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Gazette Staff
March 2, 2012

Morgan Blumer helped make sure the Milton High girls basketball team would have momentum going into the WIAA Division 1 tournament.


The junior forward scored 25 points to lead the Red Hawks to a 58-46 victory at Badger South Conference champion Monona Grove on Thursday night. Blumer made 11 free throws.


Milton finished a game


behind the Silver Eagles with a 9-3 conference record. The Red Hawks take a 16-6 record into tournament play.


Junior Elizabeth Westrick added 12 points in the victory.


Taylor Nelson led the Silver Eagles (10-2, 20-2) with 13 points.


MILTON 58, MONONA GROVE 46

Milton (58)—Blumer, 25; St. Stair, 9; Grishow, 1; Westrick, 12; Davis 3; Harms, 8. Totals: 18-20-58.


Monona Grove (46)—Calhoun, 11; Kelsey, 9; Werner, 8; Long, 5; Nelson, 13. Totals: 14-11-46.


Milton 22 13 10 13—58


Monona Grove 13 12 11 10—46


Three-point goals—Milton 2 (Westrick, Davis), Monona Grove 7 (Kelsey 3, Calhoun 2, Nelson 2). Free throws missed—Milton 8, Monona Grove 5. Total fouls—Milton 13, Monona Grove 25.


-- Stoughton 48, Mon-roe 44—Junior guard Tessa Mersberger scored 17 of her 21 points in the second half to lead Stoughton past visiting Monroe.


The Vikings trailed, 26-16, at halftime, but cut the deficit to two, 33-31, going into the final quarter. Junior forward Megan Robson then scored six of her 11 points in the fourth quarter to send the Vikings to the victory.


Stoughton finished 4-8 in the Badger South and is 6-16 overall.


Brooke McBain led the Cheesemakers (3-9, 5-17) with 11 points, while Taylor Barrett had 10.


STOUGHTON 48, MONROE 44

Monroe (44)—Haffele, 1-0-3; Studer, 1-4-7; Hlubek, 2-1-7; Barta, 2-1-6; Barrett, 4-1-10; McBain, 3-4-11. Totals: 13-11-44.


Stoughton (48)—Dumas, 3-0-7; Schultz, 1-1-3; Mersberger, 6-7-21; Gross, 1-2-4; Christofferson, 1-0-2; Robson, 4-3-11. Totals: 16-13-48.


Monroe 13 13 7 11—44


Stoughton 5 11 15 17—48


Three-point goals—Monroe 7 (Haffele, Studer, Hlubek 2, Barta, Barrett, McBain), Stoughton 3 (Dumas, Mersberger 2). Free throws missed—Monroe 3, Stoughton 5. Total fouls—Monroe 15, Stoughton 14. Fouled out—Studer.


-- Fort Atkinson 49, Oregon 42—Senior forward Maddie Bare scored 15 points, and senior guard Lexie Weigand added 11 as Fort Atkinson defeated Oregon in a Badger South finale.


Amber Foerster sank a key three-pointer to tie the game late in the third quarter, and Fort (13-9, 5-6 Badger South) then went on a 5-0 run to pull away.


Maddy Gits, a sophomore center, led Oregon (5-17, 2-10), with 18 points, and junior guard Marranda Ricker added 15 points.


FORT ATKINSON 49, OREGON 42

Oregon (42)—Ricker, 5-3-15; Rosemeyer, 2-1-5; Nelson, 1-1-3; Gits, 7-3-18; Bing, 0-1-1. Totals: 15-9-42.


Fort Atkinson (49)—Hollman, 0-2-2; Weigand, 3-3-11; M. Bare, 4-6-15; Foerster, 1-4-7; Bienfang, 2-0-6; Fitzgerald, 2-1-6; Pfeifer, 0-2-2. Totals: 12-18-49.


Oregon 12 7 12 11—42


Fort Atkinson 16 4 13 16—49


Three-point goals—Oregon 3 (Ricker 2, Gits), Fort Atkinson 7 (Weigand 2, Bare, Foerster Bienfang 2, Fitzgerald). Free throws missed—Oregon 10, Fort Atkinson 10. Total fouls—Oregon 18, Fort Atkinson 12. Fouled out—Rosemeyer.


Junior varsity—Oregon 37, Fort Atkinson 27.



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