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Delavan-Darien girls reach 12-0

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Gazette Staff
January 15, 2008

SOUTHERN LAKES


GIRLS BASKETBALL



W L


Delavan-Darien 5 0


Whitewater 4 1


Milton 3 2


Jefferson 3 3


Elkhorn 3 3


Fort Atkinson 1 5


East Troy 0 5


RESULTS TUESDAY


Delavan-Darien 57, Jefferson 38


Milton 66, Fort Atkinson 48


GAMES FRIDAY


Elkhorn at Milton


Delavan-Darien at East Troy


Jefferson at Fort Atkinson


Delavan-Darien High School turned up the defensive pressure on defending champion Jefferson and rolled to a 57-38 victory in Southern Lakes Conference girls basketball Tuesday night on the Eagles’ court.


The seventh-ranked Division 2 Comets improved to a league-leading 5-0 in the Lakes and 12-0 overall. Jefferson fell to 2-3 in the Lakes and 7-4 overall.


Jefferson played tough the first two quarters and trailed 26-23 at the half. Delavan-Darien switched defenses to force Jefferson turnovers and gained an 18-7 third-quarter advantage for a 44-31 lead.


Delavan-Darien freshman Alana Cesarz scored eight of her 16 points in the third quarter. Kelly Supernaw scored 11 points, seven under her league scoring average, and Mallory Epping added 10.


Jefferson’s Jessica Splittgerber had game honors with 18 points, but her team was hurt by 18 turnovers.


DELAVAN-DARIEN 57, JEFFERSON 38


Delavan-Darien (57)—Supernaw, 5-0-11; Zugay, 1-0-2; Dahlberg, 2-0-4; Nieuwenhuis, 1-1-3; Collins, 2-1-5; Flood, 2-0-4; Cesarz, 5-6-16; Epping, 5-0-10; Brown, 1-0-2. Toals: 24-8-57.


Jefferson (38)—Kinsman, 2-0-4; Frank, 2-4-8; Splittgerber, 6-2-18; Ganser, 2-0-6; Lukas, 1-0-2. Totals : 13-6-38.


Delavan-Darien 15 11 18 13—57


Jefferson 15 8 7 8—38


Three-point goals—Delavan-Darien 1 (Supernaw). Jefferson 6 (Splittgerber 4, Ganser 2). Free throws missed—Delavan-Darien 3, Jefferson 1. Total fouls—Delavan-Darien 10, Jefferson 13.


Milton 66, Fort Atkinson 48—Liz Eide, a 6-2 freshman, led the way with 24 points as Milton (6-4, 3-2) notched a Southern Lakes victory at Fort Atkinson.


Eide scored six points in the first quarter to help Milton gain a 17-9 advantage. She added 10 in the second period, enabling the Red Hawks to maintain their eight-point spread at 34-26.


Fort Atkinson (4-8, 1-5) rallied to within three points late in the third quarter, but Milton finished the period with a 50-41 lead.


Tasha Randall backed up Eide with 19 points for the Red Hawks, while teammate April Mielke added 10. Ralessa Nelson and Morgan Wendlandt led Fort Atkinson with 16 and 14, respectively.


MILTON 66, FORT ATKINSON 48


Milton (66)—Severson, 0-2-2; Mielke, 4-1-10; Arnold, 1-0-2; Groeschl, 1-0-2; Eide, 10-4-24; Negus, 2-3-7; Randal, 7-5-19. Totals: 25-15-66.


Fort Atkinson (48)—Wendlandt, 7-0-14; Bruns, 2-0-4; Bare, 2-0-5; A. Boos, 1-0-2; N. Boos, 0-1-1; Truman, 0-1-1; Lenz, 2-0-5; Nelson, 4-6-16. Totals: 18-8-44.


Milton 17 17 16 16—66


Fort Atkinson 9 17 15 7—48


4 Three-point goals—Milton 1 (Mielke), Fort Atkinson (Nelson 2, Bare, Lenz). Free throws missed—Milton 6, Fort Atkinson 6. Total fouls—Milton 15, Fort Atkinson 18.



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