Molly Kemp scored 14 points and Payton Severson and Hannah Welte each added 13 as Clinton defeated host Edgerton 65-48 in a Rock Valley Conference girls basketball game Thursday night.

The Cougars, now 4-4 in the conference and 4-5 overall, led by 10 points at halftime.

Severson had four 3-point goals, and the Cougars had eight total in the physical game.

Jessica Danks scored 19 points and Bethany Oren added 17 for the Crimson Tide, which fell to 1-7 and 2-9.

CLINTON 65, EDGERTON 48

Clinton (65)—Kalk, 2-0-6; Welte, 2-7-13; B. Mullooly, 1-0-2; S. Mullooly, 2-0-4; Cichon, 5-0-10; Brewer, 1-1-3; Severson, 4-1-13; Kemp, 7-0-14. Totals: 24 9-20.

Edgerton (48)—Oren, 8-1-17; Stamm, 1-0-2; Demrow, 2-2-6; Shaw, 1-0-2; Schuman, 0-1-1; J. Danks. 8-1-19; Johnson, 0-1-1. Totals: 20-6-11.

Clinton 36 29—65

Edgerton 26 22—48

Three-point goals—Clinton 8 (Falk 2, Welte, 2, Severson 4), Edgerton 2 (J. Danks 2). Free throws missed—Clinton 11, Edgerton 5. Total fouls—Clinton 13, Edgerton 20. Fouled out—Schuman.

Evansville 63, Brodhead 34—Evansville used a box-and-one defense to control Brodhead point guard Erin Nyhus and rolled to its win at home.

Nyhus, who runs the Cardinals’ offense, was limited to nine points.

Evansville ran off to a 29-11 halftime lead.

Paige Banks again led the Blue Devils with 29 points, including 15 in the first half. The Blue Devils went to 3-5 in the Rock Valley and 5-6 overall.

EVANSVILLE 63, BRODHEAD 34

Brodhead (34)—Purdue, 1-0-2; Nyhus, 3-3-9; Bescup, 3-1-8; Z. Tresemer, 0-2-2; Kleeman, 2-0-4; Oliver, 3-0-8; Lawrence, 0-1-1. Totals: 12-7-34.

Evansville (63)—Hinkle, 0-1-1; Rhinehart, 5-2-12; Hazard, 1-0-2; Baumberger, 0-1-1; Eftemoff, 2-2-6; Wagner, 5-2-12; Banks, 14-1-29. Totals: 27-9-63.

Brodhead 11 24—35

Evansville 29 34—63

Three-point goals—Brodhead 3 (Bescup, Oliver 2). Free throws missed—Brodhead 8, Evansville 12. Total fouls—Brodhead 20, Evansville 17. Fouled out—Oliver.

  • In other Rock Valley games Thursday, Jefferson remained undefeated at 9-0 with a 63-46 win over McFarland, and East Troy defeated visiting Turner 49-44, despite 21 points from the Trojans’ Carson Nitz.

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