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Brodhead girls turn back Big Foot's upset bid

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February 11, 2009

Rock Valley


girls basketball



League Season


W L W L


NORTH


McFarland 12 2 14 4


Jefferson 12 2 12 5


Edgerton 6 8 7 11


Whitewater 6 8 7 11


East Troy 3 11 3 15


Evansville 2 12 3 15


SOUTH


Brodhead 13 1 15 3


Parkview 12 2 15 3


Big Foot 8 5 9 8


Clinton 6 7 9 8


Palmyra-Eagle 2 12 3 15


Beloit Turner 1 13 1 15


RESULTS TUESDAY


North


Edgerton 46, Whitewater 39


McFarland 48, Evansville 26


Jefferson 59, East Troy 47


South


Brodhead 51, Big Foot 39


Parkview 63, Clinton 50


Turner 51, Palmyra-Eagle 45


GAMES FRIDAY


North


Jefferson at Evansville


Edgerton at East Troy


McFarland at Whitewater


South


Turner at Brodhead


Big Foot at Parkview


Clinton at Palmyra-Eagle


Big Foot High school kept the pressure on Rock Valley South leader Brodhead for three quarters, but the Chiefs couldn’t finish the deal in girls basketball Tuesday night.


The Cardinals (15-3, 13-1) made nine of 16 free throws down the stretch in pulling away to a 51-39 victory that kept them a game ahead of Orfordville Parkview.


Dana Lewis scored seven of her 12 points, and Courtney Mielke scored all seven of her points for Brodhead in a 19-9 fourth quarter.


The Cards’ Kristen Ruchti scored a game-high 25 points, while Jordyn Courier and Sarah Thune had 15 and 10, respectively for Big Foot (9-8, 8-5).


BRODHEAD 51, BIG FOOT 39


Brodhead (51)—Wymer, 1-0-2; Ruchti, 11-3-5-25; Mielke, 1-5-7; Harding, 1-0-2; Hegi, 1-1-3; Lewis, 5-2-12. Totals: 20-11-51.


Big Foot (39)—Thune, 2-6-10; Young, 2-2-7; Schwartz, 2-0-5; Hucovski, 0-2-2; Courier, 6-1-15. Totals: 12-11-39.


Brodhead 9 10 13 19—51


Big Foot 9 7 14 9—39


Three-point goals—Big Foot 4 (Young, Schwartz, Courier 2). Free throws missed—Brodhead 9, Big Foot 7. Total fouls—Brodhead 14, Big Foot 16.


n Parkview 63, Clinton 50—Orfordville Parkview’s Sabrina Suitor hit six three-pointers en route to a team-high 24 points as the second-place Vikings (15-3, 12-2) knocked off the Cougars (9-8, 6-7) in a Rock Valley South game.


Ashley Oldenburg added 10 points for Parkview. Liz Althoff led Clinton with a game-high 26 points.


PARKVIEW 63, CLINTON 50


Parkview (63)—Harnack, 1-1-4; Neal, 1-0-2; Suiter, 8-2-24; Larsen, 3-3-9; Aasen, 1-0-3; Koch, 2-1-5; Oldenburg, 4-0-10; Wellnitz, 3-0-6. Totals: 23-7-63.


Clinton (50)—Clark, 1-0-3; Althoff, 8-8-26; Lantz, 1-0-3; Jeffers, 1-0-2; Schultz, 6-2-14; Buchanan, 1-0-2. Totals: 18-10-50.


Orfordville Parkview 22 16 19 6—63


Clinton 19 16 6 9—50


Three-point goals—Parkview 10 (Suiter 6, Oldenburg 2, Harnack 1, Aasen 1), Clinton 4 (Althoff 2, Clark 1, Lantz1). Free throws missed—Parkview 9, Clinton 8. Total fouls—Parkview 16, Clinton 16. Fouled out—Larsen, Schultz.


Junior varsity—Parkview 49, Clinton 41.


n Turner 51, Palmyra-Eagle 45—The Trojans overcame a 24-21 halftime deficit in a Rock Valley South battle with Palmyra-Eagle to gain their first victory of the season.


Courtney Crouse and Zoe Hale each connected on three-point baskets in the third quarter as Turner (1-15, 1-13) gained a 15-9 advantage for a 36-33 lead. Hale added six points in the fourth quarter, including a 4-for-4 effort from the foul line, to seal Turner’s victory.


Hale finished with 16 points, and Crouse added 10 points for Turner. Liz Madecky scored a game-high 18 points for Palmyra-Eagle (3-15, 2-13), and teammate Megan Hack added 10.


