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Monroe girls take it to Milton

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Gazette staff
November 28, 2007

Monroe High School’s girls basketball team got tough when it mattered most Tuesday night in a nonconference game against Milton.


The Cheesemakers got 16 points from Jamie Armstrong and 13 from Emily Rufenacht to down the visiting Milton Red Hawks, 50-45.


Monroe (1-1) led 23-13 at halftime, but April Mielke’s three-point goal with just less than two minutes remaining pulled Milton within 44-43. Rufenacht’s three-point play put Monroe back up by four, and she added two free throws to complete the scoring.


Tasha Randall scored 16 points, and Mielke finished with 15 for the Red Hawks, who were making their season debut after reaching the WIAA Division 1 state tournament last March.


MONROE 50, MILTON 45


Milton (45)—Mielke, 5-2-15; Roach, 0-2-2; Groeschl, 2-0-4; Eide, 4-0-8; Randall, 6-4-16. Totals: 17-8-45.


Monroe (50)—Sutter, 2-1-5; Rackow, 2-0-4; Rufenacht, 4-3-13; Kennison, 1-0-2; Bidlingmaier, 0-1-1; Hermanson, 4-1-9; Armstrong, 4-8-16. Totals: 17-14-50.


Milton 7 6 15 15—45


Monroe 16 7 12 15—50


Three-point goals—Milton 3 (Mielke 3), Monroe 2 (Rufenacht 2). Free throw missed—Milton 3, Monroe 4. total fouls—Milton 19, Monroe 12.


Junior varsity—Milton 43, Monroe 37.


n Lake Mills 63, Edgerton 33—Edgerton’s Maggie Schmidt scored 13 points, but the Crimson Tide (0-2) fell in a nonconference girls game at Lake Mills.


LAKE MILLS 64, EDGERTON 33


Edgerton (33)—M. McCall, 1-2-4; Lippert, 0-1-1; Schmidt, 4-4-13; Bingham, 0-2-2; Fritz, 1-0-2; Gimmer, 0-2-2; Stetler, 0-2-2; E. McCall, 2-1-5; Donnelly, 0-2-2. Totals: 8-16-33.


Lake Mills (64)—Hering, 5-0-15; Scholten, 2-0-4; Austin, 1-4-6; Cayl, 4-1-9; Shipley, 0-2-2; dunkelberger, 4-0-8; Zupet, 3-0-6; Trieloff, 6-2-14. Totals: 25-9-64.


Edgerton 9 6 9 9—33


Lake Mills 18 21 13 12—64


Three-point goals—Edgerton 1 (Schmidt), Lake Mills 5 (Hering 5). Free throws missed—Edgerton 11, Lake Mills 7. Total fouls—Edgerton 14, Lake Mills 20.


Junior varsity—Edgerton 48, Lakes Mills 25.


n Fort Atkinson 55, Stoughton 40—Fort Atkinson won its opener under first-year coach Jim Nyman, giving the Blackhawks one more win than they had in going 0-21 last season.


Morgan Wendlandt scored 23 points, including three three-pointers, to lead the Blackhawks. Ralissa Nelson, a transfer from Orfordville Parkview, added 10 for Fort.


Christine Oldenkamp had 13 points for Stoughton (0-2).


FORT ATKINSON 55, STOUGHTON 40


Stoughton (40)—Daellenbach, 0-4-4; Bower, 0-4-4; Rowley, 1-2-4; Dyreson, 2-1-5; Kerns, 0-6-6; Oldenkamp, 4-5-13; Theys, 2-0-4. Totals: 9-22-40.


Fort Atkinson (55)—Meyerhofer, 1-0-2; Kelleher, 2-0-5; Wendlandt, 9-2-23; Bare, 2-2-7; Truman, 1-0-2; Lentz, 2-2-6; Nelson, 3-3-10. totals: 20-9-55.


Stoughton 6 9 11 14—40


Fort Atkinson 15 15 13 12—55


Three-point goals—Fort Atkinson 6 (Kelleher, Wendtland 3, Bare, Nelson). Free throws missed—Stoughton 10, Fort Atkinson 12. Total fouls—Stoughton 18, Fort Atkinson 20. Fouled out—Bower.


n Delavan-Darien 55, Badger 41—The visiting Comets (2-0) bombed the Badgers 20-2 in the first quarter en route to a nonconference victory.


Delavan-Darien’s Kelly Supernaw and Karli Collins scored six points each in the first quarter. Supernaw also got 10 of her game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter.


The Comets made 15 of 20 free throws, while Badger made two of five.


DELAVAN-DARIEN 55, BADGER 41


Delavan-Darien (55)—Supernaw, 8-4-20; Zugay, 1-3-5; Nieuwenhuis, 2-0-4; Collins, 4-0-8; Flood, 1-2-4; Cesarz, 3-2-8; Epping, 0-4-4; Dahl, 1-0-2. Totals: 20-15-55.


Badger (41)—Rewpert, 6-2-15; Stewart, 1-0-2; Reuss, 3-0-8; Ambrose, 1-0-2; Gremo, 2-0-4; Hutkowski, 1-0-2; Toledo, 3-0-6; Ketchpaw, 1-0-2. Totals: 18-2-41.


Delavan-Darien 20 7 12 16—55


Lake Geneva Badger 2 13 11 15—41


Three-point goals—Badger 3 (Reuss 2, Rewpert). Free throws missed—Delavan-Darien 5, Badger 3. Total fouls—Delavan-Darien 9, Badger 16. Fouled out—Toledo.


n Whitewater 63, Turner 19—Chelsea Heil scored 12 of her 19 points in the first quarter to lead Whitewater past host Beloit Turner (0-1) in a nonconference game.


