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Brodhead girls create Rock Valley logjam

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Gazette Staff
December 19, 2007

ROCK VALLEY


GIRLS BASKETBALL



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Brodhead 3 1


Clinton 3 1


Orfordville Parkview 3 1


Walworth Big Foot 3 1


Evansville 2 2


Edgerton 1 3


Palmyra-Eagle 1 3


Beloit Turner 0 4


RESULTS TUESDAY


Brodhead 56, Parkview 45


Clinton 48, Edgerton 30


Big Foot 67, Turner 27


Evansville 59, Palmyra-Eagle 31


GAMES THURSDAY, JAN. 10


Evansville at Clinton


Edgerton at Big Foot


Brodhead at Palmyra-Eagle


Parkview at Turner


Rock Valley girls basketball got a logjam for Christmas.


Brodhead High took care of that Tuesday night by knocking Orfordville Parkview from the unbeaten ranks in conference play, 56-45, and leaving four teams tied for first place.


Clinton and Walworth Big Foot took advantage of the Cardinals’ victory to join Brodhead and Parkview in a 3-1 tie for the top spot as the conference race heads into the holiday break.


Brodhead pulled away from a 14-14 tie after the first quarter at Orfordville to lead 29-22 at halftime.


The Cardinals continued to control Parkview in the third quarter, rolling to a 14-6 advantage that included a 10-0 run. That extended the lead to 43-28 at the start of the final period.


Brodhead’s Kristin Ruchti scored 16 points, while teammate Dana Lewis added 12. Parkview’s Jenna Larsen had 19, and teammate Maggie Danielson had 12.


BRODHEAD 56, PARKVIEW 45


Brodhead (56)—Ruchti 7-2-16; Heller, 3-0-7; Mielke, 1-3-5; Harding, 4-1-10; Hoeper, 2-0-4; Hegi, 0-2-2; Lewis, 5-2-12. Totals: 22-10-56.


Parkview (45)—M. Danielson, 4-1-12; Neal, 0-1-1; Larsen, 7-3-19; K. Danielson, 1-0-2; Aasen, 2-2-6; Koch, 1-0-2; Oldenburg, 1-0-2; Wellnitz, 0-1-1. Totals: 16-9-45.


Brodhead 14 15 14 13—56


Orfordville Parkview 14 8 6 17—45


Three-point goals—Brodhead 2 (Heller, Harding), Parkview 4 (M. Danielsen 2, Larsen 2), Free throws missed—Brodhead 4, Parkview 6. Total fouls—Brodhead 12, Parkview 15.


Junior varsity—Parkview 47, Brodhead 33


n Clinton 48, Edgerton 30—Liz Althoff withstood early foul problems to lead Clinton past the host Crimson Tide and into a tie for the Rock Valley lead.


The Cougars (5-2) took advantage of Brodhead’s victory over Orfordville Parkview to share the lead with those two teams and Walworth Big Foot.


Althoff scored seven of her 15 points in the first quarter to help Clinton grab an 11-7 lead. She sat out most of the second period with three fouls, then scored eight in the third as the Cougars extended a 27-18 lead to 39-27.


Edgerton (2-6, 1-3) overcame a 10-0 deficit to pull within 13-12 in the second quarter. Jaimie Tracy’s turn-around three-point goal at the buzzer boosted Clinton to its nine-point halftime lead.


Althoff was the only double-figure scorer. Bri Cox led Edgerton with seven points.


CLINTON 48, EDGERTON 30


Clinton (48)—Tracy, 2-0-5; Althoff, 3-5-15; Blue, 1-2-5; Jeffers, 1-0-2; Schultz, 4-1-9; Risseeuw, 2-0-4; Buchanan, 1-0-2; Dautermann, 1-4-6. Totals: 15-16-48.


Edgerton (30)—M. McCall, 1-4-6; Lippert, 2-0-4; Schmidt, 2-0-4; Fritz, 1-3-5; Cox, 3-0-7; Stettler, 0-1-1; E. McCall, 0-3-3. Totals: 9-11-30.


Clinton 11 16 12 9—48


Edgerton 7 11 9 3—30


Three-point goals—Clinton 2 (Tracy, Blue), Edgerton 1 (Cox). Free throws missed—Clinton 4, Edgerton 11. Total fouls—Clinton 18, Edgerton 18. Fouled out—Schmidt.


Junior varsity—Edgerton 44, Clinton 23.


n Big Foot 69, Turner 27—Big Foot (7-1, 3-1) finished off winless Beloit Turner in a 38-13 first half at Walworth to grab a share of the Rock Valley lead.


Haley Schwartz led the Chiefs’ four double-figure scorers with 15 points. Kristin Collins followed with 13, while Jordyn Courier and Tara Nagel added 10 apiece. Courier also had 16 rebounds.


BIG FOOT 69, TURNER 27


Turner (27)—Crouse, 5-0-10; Mel. Grover, 2-0-4; Herold, 1-0-2; Conway, 1-0-2; Meg. Grover, 1-2-4; Peach, 2-0-5. Totals 12-2-8-27.


Big Foot (69)—Schwartz, 6-2-15; Dowden, 1-0-2; Pietkauskis, 2-4-8; Collins, 6-1-13; Courier, 5-0-10; Keeler, 3-0-6; Kolnik, 2-0-5; Nagel, 4-2-10. Totasl: 29-9-18-69.


Beloit Turner 7 6 6 8—27


Walworth Big Foot 20 18 17 14—69


Three-point goals—Turner 1 (Peach), Big Foot 2 (Schwartz, Kolnik), Free throws missed—Turner 6, Big Foot 9. total fuls—Turner 12, Foot 15.


Junior varsity—Big Foot 62, Turner 12.


n Evansville 59, Palmyra-Eagle 31—Three double-figure scorers carried Evansville’s defending champions (3-3, 2-2) to a decisive Rock Valley victory over the visiting Panthers.


Alice Kopp to set the pace with 18 points as the Blue Devils outscored Palmyra-Eagle in every quarter. Hailey McIntyre added 13 points for Evansville, and teammate Callie Reese had 12.


Kelly Bolli scored 10 for the Panthers, who fell to 1-3 in the conference.


EVANSVILLE 59, PALMYRA-EAGLE 31


Palmyra-Eagle (31)—McGivern, 1-0-2; Bolli, 4-2-10; Madecky, 1-0-3; Starr, 4-0-8; Steltz, 1-0-2; Hack, 2-0-4; Martin, 1-0-2. Totals: 14-2-31.


Evansville (59)—Porter, 1-0-2; Petterson, 1-2-4; Berman, 1-0-2; McIntyre, 4-5-13; Reese, 5-1-12; Kopp, 5-7-18; Klitzman, 1-0-2; Disch, 1-1-3; Arnold, 1-1-3. Totals: 20-17-59.


Palmyra-Eagle 4 4 12 11—31


Evansville 10 12 18 19—59


Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 1 (Madecky), Evansville 2 (Reese, Kopp). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 4, Evansville 7. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 18, Evansville 11.


Junior varsity—Evansville 40, Palmyra-Eagle 28.



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