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Edgerton girls' upset bid falls short

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February 6, 2009

Rock Valley


girls basketball


League Season


W L W L


NORTH


McFarland 11 2 13 4


Jefferson 11 2 11 5


Whitewater 6 7 6 11


Edgerton 5 8 6 11


East Troy 3 10 3 14


Evansville 2 11 3 14


SOUTH


Brodhead 12 1 13 3


Parkview 11 2 14 3


Big Foot 8 4 9 6


Clinton 6 6 9 7


Palmyra-Eagle 2 11 3 14


Beloit Turner 0 13 0 15


RESULTS THURSDAY


North


McFarland 57, Edgerton 46


Jefferson 66, Whitewater 50


East Troy 56, Evansville 45


South


Brodhead 55, Parkview 41


Big Foot 51, Palmyra-Eagle 33


Clinton 46, Turner 41


GAMES TUESDAY


North


Whitewater at Edgerton


Evansville at McFarland


East Troy at Jefferson


South


Big Foot at Brodhead


Parkview at Clinton


Palmyra-Eagle at Turner


Edgerton High’s girls basketball team put up another tough fight against a Rock Valley North co-leader, but McFarland had the last word Thursday night.


The Spartans (13-4, 11-2) scored the final eight points to dodge the Crimson Tide’s upset bid, 57-46, and remain tied with Jefferson for first place.


Edgerton (6-11, 5-8) took Jefferson into overtime last week before falling, 47-44.


McFarland’s Annie Culver hit two three-pointers to end the third quarter and one to start fourth after Edgerton had grabbed a 41-40 lead.


Kaitlynn Eversoll led McFarland with 13 points, and Kirsten Walker added 11. Meggie Schmidt led Edgerton with 17.


MCFARLAND 57, EDGERTON 46


McFarland (57)—Eversoll, 4-4-13; Jermier, 1-0-3; Blaser, 1-0-2; Stocks, 1-2-4; Ward, 1-1-3; Alsmo, 1-1-3; Potts, 2-0-4; Culver, 3-0-9; Steinhofer, 1-0-3; Thorson, 1-0-2; Walker, 5-1-11. Totals: 21-9-57.


Edgerton (46)—McCall, 1-3-6; Lavelle, 1-0-2; Schmidt, 6-3-17; Wileman, 4-0-9; Fritz, 2-2-7; Stettler, 2-1-5. Totals: 16-9-46.


McFarland 10 17 17 13—57


Edgerton 5 19 16 6—46


Three-point goals—McFarland 6 (Eversoll, Culver 3, Jermier, Steinhofer), Edgerton 5 (McCall, Schmidt 2, Wileman, Fritz). Free throws missed—McFarland 3, Edgerton 5. Total fouls—McFarland 15, Edgerton 14. Fouled out—McCall.


n Jefferson 66, Whitewater 50—Jefferson (11-4, 11-2) built a 35-20 lead in the first half at Whitewater to protect its share of the Rock Valley North lead.


Lindsay Frank made 16 free throws and led Jefferson with 28 points. Jessica Splittgerber had 11 points for the Eagles, while Kelsey Harms paced the Whippets (6-11, 6-7) with 17 points, including 10 free throws.


JEFFERSON 66, WHITEWATER 50


Jefferson (66)—Cottrell, 3-1-7; Frank, 6-16-28; Je. Splittgerber, 3-4-11; Chmielewski, 0-3-3; Ganser, 3-2-9; Janny, 4-0-8. Totals: 19-26-66.


Whitewater (50)—Je. Shelbourn, 0-2-2; Bowey, 3-0-6; Ju. Shelbourn, 1-6-8; Harms, 3-10-17; Babcock, 1-0-2; Runez, 1-0-2; O’Brien, 2-0-5; Griep, 2-4-8. Totals: 13-22-50.


