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Parkview girls win on buzzer-beater; Brodhead clinches title tie

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February 14, 2009

Rock Valley


girls basketball



League Season


W L W L


NORTH


McFarland 13 2 15 4


Jefferson 13 2 13 5


Edgerton 6 9 7 12


Whitewater 6 9 7 12


East Troy 4 11 4 15


Evansville 2 13 3 16


SOUTH


Brodhead 14 1 16 3


Parkview 13 2 16 3


Big Foot 8 6 9 9


Clinton 7 7 10 8


Palmyra-Eagle 2 13 3 16


Beloit Turner 1 14 1 16


RESULTS FRIDAY


North


Jefferson 71, Evansville 37


East Troy 41, Edgerton 29


McFarland 43, Whitewater 25


South


Brodhead 53, Turner 23


Parkview 60, Big Foot 58


Clinton 54, Palmyra-Eagle 45


GAME MONDAY


South


Big Foot at Clinton


GAMES THURSDAY


North


McFarland at Jefferson


Evansville at Edgerton


East Troy at Whitewater


South


Brodhead at Palmyra-Eagle


Turner at Parkview


Clinton at Big Foot


Melissa Harnack’s buzzer-beater lifted Parkview High to a thrilling 60-58 victory over upset-minded Walworth Big Foot in Rock Valley South girls basketball Friday night.


Parkview (16-3) improved to 13-2 in the conference but still trails first-place Brodhead (14-1) by one game with only one remaining. The Vikings would need a victory over Beloit Turner next Thursday and a Brodhead loss at Palmyra-Eagle to share the championship.


Parkview built a 36-23 lead in the second quarter against visiting Big Foot (9-9, 8-6), but the Chiefs rebounded behind Jordyn Courier’s game-high 25 points.


Courier scored nine points in the second quarter to pull within 38-31 by halftime.


Parkview stayed on top until Big Foot pulled ahead 57-56 with a minute remaining. After the Vikings regained the lead at 58-57, Courier made one of two free throws for a 58-58 tie.


The Vikings got the ball with 10 seconds remaining, and Harnack hit the game-winner at the buzzer.


Jenna Larsen added 15 points for Parkview. Sarah Thune scored 12 and Haley Schwartz scored 10 for Big Foot.


PARKVIEW 60, BIG FOOT 58


Big Foot (58)—Thune, 3-6-12; Young, 2-0-5; Schwartz, 3-2-10; Abel, 2-0-4; Hucouski, 1-0-2; Courier, 10-1-25. Totals: 21-9-58.


Parkview (60)—Harnack, 2-0-5; Neal, 2-1-5; Suiter, 1-2-4; Larsen, 5-5-15; Aasen, 2-1-5; Koch, 4-5-13; Oldenburg, 2-0-5; Wellnitz, 3-2-8. Totals: 21-16-60.


Big Foot 19 12 12 15—58


Parkview 21 17 11 11—60


Three-point goals—Big Foot 7 (Courier 4, Schwartz 2, Young), Parkview 2 (Harnack, Oldenburg). Free throws missed—Big Foot 12, Parkview 5. Total fouls—Big Foot 18, Parkview 20. Fouled out—Spangler.


n Brodhead 53, Turner 23—Brodhead’s Dana Lewis led the way with 20 points against visiting Beloit Turner (1-16, 1-14) as the Cardinals clinched a tie for the Rock Valley South championship.


The victory lifted Brodhead (16-3) to 14-1 in the conference and kept the Cardinals a game ahead of Orfordville Parkview (13-2). They can clinch the outright title next Thursday at Palmyra-Eagle.


Kristen Ruchti had 12-point game for the Cardinals.



BRODHEAD 53, TURNER 23


Turner (23)—Petrie 1-0-2, Harold 1-1-3, Grover 3-2-8, Purdy 1-2-4, Smith 1-1-3, Peach 1-1-3. Totals: 8-7-23.


Brodhead (53)—Wymer 0-4-4, Ruchti 4-4-12, Heller 1-0-2, Mielke 1-0-2, Harding 2-0-6, Johnson 0-2-2, Squires 2-0-5, Lewis 9-2-20. Totals: 19-12-53.


Beloit Turner 2 4 12 5—23


Brodhead 7 20 17 9—53


Three-point goals—Brodhead 3 (Harding 2, Squires 1). Free throws missed—Beloit Turner 2, Brodhead 4. Total fouls—Beloit Turner 15, Brodhead 11. Fouled out—Snippen.


Junior varsity—Brodhead 47, Beloit Turner 27.


n Clinton 54, Palmyra-Eagle 45—Palmyra-Eagle (3-16, 2-13) had no answer for Clinton’s Liz Althoff as the visiting Cougars controlled a Rock Valley South game.


Althoff, the conference scoring leader, made 19 of 26 free throws on the way to a 28-point game.


Maggie Schultz scored 11 points for the Cougars (10-8), who evened their conference record at 7-7.


