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McFarland tops Brodhead, other scores

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Gazette Staff
December 9, 2011

A zone defense and the scoring of Antwon Washington and Nik Ewelt helped McFarland pull away from visiting Brodhead, 76-58, in a Rock Valley Conference crossover game Thursday night.


The Spartans went to 3-0 in the conference and 3-1 overall.


McFarland led by only four at halftime, 35-31, and increased the margin to 54-48 entering the final quarter. Then the Spartans went to a zone and limited the Cardinals to 11 points in the fourth quarter.


Washington made seven of eight free throws and finished with nine points in the fourth quarter. He had 13 total.


Ewelt added seven points in the fourth quarter and led all scorers with 28, which included three three-pointers. Seth Johnson scored 11 points, and Brandon Doll added 10 in the win.


Tate Harnack led the Cardinals with 26 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter. Jesse DeLorme added 11, but Brodhead fell to 2-1 in the conference and 2-2 overall.


MCFARLAND 76, BRODHEAD 58

Brodhead (58)—Earleywine, 4-0-8; Johnson, 2-3-7; Peterson, 1-0-2; Harnack, 10-6-26; Jordan, 2-0-4; DeLorme, 5-1-11. Totals: 24-10-58.


McFarland (76)—Jordan, 1-0-2; Johnson, 5-1-11; Doll, 5-0-10; Schluter, 1-0-2; Washington, 3-7-13; Ewalt, 5-10-28; Frank, 4-2-10. Totals: 29-15-76


Brodhead 14 17 16 11—58


McFarland 24 11 19 22—76


Three-point goals—McFarland 3 (Ewalt 3). Free throws missed—Brodhead 7, McFarland 5. Total fouls—Brodhead 20, McFarland 17.


Junior varsity—McFarland 55, Brodhead 39.


-- Jefferson 43, Parkview 42—Jefferson held the ball for 4½ minutes at the start of the fourth quarter and hung on to beat pesky Parkview.


The Eagles, who scored 76 points against Whitewater last week, trailed 33-31 at halftime against the Vikings. The Eagles took the lead with about three minutes left in the third quarter and never trailed again, but couldn’t pull away.


Leading 41-39 to start the fourth quarter, Jefferson held the ball outside the Parkview zone, and the Vikings would not budge. Parkview did come out of the zone, and Eagle guard Max McGowan hit a layup to give Jefferson a four-point lead, 43-39. That was the only points Jefferson scored in the quarter.


Parkview’s Jameson Lavery hit a basket with just less than a minute to go, and after Jefferson missed the front end of a one-and-one, Christian Hobson made one of two free throws to reduce the margin to one.


Jefferson missed another front end of a bonus with 12 seconds left, but Parkview could not get off a good shot at the end.


McGowan finished with 23 points for the Eagles (3-0 in the Rock and 3-2 overall).


Larry Kyser scored 15 to lead the Vikings (0-3, 0-4).


JEFFERSON 43, PARKVIEW 42

Parkview (42)—Lavery, 4-1-9; Aasen, 3-1-7; Kyser, 5-3-15; Thole, 1-0-2; Hopson, 2-1-7; Reinhardt, 1-0-2. Totals: 16-6-42.


Jefferson (43)—McGowan, 9-1-23; Morrison, 3-2-9; Emerick, 1-0-2; Tabor, 2-2-6; Renz, 1-0-3. Totals: 15-5-43.


Parkview 19 14 6 3—42


Jefferson 15 16 10 2—43


Three-point goals—Parkview 4 (Kyser 2, Hopson 2), Jefferson 6 (McGowan 4, Morrison, Renz). Free throws missed—Parkview 9, Jefferson 5. Total fouls—Parkview 13, Jefferson 17.


Junior varsity—Jefferson won.


-- Clinton 44, Whitewater 21—Cody Risseeuw scored 11 points, and Clinton had no trouble defeating host Whitewater in a Rock Valley Conference game.


The Cougars outscored the Whippets, 20-5, in the second quarter to take a 28-7 lead. The Cougars are 4-0 in the Rock Valley and 5-0 overall.


The Whippets are 0-4, 0-4.


CLINTON 44, WHITEWATER 21

Clinton (44)—Stevenson, 3-1-7; Paschke, 1-1-3; Langley, 4-0-8; Bess, 1-0-2; Roth, 3-0-6; Risseeuw, 4-3-11; Woodmar, 2-1-5; DeWitt, 0-1-1; Berman, 0-1-1. Totals: 18-8-44.


