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Clinton alone on top, other scores

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Gazette Staff
January 6, 2012

Clinton High School’s boys basketball team took over sole possession of first place in the Rock Valley South on Thursday night.


Justin Langley and Cody Risseeuw combined for 44 points as Clinton pulled away in the second half for a 62-43 win over host Brodhead.


Clinton (7-1, 5-1) led by 10 at half before outscoring Brodhead (6-4, 4-2) by 10 in the second half.


Langley scored 23 to lead all scorers, while Risseeuw added 21 points, including three three-point baskets.


David Earleywine scored 11 points for the Cardinals.


CLINTON 62, BRODHEAD 43

Clinton (62)—Stevenson, 3-3-10; Langley, 10-3-23; Roth, 1-0-2; Risseeuw, 7-4-21; McMartin, 1-0-2; Dewitt, 2-0-4. Totals: 24-10-62.


Brodhead (43)—Earleywine, 2-2-6; McKay, 1-0-2; Johnson, 3-2-8; Peterson, 2-0-4; Lewis, 1-0-2; Frost, 1-0-2; Jordan, 4-0-8; DeLorme, 5-1-11. Totals: 19-5-43.


Clinton 15 19 12 16—62


Brodhead 10 15 8 10—43


Three-point goals—Clinton 4 (Risseeuw 3, Stevenson). Free throws missed—Clinton 5, Brodhead 3. Total fouls—Clinton 15, Brodhead 14. Fouled out—Risseeuw, Jordan.


-- Big Foot 51, Turner 50—Luke Kehl’s basket off an in-bounds play with 10 seconds left lifted the Chiefs to the Rock Valley South win.


Turner (5-6, 2-4), which got 11 points from Travis Appleby, turned the ball over in the final seconds.


Carter Hehr had 16 points to lead Big Foot (2-9, 2-4), while Kenneth Walker added 12.


BIG FOOT 51, TURNER 50

Turner (50)—Caples, 0-1-1; Peyton, 3-1-10; Pickett, 1-2-4; Noack, 1-0-3; Burns, 2-1-5; Bass, 3-4-10; Metzger, 3-0-6; Appleby, 4-0-11. Totals: 17-9-50.


Big Foot (51)—Walker, 6-0-12; Hehr, 6-4-16; Wedig, 2-1-7; Colby, 3-0-6; Santeler, 1-0-2; Kehl, 4-0-8. Totals: 22-5-51.


Beloit Turner 12 7 21 10—50


Big Foot 8 22 7 14—51


Three-point goals—Turner 7 (Payton 3, Appleby 3, Noack), Big Foot 2 (Wedig 2). Free throws missed—Turner 14, Big Foot 13. Total fouls—Turner 21, Big Foot 26. Fouled out—Burns, Walker.


-- Palmyra-Eagle 38, Parkview 32—The Orfordville Parkview offense worked just fine for the first quarter at home Thursday.


The remainder of the game was a complete turnaround.


The Vikings took an 18-6 lead into the second quarter against Palmyra-Eagle, but the Panthers rolled past the home team in the Rock Valley victory.


Matt Preuss scored 20 points, and Alex Kelly added 15 for the Panthers, who won despite having only three players score. Palmyra-Eagle is 2-4 in the conference and 4-6 overall.


Jameson Lavery scored 10 points for the Vikings, who fell to 1-5, 2-8.


PALMYRA-EAGLE 38, PARKVIEW 32

Palmyra-Eagle (38)—Hein, 1-0-3; Kelly, 3-7-15; Pruess, 7-3-20. Totals: 11-10-38.


Parkview (32)—Lavery, 4-1-10; Kyser, 3-0-9; Thole, 2-1-5; Hobson, 1-0-3; Reinhardt, 2-0-5. Totals: 13-2-32.


Palmyra-Eagle 6 10 13 9—38


Parkview 18 3 3 8—32


Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 6 (Hein, Kelly 2, Pruess 3), Parkview 4 (Lavery, Kyser, Hobson, Reinhardt). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 1, Parkview 3. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 13, Parkview 13.


Junior varsity—Parkview won.


