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Parkview wins, Clinton falls in Divison 3 regional play

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February 25, 2009

A good halftime talk worked wonders for Orfordville Parkview High School’s girls basketball team Tuesday night.


The Vikings pulled away from a 30-22 halftime lead to romp past visiting New Glarus, 67-40, in a WIAA Division 3 regional opener.


Parkview (18-3), the Rock Valley South runner-up, hosts Mineral Point (16-5) in a regional semifinal Thursday. The winner takes on top-ranked Cuba City (21-0) or Belleville (14-7) in a Saturday regional final at Monroe that leads to the Reedsburg Sectional.


Junior forward April Wellnitz led the balanced Parkview attack with 12 points. Stephanie Aasen added 11 points, and Melissa Harnack added 10 for the Vikings. Seven Vikings scored in a 22-point third quarter.


Tanya Gruter led New Glarus (4-17) with 18 points.


PARKVIEW 67, NEW GLARUS 40


New Glarus (40)—Preston, 4-0-11; Siegenthaler, 0-3-3; Atwell, 4-0-8; Gruter, 7-4-18. Totals: 15-7-40.


Parkview (67)—Harnack, 4-0-10; Neal, 2-1-5; Suiter, 2-0-4; Larsen, 3-2-8; Aasen, 4-2-11; Ryan, 1-1-3; Cook, 2-2-6; Oldenburg, 4-0-8; Wellnitz, 5-2-12. Totals: 27-10-67.


New Glarus 6 16 12 6—40


Parkview 17 13 22 15—67


Three-point goals—New Glarus 3 (Preston 3), Parkview 3 (Harnack 2, Ausen). Free throws missed—New Glarus 3, Parkview 11. Total fouls—New Glarus 17, Parkview 13.


n Mineral Point 51, Clinton 44—Claire Poad scored 22 points, had 10 rebounds and eight steals to lead Mineral Point (16-5) past visiting Clinton (12-9) in a Division 3 regional opener.


The senior forward had 14 of her 22 points in the second half as Mineral Point advanced to play at Orfordville Parkview on Thursday. Taylor Einerson added 11 points for the Pointers.


Senior guard Liz Althoff, the Rock Valley scoring champion, hit 15 free throws en route to a 25-point night for the Cougars.


MINERAL POINT 51, CLINTON 44


Clinton (44)—Nickel, 1-0-2; Althoff, 5-15-25; Jeffers, 1-0-2; Schultz, 4-0-8; Buchanan, 3-1-7. Totals: 14-15-44.


Mineral Point (51)—Einerson, 3-5-11; Poad, 8-6-22; Sporre, 4-0-9; Bennett, 2-1-7; Schmitz, 1-0-2. Totals: 18-13-51.


Clinton 8 10 8 18—44


Mineral Point 9 18 13 11—51


Three-point goals—Mineral Point 2 (Sporre, Bennett). Free throws missed—Clinton 5, Mineral Point 14. Total fouls—Clinton 22, Mineral Point 18. Fouled out—Clark, Schultz.


n Cuba City 90, Turner 16—Seven Cubans scored in double figures as top-ranked Cuba City (21-0) blasted the Trojans (1-18) for its 96th victory in its last 97 games.


Amanda Kaiser and Grace Stotmeister scored a game-high 13 points apiece to lead the Cubans. Danielle Matuszak and Megan Pickel added 12 points apiece. Stephanie Wagner and Megan Moor added 11 points each and Katie Hibly had 10.


Turner scored just three second-half points.


Cuba City advances to Thursday’s regional semifinal game at home against Belleville (14-7).


CUBA CITY 90, TURNER 16


Turner (16)—Hale, 7; Crouse, 4; Grover, 4; Green, 1. Totals: 7-1-16.


Cuba City (90)—Langmeier, 8; E. Kaiser, 13; Stotmeister, 13; Matuszak, 12; Pickel, 12; Wagner, 11; Moor, 11; Hilby, 10. Totals: 36-12-90.


Beloit Turner 4 9 1 3—16


Cuba City 17 31 31 11—90


Three-point goals—Turner 1 (Hale), Cuba City 6 (E. Kaiser, Stotmeister 2, Pickel, Wagner, Moor). Free throws missed—Turner 1, Cuba City 2. Total fouls—Turner 15, Cuba City 4.


n Luther Prep 66, Palmyra-Eagle 27—Lydia Free scored a game-high 19 points as Watertown Luther Prep (9-12) used a 36-8 second-half run to pull away from Palmyra-Eagle in Division 3 regional opener.


Hannah Rothe added 12 points and Maddy Scott had 11 for the Phoenix, who play at Deerfield in Thursday night’s regional semifinal. That’s pairs into the West Bend Sectional.


Liz Madecky led Palmyra-Eagle with (4-17) with 11 points.


LUTHER PREP 66, PALMYRA-EAGLE 27


Palmyra-Eagle (27)—Martin, 5; Boli, 4; Devine, 2; Hack, 2; McGivern, 2; Madecky, 11; Hawes, 1. Totals: 8-10-27.


Luther Prep (66)—Kiecker, 5; Loersch, 4; Crass, 4; Kumbier, 4; C. Schaf, 3; A. Schaf, 2; Schultz, 2; Free, 19; Rothe, 12; Scott, 11. Totals: 28-3-66.


Palmyra-Eagle 11 8 5 3—27


Watertown Luther Prep 21 9 21 15—66


Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 1 (Madecky), Luther Prep 7 (Kiecker, Free 4, Scott 2). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 6, Luther Prep 4. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 10, Luther Prep 17.



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