock 1-0-2. Totals 17-4-39.

Clinton                          22       15                                 11 18—66

Edgerton                      13         5                                 10 11—39

Three point goals—Clinton 4 (Lantz 2, B. Kalk, Niemann). Edgerton 1 (Reilley). Missed free throws—Clinton 7, Edgerton 5. Total fouls—Clinton 10, Edgerton 16.

 

•  East Troy 57, Turner 49—East Troy outscored Beloit Turner 19-12 in the fourth quarter to win an all-Trojans RVC crossover game on the road.

Katrina Santos made 13 baskets for a team-high 26 points for East Troy, while M.E. Dodge added 15.

Ashley Himmelmann led Turner with 20 points.

EAST TROY 57, TURNER 49

East Troy (57)—Leising, 1-2-4; Dodge, 5-5-15; Santos, 13-0-26; B. Casper, 4-0-8;, Kloth, 2-0-4. Totals: 25-7-57.

Turner (49)—Himmelmann, 9-2-20; Wasburn, 4-0-11; Sanwick, 3-0-6; Beyer, 1-0-2; Lauterbach, 2-1-5; Krizmonich, 2-0-4; Burns, 0-1-1. Totals: 21-4-49.

East Troy          14        17                                  9                                     19—57

Turner                15        15                                  7                                     12—49

Three-point goals—Turner 3 (Wasburn 3). Free throws missed—East Troy 6; Turner 10. Total fouls—East Troy 10; Turner 17.

 

•  Whitewater 67, Big Foot 26—The Whippets scored 30 first-quarter points thanks to 20 steals in the first eight minutes on their way to an easy victory at home.

Sarah Schumacher led the way for Whitewater with 22 points.

Morgan Courier had eight for the Chiefs.

WHITEWATER 67, BIG FOOT 26

Big Foot (26)—Briggs, 2-2-6; Stalker, 0-1-1; Escaro, 2-0-4; Courier, 2-4-8; Colby, 2-2-7. Totals: 8-9-26.

Whitewater (67)—Reynolds, 7-2-17; Martinez, 1-0-2; Dolan, 1-0-2; R. Schumacher, 1-1-3; Trewyn, 5-2-12; Markham, 1-1-3; Minton, 1-0-2; S. Schumacher, 11-0-22; Smith-Traore, 2-0-4. Totals 30-6-67.

Big Foot               5          8                                  7                                       6—26

Whitewater      30        13                                14                                     10—67

Three-point goals—BF 1 (Colby), W 1 (Reynolds). Free throws missed—BF 6, W 5. Total fouls—BF 14, W 16.

 

•  Jefferson 57, Parkview 43—The Eagles jumped out to a 35-21 lead by halftime and cruised to the crossover victory.

Callie Linse led Jefferson with 13 points, while Macy Graf and Brianna Nelson each added 11.

Sara Kearns had nine points for the visiting Vikings.

JEFFERSON 57, PARKVIEW 43

Parkview (43)—Binkley 2, Draeving 2, Gestrich 2, Harnack 2, Heldt 8, Hoscheit 3, S. Kearns 9, H. Kearns 6, Thole 3, Warden 6. Totals:18-4-43.

Jefferson (57)—Fritz 6, Graf 11, Heine 8, Linse 13, E. Nelson 2, B. Nelson 11, Rodriguez 6. Totals: 24-7-57.

Parkview           10        11                                  8                                     14—43

Jefferson           17        18                                14                                       8—57

Three-point goals—P 3 (Heldt 2, Thole), J 2 (Linse, Rodriguez). Free throws missed—P 8, J 3.



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