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Co-leaders trimmed to three in Rock girls race

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Gazette Staff
January 16, 2008

ROCK VALLEY


GIRLS BASKETBALL


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Brodhead 5 1


Orfordville Parkview 5 1


Walworth Big Foot 5 1


Clinton 4 2


Evansville 3 3


Edgerton 1 5


Palmyra-Eagle 1 5


Beloit Turner 0 6


RESULTS TUESDAY


Big Foot 53, Clinton 45


Brodhead 53, Edgerton 33


Parkview 72, Palmyra-Eagle 36


Evansville 53, Turner 30


GAMES FRIDAY


Clinton at Parkview


Evansville at Big Foot


Turner at Brodhead


Palmyra-Eagle at Edgerton


The lead is down to three teams in Rock Valley girls basketball.


Walworth Big Foot High School took care of that Tuesday night with a 53-45 victory at Clinton in a matchup of co-leaders.


While the Chiefs kept pace with Brodhead and Orfordville Parkview at 5-1, Clinton fell a game behind the leaders at 4-2.


Big Foot (9-2) jumped to 17-13 advantage over the Cougars and led after every quarter.


Senior guard Kaylee Kolnik led the Chiefs with 16 points, followed by teammates Tara Nagend Haley Schwartz with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Liz Althoff, the conference scoring leader, had 15 points for Clinton (5-4).


BIG FOOT 53, CLINTON 45


Big Foot (53)—Schwartz 3-3-10, Dowden 1-2-4, Pietkauskis 1-1-4, Collins 1-1-3, Courier 2-1-5, Kolnik 7-2-16, Nagel 5-1-11. Totals: 20-11—53.


Clinton (45)—Campbell 1-0-2, Tracy 2-0-4, Althoff 4-7-15, Blue 2-0-6, Schultz 2-1-5, Risseeuw 2-0-5, Buchanan 4-0-8. Totals: 17-8-45.


Walworth Big Foot 17 10 11 15—53


Clinton 13 10 10 12—45


Three-point goals—Big Foot 1 (Pietkauskis), Clinton 3 (Blue 2, Risseeuw 1). Free throws missed—Big Foot 11, Clinton 4. Total fouls—Big Foot 15, Clinton 19. Fouled out—Buchanan.


Junior varsity—Big Foot 43, Clinton 36.


Brodhead 53, Edgerton 33—The visiting Crimson Tide (1-11, 1-5) started as cold as the evening temperature, and Brodhead (5-3, 5-1) had no trouble maintaining its share of the Rock Valley lead.


Edgerton scored two points in the first quarter and ended almost as cold by getting only three in the final period. Meanwhile, Brodhead rolled to a 16-2 lead in the first eight minutes and was up 30-16 at halftime.


Kristen Ruchti led the Cardinals with 19 points, while Page Hoeper scored 10. Fawn Bingham paced Edgerton with 12.


BRODHEAD 53, EDGERTON 33


Edgerton (33)—M. McCall 0-2-2, Olson 1-0-2, Schmidt 2-0-4, Bingham 4-4-12, Fritz 2-0-6, Gimmer 0-1-1, Cox 2-0-4, E. McCall 1-0-2. Totals: 12-7-33.


Brodhead (53)—Wymer 1-1-3, Ruchti 9-1-19, Heller 2-1-5, Mielke 2-1-5, Hardin 1-3-5, Hoeper 4-0-10, Lewis 2-2-6. Totals: 21-9-53.


Edgerton 2 14 14 3—33


Brodhead 16 14 13 10—53


Three-point goals—Edgerton 2 (Fritz 2), Brodhead 2 (Hoeper 2). Free throws missed—Edgerton 7, Brodhead 3. Total fouls—Edgerton 9, Brodhead 13.


Junior varsity—Edgerton 48, Brodhead 33


Parkview 72, Palmyra-Eagle 36—The Vikings outscored Palmyra-Eagle 19-3 in the second quarter on their way to a 5-1 conference record.


Jenna Larsen scored eight of her game-high 14 points in the second quarter to help Parkview (8-3) keep pace with Big Foot and Brodhead at the top of the Rock Valley.


Stephanie Aasen had a 10-point game for the Vikings. Liz Madecky and Stephanie McGivern led Palmyra-Eagle (1-10, 1-5) with 11 and 10, respectively.



PARKVIEW 72, PALMYRA-EAGLE 36


Parkview (72)—M. Danielson 2-1-5, Neal 2-3-7, Drake 1-0-2, Larsen 6-2-14, K. Danielson 4-0-8, Aasen 4-3-12, Druenng 4-1-9, Koch 2-3-7, Wellnitz 4-0-8. Totals: 29-13-72.


Palmyra-Eagle (36)—McGivern 3-3-10, Hawes 1-0-2, Bolli 3-0-6, Madecky 5-1-11, Starr 1-0-2, Steltz 1-0-2, Hack 1-0-2, Mueller 0-1-1. Totals: 15-5-36.


Orfordville Parkview 17 19 18 18—72


Palmyra-Eagle 14 3 9 10—36


Three-point goals—Parkview 1 (Aasen), Palmyra-Eagle 1 (McGivern). Free throws missed—Parkview 9, Palmyra-Eagle 9. Total fouls— Parkview 14, Palmyra-Eagle 16.


Evansville 53, Turner 30—Alica Kopp scored 17 points, including four three-point goals, to pace the Blue Devils to a Rock Valley victory over visiting Beloit Turner.


Evansville (5-6, 3-3) led 25-15 at the half and gained a 17-5 third-quarter advantage for a 42-20 lead. Kopp scored eight points in the third quarter.


The Blue Devils’ Hailey McIntyre scored 11 points, while Courtney Crousehad 10 for Turner (0-11, 0-5).


EVANSVILLE 53, TURNER 30


Turner (30)—Crouse, 4-1-10; Mel. Grover, 1-1-3; Herold, 1-1-3; Conway. 1-3-5; Meg. Grover, 1-2-4; Duray, 1-0-2; Peach, 1-1-3. Totals: 10-9-30.


Evansville (53)—Porter, 1-3-5; Petterson, 2-0-4; McIntyre, 3-5-11; Beck, 1-1-3; Kopp, 6-1-17; Klitzman, 1-0-2; Bisch, 2-1-5; Cothard, 0-1-1; Arnold, 0-2-2; Persike, 1-1-3. Totals: 17-15-53.


Beloit Turner 5 10 5 10—30


Evansville 12 13 17 11—53


Three-point goals—Turner 1 (Crouse), Evansville 4 (Kopp). Free throws missed—Turner 5, Evansville 9. Total fouls—Turner 18, Evansville 14.


Junior varsity—Evansville 44, Turner 31.



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