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Whitewater tips Big Foot, other scores

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Gazette Staff
February 3, 2010

Whitewater High’s free throws hung a costly loss on Walworth Big Foot’s boys basketball team Tuesday night.


The visiting Whippets (7-9, 5-6) connected on 14 of 19 attempts in the fourth quarter to pull out a 63-60 victory, which deprived the Chiefs (7-9, 6-4) from catching first-place Orfordville Park-view (12-5, 8-3) in the Rock Valley South loss column.


Whitewater pulled away from a 44-44 tie to build in eight-point lead in the fourth quarter. The Whippets had only two field goals for five points in the final eight minutes, but Tony Bilderback made seven of eight free throws to lead Whitewater’s late success at the line.


Marcus Greben’s three-point goal pulled Big Foot within 62-60 with 16 seconds left. The Whippets then made one of two free throws for their three-point edge with 5.6 seconds remaining, and Big Foot’s Steve Dowden couldn’t connect on an attempt his fourth three-point goal of the game, which would have forced an overtime.


David Shears, who made nine of 12 free throws, was Whitewater’s game leader with 19 points. Mike Gabbey scored 15 for the Whippets, and Bilderback added 10.


Alec McGreevy led Big Foot with 17 points. The Chiefs, who made seven three-point goals, also had Dowden with 15 points, Nathan Nagel with 12 and Greben with 10.


WHITEWATER 63, BIG FOOT 60

Whitewater (63)—Shears, 4-9-19; Floyd, 1-0-2; Voss, 0-2-2; Bilderback, 1-8-10; Gabbey, 7-1-15; Minett, 2-2-6; Miller, 3-2-9. Totals: 18-24-63.


Big Foot (60)—Kunes, 0-0-0; Walker, 1-1-3; Dowden, 5-2-15; Greben, 3-3-10; Keeler, 1-1-3; Nagel, 5-0-12; McGreevy, 5-6-17. Totals: 20-13-60.


Whitewater 14 15 15 19—63


Walworth Big Foot 17 13 14 14—60


Three-point goals—Whitewater 3 (Shears 2, Miller), Big Foot 7 (Dowden 3, Nagel 2, McGreevy, Greben). Free throws missed—Whitewater 10, Big Foot 8. Total fouls—Whitewater 15, Big Foot 26. Fouled out—Kunes.


Junior varsity—Whitewater 67, Big Foot 42.


-- Edgerton 53, Clinton 51—The Crimson Tide held on in the fourth quarter to win a Rock Valley crossover thiller at Clinton.


Edgerton (6-10, 4-6) took a 31-29 lead into the fourth quarter. The game see-sawed, but the Tide gained the lead late and held on for the win.


Zach Nelson scored 10 points to lead Edgerton. Andrew Moen and Aaron Roth scored 10 points each for Clinton (8-8, 5-6).


EDGERTON 53, CLINTON 51

Edgerton (53)—Samuelson, 2-5-9; Ozga, 2-1-7; Fox, 2-4-9; Oren, 3-1-7; Gregory, 2-2-7; Nelson, 4-2-10; Dobratz. 2-0-4. Totals: 17-15-53.


Clinton (51)—Stevenson, 1-4-6; Cernek 1-0-2; Langley, 3-0-7; North, 1-1-4; Wisowaty, 1-0-2; Moen, 2-6-10; Risseeuw, 2-2-6; Roth, 4-0-10; Oldenburg, 2-0-4. Totals: 17-13-51.


Edgerton 9 11 11 22—53


Clinton 12 8 9 22—51


Three-point goals—Edgerton 4 (Ozga 2, Fox, Gregory), Clinton 4 (Langley, North, Roth 2). Free throws missed—Edgerton 5, Clinton 7. Total fouls—Edgerton 17, Clinton 20. Fouled out—Nelson.


-- Turner 65, Evansville 61 (OT)—The Trojans (10-5, 6-5) made 10 of 14 free throws in the overtime to grab a Rock Valley crossover win from visiting Evansville (8-8, 6-4).