Leah Harms added 13 points for the Whippets (2-0), who led 21-0 after the first quarter.


WHITEWATER 63, TURNER 19


Whitewater (63)—K. Harms, 3-0-6; Levine, 2-0-4; Peterson, 2-0-4; Theune, 3-2-8; Heil, 7-2-19; Babcock, 2-1-5; L. Harms, 6-1-13; Tisdale, 1-2-4; Trewyn, 0-0-0. Totals: 26-8-63.


Turner (19)—Crouse, 5-0-10; Linan, 1-1-3; Conway, 0-1-1; Purdy, 1-1-3; Pach, 1-0-2; Totals: 8-3-19.


Whitewater 21 12 17 13—63


Beloit Turner 0 9 2 8—19


Three-point goals—Whitewater 3 (Heil 3). Free throws missed—Whitewater 8, Turner 3. Total fouls—Whitewater 18, Turner 20. Fouled out—Trewyn.


n Cambridge 51, Jefferson 46—Senior guard Marta Kinsman scored 34 points for Jefferson, but the defending Southern Lakes champions (1-1) couldn’t keep up with Cambridge in a nonconference game.


Katie Ehlen set the pace with 13 points as the visiting Bluejays led 7-4 after the first quarter and turned back every Jefferson challenge.


Only three players scored for the Eagles.


CAMBRIDGE 51, JEFFERSON 46


Cambridge (51)—Ehlen, 13; Frey, 3; Jeffery, 6; Carpenter, 2; Ky. Smithback, 6; Kay. Smithback, 8; Mickelson, 2; Eikland, 5; Jaeckel, 6. Totals: 21-8-51.


Jefferson (46)—Kinsman, 34; Splittgerber, 6; Ganser, 6. Totals: 16-11-46.


Cambridge 7 14 8 22—51


Jefferson 4 14 7 21—46


Three-point goals—Cambridge 1 (Jeffery), Jefferson 3 (Ganser 2, Kinsman). Free throws missed—Cambridge 10, Jefferson 3. Total fouls—Cambridge 14, Jefferson 18. Fouled out—Hutchison,.


n Sauk Prairie 50, Beloit 31—Sauk Prairie held visiting Beloit Memorial (1-1) to single digits in each of the first three quarters en route to a nonconference win.


Amber Fiene of the Eagles scored nine of her 16 points in the first half. Ashley Whipperfurth scored 12 points.


Beloit’s Brianne Monahan scored 13 points.


SAUK PRAIRIE 50, BELOIT 31


Beloit (31)—Truttman, 1-0-2; Monahan, 4-4-13; Bolton, 1-0-3; Tann, 3-3-9; Slavish, 1-0-2; Bridges, 1-0-2. Totals: 7-7-13-31.


Sauk Prairie (50)—Fiene, 3-10-16; Nelson, 1-0-3; Whipperfurth, 6-0-12; Osgood, 1-0-2; Thrune, 1-0-2; Muchow, 1-0-2; Bauer, 5-3-13. Totals: 18-13-17-50.


Beloit Memorial 9 5 6 11—31


Sauk Prairie 12 14 10 14—50


Three-point goals—2 (Monahan, Bolton), Sauk Prairie 1 (Nelson). Free throws missed—Beloit 6, Sauk Oprairie 4. Totals fouls—Beloit 15, Sauk Prairie 13.


n East Troy 36, Williams Bay 29—East Troy (1-1) overcame a 15-13 halftime deficit for a nonconference win at Williams Bay.


Becca Hobbs took game honors with 13 points for the Bulldogs (0-1). Alyssa Duncan and Kara Hines paced East Troy with 10 apiece.


EAST TROY 36, WILLIAMS BAY 29


East Troy (36)—Fluery, 1-0-3; O’Connell, 2-1-5; Duncan, 5-0-10; Peters, 4-0-8; Haines, 4-2-10. Totals: 16-3-36.


Williams Bay (29)—M. Hovestol, 4-0-9; C. Hovestol, 3-0-7; B. Hobbs, 4-5-13; L. Hobbs, 0-0-0; Austin, 0-0-0. Totals: 11-5-29.


East Troy 7 6 14 9—36


Williams Bay 5 10 7 7—29


Three-point goals—East Troy 1 (Fluery), Williams Bay 2 (M. Hovestol, C. Hovestol). Free throws missed—East Troy 3, Williams Bay 0. Total fouls—East Troy 13, Williams Bay 14.


? n Lake Country Lutheran 42, Palmyra-Eagle 27—The Panthers made only one of 14 free throws in dropping a nonconference opener.


Lake Country Lutheran’s Emil Dusek scored 12 of her 22 points in the first half. Kelly Bolli scored seven points to lead Palmyra-Eagle.


LAKE COUNTRY 42, PALMYRA-EAGLE 27


Palmyra-Eagle (27)—Bolli, 3-1-7; McGivern, 3-0-6; Madecky, 1-0-2; Starr, 1-0-2; Wisneski, 1-0-2; Hack, 1-0-2. Totals: 13-1-27.


Lake Country (42)—Mortensen, 1-0-2; Luko, 1-0-2; Cross, 4-2-10; Dusek, 11-0-22; Warmke, 3-0-6. Totals: 22-2-42.


Palmyra-Eagle 6 4 6 9—27


Lake Country Lutheran 14 8 8 12—42


Three-point goals—None. Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 13, Lake County 0. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 5, Lake County Lutheran 11.



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