Palmyra-Eagle had four players foul out, but also had three scorers in double figures. Amy Hawes led the way with 13 points, follow by Kelly Bolli with 12 and Liz Madecky with 10.


CLINTON 54, PALMYRA-EAGLE 45


Clinton (54)—Nickel 1-2-4, Clark 2-3-7, Althoff 4-19-28, Schultz 3-5-11, Popanz 1-0-2. Totals: 12-29-54.


Palmyra-Eagle (45)—Hawes 4-5-13, Bolli 5-1-12, Madecky 4-2-10, Hack 0-3-3, Martin 1-2-4, Mueller 1-1-3. Totals: 15-14-45.


Clinton 16 9 7 22—54


Palmyra-Eagle 11 3 11 20—45


Three-point goals—Clinton 1 (Althoff), Palmyra 1 (Bolli). Free throws missed—Clinton 14, Palmyra 7. Total fouls—Clinton 16, Palmyra 30. Fouled out—Schultz, Bolli, Hack, Szymkowski, Martin.



NORTH



n Jefferson 71, Evansville 37—The Eagles pounded the Blue Devils 25-4 in the second quarter to keep a share of the Rock Valley North lead and set up a championship showdown.


The Eagles (13-5, 13-2) host McFarland (15-4, 13-2) next Thursday in a regular-season finale that will decide the division title.


Jessica Splittgerber scored eight of her game-high 22 points in the second quarter as Jefferson left host Evansville (3-16, 2-13) behind. Danielle Janny added 13 points for Jefferson.


Hailey McIntyre scored 10 points for Evansville.


JEFFERSON 71, EVANSVILLE 37


Jefferson (71)—Cotterell, 2-0-4; Kubicek, 1-2-4; Jac. Splittgerber, 2-0-5; Frank, 2-5-9; Jess. Splittgerber, 9-1-22; Chmielewski, 2-0-4; Ganser, 2-2-6; Ashburn, 1-0-2; Janny, 6-1-13; Moeling, 1-0-2. Totals: 28-11-21-71.


Evansville (37)—McIntyre, 3-4-10; Westrick, 5-1-11; Reese, 3-0-6; George, 2-0-4; Marx, 1-0-2; Beck, 2-004. Totals: 16-5-10 37.


Jefferson 12 25 18 16—71


Evansville 12 4 12 9—37


Three-point goals—Jefferson 4 (Jess. Splittgerber, Jac. Splittgerber). Fre thows mised. Total fouls—Jefferson 16, Evansville 15.


n McFarland 43, Whitewater 25—The visiting Spartans held the Whippets to nine first-half points in maintaining their share of the Rock Valley North lead.


McFarland (15-4, 13-2), which plays Jefferson for the division title next Thursday, was led by Andrea Steinhofer’s seven points.


Kelsey Harms had nine points to lead Whitewater (6-13, 6-9).



McFARLAND 43, WHITEWATER 25


McFarland (43)—Eversoll, 2-2-6; Blaser, 2-0-4; Stocks, 3-0-6; Alsmo, 2-0-4; Potts, 1-2-4; Steinhofer, 3-0-7; Thorson, 3-0-6; Walker, 3-0-6. Totals: 19-4-43.


Whitewater (25)—Trewyn, 1-1-3; Bowey, 0-2-2; Shelbourn, 1-0-3; Harms, 2-4-9; Babcock, 1-0-2; Griep, 2-2-6. Totals: 7-9-25.


McFarland 8 9 11 15—45


Whitewater 2 7 9 7—25


Three-point goals—McFarland 1 (Steinhofer), Whitewater 2 (Shelbourn, Harms). Free throws missed—McFarland 6, Whitewater 7. Total fouls—McFarland 14, Whitewater 19.


Junior varsity—McFarland 47, Whitewater 29.


n East Troy 41, Edgerton 29—East Troy (4-15, 4-11) outscored Edgerton (7-12, 6-9) in every quarter en route to a Rock Valley North win.


The Trojans held the Crimson Tide to single-digit scoring in three of the four quarters, including just one point in the last quarter.


Lindsey Fleury led East Troywith 16 points.


EAST TROY 41, EDGERTON 29


Edgerton (29)—McCall 1-1-4, LaVelle 2-0-4, Wedvick 1-0-2, Schmidt 3-3-9, Wileman 1-1-4, Stettler 2-2-6. Totals: 10-7-29.


East Troy (41)—Valentine 1-0-3, Dolan 0-4-4, Fleury 7-0-16, Duncan 0-6-6, Lambrechts 1-1-3, Peter 0-3-3, Bakko 3-0-6. Totals: 12-14-41.


Edgerton 12 7 9 1—29


East Troy 14 9 12 6—41


Three-point goals—Edgerton 2 (McCall, Wileman), East Troy 3 (Fleury 2, Valentine 1). Free throws missed—Edgerton 5, East Troy 9. Total fouls—Edgerton 18, East Troy 13. Fouled out—McCall, Schmidt.



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