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Brodhead, Jefferson win Rock Valley girls titles

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February 20, 2009

Rock Valley


girls basketball



(Final)


League Season


W L W L


NORTH


McFarland 13 3 15 5


Jefferson 14 2 14 6


Edgerton 6 10 7 13


Whitewater 7 9 8 12


East Troy 4 12 4 16


Evansville 3 13 4 16


SOUTH


Brodhead 15 1 17 3


Parkview 14 2 17 3


Clinton 9 7 12 8


Big Foot 8 8 9 11


Palmyra-Eagle 2 14 3 17


Beloit Turner 1 15 1 17


RESULTS THURSDAY


North


Jefferson 55, McFarland 48, 2 OT


Evansville 45, Edgerton 41, OT


Whitewater 65, East Troy 25


South


Brodhead 56, Palmyra-Eagle 38


Parkview 86, Turner 35


Clinton 53, Big Foot 51


This time, Brodhead High’s girls basketball team has it all to itself.


After sharing the championship with Orfordville Parkview last season in the former eight-school Rock Valley Conference, the Cardinals clinched the undisputed South Division title Thursday night with a 56-38 win over Palmyra-Eagle.


Brodhead (17-3) finished 15-1 in the conference, with its only loss a 36-34 setback in overtime in a Rock Valley opener on Dec. 2 against Parkview. The Cardinals avenged that defeat with a 55-41 victory two weeks ago and wound up a game ahead of second-place Parkview (14-2).


The Cardinals wasted little time locking up their title clincher at Palmyra. They extended a 10-5 edge in a 19-8 second quarter for a 29-13 halftime lead.


Dana Lewis led Brodhead with 22 points, and Kristen Ruchti added 13. Liz Madecky paced Palmyra-Eagle (3-17, 2-14) with 13, followed by Stephanie McGivern with 10.



BRODHEAD 56, PALMYRA-EAGLE 38


Brodhead (56)—Ruchti 4-5-13, Heller 1-0-2, Mielke 1-0-3, Harding 4-0-9, Squires 0-2-2, Lewis 11-0-22, Lederman 0-3-3, Wymen 1-0-2. Totals: 22-10-56.


Palmyra-Eagle (38)—McGivern 4-0-10, Hawes 1-0-2, Bolli 2-0-4, Madecky 5-2-13, Hack 1-0-2, Blaedow 1-0-2, Szymkowski 1-0-2, Martin 1-1-3. Totals: 15-3-38.


Brodhead 10 19 17 10—56


Palmyra-Eagle 5 8 16 9—38


Three-point goals—Brodhead 2 (Mielke, Harding), Palmyra-Eagle 3 (McGivern 2, Madecky 1). Free throws missed—Brodhead 9, Palmyra-Eagle 5. Total fouls—Brodhead 9, Palmyra-Eagle 16.


n Parkview 86, Beloit Turner 35—Four Vikings scored in double digits, and Parkview (17-3, 14-2) scored at least 20 points in every quarter to rout the Trojans and finish second in the Rock Valley South.


Becca Neal (14 points), Jenna Larson (13), Stephanie Aasen (11), and Ashley Oldenburg (10) led the scoring derby.


Megan Grover led Turner (1-17, 1-15) with 14 points.


PARKVIEW 86, TURNER 35


Turner (35)—Hale, 1-0-2; Grover, 7-0-14; Smith, 1-4-6; Peach, 1-1-3; Snippen, 2-0-4. Totals: 15-5-35.


Parkview (86)—Danielson, 1-3-5; Harnack, 2-0-5; Neal, 6-2-14; Suiter, 3-0-8; Larson, 6-1-13; Aasen, 4-2-11; Ryan, 2-1-5; Koch, 3-2-8; Oldenburg, 5-0-10; Wellnitz, 3-1-7. Totals: 35-12-86.


Beloit Turner 14 8 8 5—35


Orfordville Parkview 21 22 23 20—86


Three-point goals—Parkview 4 (Harnack 1, Suitor 1, Aasen 1). Free throws missed—Turner 3, Parveiew 5. Total fouls—Turner 11, Parkview 8.


Junior varsity—Parkview 45, Turner 14.


n Clinton 53, Big Foot 51—Maggie Schultz’s layup with 15 seconds to go proved to be the game-winning basket as the Cougars (12-8, 9-7) topped the Chiefs (9-11, 8-8) for the second time in four days to capture third place in the Rock Valley South.


Big Foot’s Kaliegh Young had tied the game at 51-51 by hitting a basket with 27 seconds left.


Olivia Nickel scored a game-high 15 points to lead Clinton. Schultz finished with 10.


Young finished with 11 points. Jordyn Courier led Big Foot with 13, and Haley Schwartz added 12.


CLINTON 53, BIG FOOT 51


Clinton (53)—Nickel, 5-5-15; Clark, 2-0-6; Althoff, 3-3-9; Lantz, 1-0-3; Jeffers, 1-0-2; Schultz, 4-2-10; Popanz, 3-2-8. Totals: 19-12-53.


Big Foot (51)—Thune, 3-0-6; Young, 3-5-11; Schwartz, 4-4-12; Abel, 2-2-6; Hucovski, 0-2-2; Courier, 6-0-13; Spangler, 0-1-1. Totals: 18-14-51.


