Three double-figure scorers helped Jefferson remain solidly in front of the Rock Valley Conference girls basketball race Thursday night.

Callie Morrison scored 13 points as the Eagles defeated host Beloit Turner 47-32.

Morrison had plenty of help. Parker Fetherson had 11 points and Emilee Turner added 10 as the Eagles improved to 15-1 in the conference and 19-1 overall.

The Trojans trailed by just eight 15-7 at halftime, but did not have the offensive firepower to stay with the visitors.

Mara Fowler led Turner (7-9) with nine points.


JEFFERSON 47, TURNER 32

Jefferson (47)—Ganser, 0-2-2; Morrison, 5-3-13; Luengas, 2-4-8; Fetherson, 3-4-11; Neitzel, 0-1-1; Peterson, 1-0-2; Truman, 5-0-10. Totals: 18-14-47.

Turner (32)—Wash,0-2-2; Fowler, 3-2-9; Nitz, 3-0-8; Fobes, 2-1-5; Tinder, 1-5-8. Totals: 9-10-32.

Jefferson;15;32—47

Turner;7;25—32

Three-point goals—Jefferson 1 (Fetherson), Turner 4 (Nitz 2, Fowler, Tinder). Free throws missed—Jefferson 10, Turner 4. Total fouls—Jefferson 17, Turner 19. Fouled out—Nitz.

  • Clinton 73, McFarland 72—Hannah Welte scored 22 points and the Cougars upset host McFarland.

Liz Kalk added 18 points, including 10-of-11 shooting from the free throw line as Clinton went to 7-9 in the Rock Valley and 9-11 overall. Olivia Roehl added 16 points in the victory.

The Cougars made eight 3-pointers and was 27 of 41 free throws.

Katie Rounds led the Spartans (11-5, 12-8) with 24 points. Gabi Runde added 21 and Katie Hildebrandt had 12.


CLINTON 73, MCFARLAND 72

Clinton (73)—Kalk, 3-10-18; Welte, 5-8-22; Brewer, 1-0-2; Severson, 2-1-7; Roehl, 6-4-16; Kemp, 2-4-8. Totals: 19-27-73.

McFarland (72)—East, 0-3-3; Zahn, 0-6-6; Quelle, 2-0-4; Runde, 10-1-21; Butler, 1-0-2; Rounds, 7-8-24; Hildebrandt, 4-1-12. Totals: 24-19-72.

Clinton;32;41—73

McFarland;35;37—72

Three-point goals—Clinton 8 (Kalk 2, Welte 4, Severson 2), McFarland 5 (Rounds 2, Hildebrandt 3). Free throws missed—Clinton 14, McFarland 10. Total fouls—Clinton 19, McFarland 26. Fouled out—East.

Whitewater 63, Brodhead 43--The host Whippets jumped out to a 14-point halftime lead and coasted to the Rock Valley win.

Allison Heckert led three Whippets in double figures with 16 points, while Ali Ketterhagen and Miranda Reynolds added 13 and 12, respectively.

Erin Nyhus, who leads the Rock Valley in scoring, had a game-high 19 points for Brodhead.


WHITEWATER 63, BRODHEAD 43

Brodhead (43)--Nyhus 6-6-19; Purdue 2-1-5; Besup 2-0-4; Tresemer 1-1-3; Kleeman 1-0-3; Oliver 2-1-6; Bump 1-1-3. Totals: 15-10-43.

Whitewater (63)--Heckert 6-2-16; Grosinske 1-1-4; Carollo 2-0-4; Ketterhagen 5-2-13; Henneman 2-0-4; Laue 1-2-4; Zimdars 3-0-6; Reynolds 6-0-12. Totals: 27-6-63.

Brodhead;12;31--43

Whitewater;26;37--63

Three-point goals--Brodhead 3 (Nyhus, Kleeman, Oliver), Whitewater 4 (Heckert 2, Grosinske, Ketterhagen). Free throws missed--Brodhead 15, Whitewater 8. Total fouls--Brodhead 15, Whitewater 20.

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