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M&O Girls Basketball
Bulldogs Record Third Conference Win
Badgers Dig up
Win Over Cavaliers
The Niagara Badgers took a 52-22 win over the visiting Saint Thomas Aquinas Cavalier last Friday night.
Thanks to some exemplary play by Badgers Jasmine Racine and Sarah Nawn Niagara was able to build a bit of a cushion heading into the intermission 28-10.
Racine took top scoring honors with 15 points while Nawn followed with 13 points.
Kallestad led the Cavaliers with 10 while teammate Gabby Beranek added five to the total.
Coleman Weathers the
It was anyones game Friday night at the high school of Oneida Nation, as the Thunderhawks fell by a small differential to the visiting Cougars 36-33.
Mariana Meissner took charge for the Cougars over the first half with six points while the Thunderhawks Jashon Killspotted kept her team in the mix with 10 first half points.
Yelih Rodriguez was almost able to seize the lead for the Thunderhawks over the second, going off in close for 15 points.
Rodriguez led all scorers with 16 points while teammate Killspotted bagged 10 points.
Meissner secured 12 Cougar points while Clara Yoap chipped in nine points. Ashlee Mayer had seven.
Wausaukee Defeats Rival
Crivitz in Close Battle
It's always a match when Wausaukee and Crivtiz meet. No matter what the playing surface, fans are always treated to a show, and last Friday was no exception, as the Wausaukee Rangers came away with a 49-41 win over the invading Wolverine forces.
Thanks to a 10 point lead that was built by the Rangers in the first half the Wolverines had to play catch up all game, and the Rangers were just a bit faster.
Much of the reason Wausaukee built such a strong lead in the early goings had to do with the efforts of the Schiles girls Madelyn and Kaelyn who both battled their way to eight points each.
Crivitz's Taylor Bemis was just as dangerous in the first half, getting eight points of her own.
Sianna Guns and Talor Long both did all they could to help take over the lead in the second half, as Long bagged six and Guns another eight.
K. Schlies led all scorers with 14 points while M. Schlies followed suit with an additional 11 points.
Guns led the Wolverines with 12 points while Bemis added 10 to the total.
The Crivitz Wolverine girls secured a 42-32 win over the host Oneida Nation Thunderhawks.
Taylor Bemis took top scoring honors with 10 points while Talor Long posted nine.
Yelish Rodriguez and Herlinda Hernandez both got eight points on the evening.
Tigers Take Win
The Gillett Tigers stayed tough and won the rebound battle in contest with the Coleman Cougars Monday night, going on to win 42-34.
Gillett's Taylor Yonker led the Tiger charge in the first half, hitting on two triples while sinking three of her four free throws.
Ashlee Mayer helped to keep her Cougars close with eight first frame points while Mariana Meissner added seven to the total.
After the intermission Gillett kept the pressure on, piling up 22 points while holding Coleman to 15. Kaitlyn Schaal raised the tempo of the Tiger offensive attack with eight second half points while Coleman's Kailey Klimek bagged six for the Cougars.
Yonker and Mayer shared top scoring honors during the game with both getting 12 points for their respective teams.
Yonker was followed by teammate Willow Pecha with nine point sand Schaal with eight.
Klimek ended the evening with 10 points while Meissner posted eight.
The Gillett girls basketball team took a 55-31 win over the Lena Wildcats last Friday.
After one half of play the Tigers took the edge 23-19 which they built apron in the second half, outscoring the Wildcats 32-12.
Brianna Sylvester led the Wildcats with 10 points while Ally Demmith registered nine.
Leading the nights scorers was Gillett's Taylor Yonker with 18 points. She was followed by Willow Pecha with 11 and Victoria Loberger with 10.
The Wausaukee Rangers took a resounding 52-7 win over the Saint Thomas Aquinas Cavaliers Monday night in Marinette.
Madelyn Schlies led the Rangers with 16 points while Courtney Messar added 11 and Bella Manske another eight.
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Monday evening the Peshtigo Bulldogs took their early unbeaten record on the road to Lena. The youthful Wildcats looked to come up with a major upset to shake up the race for the conference crown. In the first half, the Bulldogs exerted their power jumping out to a 15-point lead, 37-22. The second half was more of the same as Peshtigo outscored Lena 29-17, eventually taking home a 66-39 win.
Peshtigo's Claire Neumann led all scorers with 26 points including 11 two-point baskets. Emma Frederickson chipped in with nine points and Lexy Debriyan added eight.
For Lena, Brianna Slyvester paved the way with 14 points, Brooke Peterson pitched in eight points and Ally Demmith recorded seven.
Bulldogs Bounced in
Peshtigo traveled to Omro Thursday in a matchup of two non-conference foes. After battling to a gritty 27-25 halftime score, the Foxes pulled away in the second half thanks to solid defense. The Bulldogs were only able to amass four made field goals in the second half against a tough Omro defense. The Foxes secured the win 54-40.
Shae Tonn and Madi Martin each recorded 10 points for the Bulldogs while Joni Polzin pitched in with six and Claire Neumann and Hannah Swanson each added five.
Carlie Seaman paved the way for Omro with 16 points and Ashley Buchholz chipped in with 15.
Suring Escapes at
Home Over Niagara
The Badgers of Niagara made the trip to Suring Monday night to take on the Eagles. In a closely fought contest, Suring found themselves in a seven-point hole at halftime. Thanks to solid defense in the second half, the Eagles held Niagara to just 14 second half points to complete the comeback, 44-42.
Suring's Jenna Reed and Katie Stegeman each scored 10 points to lead the way. Courtney Heimerl added eight points and Greta Sleeter pitched in with seven, all coming in the second half.
Niagara's Jasmine Racine did everything she could to hold onto the lead as she put up a game-high 21 points. Sarah Nawn recorded nine points for the Badgers as well.