Clinton 9 20 11 13—53


Walworth Big Foot 12 15 13 11—51


Three-point goals—Clinton 3 (Clark 2, Lantz), Big Foot 1 (Courier). Free throws missed—Clinton 6, Big Foot 7. Total fouls—Clinton 16, Big Foot 15.


Junior varsity—Clinton 46, Big Foot 44.


North


n Jefferson 55, McFarland 48 (2 OT)—Jefferson made eight free throws in double overtime edge visiting McFarland in the battle for the Rock Valley North title.


The Eagles also went into overtime to nip McFarland, 40-38, in their first meeting this season as they finished a game ahead of the Spartans (13-3) at 14-2.


Jefferson’s Lindsey Frank forced the first overtime with a basket at the end of regulation that tied it at 42-42. Katelyn Eversoll’s three-point basket in the first overtime gave McFarland the lead, but the Eagles (14-6, 14-2) tied it at 45-45 with three free throws, then took control in the second overtime.


Beth Ganser led Jefferson with 12 points, while Danielle Janny and Caylee Cottrell added 11 each. Eversoll had 15 to lead McFarland, and Kirsten Walker followd with 13.


JEFFERSON 55, McFARLAND 48 (2OT)


McFarland (48)—Eversoll, 4-4-15; Ward, 1-3-5; Ponce, 2-0-4; Culver, 1-1-3; Thorson, 4-0-8; Walker, 6-1-13. Totals: 18-9-48.


Jefferson (55)—Cottrell, 4-2-11; Ja. Splittgerber, 2-0-4; Frank, 2-5-9; Je. Splittbgerber, 1-6-8; Ganser, 4-2-12; Janny, 3-5-11. Totals: 16-20-55.


McFarland 10 6 10 16 3 3—48


Jefferson 10 7 9 16 3 10—55


Three-point goals—McFarland 3 (Eversoll 3), Jefferson 3 (Ganser 2, Cottrell). Free throws missed—McFarland 5, Jefferson 9. Totalf ouls—McFarland 14, Jefferson 14.


n Evansville 45, Edgerton 41 (OT)—Hailey McIntyre made one of two free throws with nine seconds to go in regulation to tie the game, then scored eight points in overtime as the visiting Blue Devils (4-16, 3-13) pulled off a mild upset in a Rock Valley North finale at Edgerton.


McIntyre finished with a game-high 20 points. She was 6-for-8 from the free-throw line in overtime, during which Evansville pulled away from a 34-34 tie.


Meggie Schmidt led Edgerton (7-13, 6-10) with 19 points.


EVANSVILLE 45, EDGERTON 41 (OT)


Evansville (45)—Phalin, 0-2-2; McIntyre, 5-10-20; Westrick, 3-2-10; Reese, 4-0-8; Beck, 1-0-2; Gragg, 0-1-1; Mills, 1-0-2. Totals: 14-15-45.


Edgerton (41)—McCall, 3-1-7; LaVelle, 2-0-4; Wedvick, 0-1-1; Schmidt, 5-9-19; Fritz, 2-0-6; Gimmer, 0-2-2; Stettler, 1-0-2. Totals: 13-13-41.


Evansville 2 10 12 10 11—45


Edgerton 6 9 12 7 7—41


Three-point goals—Evansville 2 (Westrick 2), Edgerton 2 (Fritz 2). Free throws missed—Evansville 14, Edgerton 13. Total fouls—Evansville 22, Edgerton 25. Fouled out—Westrick, Reese, McCall, Schmidt, Gimmer.


Junior varsity—Evansville 35, Edgerton 34.


n Whitewater 65, East Troy 25—Whitewater (7-13, 7-9) went out with a flurry in its first Rock Valley season.


The host Whippets pulled off a 10-0 shutout of East Troy (4-16, 4-12) in the second quarter for a 23-10 halftime lead, then topped off their night with a 27-6 blitz of the Trojans in the fourth quarter.


Kelsey Harms had three three-point goals in scoring 12 points for Whitewater. Hannah Runez also had 12 points for the Whippets, while teammates Jessica Shelbourn and Courtney Trewyn added 11 apiece.


WHITEWATER 65, EAST TROY 25


East Troy (25)—Dolan, 2-2-7; Valentine, 0-1-1; Bakko, 2-0-4; Fleury, 2-0-5; Duncan, 1-0-2; Peter, 0-6-6. Totals: 7-9-25.


Whitewater (65)—Je. Shelbourn, 3-5-11; Trewyn, 3-5-11; Bowey, 2-1-5; Harms, 3-3-12; Babcock, 2-0-4; Runez, 5-1-12; Griep, 3-2-8; O’Brien, 1-0-2. Totals: 22-17.


East Troy 10 0 9 6—25


Whitewater 13 10 15 27—65


Three-point goals—East Troy 2 (Dolan, Fleury), Whitewater 4 (Harms 3, Runez). Free throws missed—East Troy 10, Whitewater 11. Total fouls—East Troy 19, Whitewater 20. Fouled out—Dolan.


Junior varsity—Whitewater 26, East Troy 20.



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