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Comets hand Eagles first loss

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Gazette Staff
December 23, 2009

Delavan-Darien High School handed Jefferson its first defeat, 62-56, in nonconference girls basketball Tuesday at Jefferson.


The loss dropped the Rock Valley North leaders to 4-1 overall, while Delavan-Darien improved to


4-1 overall.


Jefferson’s Jessica Splittgerber scored 17 points in the first half, but she was held to nine points in the second half. The Eagles trailed 36-33 at the half.


While the Comets slowed Splittgerber, Alana Cesarz scored 12 of her 17 points in the second half to spark Delavan-Darien.


Cesarz scored six points in the third quarter to improve Delavan-Darien’s lead to 51-45. The Comets held the six-point lead through the fourth quarter.


Caylee Cottrall added 13 points for Jefferson. Sarah Rendon chipped in 11 points for the Comets.


DELAVAN-DARIEN 62, JEFFERSON 56

Delavan-Darien (62)—Miller, 2-1-5; Peyer, 0-4-4; Rendon, 5-1-11; Wenzel, 3-3-9; Flood, 1-3-6; Cesarz, 7-3-17; Norris, 3-2-9; Armstrong, 0-1-1. Totals: 21-18-62.


Jefferson (56)—Cottrall, 3-6-13 Wagner, 1-0-3; Wegner, 2-1-5; Splittgerber, 9-5-26; Reuhl, 1-1-3; Janny, 1-2-4; Gnabasik, 1-0-2. Totals: 18-14-56.


Delavan-Darien 18 18 15 11—62


Jefferson 15 18 12 11—56


Three-point goals—Delavan-Darien 2 (Flood, Norris), Jefferson 5 (Cottrall, Wagner, Spilttgerber 3). Free throws missed—Delavan-Darien 10, Jefferson 5. Total fouls—Delavan-Darien 16, Jefferson 19.


-- Oregon 46, Elkhorn 36—Elkhorn again was hurt by poor shooting, and the Elks fell to visiting Oregon in nonconference action.


April Cook and Jenna Kleitsch each had 11 points for the Panthers, who put the game away with an 8-0 run in the


final quarter.


Allison White led the Elks


(1-5) with 10 points, including two three-point goals.


OREGON 46, ELKHORN 36

Oregon (46)—Rieteler, 1-1-4; Anderson, 2-3-7; Martig, 0-1-1; Hanson, 4-0-8; Sessler, 1-0-2; Edgren, 1-0-2; Cook, 5-1-11; Kleitsch, 5-1-11. Totals: 19-7-46.


Elkhorn (36)—Larsen, 1-4-6; Rogers, 1-2-4; White, 4-0-10; Blackbourn, 1-0-2; Schahczinski, 2-0-4; Ames, 1-0-2; Woellert, 4-0-8. Totals: 14-6-36.


Oregon 13 7 12 14—46


Elkhorn 9 10 6 11—36


Three-point goals—Oregon 1 (Rieteler), Elkhorn 2 (White 2). Free throws missed—Oregon 7, Elkhorn 1. Total fouls—O 9, E 13.


Junior varisty—Oregon won.


-- Williams Bay 30, Alden-Hebron 16—Williams Bay shut out visiting Alden-Hebron, 11-0, in the fourth quarter to pull away in nonconference girls basketball action Tuesday.


WILLIAMS BAY 30, ALDEN-HEBRON 16

Alden-Hebron (16)—Walters, 1-0-2; Lagerhausen, 1-0-2; Appner, 2-0-4; Stauss, 1-0-2; Vanderpal, 3-0-6. Totals: 8-0-16.


Williams Bay (30)—Sandberg, 1-1-3; Tadje, 2-1-6; Hobbs, 8-3-21. Totals: 12-5-30.


Alden-Hebron 4 6 6 0—16


Williams Bay 5 8 6 11—30


Three-point goals—Williams Bay 1 (Tadje). Free throws missed—Alden-Hebron 2, Williams Bay 7. Total fouls—Alden-Hebron 11, Williams Bay 4.


-- Lakeside 69, Wisconsin Heights 51—Lakeside Lutheran (4-0) used a 21-7 third-quarter advantage to pull away from visiting Heights in nonconference action.