Jefferson 17 18 15 16—66


Whitewater 6 14 12 18—50


Three-point goals—Jefferson 2 (Je. Splittgerber, Ganser), Whitewater 2 (Harms, O’Brien). Free throws missed—Jefferson 11, Whitewater 11. Total fouls—Jefferson 23, Whitewater 27. Fouled out—Janny, Griep.


n Big Foot 51, Palmyra-Eagle 33—Sarah Thune scored a game-high 16 points, and the visiting Chiefs (8-6, 8-4) used a 24-6 second-quarter run in a Rock Valley South win over the Panthers (3-14, 2-11).


Jordyn Courier backed up Thune with 12 points for Big Foot, and Liz Madecky led Palmyra-Eagle with 10.


BIG FOOT 51, PALMYRA-EAGLE 33


Big Foot (51)—Thune, 6-4-16; Young, 1-0-2; Schwartz, 1-1-3; Able, 1-0-3; Courier, 5-2-12; Spangler, 3-2-9; Loth, 1-0-2; Palma, 1-2-4. Totals: 17-11-51.


Palmyra-Eagle (33)—McGivern, 2-1-5; Hawes, 1-0-2; Madecky, 1-0-2; Hack, 1-1-3; Szymkowski, 2-0-5; Devine, 1-0-2; Martin, 1-0-2; Mueller, 5-1-12. Totals: 14-4-33.


Walworth Big Foot 4 24 15 8—51


Palmyra-Eagle 12 6 6 9—33


Three-point goals—Big Foot 2 (Able, Spangler), Palmyra 2 (Szymkowski, Mueller). Free throws missed—Big Foot 8, Palmyra 8. total fouls—Big Foot 14, Palmyra 17. Fouled out—Madecky.


n Clinton 46, Turner 41—Liz Althoff shouldered the load and led the Cougars to a come-from-behind Rock Valley South win at Beloit Turner.


Althoff scored 11 of her 15 points in Clinton’s 18-8 fourth-quarter advantage, including seven of eight free throws to clinch the victory. Maggie Schultz also scored 15 points for the Cougars (9-7, 6-6).


Megan Grover led Turner (0-15, 0-13) with 16 points.


CLINTON 46, BELOIT TURNER 41


Clinton (46)—Nickel 4-0-8, Billington 2-0-4, Althoff 3-9-15, Lantz 1-0-3, Schultz 6-3-15, Kemp 0-1-1. Totals: 16-13-46.


Beloit Turner (41)—Crouse 3-0-7, Hale 1-0-2, Grover 7-2-16, Purdy 3-0-6, Smith 4-0-8, Snippen 1-0-2. Totals: 19-2-41.


Clinton 10 11 7 18—46


Beloit Turner 11 11 12 8—41


Three-point goals—Clinton 1 (Lantz), Beloit Turner 1 (Crouse). Free throws missed—Clinton 4, Beloit Turner 6. Total fouls—Clinton 9, Beloit Turner 17. Fouled out—Purdy.


n East Troy 56, Evansville 46—Lindsay Fleury and Kristen Bakko scored 14 points apiece as the Trojans (3-14, 3-10) knocked off the Blue Devils (2-15, 12-11) in a Rock Valley North game, despite missing 20 free throws.


Evansville led 34-30 after three quarters before East Troy broke loose.


Sydney Westrick led Evansville with 13 points. Hailey McIntyre added 11.


EAST TROY 56, EVANSVILLE 46


Evansville (46)—Phalin, 2-1-5; McIntyre, 5-1-11; Westrick, 4-3-12; Reese, 2-1-5; Mills, 4-0-8. Totals: 19-7-46.


East Troy (56)—Dolan, 2-4-9; Fleury, 4-4-14; Duncan, 4-4-12; Lambrechts, 0-3-3; Peter, 2-0-4; Bakko, 5-4-14. Totals: 17-19-56.


Evansville 5 13 16 12—46


East Troy 13 11 6 26—56


Three-point goals—Evansville 1 (Westrick), East Troy 3 (Fleury 2, Dolan). Free throws missed—Evansville 11, East Troy 20. Total fouls—Evansville 25, East Troy 15. Fouled out—Phalin, McIntyre, Westrick, Reese.



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