Whitewater (21)—Bullis, 1-0-2; Hollingshead, 2-0-4; Pelayo, 1-0-3; Nevajes, 0-2-2; Morris, 0-1-1; Schumacher, 1-0-2; Taulegis, 1-0-2; Brunner, 1-0-2; Petersen, 1-1-3. Totals: 8-4-21.


Clinton 8 20 11 5—44


Whitewater 2 5 6 8—21


Three-point goals—Whitewater 1 (Pelayo). Free throws missed—Clinton 13, Whitewater 6. Total fouls—Clinton 15, Whitewater 16.


Junior varsity—Whitewater won.


-- Turner 44, Evansville 33—Sophomore Anthony Payton hit a three-pointer at the end of the third quarter, and Beloit Turner pulled away in the fourth to win at Evansville.


Payton’s three-pointer put the Trojans up, 32-26, after Turner led by just a point at half. Jeff Bass then scored six of his 15 points in the fourth quarter. Travis Appleby added 11 points for Turner (2-1, 3-1).


Braden Harper led Evansville (0-3, 0-5) with 11 points.


TURNER 44, EVANSVILLE 33

Turner (44)—Payton, 2-0-5; Pickett, 2-1-5; Burns, 1-2-4; Bass, 7-1-15; Metzger, 1-0-2; Appleby, 4-0-11; Hudson, 1-0-2. Totals: 22-4-44.


Evansville (33)—Harper, 3-5-11; Rutkowski, 1-0-2; Walczak, 3-0-8; Johnson, 1-0-2; Schoenenberger, 3-1-7; Hill, 1-1-3. Totals: 12-8-33.


Turner 6 12 14 `` 12—44


Evansville 5 12 9 7—33


Three-point goals—Turner 4 (Appleby 3, Payton), Evansville 1 (Walzak). Free throws missed—Turner 3, Evansville 5. Total fouls—Turner 12, Evansville 10.


Junior varsity—Evansville won.


-- Edgerton 61, Big Foot 39—A 20-6 advantage in the second quarter carried the Crimson Tide to its first victory of the season.


Brannon Thompson had 12 points to lead Edgerton (1-3,


1-1), while Sutton DeVoll had 10.


EDGERTON 61, BIG FOOT 39

Big Foot (39)—Goulet-Daigelt, 0-2-2; Carthey, 2-3-8; Hehr, 3-2-8; Wedig, 0-4-4; Colby, 4-0-8; Santeler, 1-1-3; Kahl, 2-2-6. Totals: 12-14-39.


Edgerton (61)—Schmidt, 1-3-5; Olstad, 1-2-4; Deegan, 2-0-4; Johnson, 2-0-6; Oren, 1-0-2; C. Gregory, 3-0-8; Converse, 1-4-6; Wileman, 2-0-4; DeVoll, 3-2-10; Thompson, 5-2-12. Totals: 21-13-61.


Walworth Big Foot 10 6 9 14—39


Edgerton 13 20 12 16—61


Three-point goals—Big Foot 1 (Carthey), Edgerton 6 (Johnson 2, Gregory 2, DeVoll 2). Free throws missed—Big Foot 18, Edgerton 7. Total fouls—Big Foot 20, Edgerton 24. Fouled out—Gouolet0-Daigelt.


Junior varsity—Edgerton 57, Big Foot 8.


-- East Troy 73, Palmyra-Eagle 25—The unbeaten Trojans (3-0) cruised to the Rock Valley victory.


Tanner Plomb, an Army recruit, led five players in double figures with 19 points. Nate Dodge added 17 for East Troy, while D.J. Sweet finished with 12.


EAST TROY 73, PALMYRA-EAGLE 25

Palmyra-Eagle (25)—Kelly, 1-0-3; Preuss, 1-0-2; Behr, 2-0-4; Krueger, 3-0-7; Feriola, 4-1-9. Totals: 11-1-25.


East Troy (73)—Olsen, 1-0-3; Dodge, 7-2-17; Sweet, 5-2-12; Plomb, 6-6-19; Davis, 1-0-2; B. Prahl, 5-0-10; A> Prahl, 5-0-10. Totals: 30-9-73.


Palmyra-Eagle 2 8 8 7—25


East Troy 22 16 19 16—73


Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 2 (Kelly, Krueger), East Troy 4 (Plomb 2, Olsen, Dodge). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 0, East Troy 4. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 4, East Troy 10.



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