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Delavan-Darien girls lose in regional

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Gazette Staff
February 28, 2009
— Delavan-Darien beat Union Grove by one game in the race for the Southern Lakes girls basketball title.

But the Broncos got the last laugh in Saturday’s WIAA Division 2 regional title game, holding off the Comets, 44-40, to earn a berth in the Janesville Craig sectional. Union Grove (16-7) will play Madison Edgewood in next Friday night’s sectional semifinal at Kettle Moraine.


Delavan-Darien (18-4) couldn’t stop Union Grove’s Kaitlyn Wilks, who scored a game-high 18 points. Wilks had nine first-quarter points. She hit all six of her first-quarter free throws. Hannah Grindle had nine points for Union Grove, which led 21-15 at the half.


Alana Cesarz led the Comets with 14 points. Mallory Epping had 10 and Courtney Flood added eight.


UNION GROVE 44, DELAVAN-DARIEN 40


Delavan-Darien (40)—Collins, 1-0-2; Flood, 2-3-5; Cesarz, 4-6-14; Epping, 3-4-10; Norris, 1-2-4; Brown, 0-2-2. Totals: 11-17-40.


Union Grove (44)—Jasperson, 1-2-4; Schwartz, 1-0-2; Wilks, 5-7-18; Fink, 2-3-7; Lee, 1-0-2; Servie, 1-0-2; Grindle, 3-2-9. Totals: 14-14-44.


DDHS 6 9 11 14—40


Union Grove 11 10 12 11—44


Three-point goals—Delavan-Darien 1 (Flood), Union Grove 2 (Wilks, Grindle). Free throws missed—Delavan-Darien 5, Union Grove 9. Total fouls—Delavan-Darien 21, Union Grove 22. Fouled out—Servi.


n Monroe 49, McFarland 37—The defending Division 2 champion Cheesemakers made 12 of 14 free throws in the fourth quarter in pulling away for the Verona Regional final victory.


Monroe (21-2) will play Richland Center in a Janesville Craig Sectional semifinal game Friday night at Waunakee.


Jamie Armstrong scored 22 points to lead Monroe, while Julia Thorson paced the Spartans (17-6) with 16.


MONROE 49, MCFARLAND 37


McFarland (37)—Eversoll, 2-2-6; Ward, 1-0-2; Potts, 2-0-4; Culver, 1-0-2; Steinhofer, 2-0-5; Thorson, 7-2-16; Walker, 1-0-2. Totals: 16-4-37.


Monroe (49)—Sutter, 1-5-8; Rufenacht, 1-2-5; Sellnow, 0-4-4; Hermanson, 3-2-8; Armstrong, 5-12-22; Ritschard, 0-2-2. Totals: 10-27-49.


McFarland 8 10 10 9—37


Monroe 13 8 9 19—49


Three-point goasl—McFarland 1 (Steinhofer), Monroe 2 (Sutter, Rufenacht). Free throws missed—McFarland 2, Monroe 6. Total fouls—McFarland 21, Monroe 13. Fouled out—Ward.


n Edgewood 59, Columbus 50—The Crusaders outscored top-ranked Columbus 25-7 in the fourth quarter in pulling off the Division 2 regional final upset.


Kenzie Kolb scored 31 points for Edgewood (20-3), including seven three-point baskets.


Edgewood will play Union Grove on Friday night at Kettle Moraine in Janesville Craig Sectional semifinal game.


EDGEWOOD 59, COLUMBUS 50


Edgewood (59)—Lake, 4; Kolb, 31; Reese, 2; Meriggioli, 2; Gifford, 19; Elfman, 1. Totals: 17-15-59.


Columbus (50)—Seltzner, 8; Paul, 7; Lueck, 4; Kaschub, 3; Waddell, 17; Crombie, 11. Totals: 20-8-50.


Edgewood 9 13 12 25—59


Columbus 15 16 12 7—50


Three-point goals—Edgewood 10 (Kolb 7, Gifford 3), Columbus 2 (Paul, Kaschub). Free throws missed—Edgewood 7, Columbus 6. Total fouls—Edgewood 18, Columbus 17.



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