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Boos leads Sun Prairie past Craig

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Gazette Staff
December 6, 2009

Missed free throws and the hot shooting of Michael Boos spelled trouble for Janesville Craig’s boys basketball team Saturday night.


Boos scored 10 of his game-high 16 points in the first quarter as Sun Prairie cruised to a 65-49 victory in a Big Eight Conference opener.


Craig High missed 16 of 25 free throws in falling to 0-2 in Mike Miller’s first season as head coach.


Sun Prairie (2-0, 1-0) had a 20-5 lead after the first quarter. The Cougars never got the lead under 10 as the missed free throws spoiled any chance of a comeback.


Craig junior Cody Dare tied Boos for game-high scoring honors with 16.


Daniel Fuller added 11 points for Sun Prairie.


SUN PRAIRIE 65, CRAIG 49


Craig (49)—Lowe, 2-1-5; Johnson, 1-1-3; Brault, 0-1-1; Bates, 1-0-3; Condon, 3-0-6; Losching, 3-1-7; Dare, 6-3-16; Holznecht, 4-0-8. Totals: 19-9-49.


Sun Prairie (65)—Steele, 2-0-6; Williams, 1-0-2; Schaffner, 1-0-2; Noskowiak, 1-2-4; Hawkins, 5-2-12; Boos, 7-0-16; Misslin, 5-0-10; Fuller, 2-5-11; Oakley, 0-2-2. Totals: 24-11-65.


Janesville Craig 5 16 8 20—49


Sun Prairie 20 16 14 15—65


Three-point goals— Craig (Bates, Dare), Sun Prairie 5 (Steele 2, Boos, Fuller). Free throws missed—Craig 16, Sun Prairie 2. Total fouls—Caig 17, Sun Prairie 28. Fouled out—Noskowiak, Schaffner.


Sophomores—Sun Prairie 53, Caig 41.


n East 63, Middleton 43—Nimrod Hilliard IV scored 24 points to lead the host Purgolders (2-0, 1-0) to the Big Eight Conference win.


EAST 63, MIDDLETON 43


Middleton (43)—Everson, 6; Own, 4; Coyne, 4; Wipfli, 3; Opitz, 3; Joyce, 15; O’Brien, 1; Adler, 7. Totals: 17-7-43.


East (63)—Adams, 3; Hilliard, 24; Bentley, 2; Hull, 13; Mason, 11; McAdams, 10. Totals: 23-16-63.


Middleton 4 9 15 15—43


Madison East 19 14 17 13—63


Three-point goals—Middleton 2 (Adler, Wipfli), East 1 (Hilliard). Free throws missed—Middleton 9, East 5. Total fouls—Middleton 16, East 17. Fouled out—Owen.


n Verona 66, La Follette 52—Four players scored in double figures to lead the host Wildcats to the Big Eight win.


VERONA 66, LA FOLLETTE 52


La Follette (52)—Hakeem, 9; Henley, 9; Padgett, 4; Flood, 2; Singh, 16; Dybevik, 12. Totals: 16-15-52.


Verona (66)—Wadzinski, 6; Burns, 3; Nauman, 2; Peterson, 19; Ropel, 13; Brandt, 13; Karls, 10. Totals: 20-25-66.


La Follette 8 15 12 17—52


Verona 8 21 17 20—66


Three-point goals—La Follette 5 (Hakeem 2, Henley, Padgett, Dybevik), Verona 1 (Ropel). Free throws missed—La Follette 5, Verona 14. Total fouls—La Follette 26, Verona 18. Fouled out—Henley, Padgett.



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