-- Edgerton 45, Evansville 36—Brooks Johnson and Adam Converse combined for 11 points in the fourth quarter as the host Crimson Tide pulled away for the Rock Valley North win.


Edgerton (4-5, 4-2) led by one after three quarters but outscored Evansville (0-11, 0-6) 14-6 in the fourth.


Josh Chenoweth had a game-high 13 points for Evansville, and Danny Walczak added 11.


Converse scored 11 to lead the Crimson Tide.


EDGERTON 45, EVANSVILLE 36

Evansville (36)—Chenoweth, 4-3-13; Sperry, 2-0-4; Walczak, 5-0-11; Schoenenberger, 3-2-8. Totals: 14-5-36.


Edgerton (45)—Schmidt, 1-0-2; Deegan, 0-1-1; Johnson, 1-4-6; Oren, 1-0-3; C. Gregory, 2-0-5; Converse, 5-1-11; Wileman, 2-0-5; Duvall, 3-2-8; Thompson, 2-0-4. Totals: 17-8-45.


Evansville 12 2 16 6—36


Edgerton 9 13 9 14—45


Three-point goals—Evansville 3 (Chenoweth 2, Walczak), Edgerton 3 (Oren, Gregory, Wileman). Free throws missed—Evansville 8, Edgerton 5. Total fouls—Evansville 14, Edgerton 17.


-- McFarland 48, Whitewater 38—Antwon Washington scored 16 points to lead the Spartans to the Rock Valley North win.


McFarland (7-4, 6-1) led by nine at half.


Whitewater (1-8, 0-6) did not have a player in double figures.


McFARLAND 48, WHITEWATER 38

Whitewater (38)—Bullis, 2-0-4; Hollingshead, 3-0-6; Hayes, 1-0-2; Pelayo, 3-1-8; Nevaja, 0-2-2; Mortved, 2-0-5; Schumacher, 1-1-4; Tautges, 1-0-3; Brunner, 1-0-2; Peterson, 1-0-2. Totals: 15-4-38.


McFarland (48)—Dahl, 3-0-6; Schlueter, 4-2-10; Washington, 6-4-16; Ewalt, 5-1-12; Frank, 2-0-4. Totals: 20-7-48.


Whitewater 9 7 9 13—38


McFarland 13 12 5 18—48


Three-point goals—Whitewater 4 (Pelayo, Mortved, Tautges, Schumacher), McFarland 1 (Ewalt). Free throws missed—Whitewater 3, McFarland 6. Total fouls—Whitewater 16, McFarland 13.


-- East Troy 61, Jefferson 34—Last season, East Troy and Jefferson entered the sixth game of the Rock Valley Conference season with 5-0 records.


That was the case again Thursday, and the game was almost identical.


Jefferson stayed with the talented Trojans for a half, but then East Troy hit the Eagles with a third-quarter surge that put the game away.


East Troy outscored Jefferson, 23-4, in the third quarter to pull away from a 25-17 halftime lead. Nate Dodge had seven of his 11 points in the quarter, and the Trojan defense forced several turnovers.


Tanner Plomb led the Trojans (6-0 Rock Valley North, 9-1 overall) with 15 points, while Brett Prahl added 14.


The Eagles fell to 5-1, 6-4.


EAST TROY 61, JEFFERSON 34

East Troy (61)—Olsen, 1-2-5; Dodge, 4-3-11; Plomb, 7-1-15; Davis, 2-1-6; B. Prahl, 6-2-14; A. Prahl, 3-2-8; Kadmierski, 1-0-2. Totals: 24-12-61.


Jefferson (34)—Emerick, 1-0-2; McGowan, 3-1-9; Morrison, 1-0-2; Peachey, 2-0-5; Tabor, 2-1-5; McGraw, 2-0-4; Renz, 2-1-7. Totals: 13-3-34.


East Troy 10 15 23 13—61


Jefferson 8 9 4 13—34


Three-point goals—East Troy 1 (Olsen), Jefferson 5 (McGowan 2, Renz 2, Peachey). Free throws missed—East Troy 6, Jefferson 6. Total fouls—East Troy 9, Jefferson 18.


Junior varsity—Jefferson won.



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