Kayla Ridgeman scored 14 points and Cassie Carlson added 10 for the Warriors.


Brooke Brunner had 17 for Wisconsin Heights.


LAKESIDE 69, WISCONSIN HEIGHTS 51

Wisconsin Heights (51)—Friske, 4-6-14; Swenson, 0-1-1; Brunner, 6-4-17; Troge, 1-1-4; Gilles, 6-3-15. Totals: 17-15-51.


Lakeside (69)—Rupnow, 1-2-5; Hinstorff, 2-0-4; Genez, 2-0-5; Carlson, 5-0-10; Anthon, 4-1-9; Ridgeman, 6-1-14; Knapton, 0-2-2; Lehman, 1-0-2; Luisier, 3-0-7; Henning, 0-1-1; Hackbarth, 2-0-5; Willems, 1-1-3; Dobratz, 1-0-2. Totals: 28-8-69.


Wisconsin Heights 7 11 7 26—51


Lakeside Lutheran 15 14 21 19—69


Three-point goals—Wisconsin Heights 2 (Brunner, Troge), Lakeside 5 (Rupnow, Genz, Ridgeman, Luisier, Hackbarth). Free throws missed—Wisconsin Heights 9, Lakeside 4. Total fouls—Wisconsin Heights 15, Lakeside 18. Fouled out—Friske.


-- Waterford 56, Washington 36—Stephanie Rank scored 17 points and Alyssa Baker added 11 to lead Waterford past visiting Milwaukee Washington in a nonconference game.


WATERFORD 56, WASHINGTON 32

Washington (36)—Gill, 2-0-4; Evans, 2-0-4; Miller, 0-1-1; Bergum, 3-1-7; Marrero, 4-0-10; Thomas, 3-0-6. Totals: 14-2-32.


Waterford (56)—Carriveau, 1-0-2; Wells, 1-0-2; Santegn, 3-0-7; Rank, 7-2-17; Hobar, 4-1-9; Baker, 4-1-11; Ranczyk, 3-2-8. Totals: 23-6-56.


Milw. Washington 10 6 8 8—32


Waterford 24 15 9 8—56


Three-point goals—Washington 2 (Marrero 2), Waterford 4 (Santagn, Rank, Baker 2). Free throws missed—Washington 6, Waterford 7. Total fouls—Washington 15, Waterford 6.


-- Brodhead 47, Dodgeville 36—Dana Lewis scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Cardinals (4-2) to a nonconference victory.


BRODHEAD 47, DODGEVILLE 36

Dodgeville (36)—McConnell 8; N. Riemenapp, 8; M. Riemenapp, 8; Pope, 7; Bakker, 5. Totals: 16-3-36.


Brodhead (47)—Mohns, 8; Johnson, 5; Olson, 5; Heler, 4; Douglas, 4; Lewis, 20; Pickel, 1. Totals: 20-5-47.


Dodgeville 9 8 6 13—36


Brodhead 4 11 15 17—47


Three-point goals—Dodgeville 1 (McConnell), Brodhead 2 (Mohns, Olson). Free throws missed—Dodgeville 10, Brodhead 13. Total fouls—Dodgeville 18, Brodhead 14.


-- East 61, Beloit 50—The Purgolders’ Nyakour Deang scored a game-high 23 points and teammates Makailah Dyer and Alyssa Almou added 18 and 11 points, respectively, to lift East in Big Eight action.


Brianna Marzette scored 11 points and Morgan Slavish added 10 for Beloit.


MADISON EAST 61, BELOIT 50

Beloit (50)—Gill, 7; Gauvin, 7; Heidt, 6; H. Lawyer, 4; Hankins, 3; Mauel, 2; Marzette, 11; Slavish, 10. Totals: 18-13-50.


East (61)—Daniels, 5; Clair, 3; Deang, 23; Dyer, 18; Almou, 11; Burmah, 1. Totals: 21-14-61.


Beloit 8 11 10 21—50


East 13 13 18 17—61


Three-point goals—East 2 (Daniels, Deang). Free throws missed—Beloit 7, East 10. Total fouls—Beloit 19, East 20. Fouled out—Daniels, Almou, Mauel.




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