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Blumer propels Milton, Monroe falls

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Gazette Staff
February 11, 2012

Milton High’s girls basketball team kept its hopes alive Friday night for a Badger South Conference title.


Morgan Blumer scored 27 points, and the Red Hawks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 66-50 Badger South win over Stoughton.


Milton (11-5, 7-2) led by one after three quarters but outscored Stoughton 21-6 in the fourth.


Sydney Harms added 15 points for Milton, while Tessa Mersberger led Stoughton with 20 points.


MILTON 66, STOUGHTON 50

Stoughton (60)—Dumas, 4-3-12; Schultz, 2-0-4; Mersberger, 7-2-20; Fergus, 2-0-4; Robson, 4-2-10. Totals: 19-7-50.


Milton (66)—Blumer, 13-0-27; Stair, 3-3-10; Grishow, 2-0-4; Westrick, 3-0-7; Bucholtz, 1-1-3; Harms, 6-1-15. Totals: 28-5-66.


Stoughton 14 8 22 6—50


Milton 18 15 12 21—66


Three-point goals—Stoughton 5 (Mersberger 4, Dumas), Milton 5 (Harms 2, Blumer, Stair, Westrick). Free throws missed—Stoughton 1, Milton 2. Total fouls—Stoughton 9, Milton 11.


-- Waunakee 50, Monroe 20—Waunakee scored 18 unanswered points to break open a close game and went on for a nonconference victory at Monroe.


The Warriors (12-6) led


20-14 when the Cheesemakers missed a layup. Waunakee got the rebound and hit a three-pointer to end the first half and start its 18-0 surge.


Monroe (5-13) was held to six points in the second half.


WAUNAKEE 50, MONROE 20

Waunakee (50)—Smith, 1-0-2; Keenan, 2-0-5; Murray, 3-0-6; Shaw, 2-0-6; Vanden Brook, 4-0-9; Jones, 2-0-4; Preston, 7-4-18. Totals: 21-4-50.


Monroe (20)—Schilt, 1-0-2; Studer, 0-1-1; Hlubek, 1-1-3; Katzenberger, 0-2-2; Barta, 0-1-1; Barrett, 3-0-6; Foulker, 1-3-5. Totals: 6-8-20.


Waunakee 16 7 18 9—50


Monroe 8 6 4 2—20


Three-point goals—Waunakee 4 (Keenan, Shaw 2, Vanden Brook). Free throws misssed—Waunakee 4, Monroe 6. Total fouls—Waunakee 13, Monroe 12.



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