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Delavan-Darien, East Troy to meet in regional semifinals

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Gazette Staff
March 4, 2009

Jarett Fowlkes, Tyler Butke and Aaron Logterman took turns leading Delavan-Darien High School’s boys basketball team to victory Tuesday night.


The Comets pulled away from a 27-26 halftime edge and downed visiting Union Grove, 58-46, in a WIAA Division 2 regional opener that gave them a shot at Rock Valley North champion East Troy.


Delavan-Darien (11-10) plays the Trojans (16-5) at East Troy in a semifinal game Thursday night. The winner plays Waukesha Memorial (14-6) or Greendale (13-8) on Saturday for a berth in the Sun Prairie Sectional.


Fowlkes had three three-point goals in the first quarter and 14 of his 18 points in the first half to help Delavan-Darien gain its one-point edge over Union Grove (8-13).


Butke scored eight of his 18 points in the third quarter, when the Comets opened up a 41-34 lead.


Logterman then scored seven of his 13 points in the final quarter, including five of six free throws, to keep the Comets ahead.


DELAVAN-DARIEN 58, UNION GROVE 46


Union Grove (46)—Schauf, 2-0-4; Giese, 1-0-3; Radke, 4-0-9; Roettgen, 2-0-5; Debrabander, 2-0-4; Johnson, 2-0-4; Hapner, 2-3-7; Beachum, 5-0-10. Totals: 20-3-46.


Delavan-Darien (58)—Armato, 1-0-2; Scott, 1-1-3; Ju. Fowlkes, 1-1-4; Ja. Fowlkes, 6-2-18; Butke, 9-0-18; Logterman, 3-7-13. Totals: 21-11-58.


Union Grove 13 13 8 12—46


Delavan-Darien 13 14 14 17—58


Three-point goals—Union Grove 3 (Giese, Radke, Roettgen), Delavan-Darien 5 (Ja. Fowlkes 4, Ju. Fowlkes). Free throws missed—Union Grove 1, Delavan-Darien 8. Total fouls—Union Grove 17, Delavan-Darien 11.


n East Troy 71, Big Foot 61—Rock Valley North champion East Troy (16-5) used four double-figure scorers to down visiting Walworth Big Foot in a Division 2 regional opener.


Mitch Windle scored 19 points, Dan Douglas added 14, Brett Bowman had 13 and Scott Beckwith got 10 as the Trojans built an early lead to eliminate the Chiefs (12-9) and earn a semifinal home game Thursday against Delavan-Darien (11-10).


The Trojans needed their balanced scoring to fend off Big Foot’s Alec McGrevy, who scored 27 points, all in the final three quarters. John Keeler added 12 points for the Chiefs.


EAST TROY 71, BIG FOOT 61


Big Foot (61)—Schaid, 3-0-6; Dowden, 2-0-4; Walker, 1-3-5; Keeler, 5-2-12; Nagel, 1-1-3; Spadoni, 0-2-2; McGrevey, 9-5-27. Totals: 21-13-61.


East Troy (71)—Douglas, 4-2-14; Beckwith, 4-1-10; Bouwman, 4-1-13; Condon, 2-3-7; Windle, 8-3-19; Olsen, 1-5-8. Totals: 23-15-71.


Big Foot 7 20 13 21—61


East Troy 19 20 14 18--71


Three-point goals—Big Foot 4 (McGrevy 4), East Troy 10 (Douglas 4, Beckwith, Bouwman 4). Free throws missed—Big Foot 13, East Troy 10. Total fouls—Big Foot 23, East Troy 22. Fouled out—Dowden, Nagel, Condon.


n Greendale 47, Whitewater 45—Greendale knocked away Miles Hookstead’s attempt for a game-tying basket with 19 seconds left and held on for a Division 2 regional quarterfinal win.


The Panthers (13-8) play at top-seeded Waukesha Memorial (14-6) in Thursday’s semfinals. The winner battles Delavan-Darien (11-10) or East Troy (16-5) on Saturday at Wilmot for a berth in the lower bracket of the Sun Prairie Sectional.


Whitewater (12-9) stayed with Greendale all the way, but Hookstead’s 23 points and Tony Bilderback’s 13 weren’t quite enough to give the Whippets a victory.


