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East Troy, Clinton remain Rock leaders, other scores

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Gazette Staff
January 25, 2012

East Troy remains perfect in the Rock Valley Conference North Division boys basketball race.


The Trojans (9-0, 12-2) jumped out to a 25-9 first-quarter lead and cruised past visiting Edgerton, 82-37, Tuesday night.


Five players scored in double figures for the winners. Nate Dodge led with 21 points. Tanner Plomb added 16, D.J. Sweet and Alex Prahl each had 12 points, and Brett Prahl added 10.


Brooks Johnson’s eight points led Edgerton (4-5, 5-9).


EAST TROY 82, EDGERTON 37

Edgerton (37)—Olstad, 1-0-2; Deegan, 2-0-4; Johnson, 3-0-8; Oren, 1-4-6; Gregory, 1-0-3; converse, 2-1-5; Zeimet, 3-0-6; Thompson, 1-1-3. Totals: 14-6-37.


East Troy (82)—Olsen, 1-5-8; Dodge, 7-4-21; Sweet, 5-2-12; Plomb, 6-4-16; Davis, 1-1-3; B. Prahl, 5-0-10; A. Prahl, 4-4-12. Totals: 29-20-82.


Edgerton 9 4 11 13—37


East Troy 25 21 17 19—82


Thre-point goals—Edgerton 3 (Johnson 2, Gregory), East Troy 4 (Dodge 3, Olsen). Free throws missed—Edgerton 1, East Troy 12. total fouls—Edgerton 22, East Troy 10. Fouled out—Converse.


-- McFarland 63, Jefferson 48—Nik Ewelt scored 14 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, and McFarland stayed within a game of North Division leading East Troy with a win over visiting Jefferson.


Ewelt his seven of eight free throws in the final quarter, and the Spartans were 24 of 31 for the game. Cory Frank added 15 points for McFarland (8-1, 10-5).


Clayton Morrison led the Eagles (6-3, 7-7) with 11 points. Zach Peachey and Jalen McGraw each added 10.


MCFARLAND 63, JEFFERSON 48

Jefferson (48)—McGowan, 1-0-2; Morrison, 4-2-11; Peachey, 3-2-10; Tabor, 3-2-9; McGraw, 4-2-10; Miller, 0-2-2; Ashburn, 2-0-4; Totals: 17-10-48.


McFarland (63)—Johnson, 1-0-2; Doll, 2-2-6; Wedel, 0-1-1; Schluter, 5-1-11; Washington, 1-0-2; Engelhart, 1-0-2; Ewelt, 6-10-24; Frank, 2-10-15. Totals: 18-24-63.


Jefferson 8 13 14 13—48


McFarland 13 17 16 17—63


Three-point goals—Jefferson 4 (Peachey 2, Morrison, Tabor), McFarland 3 (Ewelt 2, Frank). Free throws missed—Jefferson 5, McFarland 7. Total fouls—Jefferson 24, McFarland 15. Fouled out—McGowan, Tabor.


-- Clinton 55, Turner 37—Justin Langley and Chandler Stevenson combined for 33 points, and Clinton held Turner to 18 points through three quarter to defeat the visiting Trojans.


Langley, a 6-foot-7 senior, scored 17 points, including a three-pointer. Stevenson added 16 points as the first-place Cougars went to 8-1 in the Rock Valley South and 11-1 overall.


Sam Burns had nine points to lead Turner (2-7, 5-9).


CLINTON 55, TURNER 37

Turner (37)—Payton, 1-0-2; Pickett, 2-4-8; Noack, 1-1-3; Lang, 0-1-1; Burns, 3-3-9; Bass, 3-0-6; Metzger, 0-1-1; Olson, 1-0-2; Appleby, 2-0-5. Totals: 13-10—37.


Clinton (55)—Stevenson, 5-6-16; Pachke, 1-0-2; Langley, 7-2-17; Roth, 2-1-5; Risseeuw, 4-0-8; McMartin, 1-3-5; DeLong, 1-0-2. Totals: 20-14-55.


Turner 7 2 9 19—37


Clinton 13 9 16 17—55


Three-point goals—Turner 1 (Appleby), Clinton 1 (Langley). Free throws missed—Turner 7, Clinton 3. Total fouls—Turner 19, Clinton 18. Fouled out—Bass.


