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Milton girls win Badger finale; Monroe shares another title

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February 20, 2009

Badger


girls basketball



SOUTH DIVISION


(Final)


League Season


W L W L


Monroe 11 1 18 2


Edgewood 11 1 17 3


Oregon 8 4 15 5


Milton 5 7 6 14


Monona Grove 3 9 4 16


Fort Atkinson 2 10 4 16


Stoughton 2 10 2 18


NORTH DIVISION


League Season


W L W L


Sauk Prairie 9 3 16 4


Reedsburg 8 4 16 4


DeForest 9 3 12 8


Waunakee 7 5 11 9


Baraboo 6 6 11 9


Mount Horeb 3 9 8 12


Portage 0 12 3 17


RESULTS THURSDAY


North


Milton 53, Fort Atkinson 37


Monroe 60, Monona Grove 31


Oregon 66, Stoughton 36


South


Baraboo 33, Reedsburg 28


Waunakee 42, Sauk Prairie 39


DeForest 48, Mount Horeb 35


Milton High’s girls basketball team was a wire-to-wire leader in the finale of its first Badger South season.


The Red Hawks (6-14, 5-7) got scoring from five players to take control in an 18-10 first quarter and went on to a 53-47 victory Thursday night at Fort Atkinson.


Fort Atkinson (4-16, 2-10) stayed within striking distance, but Milton took a 41-33 lead into the fourth quarter and stayed on top by making 12 of 19 free throws for all of its scoring in the last eight minutes.


Amber Davis and Liz Eide set the winning pace with 15 and 11 points, respectively, for Milton, which had seven players score. Ralissa Nelson led Fort Atkinson with 13 points, and Marie Fitzgerald had 11.


MILTON 53, FORT ATKINSON 47


Milton (53)—Davis, 5-5-15; Roth, 3-3-9; Arnold, 1-1-3; Shadel, 0-2-2; Eide, 3-5-11; McNall, 1-2-5; Roherty, 2-2-8. Totals: 15-20-53.


Fort Atkinson (47)—A. Boos, 1-0-2; Lanza, 0-1-1; Brus, 1-0-2; Weigand, 2-1-5; Lyons, 1-0-2; N. Boos, 4-0-8; Fitzgerald, 4-0-11; Truman, 0-2-2; Lenz, 0-1-1; Nelson, 4-4-13. Totals: 17-9-47.


Milton 18 10 13 12—53


Fort Atkinson 10 10 13 14—47


Three-point goals—Milton 3 (Roherty 2, McNall), Fort Atkinson 4 (Fitzgerald 3, Nelson). Free throws missed—Milton 12, Fort Atkinson 5. Totals fouls—Milton 16, Fort Atkinson 18.


n Monroe 60, Monona Grove 31—Kyleigh Sellnow scored a game-high 17 points as the defending state champion Cheesemakers, ranked No. 2 in Division 2, earned a tie for their sixth straight Badger South title.


Emily Rufenacht added 13 points and Kylee Ritschad had 10 for Monroe (18-2, 11-1), which shares the conference title with Madison Edgewood.


Monroe blew open a 12-9 game with an 18-6 run against Monona Grove (4-16, 3-9).


MONROE 60, MONONA GROVE 31


Monroe (60)—Brice, 1-2-4; Sutter, 1-5-7; Bennett, 1-0-2; Rufenacht, 5-2-13; M. Kennison, 1-1-3; Sellnow, 4-7-17; Bertalot, 2-0-4; Ritschard, 5-0-10. Totals: 20-17-60.


Monona Grove (31)—C. Blazer, 4-0-9; Ruid, 1-0-2; Vesserat, 2-1-5; M. Blazer, 2-0-4; Johnson, 1-0-2; E. Schmitz, 2-1-5; Boushea, 2-0-4. Totals: 14-2-31.


Monroe 16 14 15 15—60


Monona Grove 9 6 4 12—31


Three-point goals—Monroe 3 (Rufenacht, Sellnow 2), Monona Grove 1 (C. Blazer). Free throws missed—Monroe 6, Monona Grove 6. Total fouls—Monroe 10, Monona Grove 21.


n Oregon 66, Stoughton 36—April Cook and Kayla Crowley scored 12 points apiece as the visiting Panthers (15-5, 8-4) overwhelmed the Vikings (2-18, 2-10) in a Badger South finale.


Kerry Hanson added 10 points for Oregon, and Brianna Bower led Stoughton with eight points.


OREGON 66, STOUGHTON 36


Oregon (66)—Rietzler, 1-0-3; Crowley, 5-0-12; Lien, 1-0-2; Gundlach, 3-0-7; Kel. Hanson, 4-0-8; Atkinson, 2-0-4; Ker. Hanson, 5-0-10; Cook, 5-1-12; Wilhelm, 0-1-1; Kleitsch, 3-1-7. Totals: 29-3-66.


Stoughton (36)—Dellenbach, 0-2-2; Rowley, 1-2-4; Dyerson, 1-0-2; M. Bower, 1-3-5; C. Bower, 2-3-8; Fields, 2-0-4; Krause, 0-1-1; B. Olson, 1-1-3; Burmeister, 1-0-3; Myskowski, 2-0-4. Totals: 11-12-36.


Oregon 15 15 16 20—66


Stoughton 9 8 10 9—36


Three-point goals—Oregon 5 (Rietzler, Crowley 2, Gundlach, Cook), Stoughton 2 (C. Bower, Burmeister). Free throws missed—Oregon 8, Stoughton 5. Total fouls—Oregon 15, Stoughton 13.


Junior varsity—Oregon 44, Stoughton 28.



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