Janesville42.9°

Beloit holds off Verona, other scores

Print Print
Gazette Staff
January 13, 2010

Free throws helped Beloit Memorial High School hold off Verona, 63-59, in Big Eight Conference boys basketball Tuesday night.


The visiting Purple Knights (7-3, 5-2) made eight of 11 free throws in the fourth quarter, which helped Beloit overcome a 45-44 deficit after three periods.


K.J. Evans scored 25 points for Beloit, and teammate Sharod Stone added 22.


BELOIT 63, VERONA 59

Beloit (63)—Stone, 6-7-22; Crosby, 2-0-4; Broomfield, 2-0-4; Evans, 9-7-25; Shamid-Deen, 3-0-8. Totals: 22-14-63.


Verona (59)—Nauman, 3-0-6; Karls, 2-4-8; Ropel, 4-2-12; Brandt, 1-0-2; Burns, 2-5-9; Ray, 1-0-3; Peterson, 7-0-14; Dalton, 2-1-5. Totals: 22-12-59.


Beloit 15 19 12 19—63


Verona 19 10 16 14—59


Three-point goals—Beloit 5 (Stone 3, Shamid-Deen 2), Verona 3 (Ropel 2, Ray). Free throws missed—Beloit 4, Verona 10. Total fouls—Beloit 17, Verona 20.


Sophomores—Verona 67, Beloit 53.


-- Sun Prairie 66, West 56—Michael Boos scored 25 points, and Jordan Noskowiak added 20 points to lead Sun Prairie (9-2, 5-2) past visiting Madison West (1-8, 1-6) in a Big Eight game.


SUN PRAIRIE 66, MADISON WEST 56

West (56)—Armstrong, 3-2-11; Bellmar, 2-0-4; Irby, 2-0-5; Jones, 1-0-2; Golden, 4-1-9; Harth, 5-0-11; Carey, 2-2-6; Bester, 2-4-8. Totals: 21-9-56.


Sun Prairie (66)—Williams, 0-2-2; Schaffner, 2-0-5; Noskowiak, 5-10-20; Hawkins, 0-1-1; Boos, 6-9-25; Mifflin, 2-0-4; Fuller, 4-0-9. Totals: 19-22-66.


Madison West 13 15 10 18—56


Sun Prairie 14 13 15 24—66


Three-point goals—West 5 (Armstrong 3, Irby, Harth), Sun Prairie 6 (Boos 4, Schaffner, Fuller). Free throws missed—West 10, Sun Prairie 8. Total fouls—West 25, Sun Prairie 22.


-- Memorial 64, Middleton 54—Six-time defending Big Eight champion Madison Memorial bounced back from Saturday’s shocking loss to Madison East for a win over Middleton that kept the host Spartans (9-3, 6-2) in second.


MEMORIAL 64, MIDDLETON 54

Middleton (54)—Bavery 0-2-2; Coyne, 1-0-2; Adler, 5-2-16; Owen 1-0-2; Everson, 5-0-11; Nelson, 3-0-6; Joyce, 3-0-6; Yaktus, 4-0-9. Totals: 22-4-54.


Memorial (64)—Fredrick, 0-2-2; Chamberlain, 1-0-2; Burnette, 1-0-3; Creamer, 3-1-7; Blue, 7-6-20; Lomomba, 4-1-89; Morris, 7-3-17; Kluender, 2-0-4. Totals: 25-13-64.


Middleton 12 12 11 19—54


Memorial 14 17 16 17—64


Three-point goals—Middleton 6 (Adler 4, Everson, Yaktus), Memorial 1 (Burnette). Free throws missed—Middleton 1, Memorial 9. Total fouls—Middleton 17, Memorial 15.


Sophomores—Middleton 55, Memorial 54.



Print Print