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UW-Rock County women win, men lose

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Gazette Staff
February 9, 2012

UW-Rock County’s women’s basketball team moved over the .500 mark Wednesday night.


Melissa Harnack scored 16 points, and the Rattlers pulled away in the second half for a 60-37 Wisconsin Collegiate Conference win.


Rock County (13-12, 12-7) got double-digit scoring from four players.


“We did a much better job of executing in the second half,” Rock County coach Scott Lee said. “And we limited their second-chance shots, which hurt us in the first half.”


April Wellnitz and KiKi Smith scored 13 points each for Rock County, while Lindsey Oliver added 11.


Rock County plays at UW-Marinette on Saturday.


ROCK COUNTY 60, RICHLAND CENTER 37

Richland Center (37)—Seroyer, 1-0-2; Jones, 1-0-2; Freese, 3-0-6; Campbell, 6-0-12; Mislicecek, 2-0-5; Deitelhoff, 5-0-10. Totals: 18-0-37.


Rock County (60)—Oliver, 3-2-11; Harnack, 5-3-16; Wellnitz, 5-3-13; O’Leary, 3-0-7; Smith, 4-4-13.


UW-Richland Center 16 21—37


UW-Rock County 22 38—60


Three-point goals—Richland Center 1 (Mislicecek), Rock County 8 (Oliver 3, Harnack 3, O’Leary, Smith). Free throws missed—Richland Center 2, Rock County 3. Total fouls—Richland Center 14, Rock County 9.


-- Richland Center 90, Rock County 81—A 9-0 run to start the second half lifted visiting UW-Richland Center to the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference win.


Rock County (7-16, 3-7) got 20 points from Jordan Conway and 12 from Joe Benson.


The Rattlers trailed by two at half before falling behind by double digits early in the second half. Rock County cut the lead to three with two minutes left but Richland Center made 10 free throws down the stretch.


Rock County plays at UW-Marinette on Saturday afternoon.


RICHLAND CENTER 90, ROCK COUNTY 81

Richland Center (90)—McCormick, 8-0-19; Hardy-Linsy, 4-13-21; Johnson, 4-0-9; Brown, 8-4-20; Stewart, 5-2-12; Gibbons, 2-0-4; Hall, 2-1-5. Totals: 33-20-90.


Rock County (81)—Young, 4-2-10; Fields, 1-0-2; Hanus, 2-0-5; Bates, 1-1-3; Condon, 5-0-10; Benson, 6-0-12; Conway, 9-1-20; Smith, 2-0-4; Woodworth, 5-3-13; Sam, 1-0-2. Totals: 36-7-81.


UW-Richland Center 39 51—90


UW-Rock County 37 44—81


Three-point goals—Richland Center 4 (McCormick 3, Johnson), Rock County 2 (Hanus, Conway). Free throws missed—Richland Center 5, Rock County 7. Total fouls—Richland Center 16, Rock County 17.



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