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Evansville edges Waterloo

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Gazette Staff
November 25, 2009

Evansville High wasted no time in bringing the excitement to a new boys basketball season.


Brian Lunde led the way at the free-throw line Tuesday night as the visting Blue Devils held on for a thrilling 55-53 victory in a nonconference opener at Waterloo.


After a 20-20 first half, the Blue Devils took a 38-36 lead into the fourth quarter and stretched it to 47-40. Sam Gage, a 6-6 senior, then led Waterloo back into a 51-51 tie.


Meanwhile, Lunde made nine of 11 free throws in the fourth quarter to clinch Evansville’s victory. He connected of 15 of 18 attempts overall and scored 23 points.


Dylan Erickson backed up Lunde with 17 points for the Blue Devils, while Gage led Waterloo with a game-high 24. Tanner Holzhueter had 10 for the Pirates.


EVANSVILLE 55, WATERLOO 53

Evansville (55)—Lunde, 4-15-23; McDonough, 2-0-5; Erickson, 6-1-17; Hurtley, 1-0-2; Moseley, 3-0-6; May, 1-0-2. Totals: 17-20-55.


Waterloo (53)—Deppe, 1-0-3; Westby, 3-0-8; Corcoran, 1-0-2; Ellis, 3-0-6; Gage, 10-4-24; Holzhueter, 5-0-10. Totals: 23-4-53.


Three-point goals—Evansville 5 (McDonough, Erickson 4), Waterloo 3 (Deppe, Westby 2). Totals fouls—Evansville 9, Waterloo 19. Fouled out—Moseley, Ellis.


Junior varsity—Waterloo 58, Evansville 47.


-- Brodhead 58, Belleville 47—J.J. Panoske scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Cardinals to a season-opening nonconference victory at Brodhead.


Panoske scored 10 points in the first quarter to lift Brodhead to a 16-7 lead. The Cards held a 28-14 lead at halftime.


Jake Cole added 11 points for Brodhead.


BRODHEAD 58, BELLEVILLE 47

Belleville (47)—Schulz, 4-2-10; Stuessy, 0-2-2; Liegel, 0-2-2; Kahl, 2-2-7; Davis, 5-2-15; Crye, 4-3-11; Toptals: 15-13-47.


Brodhead (58)—Scheidegger, 0-1-1; Wallace, 1-2-4; Cole, 3-4-11; McKee, 3-0-6; Peterson, 3-3-9; Jacobson, 0-2-2; Panoske, 7-9-25. Totals: 17-21-58.


Belleville 7 7 12 21—47


Brodhead 16 12 10 20—58


Three-point goals—Belleville 4 (Kahl, Davis 3). Brodhead 3 (Cole, Panoske 2). Free throws missed—Belleville 2, Brodhead 8. Total fouls—Belleville 27. Brodhead 16. Fouled out—Kahl, Stazelman.


-- Parkview 79, Cary Grove, Ill. 65—Nick Melton scored a game-high 23 points to help the Vikings open the season with a high-scoring non-conference victory at Belevidere, Ill.


Parkview scored 31 points in the third quarter to blow the game open and take a 64-49 lead. The Vikings’ Jay Naatz sank all four of his three-point goals in the big quarter.


Jamie Wicher added 17 points, Cole Isenberger scored 14 and Naatz finished with 12 points. The Vikings sank 10 three-point field goals.


PARKVIEW 79, CARY GROVE 65

Cary Grove (65)—Richter, 7-5-20; Dicicco, 1-2-4; Guay, 4-0-9; Jones, 4-9-17; Anderson, 1-4-6; Posey, 2-5-9; Totals: 19-25-65.


Parkview (79)—Woodworth, 2-2-6; Zipse, 1-0-3; Melton, 10-1-23; Jess, 2-0-4; Wichser, 6-4-17; Naatz, 4-0-12; Isenberger, 4-4-14; Totals: 29-11-79,


Cary Grove 11 17 21 16—65


Parkview 16 17 31 15—79


Three-point goals—Cary Grove 2 (Richter, Guay), Parkview 10 (Zipse, Melton 2, Wichser, Naatz 4, Isenberger 2). Free throws missed—Cary Grove 6, Parkview 6. Total fouls—Cary Grove 18, Parkview 23. Foul out—Aulert, Richter, Kaiser, Melton.


-- Waukesha Memorial 72, East Troy 60—The Crusaders used a 19-9 advantage in the third quarter to take a 53-40 lead en route to a nonconference win over visiting East Troy.


East Troy’s Scott Beckwith scored 17 points, while Derek Schell scored a game-high 24 points to lead Memorial.


MEMORIAL 72 EAST TROY 60

Memorial (72)—Schell, 8-4-24; Pucylowski, 2-13-17; Walsh, 3-5-11; Bray, 2-5-9; Schyultz, 1-2-4; Broge, 1-0-3; Giffhorn, 1-0-2; Piytlik, 1-0-2. Totals: 19-29-72.


East Troy (60)—Beckwith, 5-4-17; Plomb, 3-6-12; Bauman, 4-1-10; Olsen, 3-2-8; Dodge, 2-1-5; Penniston, 1-2-4; Schmidt, 2-0-4. Totals: 20-16-60.


Wauk. Memorial 13 21 19 19—72


East Troy 16 15 9 20—60


Three-point goals—Memorial 5 (Schell 4, Broge), East Troy 4 (Beckwith 3, Bauman). Free throws missed—Memorial 11, East Troy 8.



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