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Fowlkes shoots Comets to win

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Gazette Staff
December 18, 2009

Justin Fowlkes had the last word Thursday night in a Southern Lakes boys basketball thriller.


Fowlkes, 5-9 junior guard, hit a two-point shot from the free-throw line with seven seconds left in overtime to give Delavan-Darien High a 49-47 victory at Wilmot.


Mike Rawlins drilled a three-point shot for Wilmot from the corner with 22 seconds left in regulation to force a 42-42 and the overtime.


Marcus McLin, also a 5-9 junior guard, hit a three-pointer to get Delavan-Darien rolling at 45-42 in the overtime. After the Panthers tied it at 47-47, Delavan-Darien got the ball with 22 seconds left and set up Fowlkes’ winning basket.


Fowlkes also was the game leader with 17 points, and Garrett Brickner had 11 for the Comets (3-2, 1-1). Chris Nelson led Wilmot (1-6, 0-2) with 14, while teammate Grant Dull had four three-point goals in scoring 12 points.


DELAVAN-DARIEN 49, WILMOT 47


Delavan-Darien (49)—Scott, 2-2-6; Fowlkes, 5-4-17; Cesarz, 1-1-3; McLin, 1-0-3; Brickner, 5-1-11; Griffin, 1-0-2; Butke, 2-3-7. Totals: 17-11-49.


Wilmot (47)—G. Dull, 4-0-12; P. Dull, 1-0-2; Rawlins, 2-0-6; Tenhagen, 1-0-2; Christian, 2-2-6; Marks, 1-0-2; Hayden, 1-0-2; Nelson, 4-6-15. Totals: 15-8-47.


Delavan-Darien 15 5 14 8 7—49


Wilmot 12 9 7 14 5—47


Three-point goals—Delavan-Darien 4 (Fowlkes 3, McLin), Wilmot 7 (G. Dull 4, Rawlins 2, Nelson). Free throws missed—Delavan-Darien 8, Wilmot. Total fouls—Delavan-Darien 14, Wilmot 16.


Junior varsity—Wilmot 61, Delavan-Darien 37.


-- Elkhorn 64, Badger 50—Elkhorn’s defending champions improved to 5-0 for the season and 3-0 in the Southern Lakes by downing visiting Lake Geneva Badger.


Skyler O’Laughlin led the Elks with 16 points, and Alex Suchy added 15.


Elkhorn raced out to an 11-point halftime lead and remained in control.


Preston Dailey of Badger (0-6, 0-3) led all scorers with 22 points.


ELKHORN 64, BADGER 50


Badger (50)—Gruenwald-Schmitz, 1-0-3; Dailey, 7-4-22; Andresen, 2-0-6; Bowers, 3-3-10; Wieseman, 1-0-3; York, 1-1-3; Lamparek, 1-0-3. Totals: 16-8-50.


Elkhorn (64)—Bowes, 0-3-3; Dulaney, 1-2-4; O’Laughlin, 5-7-17; Forrestal, 2-1-5; Poggensee, 1-6-8; Majewski, 2-4-8; Castro, 1-0-2; Cooper, 1-0-2; Suchy, 5-5-15. Totals: 18-28-64.


Badger 9 9 22 10—50


Elkhorn 13 16 19 16—64


Three-point goals—Badger 10 (Dailey 4, Andresen 2, Gruenwald-Schmitz, Bowers, Wieseman, Lamparek). Free throws missed—Fort Atkinson 9, Elkhorn 15. Total fouls—Badger 27, Elkhorn 21. Fouled out—Bowers, Wieseman, York.


Junior varsity—Elkhorn 54, Badger 51.


-- Waterford 67, Union Grove 52—The host Wolverines (4-1, 2-0) made 10 three-point baskets in cruising to a Southern Lakes win over the visiting Broncos (2-5, 2-2).


Union Grove’s Caleb Beachem led all scorers with 22 points.


WATERFORD 67, UNION GROVE 52


Union Grove (52)—Geise, 1-0-2; Willkomm, 2-3-7; Radke, 4-3-11; Veltus, 1-0-3; McClelland, 1-0-2; Johnson, 1-2-4; Meseberg, 0-1-1 Beachem, 11-0-22. Totals: 21-9-52.


Waterford (67)—Vacarro, 5-2-16; Steffens, 1-0-2; Ciano, 3-1-7; Knurr, 1-0-2; Steffens, 6-0-15; Sturino, 5-0-13; Plautz, 4-4-12. Totals: 25-7-67.


Union Grove 12 7 18 15—52


Waterford 23 14 20 10—67


Three-point goals—Union Grove 1 (Veltus), Waterford 10 (Vacarro 4, Steffens 3, Sturino 3). Free throws missed—Union Grove 6, Waterford 7. Total fouls—Union Grove 14, Waterford 17.



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