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Elkhorn girls' free throws pay off against Milton

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February 18, 2009

Gazette Staff


Free throws were costly for Milton High’s girls basketball team Tuesday night.


Elkhorn made 22 of 41 from the line, compared to three of six for the visiting Red Hawks, enabling the Elks to register a 71-68 nonconference victory.


Ashlyn Anderson scored 26 points, and Kasey Reeves added 21 for the Elks (11-8). Anderson and Reeves combined to make 16 of 20 free throws, with Reeves making seven of 10 in the final quarter.


Four Red Hawks scored in double figures. Amber Davis had 16 points, followed by Liz Eide with 12, Val Arnold and Marie McNall with 10 apiece.


Milton (5-14) took a one-point lead with 1:35 left in the game, but Anderson put the Elks back on top with a basket. Reeves then made three of four free throws for the final margin. The final one came with just seven-tenths of a second left, leaving Milton no time to try for the game-tying three-pointer.


ELKHORN 71, MILTON 68


Milton (68)—Davis, 8-0-16; Roach, 2-0-4; Roth, 1-1-3; Arnold, 4-0-10; Shadel, 1-1-3; Eide, 6-0-12; McNall, 5-0-10; Roherty, 3-1-9. Totals: 30-3-68.


Elkhorn (71)—Entwistle, 3-0-8; White, 1-0-2; Larsen, 2-4-8; Reeves, 6-9-21; Anderson, 9-7-26; Neshek, 1-0-2; Weiler, 1-0-2; May, 0-2-2. Totals: 23-22-71.


Milton 14 19 14 21—68


Elkhorn 12 23 16 20—71


Three-point goals—Milton 5 (Arnold 2, McNall, Roherty 2), Elkhorn 3 (Entwistle 2, Anderson). Free throws missed—Milton 3, Elkhorn 19. Total fouls—Milton 25, Elkhorn 10. Fouled out—Arnold.


Junior varsity—Milton won.


Trailways South


n Rio 32, Williams Bay 22—Samantha Krebs scored six of her game-high 14 points in the fourth quarter as Rio (10-7, 9-3) turned back Williams Bay (7-11, 4-8) in a Trailways South defensive struggle.


Becca Hobbs led the Bulldogs with 10 points.


RIO 32, WILLIAMS BAY 22


Rio (32)—Krebs, 5-4-14; Bender, 2-0-4; C. Reierson, 0-2-2; Schmidt, 1-2-4; E. Reierson, 4-0-8. Totals: 12-8-32.


Williams Bay (22)—Grosso, 1-1-3; Bonamarte, 1-1-3; Hobbs, 1-7-10; Szalweski, 2-0-6. Totals: 5-9-22.


Rio 6 10 10 6—32


Williams Bay 1 7 6 8—22


Three-point goals—Williams Bay 3 (Szalweski 2, Hobbs). Free throws missed—Rio 6, Williams Bay 4. Total fouls—Rio 15, Williams Bay 16. Fouled out—Sandberg.


Capitol North


n Lakeside 68, Poynette 34—Alyssa Allister scored a game-high 19 points as the Warriors (15-4, 8-2) completed a second-place finish in the Capitol North by doubling up the Indians (3-16, 1-9).


Kayla Ridgeman added 12 points for Lakeside, which cruised to a 33-14 halftime lead.


LAKESIDE 68, POYNETTE 34


Lakeside (68)—Luisier, 7; Carlson, 7; Anthon, 6; Bruni, 6; Denzer, 6; Finger, 4; Allister, 19; Ridgeman, 12; Hackbarth, 1. Totals: 20-22-68.


Poynette (34)—Saager, 8; Howell, 7; McIlrath, 7; B. Kaltenberg, 5; Hebel, 2; Megow, 2; J. Kaltenberg, 2; Saley, 1. Totals: 11-11-34.


Lakeside Lutheran 13 20 22 13—68


Poynette 4 10 7 13—34


Three-point goals—Lakeside 6 (Allister 4, Luisier 2), Poynette 1 (Howell). Free throws missed—Lakeside 11, Poynette 15. Total fouls—Lakeside 19, Poynette 27. Fouled out—McIlrath.


Nonconference


n Delavan-Darien 50, Stoughton 36—Mallory Epping scored 16 points and Courtney Flood added 11 as the Comets (16-3) pulled away in the second half to knock off the Vikings (2-17) in a nonconference game at Delavan.


Brianna Bower led Stoughton with 15 points.


DELAVAN-DARIEN 50, STOUGHTON 36


Stoughton (36)—M. Bower, 6; Dallenbach, 4; B. Olson, 4; Rowley, 3; C. Olson, 2; Burmeiser, 2; B. Bower, 15. Totals: 13-7-36.


Delavan-Darien (50)—Brown, 8; Norris, 7; Wenzel, 4; Moehling, 2; Getko, 2; Epping, 16; Flood, 11. Totals: 18-10-50.


Stoughton 7 10 9 10—36


Delavan-Darien 8 13 13 16—50


Three-point goals—Stoughton 3 (B. Bower 2, Rowly), Delavan-Darien 4 (Norris 2, Flood 2). Free throws missed—Stoughton 4, Delavan-Darien 5. Total fouls—Stoughton 15, Delavan-Darien 15.



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