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McCann leads Milton victory; Fort nips Jefferson

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Gazette Staff
December 19, 2010

Sam McCann scored 20 points Saturday afternoon in leading Milton High’s boys basketball team to a 60-49 nonconference win over visiting Waterford.


The Red Hawks (3-4) took control with a 21-9 advantage in the third quarter after leading 21-16 at halftime. The Red Hawks built its lead to 16 points.


Waterford (3-3) rallied to within nine in the fourth quarter but could get no closer.


Greg Steffens led Waterford with 17 points, and Brent Plantz added 14.


MILTON 60, WATERFORD 49


Waterford (49)—Sturrino, 3-1-8; G. Steffens, 7-0-17; Schindler, 1-1-4; Fisher, 2-0-6; Plantz, 5-3-14. Totals: 18-5-49.


Milton (60)—Goodman, 1-0-3; Haas, 1-1-3; Biermeier, 2-0-4; Ross, 3-1-8; Kovars, 2-2-6; McCann, 9-2-20; McCarthy, 3-2-8; Ganz, 3-2-8. Totals: 24-11-60.


Waterford 12 4 9 24—49


Milton 10 11 21 18—60


Three-point goals—Waterford 8 (Steffens 3, Fisher 2, Sturrino, Schindler, Plantz), Milton 2 (Goodman, Ross). Free throws missed—Waterford 10, Milton 8. Total fouls—Waterford 21, Milton 15.


Junior varsity—Waterford won.


n Fort Atkinson 40, Jefferson 37—Fort Atkinson rallied from eight points down in the fourth quarter to defeat visiting Jefferson in a nonconference game that was part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Challenge.


Jimmy Hanson scored eight of his 11 points in the final quarter for Fort Atkinson (2-5), which used a full-court pressing defense to outscore Jefferson 17-6 in the final period.


Logan Schwandt added 10 points for the Blackhawks.


Griffin Moehling led Jefferson (5-3) with nine points.


Don Gruber and the late Pete von Allmen, Fort Atkinson coaching greats, became the inaugural inductees for the school’s basketball Wall of Fame between games of the co-ed doubleheader.


FORT ATKINSON 40, JEFFERSON 37


Jefferson (37)—McGowan, 3-0-8; Nevins, 1-0-3; Tabor, 1-0-2; Peachey, 2-0-5; Ramirez, 2-2-6; Moehling, 4-0-9; Mueller, 1-0-2. Totals: 14-4-37.


Fort Atkinson (40)—Schwandt, 4-1-10; Boos, 1-2-4; Kempema, 1-1-3; Strom, 0-2-2; Sexton, 1-0-3; Beaudo, 3-1-7; Hanson, 5-1-11. Totals: 15-8-40.


Jefferson 7 13 11 6—37


Fort Atkinson 8 7 10 17—40


Three-point goals—Jefferson 5 (McGowan 2, Nevins, Peachey, Moehling), Fort Atkinson 2 (Schwandt, Sexton). Free throws missed—Jefferson 5, Fort Atkinson 8. Total fouls—Jefferson 15, Fort Atkinson 11.


n Woodstock, Ill. 71, Big Foot 50—Woodstock took control from the start, holding leads of 20-7 after the first quarter and 42-15 at halftime, to defeat host Big Foot (2-5) in a nonconference game.


Bryan Colby led Big Foot with 18 points, and Matt Ripkey added 12.


WOODSTOCK 71, BIG FOOT 50


Woodstock (71)—Apouri, 0-8-8; Semmen, 1-0-3; Neumann, 4-0-8; Zehner, 2-0-4; Schleich, 1-0-2; Leonard, 2-0-5; Turner, 10-3-25; Sutter, 6-3-16. Totals: 26-14-71.


Walworth Big Foot (50)—Hehr, 2-1-5; Ripkey, 5-1-12; Walker, 1-1-3; Smith, 1-0-3; Gottman, 1-1-3; Colby, 8-1-18; Kunes, 2-1-5; Kahl, 1-0-2. Totals: 21-6-50.


Woodstock 20 22 14 15—71


Big Foot 7 8 16 19—50


Three-point goals—Woodstock 5 (Semmen, Leonard, Turner 2, Sutter), Big Foot 2 (Ripkey, Colby). Free throws missed—Woodstock 4, Big Foot 11. Total fouls—Woodstock 18, Big Foot 17.


Junior varsity—Woodstock 44, Big Foot 38.


n Beaver Dam 68, Elkhorn 43—Jake Heuer scored 21 points in leading the Beavers to a nonconference win at Elkhorn.


Beaver Dam (5-2) jumped out to a 34-26 halftime lead.


Brock Poggensee and Kyle Hoskins had 10 points each for Elkhorn (4-3).


BEAVER DAM 68, ELKHORN 43


Beaver Dam (68)—Schmitt, 3-0-8; Turck, 1-0-2; Shelton, 4-4-13; Hughes, 1-1-3; Heuer, 8-1-21; Diekfoss, 2-0-5; Salzwedel, 7-2-16. Totals: 26-8-68.


Elkhorn (43)—Hoskins, 5-0-10; Bowes, 3-0-8; Dessent, 3-0-7; Smith, 3-0-6; Poggensee, 4-0-10; Newman, 1-0-2. Totals: 19-0-43.


Beaver Dam 16 18 18 16—68


Elkhorn 5 21 11 6—43


Thre-point goals—Beaver Dam 8 (Heuer 4, Schmitt 2, Diekfoss, Shelton), Elkhorn 5 (Poggensee 2, Bowes 2, Dessent). Free throws missed—Beaver Dam 4, Elkhorn 0. Total fouls—Beaver Dam 11, Elkhorn 9.


Junior varsity—Elkhorn won.


n Edgewood 65, Monona Grove 56—Austin Arians and Jack Zwettler combined for 30 points as Madison Edgewood moved within one-half game of first-place Monroe in the Badger South Conference.


The Crusaders (4-2, 3-0) made 11 free throws in the fourth quarter to hold off the Silver Eagles (4-2, 3-2).


Max Gehrman led Monona Grove with 14 points.


EDGEWOOD 65, MONONA GROVE 56


Edgewood (65)—Meixelsperger, 0-6-6; Young, 1-0-3; Armwald, 2-5-9; Wells, 3-4-10; Brink, 3-0-7; Arians, 4-6-16; Zwettler, 6-2-14. Totals: 19-23-65.


Monona Grove (56)—Gehrman, 5-4-14; Zweifel, 4-3-11; Dolan, 3-2-11; Bauer, 3-1-7; Klute, 3-0-7; Welsch, 2-2-6. Totals: 20-12-56.


Edgewood 17 10 16 22—65


Monona Grove 8 11 21 16—56


Three-point goals—Edgewood 4 (Arians 2, Brink, Young), Monona Grove 4 (Dolan 3, Klute). Free throws missed—Edgewood 8, Monona Grove 5. Total fouls—Edgewood 17, Monona Grove 22. Fouled out—Klute, Bauer.



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