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Fort Blackhawks advance to final

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Gazette Staff
December 28, 2010

Fort Atkinson High School’s girls basketball team used a big second quarter to gain a spot in title game of its holiday tournament.


Junior Amber Forester made five straight free throws and scored seven of her 11 points in a 19-11 second period that lifted the Blackhawks to a 25-19 halftime lead and a 53-43 victory over Menomonee Falls.


Lexie Weigand scored a game-high 17 points, including a pair of three-point baskets to ensure the Fort victory.


Fort (5-2) faces Lakeside Lutheran at 6 tonight. Menominee Falls plays Watertown at noon today.


FORT 53, MENOMONEE FALLS 43

Menominee Falls (43)—Robertson, 3-0-6; Otzelberger, 1-2-4; Defnet, 0-1-1; Bullock, 3-3-9; Poole, 0-2-2; Molnor, 0-1-1; M. Carlson, 1-0-2; J. Carlson, 2-0-4; Crownover, 5-4-14. Totals: 15-13-43.


Fort Atkinson (43)—Weigand, 6-3-17; Bare, 2-4-8; Forester, 1-9-11; Bienfang, 2-0-4; Fitzgerald, 4-0-9; Pfeifer, 1-2-4. Totals: 16-18-53.


Menominee Falls 8 11 10 14—43


Fort Atkinson 6 19 13 15—53


Three-point goals—Fort Atkinson 3 (Lexie Weigand 2, Fitzgerald) Free throws missed—Menominee Falls 4, Fort Atkinson 7. Total fouls—Menominee Falls 22, Fort Atkinson 15. Fouled out—Poole.


-- Lakeside 51, Watertown 41—The Warriors (5-1) broke out to an 18-8 first-quarter lead as they defeated Watertown in the first round of the Fort Atkinson tournament.


Alex Anton scored 11 points to pace Lakeside. Desi Smith scored 19 points and Carlee Schumacher added 16 for the Goslings (1-5).


LAKESIDE 51, WATERTOWN 41

Watertown (41)—Smith, 6-7-19; Kuehl, 1-0-2; Ten Haken, 1-2-4; Schumacher, 8-0-16. Totals: 16-9-41.


Lakeside (51)—Rupnow, 1-0-2; Hinstorff, 1-1-3; Carlson, 2-4-9; Anthon, 4-2-11; Shiels, 1-0-2; Lehman, 2-1-5; Lorenz, 1-0-3; Hackbarth, 4-0-8; Bruni, 2-4-8. Totals: 18-12-51.


Watertown 8 12 9 12—41


Lakeside Lutheran 18 9 12 12—51


Three-point goals—Lakeside 3 (carlson, Anton, Lorenz). Free throws missed—Watertown 5, Lakeside 7. Total fouls—Watertown 14, Lakeside 15.




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