-- Whitewater 41, Evansville 40—Austin Morkved’s two three-pointers, and Paul Pelayo’s five points in the fourth quarter helped Whitewater withstand an Evansville three-pointer at the buzzer.


Behind Pelayo’s 15 points and Morkved’s 10, the Whippets improved to 2-7 in the Rock Valley North and 3-10 overall.


Dan Walczak’s eight points paced the Blue Devils (2-7, 2-12). Evansville led, 29-25, going into the final quarter.


WHITEWATER 41, EVANSVILLE 40

Whitewater (41)—Hayes, 1-0-2; Hollingshead, 1-0-2; Pelayo, 5-4-15; Navejas, 2-3-7; Morkved, 4-0-10; Schumacher, 1-0-2; Tautges, 0-1-1; Brunner, 0-2-2. Totals: 11-10-41.


Evansville (40)—Harper, 3-0-7; Rutkowski, 2-2-7; Chenowith, 2-3-7; Sperry, 1-0-3; Walczak, 3-1-8; Johnson, 2-0-4; Schoenberger, 1-2-4. Totals: 10—8-40.


Whitewater 10 8 7 16—41


Evansville 5 10 14 11—40


Three-point goals—Whitewater 3 (Morkved 2 Pelayo), Evansville 4 (Harper, Rutkowski, Sperry, Walczak). Free throws missed—Whitewater 6, Evansville 4. Total fouls—Whitewater 16, Evansville 15. Fouled out—Walczak


-- Palmyra-Eagle 55, Big Foot 44—Alex Kelly made five of six free throws in the final quarter to lead the visiting Panthers past Big Foot in Rock Valley action.


The Panthers (4-5 in the Rock, 6-7 overall) made 14 of 18 free throws in the final quarter to maintain command.


Kelly finished with 11 points. Nate Behr led the winners with 15 points, while Matt Preuss had 13 and Tyler Troiola 12.


Kenneth Walker and Carter Hehr led the Chiefs (2-7, 2-13) with 15 points apiece. Big Foot shot just 27 percent from the field and made just nine of 17 free throws.


PALMYRA-EAGLE 55, BIG FOOT 44

Palmyra-Eagle (55)—Gess, 2-0-4; Kelly, 3-5-11; Preuss, 4-4-13; Behr, 5-2-15; T. Troiala, 3-6-12. Totals: 17-17-55.


Big Foot (44)—Lauzon, 1-0-2; Walker, 6-2-15; Hehr, 5-4-15; J. Wedig, 1-1-4; Colby, 1-1-3; G. Wedig, 2-1-5. Totals: 16-9-44.


Palmyra-Eagle 8 17 10 20—55


Big Foot 3 14 9 18—44


Three-point goals—Palmyra-Eagle 4 (Behr 3, Preuss), Big Foot 3 (Walker, Hehr, J. Wedig). Free throws missed—Palmyra-Eagle 4, Big Foot 8. Total fouls—Palmyra-Eagle 17, Big Foot 21. Fouled out—Colby.


-- Brodhead 74, Parkview 61—The host Cardinals took control in the second quarter en route to the Rock Valley South win.


Jesse DeLorme had 19 points to lead four Brodhead players in double figures.


Charlie Thole had 18 points for Parkview, which trailed 37-23 at half.


BRODHEAD 74, PARKVIEW 61

Parkview (61)—Lavery, 4-0-9; Hoard, 0-2-2; Aasen, 3-2-8; Ryan, 3-2-8; Kyser, 5-2-13; Thole, 4-6-18; Hobson, 1-0-2; Reinhardt, 0-1-1. Totals: 20-15-61.


Brodhead (74)—Earleywine, 3-0-6; Johnson, 4-3-12; Peterson, 1-1-3; Frost, 1-0-2; Harnack, 5-6-17; Jordan, 2-8-12; Marchant, 0-1-1; Goodman, 0-2-2; DeLorme, 8-3-19. Totals: 24-24-74.


Parkview 14 9 20 18—63


Brodhead 14 23 18 19—74


Three-point goals—Parkview 6 (Thole 4, Lavery, Kyser), Brodhead 2 (Johnson, Harnack). Free throws missed—Parkview 5, Brodhead 14. Total fouls—Parkview 24, Brodhead 16. Fouled out—Earleywine, Kyser.



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