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Tide boys surge to overtime victory

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Gazette Staff
November 21, 2007

Edgerton High got its boys basketball season off to a thrilling start Tuesday night a 65-53 nonconference overtime triumph over Mount Horeb.


Edgerton scored the first 11 points of the overtime to stagger the Vikings. The Crimson Tide made only nine of 23 free throws in regulation, but connected on 11 of 14 in the extra period to clinch the victory.


Junior standout Bryan Gregory scored seven of his 17 points for Edgerton in overtime, including five of six free throws. Senior teammate Derek Carrier also made five of six free throws en route to his game-high 19 points.


The Tide’s Aaron Laskowski added 16 points for the game.


Edgerton trailed 34-32 after three quarters, but the Tide had a 48-46 lead with 6.5 seconds remaining in regulation. Mount Horeb’s Bryan Trainor then scored to force a 48-48 tie and the overtime.


Mount Horeb’s Brandon Halverson scored 17 points. Trainor added 13 points, and Jamie had 12 for the Vikings.


EDGERTON 65, MOUNT HOREB 53 (OT)


Mount Horeb (53)—Halverson, 5-6-17; Losby, 1-1-3; Koval, 3-2-8; Trainor, 6-0-13; Holum, 5-2-12. Totals: 19-11-18-53.


Edgerton (65)—Mitchell, 3-2-8; Kronfrost, 1-0-3; Laskowski, 5-5-16; Carrier, 4-10-19; Palet, 1-0-2; Gregory, 5-7-17. Totals: 19-20-37-65.


Mount Horeb 5 13 16 14 5—53


Edgerton 11 10 12 15 17—65


Three-point goals—Mount Horeb 4 (Halverson, Trainer, Holum 2), Edgerton 3 (Kronforst 1, Laskowsky 1, Carrier). Free throws missed—Mount Horeb 7, Edgerton 17. Total fouls—Mount Horeb 27, Edgerton 16. fouled out—Krentz, Holum.


n Evansville 65, Waterloo 61—The Blue Devils made 10 of 16 free throws in the fourth quarter to offset the Pirates’ 25-point rally in a nonconference opener at Evansville.


Evansville, the two-time defending Rock Valley champion, led 31-25 at the half and took a 45-36 lead into the fourth quarter.


Matt McElroy scored 13 of his game-high 24 points for Evansville in the first half.


Waterloo’s Brad Stangler scored 15 points. Kory Bauer added 13 for the Pirates, and Eric Toben had 10.


EVANSVILLE 65, WATERLOO 61


Waterloo (61)—Toben, 3-2-10; Hughes, 2-2-6; Gage, 3-2-9; Bibow, 2-2-8; Bauer, 5-1-13; Stangler, 6-3-15. Totals: 21-12-17-61.


Evansville (65)—Deininger, 1-2-5; Amato, 3-0-6; Kremer, 2-5-9; Keister, 3-3-9; Nieman, 3-3-9; McElroy 9-6-24; Deidrich, 1-1-3. Totals: 22-20-33 65


Evansville 15 16 14 20—65


Waterloo 11 14 11 25—61


Three-point goals—Evansville 1 (Deininger), Waterloo 7 (Bauer 2, Bebow 2, Gage, Toben 2). Free throws missed—Waterloo 5, Evansville 3. Total fouls—Water loos 23, Evansivlle 19. Foule dout—Stanton, Stangler, Kremer, Diedrich.


n Parkview 70, Albany 41—Sophomore guard Nick Melton led the way with 22 points as Parkview opened with a nonconference victory over Albany at Orfordville.


Seth Hanson got all five of his points in a 17-10 the second quarter, and Melton added eight, enabling Parkview to pull away from 15-14 edge. The Vikings put the game out of reach in a 38-17 second half.


PARKVIEW 70, ABANY 41


Albany (41)—Blumer, 2-2-6; Zweifel, 0-4-4; Elmer, 3-2-10; Hulbert, 3-1-7; Zurfluh, 3-2-9; Peters, 2-0-5. Totals: 13-11-41.


