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Whitewater, Big Foot, Evansville among basketball winners

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Gazette Staff
December 7, 2011

Free throws proved to be the difference Tuesday night for Whitewater’s girls basketball team in a battle of Rock Valley North preseason favorites.


The Whippets made 29 free throws, including 12 from Brooke Trewyn, in rallying for a 58-57 win over East Troy.


Whitewater (2-1, 1-0) trailed by five after three quarters but outscored East Troy (1-1, 0-1) 20-14 in the fourth.


Trewyn and Molly Grice had 14 points each for the Whippets, while Nicole Masterson added 13 and Sarah Schumacher 10.


East Troy’s Rachel Atchison led all scorers with 16.


WHITEWATER 58, EAST TROY 57

Whitewater (58)—Masterson, 4-2-13; Hollingshead, 1-0-3; Hookstead, 1-1-4; Trewyn, 1-12-14; Grice, 3-8-14; Schumacher, 2-6-10. Totals: 12-29-58.


East Troy (57)—Olsen, 4-4-12; Oleson, 2-9-13; Schultz, 1-0-2; Gaspervich, 2-6-11; Atchison, 7-0-16; Schahctinski, 1-1-3. Totals: 17-19-57.


Whitewater 11 14 13 20—58


East Troy 15 15 13 14—57


Three-point goals—Whitewater 5 (Masterson 3, Hookstead, Hollingshead), East Troy 4 (Atchison 2, Olsen, Gaspervich). Free throws missed—Whitewater 17, East Troy 11. Total fouls—Whitewater 24, East Troy 29. Fouled out—Masterson, Riemer.


-- Big Foot 60, Parkview 54—Walworth Big Foot built a double-digit lead in the first quarter, then rallied in the final quarter to defeat host Orfordville Parkview in a Rock Valley Conference girls basketball game Tuesday night.


Jen Petkoff scored 13 of her 17 points to help the visiting Chiefs to a 30-26 halftime lead. Big Foot led 18-7 after one quarter, but Parkview slowly cut into the lead and took a 42-41 lead into the final quarter.


Then the Chiefs rallied behind junior Brittani Isham, who had been held to five points through three quarters. Isham scored seven points in the fourth quarter to help the Chiefs rally.


Lindsay Mazur had 11 points for the Chiefs, 1-1 overall, 1-0 in the RVC.


Junior guard Emily Harnack led the Vikings with 20 points, while Mikayla Strzok had 10.


Parkview is 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the league.


BIG FOOT 60, PARKVIEW 54

Big Foot (60)—Petkoff, 6-2-17; Martin, 1-0-2; Bopp, 1-0-2; Mazur, 2-7-11; Abel, 1-0-2; Young, 1-0-2; Isham, 4-3-12; Kovarik, 1-3-5; Pearce, 1-0-2; Ka. Wedig, 0-1-1; Lueck, 1-2-4. Totals: 19-19-60.


Parkview (54)—Heldt, 3-3-9; Harnack, 6-7-20; Larsen, 2-1-5; Strozk, 3-4-10; Kearns, 1-0-2; Wellnitz, 2-1-5; Jess, 0-1-1; Halterman, 1-0-2. Totals: 18-17-54.


Big Foot 18 12 11 19—60


Parkview 7 19 16 12—54


Three-pont goals—Big Foot 4 (Petkoff 3, Isham), Parkview 1 (Harnack). Free throws missed—Big Foot 13, Parkview 17. Total fouls—Big Foot 25, Parkview 23. Fouled out—Kovarik, Ka. Wedig.


Junior varsity—Parkview 28, Big Foot 26.


-- Evansville 52, McFarland 37—Melanie Greenleaf scored 16 points to lead the Blue Devils to the win in the Rock Valley North opener for both teams.


Evansville (1-1, 1-0) led by six after three quarters before pulling away in the fourth.


EVANSVILLE 52, McFARLAND 37

Evansville (52)—Kinney, 3-0-9; Eager, 1-0-2; Krumwiede, 1-0-2; Kitzman, 3-2-8; Greenleaf, 4-7-16; Phalin, 3-1-7; Abey, 3-0-6. Totals: 18-11-52.


McFarland (37)—M. Hettinger, 5-1-11; Winer, 2-2-7; Johnson, 1-0-3; C. Hettinger, 2-0-4; A. Howen, 1-2-4; M. Howen, 1-2-5; Runde, 1-0-3. Totals: 13-7-37.


Evansville 15 9 14 14—52


McFarland 13 5 14 5—37


Three-point goals—Evansville 5 (Kinney 3, Greenleaf, Phalin), McFarland 3 (3 (Johnson, Winer, M. Howen). Free throws missed—Evansville 9, McFarland 4. Total fouls—Evansville 11, McFarland 19. Fouled out—Winer.


-- Clinton 71, Palmyra-Eagle 18—Megan Lantz led four players in double figures with 16 points to lead the Cougars to the Rock Valley South win.


Mallory Niemann had 14 points for Clinton (2-0, 1-0), while Taryn Ciochon and Heather Buckler had 13 each. Sam Morateck had eight points for Palmyra-Eagle (0-2, 0-1).


CLINTON 71, PALMYRA-EAGLE 18

Clinton (71)—J. Ciochon, 2-0-5; Jacobson, 2-0-4; Lantz, 6-1-16; T. Ciochon, 5-1-13; Buckler, 5-3-13; Nickel, 1-4-6; Niemann, 6-2-14. Totals: 27-11-71.


Palmyra-Eagle (18)—Watts, 1-0-2; Rautsaw, 2-0-5; Giese, 1-0-2; Roscizewski, 0-1-1; Morateck, 3-2-8. Totals: 7-3-18.


Clinton 23 10 17 21—71


Palmyra-Eagle 4 8 2 4—18


Three-point goals—Clinton 6 (Lantz 3, T. Ciochon 2, J. Ciochon), Palmyra-Eagle 1 (Rautsaw). Free throws missed—Clinton 6, Palmyra-Eagle 4. Total fouls—Clinton 13, Palmyra-Eagle 12.


-- Brodhead 71, Turner 26—The host Cardinals raced out to a 23-3 lead after one quarter and coasted to the Rock Valley South win.


Carly Mohns had 17 points to lead Brodhead (3-0, 1-0), while Taylor Douglas and Mariah Ahrens added 12 points each.


BRODHEAD 71, TURNER 26

Turner (26)—Brand, 3-2-8; Lauterbach, 0-2-2; Lengjak, 0-1-1; Bordner, 1-5-7; Burns, 1-4-6; Snippen, 1-0-2. Totals: 6-14-26.


Brodhead (71)—Heller, 5-1-11; Arnsmeier, 3-0-6; Ahrens, 5-2-12; Pickel, 3-0-7; Halverson, 3-0-6; Douglas, 5-2-12; Mohns, 8-1-17. Totals: 32-6-71.


Beloit Turner 3 5 6 12—26


Brodhead 23 15 23 10—71


Three-point goals—Brodhead 1 (Pickel). Free throws missed—Turner 6, Brodhead 9. Total fouls—Turner 13, Brodhead 20. Fouled out—Hicks.



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