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UW-Rock County basketball men open with win, women lose

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Gazette staff
November 3, 2011
— The UW-Rock County men’s and women’s basketball teams kicked off the 2011-12 season Tuesday with a win and loss, respectively

The visiting Rock County men hung on to defeat Oakton Community College 66-65, while the Rock County women lost, 76-57, to Oakton.


Josh Conway made a free throw with 11 seconds remaining to give the Rattlers a 66-62 lead. Oakton hit a three-point basket with five seconds remaining then stole the Rattlers’ inbound pass but missed the last shot with two seconds left.


“It was an excellent basketball game,” Rattlers coach Scott Lee said. “It was the first time we won our opener since I started coaching here.’’


Jordan Conway, a Beloit Turner graduate, scored a game-high 19 points, Beloit Memorial graduate Jordan Young and Parkview grad Kyle Woodworth added 15 points each and Andy Hanus, out of Oakhill Christian, chipped in 11 points.


Meanwhile, the UW-Rock women never held the lead. Lindsey Oliver, a Janesville Craig graduate, scored 19 points, Chole Mauel added 15 and Danielle Heldt scored 13.


Men
UW-ROCK 66, OAKTON 65

UW-Rock (66)—Young, 5-5-15; Fields, 1-0-3; Hanus, 4-0-11; Condon, 1-0-2; Benson, 0-1-1; Conway, 6-6-19; Woodworth, 7-1-15. Totals: 24-13-66.


Oakton (65)—Terrell, 1-1-3; Bailey, 4-1-9; Wade, 5-1-11; Asuncion, 1-0-3; Garmoos, 1-0-2; Chavarra, 1-0-2; Bray, 8-2-22; Bullock, 3-2-7; Roam, 1-2-4. Totals: 24-9-65.


UW-Rock County 30 36—66


Oakton Community College 31 34—65


Three-point goals—RC 5 (Fields, Hanus 3, Conway), O 6 (Asuncion, Bray 4, Bullock). Free throws missed—RC 7, O 4. Total fouls—RC 12, O 19.


Women
OAKTON 76, UW-ROCK 57

UW-Rock (57)—L. Oliver, 6-2-19; Heldt, 4-5-13; Harnack, 2-1-6; O’Leary, 2-0-4; Mauel, 5-5-15. Totals: 19-13-57.


Oakton (76)—Talaye, 1-0-2; Moss-Patterson, 9-3-21; Akroyd, 4-2-10; Thompson, 3-0-6; Davis, 6-0-13; Brandon, 2-0-6; Green, 5-5-18. Totals: 30-10-76.


UW-Rock County 25 28—57


Oakton Community College 40 36—76


Three-point goals—RC 5 (Oliver 4, Harnack), O 4 (Green, Brandon 2, Davis). Free throws missed—RC 9, O 6. Fouls—RC 10, O 18.



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