Parkview (70)—Wellnitz, 3-5-11; Hanson, 2-0-5; Melton, 7-8-22; A. Johnson, 1-0-2; D. Johnson, 1-0-2; Brookens, 3-2-8; Wichser, 2-0-4; Piper, 2-0-4; Woodworth, 2-0-4; Mum, 2-0-4; Zipse, 2-0-4. Totals: 27-15-70.


Albany 14 10 10 7—41


Orfordville Parkview 15 17 18 20—70


Three-point goals—Albany 4 (Elmer 2, Zurfluh, Peters), Parkview 1 (Hanson). Free throws missed—Albany 3, Parkview 5. Total fouls—Albany 18, Parkview 16.


Junior varsity—Parkview 68, Albany 38.


n East Troy 63, Waukesha South 47—Kyle Jones stepped up on offense and defense to lead the defending Southern Lakes champions past Blackshirts in a nonconference opener at Waukesha.


Jones scored 26 points, including 14 in the second half to lift East Troy from a 28-28 halftime tie.


While Jones was scoring, including three three-point goals in the second quarter, he held Winona State recruit Danny Kratz to seven points. Kratz sprained his ankle and left the game briefly.


East Troy’s Tom Manschot added 16 points, and teammate Alex Bondar scored 10. South’s Wade Miller had 15.


Jones had six of the Trojans’ 10 three-point goals.


EAST TROY 63, SOUTH 47


East Troy (63)—Tess, 1-0-2; Jones, 8-4-26; Manschot, 4-5-16; Loth, 3-2-9; Bondar, 4-2-10. Totals: 20-13-63.


Waukesha South (47)—Miller, 6-3-15; Landry, 3-1-7; Boehmke, 2-0-4; Washington, 3-0-6; Kratz, 3-0-7; Kujawa, 1-0-2; Staffeldt, 2-0-6. Totals: 20-4-47.


East Troy 12 16 17 18—63


Waukesha South 10 18 10 9—47


Three-point goals—East Troy 10 (Jones 6, Manschot 3, Loth), Waukesha South 3 (Staffeldt 2 Kratz). Free throws missed—East Troy 6, Waukesha South 5. Total fouls—East Troy 12, Waukesha South 19. Fouled—Bondar.


n Lake Mills 35, Jefferson 33—The L-Cats recovered from a 12-4 first-quarter deficit to slip past the Eagles in a nonconference opener at Jefferson.


Lake Mills had an 11-2 advantage in the second quarter to lead 15-14 at halftime. Jefferson missed 10 shots in the lane, while making two of five free throws in the quarter.


The game see-sawed until Lake Mills’ Jake Heinz sank the back end of a double-bonus free throw situation with 12 seconds remaining for the winning margin. Jefferson’s last-ditch three-point attempt rimmed out at the buzzer.


Lake Mills’ Travis Meyers and Joseph Klocek scored nine points apiece, while Dante Vogel scored nine points for Jefferson.


LAKE MILLS 35, JEFFERSON 33


Lake Mills (35)—Dunkleberger, 1-0-2; Meyers, 4-0-9; Hering, 2-0-4; Arnold, 1-2-4; Klocek, 3-3-9; Hastings, 1-0-2; Heinz, 0-5-5. Totals 12-10-19-35.


Jefferson (33)—McDermott, 1-1-3; Probst, 3-1-7; Baumgard, 1-1-3; Vogel, 4-0-9; Haberman, 1-0-3; Fosberg, 3-0-6; Tabor, 1-0-2. Totals: 14-3-11-33.


Lake Mills 4 11 9 11—35


Jefferson 12 2 11 8—33


Three-point goals—Lake Mills 1 (Meyers), Jefferson 2 (vogel, Haberman). Free throws missed—Lake Mills 9, Jefferson 8. Total fouls—Lake Mills 16, Jefferson 22. Fouled out—Meyers.



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