Alex Merg led Greendale with 15 points.


GREENDALE 47, WHITEWATER 45


Whitewater (45)—Shears, 1-2-4; Taylor, 2-0-5; Hookstead, 10-1-23; Bilderback, 4-3-13; Vohs, 0-0-0. Totals: 17-6-45.


Greendale (47)—Merg, 6-0-15; Stineman, 3-3-9; Brees, 2-3-8; Mohoney, 2-0-4; Barrett, 5-0-11. Totals: 18-6-47.


Whitewater 11 7 13 14—45


Greendale 11 9 15 12—47


Three-point goals—Whitewater 5 (Taylor, Hookstead 2, Bilderback 2), Greendale 5 (Merg 3, Brees, Barrett). Free throws missed—Whitewater 1, Greendale 6. Total fouls—Whitewater 16, Greendale 15. Fouled out—Berg.


n Jefferson 73, Fort Atkinson 56—Trevor Probst and Tyler Tomczak combined for 21 fourth-quarter points as the Eagles (8-13) turned back a Fort Atkinson rally and advanced to Thursday’s regional semifinal at Madison Edgewood.


The Eagles avenged a season-opening loss in handing the Blackhawks (1-20) their 20th straight defeat.


Tomczak scored a game-high 25 points and Probst added 21, but Jefferson saw a 17-point lead whittled to three in the fourth quarter before the Eagles put the game away at the line. Tomczak and Probst combined to go 11-for-13 from the free-throw line in the final quarter.


Brady Sexton led Fort Atkinson with 18 points.


JEFFERSON 73, FORT ATKINSON 56


Fort Atkinson (56)—Bohn, 4-0-9; Dresdow, 3-1-7; Erickson, 2-2-6; Enslin, 2-1-6; Sexton, 8-0-18; Falk, 2-1-5; Knutson, 2-1-5. Totals: 23-6-56.


Jefferson (73)—Probst, 6-7-21; Tabor, 2-0-4; Linse, 1-0-2; Smillie, 0-1-1; Tomczak, 8-9-25; Torres, 4-2-12; Poredos, 2-4-8. Totals: 23-23-73.


Fort 11 12 12 21—56


Jefferson 20 8 19 26—73


Three-point goals—Fort Atkinson 4 (Bohn, Enslin, Sexton 2), Jefferson 4 (Probst 2, Torres 2). Free throws missed—Fort Atkinson 7, Jefferson 8. Total fouls—Fort Atkinson 22, Jefferson 14. Fouled out—Bohn.


n Lakeside 68, Lodi 42—Cody Schwartz and Jake Jarnigo each had 13 points to lead Capitol North champion Lakeside Lutheran (18-3) past visiting Lodi and set up another matchup against local Lake Mills.


Justin Eternick added 10 points for the Warriors (18-3), who host Lake Mills (13-8) in a regional semifinal game Thursday. Lakeside lost twice to the L-Cats during the regular season.


Ben Ibinger led Lodi (3-18) with 11 points.


LAKESIDE 68, LODI 42


Lodi (42)—McBride, 2-0-5; Moses, 1-1-3; Deeden, 0-1-1; Clemens, 1-0-2; Hamann, 2-0-4; Ryan, 2-0-5; Kuehn, 1-0-3; Garton, 1-0-2; Padley, 0-1-1; Ibinger, 5-0-11; Groves, 1-0-2; Secorah, 1-0-2; Kutz, 0-1-1. Totals: 17-4-42.


Lakeside (68)—Schwartz, 3-6-13; Gartner, 4-1-9; Mesie, 1-0-3; Bauer, 1-0-2; Jarnigo, 3-5-13; Eternick, 5-0-10; Benz, 2-0-4; Jansen, 2-0-4; Kuehl, 1-0-2; Strohbusch, 2-1-5; Ellwein, 1-1-3. Totals: 25-14-68.


Lodi 8 7 12 15—42


Lakeside 19 14 13 22—68


Three-point goals—Lodi 4 (McBride, Ryan, Kuehn, Ibinger), Lakeside 4 (Schwartz, Mesie, Jarnigo 2). Free throws missed—Lodi 4, Lake Mills 10. Total fouls—Lodi 18, Lakeside 14.



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