TURNER 51, PALMYRA-EAGLE 45


Palmyra-Eagle (45)—Hawes, 2-4-7; Bolli, 3-0-8; Madecky, 6-5-18; Hack, 5-0-10; Martin, 1-0-2. Totals: 17-5-45.


Turner (51)—Crouse, 3-3-10; Hale, 3-8-16; Grover, 3-1-7; Purdy, 3-2-8; Smith, 1-2-3; Peach, 2-2-4. Totals: 15-18-51.


Palmyra-Eagle 5 19 9 12—45


Beloit Turner 7 14 15 15—51


Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 4 (Bolli 2, Madecky 2), Turner 3 (Crouse, Hale 2). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 9, Turner 9. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 21, Turner 13. Fouled out—McGivern.


North


n Edgerton 46, Whitewater 39—Meggie Schmidt scored eight of her game-high 20 points in the final quarter as the Crimson Tide (7-11, 6-8) rallied past the Whippets (6-12, 6-8) for a Rock Valley North win.


Edgerton hit 13 of 16 fourth-quarter free throws to erase a 32-28 deficit.


Kelsey LaVelle added 10 points for the Tide, while Jessica Shelbourn led the Whippets with eight.


EDGERTON 46, WHITEWATER 39


Whitewater (39)—Je. Shelbourn, 1-6-8; Trewyn, 3-0-6; Harty, 1-0-2; Bowey, 1-0-2; Ju. Shelbourn, 2-1-6; Harms, 1-2-4; Runez, 2-1-6; Griep, 2-1-5. Totals: 13-11-39.


Edgerton (46)—Lavelle, 3-4-10; Schmidt, 5-8-20; Wileman, 0-2-2; Fritz, 3-1-9; Gimmer, 1-0-2; Stettler, 1-1-3. Totals: 13-16-46.


Whitewater 10 12 10 7—39


Edgerton 12 9 7 18—46


Three-point goals—Whitewater 2 (Ju. Shelbourn, Runez), Edgerton 4 (Schmidt 2, Fritz 2). Free throws missed—Whitewater 6, Edgerton 6. Total fouls—Whitewater 22, Edgerton 15.


n McFarland 48, Evansville 26—Julia Thorson scored a team-high 10 points as the Spartans (14-4, 12-2) remained tied with Jefferson with the Rock Valley North lead.


Sydney Westrick paced the Blue Devils (3-15, 2-12) with a game-high 16 points. Thorson and Westrick were the only players in double figures. Evansville scored only seven second-half points.


McFARLAND 48, EVANSVILLE 26


Evansville (26)—McIntyre 4, Pahlin 3, Beck 2, Westrick 16, Reese 1. Totals: 8-6-26.


McFarland (48)—Ward 7, Eversoll 7, Walker 6, Alsmo 6, Stocks 4, Potts 3, Steinhofer 2, Culver 2, Thorson 10, Jermier 1. Totals: 19-8-48.


Evansville 6 13 3 4—26


McFarland 17 13 12 6—48


Three-point goals—Evansville 4 (Westrick 3, Phalin), McFarland 2 (Ward, Eversoll). Free throws missed—Evansville 10, McFarland 8. Total fouls—Evansville 17, McFarland 17. Fouled out—McIntyre.


n Jefferson 59, East Troy 47—The Eagles (12-5, 12-2) kept their share of the Rock Valley North lead by making 17 of 21 free throws to offset East Troy’s eight three-point goals.


Beth Ganser scored 10 of her game-high 17 points in a 18-14 second quarter that gave Jefferson the lead for good at 22-19. Jessica Splittgerber was 4-for-4 and Ganser was 3-for-4 from the line as Jefferson made 11 of 14 free throws for a 23-18 fourth-quarter advantage that put the game out of reach.


Lindsay Frank had 13 points for Jefferson, and Splittgerber finished with 13. Alyssa Duncan led East Troy (3-15, 3-11) with 12 points.


JEFFEFRSON 59, EAST TROY 47


East Troy (47)—Valentine, 3-0-7; Dolan, 3-0-8; Fleury, 2-0-6; Duncan, 3-4-12; Lambrechts, 1-3-5; Peter, 2-0-5; Bakko, 1-2-4. Totals: 15-9-47.


Jefferson (59)—Cottrell, 1-4-6; Endl, 1-0-2; Frank, 5-3-13; Je. Splittgerber, 4-4-12; Chmielewski, 1-2-4; Ganser, 7-3-17; Janny, 2-1-5. Totals: 21-17-59.


East Troy 4 14 10 18—47


Jefferson 4 18 14 23—59


Three-point goals—East Troy 8 (Dolan 2, Fleury 2, Duncan 2, Valentine, Peter). Free throws missed—East Troy 6, Jefferson 4. Total fouls—East Troy 14, Jefferson 16.’



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