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Delavan-Darien girls stay perfect

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Gazette Staff
December 11, 2009

Delavan-Darien High's balanced inside and outside attack got the two-time defending champion Comets off to a winning start Thursday night in Southern Lakes girls basketball.


Alana Cesarz and Emily Norris led the way with 19 points apiece as the visiting Comets withstood Gina Ambrose's 25 points for Lake Geneva Badger to notch a 69-57 victory.


Norris had a 10-point first quarter to help put Delavan-Darien in control at 18-10. The 5-5 junior guard had two three-point goals during that spurt and added another in each of the last three quarters.


Delavan-Darien took a 53-40 lead into the fourth quarter, and Cesarz finished off the Badgers with a seven-point final period as the Comets improved to 2-0 for the season with eight players scoring.


Ambrose had three three-pointers among her nine field goals, and she made four of six free throws.


DELAVAN-DARIEN 69, BADGER 57


Delavan-Darien (69)—Miller, 1-0-3; Rendon, 3-0-6; Wenzel, 4-0-8; O'Neil, 2-0-4; Flood, 3-1-8; Cesarz, 7-5-19; Norris, 7-0-19; Hudson, 1-0-2. Totals: 28-6-69.


Badger (57)—Trautner, 1-0-2; Kopp, 2-0-5; Ambrose, 9-4-25; Frontberry, 1-0-3; Schulting, 2-3-7; Quaerna, 1-0-2; Wieseman, 5-0-11; Ketchpaw, 1-0-2. Totals: 22-7-57.


Delavan-Darien 18 19 14 16—69


Badger 10 19 11 7—57


Three-point goals—Delavan-Darien 7 (Norris 5, Miller, Flood), Badger 6 (Ambrose 3, Kopp, Fronberry, Wieseman). Free throws missed—Delavan-Darien 8, Badger 4. Total fouls—Delavan-Darien 14, Badger 12.


-- Waterford 50, Burlington 36—The visiting Wolverines jumped all over the Demons in the first half to win a Southern Lakes opener.


Jennifer Carriveau had 18 points to lead Waterford, which led 25-15 at half.


Cassi McCarthy led Burlington with nine points.


WATERFORD 50, BURLINGTON 36


Waterford (50)—Carriveau, 6-3-18; Hribar, 3-3-9; Rank, 3-2-8; Kastengren, 2-0-4; Santaga, 2-0-4; Baker, 1-0-3; Ramczyk, 1-0-2; Eckhardt, 1-0-2. Totals: 18-10-50.


Burlington (36)—McCarthy, 2-5-9; Dickmann, 2-2-8; Rovers, 2-2-6; Tulnstra, 2-0-4; Thomsen, 1-2-4; Evert, 1-0-2; Cesarz, 1-0-2; Peterson, 0-1-1. Totals: 11-12-36.


Waterford 17 8 15 10—50


Burlington 8 7 9 12—36


Three-point goals—Waterford 4 (Carriveau 3, Baker), Burlington 2 (Dickmann 2). Free throws missed—Waterford 11, Burlington 7. Total fouls—Waterford 19, Burlington 19.


-- Union Grove 47, Elkhorn 28—The host Broncos led by 22 points at half and coasted to victory in a Southern Lakes opener.


Hannah Grindle led three Union Grove (2-0) players in double figures with 12 points.


Katherine Neshek had seven points to lead Elkhorn (1-1).


UNION GROVE 47, ELKHORN 28


Elkhorn (28)—Larsen, 1-0-2; Neshek, 2-3-7; Rogers, 1-0-3; White, 3-0-6; Reynolds, 1-0-2; Blackbourn, 0-1-1; Schahczinski, 1-0-2; Woellert, 1-3-5. Totals: 10-7-28.


Union Grove (47)—Jasperson, 3-3-11; Wilks, 3-2-8; Fink, 2-1-6; Thomas, 4-2-10; Grindle, 4-3-12. Totals: 16-11-47.


Elkhorn 6 3 9 10—28


Union Grove 14 17 13 3—47


Three-point goals—Elkhorn 1 (Rogers), Union Grove 3 (Jasperson 2, Fink). Free throws missed—Elkhorn 2, Union Grove 4. Total fouls—Elkhorn 13, Union Grove 12.


-- Westosha 36, Wilmot 33—The host Falcons (5-0, 1-0) remained undefeated with the Southern Lakes win.


Cassie Reeves paced Westosha with 17 points, and Maggie Prokop added 11.


Freshman Sarah Vozel led Wilmot with 12 points.


WESTOSHA 36, WILMOT 33


Wilmot (33)—Ka. Galek 1-0-2; Kr. Galek 1-1-2; Hutchinson 1-0-2; Venem 3-0-6; Vozel 4-3-12; Herman 3-1-7; Murdock 1-0-2. Totals: 14-4-33.


Westosha (36)—Reeves 5-5-17; Cox 1-0-2; Prokop 5-1-11; Rederer 2-0-4; Pohlman 1-0-2. Totals: 14-6-36.


Wilmot 4 6 8 15—33


Westosha Central 9 9 8 10—36


Three-point goals—Wilmot 1 (Vozel), Central 2 (Reeves 2). Free throws missed—Wilmot 7, Westosha 9. Total fouls—Wilmot 17, Central 14. Fouled out—Krueger.



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