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Milton won’t go away in Badger South, other scores

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Gazette Staff
February 5, 2010

Milton High’s girls basketball team is keeping the heat on Monroe.


The Red Hawks pulled away in the second half Thursday for a 58-41 Badger South Conference win over Fort Atkinson to pull within a half-game of the Cheesemakers (15-0, 8-0).


Milton (14-1, 8-1) led by five at half but outscored Fort Atkinson (5-11, 1-8) 17-8 in the third to take a double digit lead.


Amber Davis led a balanced scoring attack for the Red Hawks with 16 points, while Liz Eide and Ashley Roherty added 11 points each.


Lexi Weigand paced the Blackhawks with 15 points.


MILTON 58, FORT ATKINSON 41

Fort Atkinson (41)—Weigand, 3-9-15; Bare, 4-0-11; Lyons, 2-1-5; Boos, 2-1-5; White, 1-0-2; Pfeiffer, 1-1-3. Totals: 12-14-41.


Milton (58)—Blumer, 1-1-4; Davis, 6-4-16; Negus, 1-4-6; Stair, 1-1-4; Eide, 3-5-11; Holapa, 1-0-2; McNall, 2-0-4; Roherty, 4-3-11. Totals: 19-18-58.


Fort Atkinson 17 8 8 8—41


Milton 16 14 17 11—58


Three-point goals—Fort Atkinson 3 (Bare 3), Milton 2 (Stair, Blumer). Free throws missed—Fort Atkinson 10, Milton 9. Free throws missed—Fort Atkinson 20, Milton 16.


-- Edgewood 49, Monona Grove 43—Madison Edgewood (10-5, 5-4) used a 19-11 advantage in free throws to slip past visiting Monona Grove (6-10, 3-5) in a Badger South battle for third place.


Mackenzie Reese led the Crusaders’ balanced attack with 12 points, and Emily Schmitz matched that total for Monona Grove, which rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter.


EDGEWOOD 49, MONONA GROVE 43

Monona Grove (43)—Boushea, 9; C. Blazer, 6; M. Blazer, 5; E. Schmitz, 12; J. Schmitz, 11; Strangstalien, 0. Totals: 14-11-43.


Edgewood (49)—Conn, 7; Elfman, 5; Cross, 2; Kelm, 2; Reese, 12; Tancill, 10; Meriggioli, 10; Barney, 1. Totals: 14-19-49.


Monona Grove 2 8 13 20—43


Edgewood 11 8 18 12—49


Three-point goals—Monona Grove 4 (E. Schmitz, 2, J. Schmitz 2), Edgewood 2 (Tancill 2). Free throws missed—Monona Grove 6, Edgewood 8. Total fouls—Monona Grove 21, Edgewood 18. Fouled out—C. Blazer, Strangstalien.


-- Stoughton 51, Oregon 32—Tessa Mersberger led three players in double figures with 14 as the host Vikings rolled past the Panthers (7-9, 3-6) for a Badger South win.


Stoughton (7-8, 2-6) led 27-14 at halftime.


STOUGHTON 51, OREGON 32

Oregon (32)—Nehls-Lowe, 1-2-5; Anderson, 3-2-8; Jahn, 1-0-2; Lien, 2-0-5; Wilhelm, 0-1-1; Hanson, 1-0-2; Sessler, 1-0-2; Edgren, 1-0-2; Kleitsch, 1-3-5. Totals: 11-8-32.


Stoughton (51)—Mersberger, 5-1-14; Rowley, 3-5-11; M. Bower, 3-3-9; B. Bower, 1-7-12; Christofferson, 0-2-2; Arneson, 1-1-3. Totals: 14-19-52.


Oregon 8 6 5 13—32


Stoughton 15 12 14 10—51


Three-point goals—Oregon 2 (Nehls-Lowe, Lien), Stoughton 4 (Mersberger 3, B. Bower). Free throws missed—Oregon 7, Stoughton 6. Total fouls—Oregon 21, Stoughton 17.


Junior varsity—Stoughton 38, Oregon 31.


-- Monroe 51, Sauk Prairie 32—Six players scored for Monroe (15-0) in 15-6 first quarter that sent the state’s top-ranked Division 2 team on its way to victory in a nconference matchup of the Badger’s first-first teams.


Ashley Hermanson led the Cheesemakers with a 16-point game, Jamie Armstrong added 15. Kelsey Budd had 14 for Sauk Prairie (13-3).


MONROE 51, SAUK PRAIRIE 32

Sauk Prairie (32)—Muchow, 1-0-2; Thrune, 3-0-7; Budd, 5-4-14; Meyer, 4-1-9. Totals: 13-5-32.


Monroe (51)—Brice, 1-1-4; Sutter, 1-0-2; McArdle, 2-0-5; Ritschard, 2-1-6; Hermanson, 8-0-16; Armstrong, 6-2-15; Ditter, 1-1-3. Totals: 21-5-51.


Sauk Prairie 6 11 10 5—32


Monroe 15 16 12 8—51


Three-point goals—Sauk Prairie 1 (Thrune), Monroe 4 (Brice, McArdle, Ritschard, Ditter). Free throws missed—Sauk Prairie 2, Monroe 2. Total fouls—Sauk Prairie 13, Monroe 10.



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