Evansville’s Brian Lundy made two free throws with seven seconds remaining to put the game into overtime.


Turner scored the first five points in the overtime and controlled the lead the rest of the way. Tevien Pickney made five of six free throws to pace the Trojans in the OT and finished with 12 points.


D.J. Hill scored 16 points to lead Turner and Jordan Conway added 10 points. Casey Moseley scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and added five in the overtime. Dylan Erickson chipped in 15 points for Evansville


TURNER 65, EVANSVILLE 61 (OT)

Evansville (61)—Lundy, 3-4-12; McDonough 1-0-3; Walczak, 1-0-2; Erickson, 5-2-15; Hurtley, 1-0-2; Moseley, 6-10-22; May, 1-0-2; Stamm, 1-0-3. totals: 19-16-61.


Turner (65)—Hill, 3-9-16; Struebin, 4-0-9; Schliesmann, 1-0-3; Burnstein, 2-3-7; Conway, 5-0-10; McClain, 3-2-8; Pinckney, 2-8-12. Totals: 20-22-65.


Evansville 8 11 9 25 8—61


Beloit Turner 15 10 11 17 12—65


Three-point goals—Evansville 7 (Erickson 3, McDouga 2, Lundy, Stamm). Turner 3 (Hill, Struebin, Schliesmann). Free throws missed—Turner 8, Evansville 7. Total fouls—Turner 20, Evansville 22. Fouled out—McClain, Conway.


-- McFarland 56, Palmyra-Eagle 34—The Spartans jumped out to a 14-point lead after the first quarter and coasted to ae Rock Valley crossover win at Palmyra.


Tyler Weedel had 21 points to lead McFarland (9-6, 6-4). Ben Preuss paced Palmyra-Eagle (1-15, 0-10 Rock South) with 11.


McFARLAND 56, PALMYRA EAGLE 34

McFarland (56)—T. Weedel, 8-3-21; Kather, 2-0-4; P. Weedel, 2-0-4; Ronde, 5-2-12; Wink, 3-0-6; Patten, 4-1-9. Totals: 24-6-56.


Palmyra-Eagle (34)—McGivern, 2-0-4; Reardon, 1-0-2; Preuss, 4-1-11; Kelly, 2-2-7; Meyer, 3-1-7; Troiola, 1-1-3. Totals: 13-7-34.


McFarland 18 12 14 12—56


Palmyra-Eagle 4 12 11 7—34


Three-point goals—McFarland 2 (T. Weedel 2), Palmyra 3 (Preuss 2, Kelly 1). Free throws missed—McFarland 5, Palmyra 10. Total fouls—McFarland 15, Palmyra 14.


-- Brodhead 62, Jefferson 56—The host Cardinals built a 17-point halftime lead en route to the Rock Valley crossover win over the visiting Eagles.


Jake Cole had 17 points to lead Brodhead (9-7, 6-5), and J.J. Panoske added 15.


Sam Nevins scored 14 points to lead the Eagles (3-11, 2-9), while Tyler Tomczak added 13.


BRODHEAD 62, JEFFERSON 56

Jefferson (56)—Tabor, 0-3-3; Beilke, 1-0-2; Nevins, 5-0-14; McGowan, 2-0-4; Linse, 3-1-8; Tomczak, 5-2-13; Moehling, 1-2-4; Neils, 1-2-4; Vogel, 1-2-4. Totals: 19-12-56.


Brodhead (62)—Wallace, 2-4-8; Cole, 5-7-17; McKee, 2-2-6; Peterson, 1-2-4; Jacobson, 4-4-12; Panoske, 5-4-15. Totals: 19-23-62.


Jefferson 6 12 18 20—56


Brodhead 18 17 13 14—62


Three-point goals—Jefferson 6 (Nevins 4, Linse, Tomczak), Brodhead 1 (Panoske). Free throws missed—Jefferson 4, Brodhead 4. Total fouls—Jefferson 20, Brodhead 17.


Junior varsity—Jefferson 53, Brodhead 45.



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