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UW-Rock women dominate late

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Gazette Staff
November 24, 2009
— UW-Rock County withstood a second-half surge to defeat visiting Western Technical College of La Crosse, 71-58, in Wisconsin Collegiate Conference women’s basketball Monday.

The Rattlers lost a 48-32 second-half lead to trail 51-50 before roaring back to outscore Western 28-8 through the final six minutes.


“We stepped up and won going away,” UW-Rock coach Scott Lee.


Donyelle Bridges, a Beloit Memorial gradate, scored a game-high 21 points for UW-Rock. Tiffany Draeving from Orfordville Parkview added 20 points and Ashley Oldenburg, an Orfordville Parkview graduate added 16 points.


UW-Rock (3-3) will host UW-Richland this Wednesday at 5 p.m.


UW-ROCK 71, WESTERN TECH 58

Western Tech (58)—Roscovius, 3-1-10; Stello, 7-0-17; Hirsch, 0-1-1; Gallstad, 4-4-13; Wiste. 4-0-9; Kjos, 2-4-8. Totals: 20-10-58.


UW-Rock (71)—Oldenburg, 5-5-16; Truttman, 1-2-5; Bridges, 10-1-21; Benash 1-1-3; Draeving, 7-5-20; Quillman,. 2-2-6. Totals: 26-16-71.


Western Tech 24 34—58


UW-Rock County 29 42—71


Three-point goals—Western 8 (Roscovius 3, Stello 3, Gallstad, Wiste), UW-Rock 3 (Oldenburg, Truttman, Draeving). Free throws missed—Western 6, UW-Rock 8. Total fouls—Western 22, UW-Rock 10. Fouled out—Roscovius.


UW-Rock men fall

UW-Rock County’s men’s basketball team never got off the ground in suffering an 84-55 Wisconsin Collegiate Conference defeat at the hands of visiting Western Technical College of La Crosse at UW-Rock on Monday.


The Rattlers (3-3) made just 18 of 60 (30 percent) of their shots.


“They were playing a zone, and we were not patient with our shots,” UW-Rock men’s coach Scott Lee said. “We had trouble shutting them down.’’


Gabe Mitchell and Corey Kramer scored 13 points each for the Rattlers.


UW-Rock will host UW-Richland on Wednesday at 7 p.m.


WESTERN 84, UW-ROCK 55

Western Tech (84)—Reed, 2-2-6; Bell, 2-1-5; Olherle, 6-2-16; Labinski, 2-0-4; Steele, 2-0-4; Perkins, 3-7-13; Smith 1-0-2; Jerod, 1-2-4; Sullivan 3-1-7; Heisler, 9-0-23, totals: 31-15-84.


Rock County (55)—Mitchell, 4-5-13; C. Hulbert, 3-0-7; Evert,. 1-0-2; Smith, 1-0-2; Cary, 2-0-4; L. Hulbert,. 1-0-2; Kramer, 3-4-13; Ackerman, 1-3-6; Stewart, 2-2-6. Totals: 17-14-55.


Western Tech 42 41—84


UW-Rock County 29 26—55


Three-point goals—Western 7 (Olherle 2 Heisler 5). UW-Rock 5 (C. Hulbert, Kramer 3, Ackerman). Free throws missed—Western 5, UW-Rock 13. Total fouls—Western 21, UW-Rock 19.



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