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Albany, Faith Christian fall in girls tourney play

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Gazette Staff
February 27, 2009

Division 4


Heather Boeke scored 23 points, including 13 in a decisive third quarter, to lead visiting Juda to a 48-39 victory over Albany the WIAA Division 4 regional basketball semifinals Thursday night.


Albany, coached by Janesville’s Mike Brunhoefer, were led by Hillary Best and Hayli Peach with eight points each. The Comets finished 11-11.


Juda (12-10) plays Burlington Central (13-9) in a regional title game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Clinton. The winner advances to the Fort Atkinson Sectional.



JUDA 48, ALBANY 39


Juda (48)—Riese, 1-0-2; Klemm, 2-3-7; Bartels, 0-1-1; Knudtson, 3-3-9; Kaiser, 3-0-6; Boeke, 8-7-23. Totals: 17-11-48.


Albany (39)—Bump, 2-2-7; Blumer, 3-1-7; Best, 4-0-8; Peach, 2-2-8; Sandlin, 1-0-2; Schulz, 2-0-4; Pfeuti, 1-1-3. Totals: 15-6-39.


Juda 10 10 16 12—48


Albany 14 8 8 9—39


Three-point goals—Albany 3 (Bump, Peach 2). Free throws missed—Juda 17, Albany 10. Total fouls—Juda 16, Albany 19. Fouled out—Peach.


n Central 48, Faith Christian 32—Burlington Central (13-9) built a 17-point lead in the first three quarters to eliminate visiting Williams Bay Faith Christian in a Division 4 regional semifinal game.


Alexa Deacon had 14 points to pace the top-seeded Hilltoppers, who face Juda (12-10) in a regional title game Saturday at Clinton. Kara Flikkema led Faith Christian with nine points.


CENTRAL 48, FAITH CHRISTIAN 32


Faith Christian (32)—Flikkema, 4-1-9; Smith. 3-0-7; Brandes, 2-1-5; Knudtson, 2-1-5; Ackatz, 2-0-4; Brandes, 1-0-2. Totals: 14-3-32.


Central (48)—Deacon, 3-8-14; Henney, 5-0-10; Hocking, 2-2-7; Verick, 3-0-6; Smith, 3-0-6; Votry-Kundich, 2-0-4; Goebel, 1-0-2. Totals: 18-11-48.


Faith Christian 5 7 11 9—32


Burlington Central 8 15 17 8—48


Three-point goals—Faith Christian 1 (Smith), Central 1 (Hocking). Free throws missed—Faith Christian 4, Central 1. Total fouls—Faith Christian 9, Central 12.



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