01STOCK_PARKER_VIKING

Verona guard Reagan Klawiter was 10-for-10 from the free throw line, with many of those coming in the final minutes, and the Wildcats pulled away from visiting Jansville Parker for a 48-37 Big Eight Conference boys basketball win Saturday night.

The Vikings trailed by just four points with just more than three minutes to play before Klawiter took over.

“It was a highly competitive game,” Parker coach Matt Bredesen said. “It was our best defensive effort all year.”

The Wildcats hit 13 3-pointers in a 71-48 win at Parker in the second game of the season.

Saturday night, the Vikings limited them to a pair—both by Klawiter, who finished with 16 points.

“We denied them very, very well,” Bredesen said

Sophomore Brenden Weis led Parker with12 points, including a 3-pointer. Tremar Curry added 10 points.

Verona improved to 3-7 in the Big Eight and 3-10 overall.

Parker, now 1-9 and 2-11, plays host to Janesville Craig on Friday night.

VERONA 48, PARKER 37

Parker (37)—Dahlke, 1-0-2; Biba, 1-2-4; AJ Thompson, 0-1-1; E. Thompson, 1-1-3; Kluge, 0-1-1; Weis, 5-1-12; Curry, 2-6-10; Hartwig, 2-0-4. Totals: 12-12-37.

Verona (48)—Anderson, 2-1-5; Klawiter, 2-10-16; Odetunde, 2-4-8; Slawek, 2-3-7; Van Handel, 6-0-12. Totals: 14-18-48.

Parker 17 20—37

Verona 18 30—48

Three-point goals—Parker 1 (Weis), Verona 2 (Klawiter). Free throws missed—Parker 7, Verona 5. Total fouls—Parker 19, Verona 18.

GazetteXtra.com does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

  • Keep it clean. Comments that are obscene, vulgar or sexually oriented will be removed. Creative spelling of such terms or implied use of such language is banned, also.
  • Don't threaten to hurt or kill anyone.
  • Be nice. No racism, sexism or any other sort of -ism that degrades another person.
  • Harassing comments. If you are the subject of a harassing comment or personal attack by another user, do not respond in-kind. Use the "Report comment abuse" link below to report offensive comments.
  • Share what you know. Give us your eyewitness accounts, background, observations and history.
  • Do not libel anyone. Libel is writing something false about someone that damages that person's reputation.
  • Ask questions. What more do you want to know about the story?
  • Stay focused. Keep on the story's topic.
  • Help us get it right. If you spot a factual error or misspelling, email newsroom@gazettextra.com or call 1-800-362-6712.
  • Remember, this is our site. We set the rules, and we reserve the right to remove any comments that we deem inappropriate.

Report comment abuse