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Warhawk basketball teams earn titles

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Gazette Staff
November 17, 2007

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team opened up the 2007-08 season by winning the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament title.


After blasting Millikin University in Friday’s season-opener, the Warhawks carried the momentum over into the championship game. Whitewater raced out to a 47-30 halftime lead and never looked back en route to a 93-74 win over Maryville.


Four players were in double-figures for each team. For the Warhawks, Tiffany Morton’s 21 points led the way followed by 15 from Nicole Bundy, 12 from Meghan Schmidt and 11 from Lindsey Buechner. Morton, chosen to the all-tournament team, added 11 rebounds.


Monroe High graduate Kelsey Hendrickson, a sophomore forward, was also named to the all-tournament team for Whitewater.


UW-WHITEWATER 93, MARYVILLE 74


Maryville (74)—Picerno 2-13 4-7 9, Vogel 0-0 0-2 0, Bergheger 5-9 2-3 13, Wemlinger 4-16 5-7 13, Freise 4-9 0-0 9, Douglas 0-1 0-0 0, Brunnert 1-5 2-2 4, Wilhelm 4-5 4-4 12, Maines 5-10 3-4 14. Totals: 25-68 20-29 74.


Whitewater (93)—Mary Donohoo 2-4 0-0 5, Kelsey Hendrickson 2-5 2-2 8, Sarah Moran 0-1 0-0 0, Rachel Woolever 1-5 0-0 1, Trisha Thill 2-5 0-0 6, Lindsey Buechner 5-11 1-1 11, Nicole Bundy 3-6 7-9 15, Kira Flack 0-2 0-0 0, Tiffany Morton 7-12 7-7 21, Dana Thompson 2-2 2-5 6, Heidi Sonntag 3-6 0-0 6, Meghan Schmidt 4-7 4-5 12.Totals: 31-66 23 29 93.


Maryville College 30 44—74


UW-Whitewater 47 46—93


Three-point goals—Maryville 4-17 (Picerno 1-3, Bergheger 1-2, Wemlinger 0-7, Freise 1-2, Douglas 0-1, Maines 1-2), Whitewater 8-20 (Donohoo 1-1, Hendrickson 2-3, Moran 0-1, Woolever 1-4, Thill 2-4, Buechner 0-1, Bundy 2-5, Sonntag 0-1). Fouled out—Bergheger, Buechner. Rebounds—Maryville 32 (Wemlinger 8), Whitewater 55 (Morton 11). Total fouls—Marysville 26, Whitewater 29.


n Whitewater 87, MSOE 56—At Whitewater, the Warhawks won the Tip-Off Tournament title by coasting past Milwaukee School of Engineering in the Kachel Gym of Williams Center in Whitewater, Wisconsin.


Whitewater never trailed in the game, and the score was never tied. With Whitewater ahead 28-20 with 6:01 left in the first half, the Warhawks went on a 16-0 run to build a 44-20 halftime lead. The closest the Engineers came in the second half was 54-31 at 14:56. Whitewater built 38 point leads twice in the second half.


Warhawks head coach Pat Miller went down the length of his bench, inserting seventeen players in to the game, with twelve entering the scoring column.


Junior guard Matt Goodwin had 15 points for the Warhawks, with sophomore guard Kevin Koski and junior Rob Perry adding 11 each


The Warhawks (2-0) will travel to Waukesha to face Carroll College Tuesday.


n Edgewood 72, Beloit 56—At Platteville, Charlie Averkamp scored 20 points to lead three players in double figures as the Eagles pulled away from the Buccaneers in the third-place game of the Platteville Tournament.


Janesville Parker graduate Cody Bysted led the Bucs (0-2) with 19 points, but was the only player in double figures.


EDGEWOOD 72, BELOIT COLLEGE 56


Edgewood (72)—Ritschard 2-9 1-1 5, Fahey 5-8 5-9 15, Averkamp 8-16 2-2 20, Ciche 4-7 4-9 12, Klees 4-4 1-3 9, Tubbs 1-2 1-2 3, Timmerman 0-0 2-3 2, Franklin 0-0 0-0 0, Donais 1-1 0-0 2, Barczak 1-2 0-0 2, Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Espe 1-2 0-0 2. Totals: 27-51 16-30 72.


Beloit (56)—Heer 2-6 0-0 5, Bysted 7-12 3-3 19, Kenny 1-13 1-1 3, Puls 2-8 0-2 6, Wimmer 3-5 2-2 8, Crivello 2-6 0-0 5, Lovgren 2-6 0-0 5, Serwadda 0-0 0-0 0, Morales 0-1 0-0 0, Isham 0-0 2-2 2, Witschen 1-5 1-1 3. Totals: 20-62 9-11 56.


Edgewood College 43 29—72


Beloit College 30 26—56


Three-point goals—Edgewood 2-12 (Ritschard 0-5, Fahey 0-1, Averkamp 2-5, Barczk 0-1), Beloit 7-28 (Heer 1-2, Bysted 2-4, Kenny 0-4, Puls 2-6, Crivello 1-5, Lovgren 1-4, Morales 0-1, Witschen 0-2). Fouled out—Heer. Rebounds—Edgewood 43 (Ciche 11), Beloit 30 (Lovgren 8). Assists—Edgewood 17 (Ciche 6), Beloit 11 (Bysted 4).


n Carthage 84, Beloit 63—The Buccaneers opened up the 2007-08 women’s season with a nonconference loss at Carthage College.


Janesville Parker graduate Angie Meehan led Beloit with 16 points.


CARTHAGE 84, BELOIT COLLEGE 63


Beloit (63)—Erinn Brooks 3-6 3-3 9, Angie Meehan 5-13 3-3 16, Katie McCool 4-8 2-2 10, Christine Brown 1-5 1-2 3, Mary Parker 4-8 2-3 11, Mary Evans 0-0 0-0 0, Amanda Moore 2-6 2-2 8, Diana Sopkowicz 2-6 2-2 9. Totals: 21-52 15-17 63.


Carthage (84)—Janowiak 4-6 0-0 10, Jarger 3-9 0-0 7, Gartelos 6-11 1-1 7, Buchholz 6-8 2-3 17, Lieberman 4-12 0-0 10, Tondelli 0-0 0-0 0, Klemke 1-2 0-0 3, Delaney 1-3 0-0 3, Gilmore 2-4 0-0 5, Barnhart 0-0 1-2 1, Smith 2-2 0-0 4, Dorn 2-4 2-2 6, Burshiem 2-4 1-2 5. Totals: 33-65 7-10 84.


Beloit College 31 32—63


Carthage College 37 47—84


Three-point goals—Beloit 6-12 (Meehan 3-7, Mary Parker 1-1, Moore 2-4), Carthage 11-18 (Janowiak 2-2, Jarger 1-3, Buchholz 3-4, Lieberman 2-4, Klemke 1-1, Delaney 1-3, Gilmore 1-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Beloit 33 (Brown 7, Parker 7), Carthage 34 (Jarger 7). Assists—Beloit 16 (Brown 6), Carthage 23 (Janowiak 9). Total fouls—Beloit 11, Carthage 18.



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