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Crivitz Defeats Peshtigo For First Time Since 2011
Issue Date: December 20, 2018
Crivitz Denies Peshtigo For Home Court Win
The Crivitz Wolverines have certainly had their troubles with the Peshtigo Bulldogs over the years but 2018 is a different story. Tuesday night in Crivitz, the Wolverines were unstoppable against their usually tough nemesis, taking away a win from the Bulldogs 49-25.
A sweet victory for sure. The last time a Wolverine girls team took a win over Peshtigo was 2011.
After battling tough over the first half the quick striking Wolverines had amassed a comfortable 24-14 lead.
Starting in the second half the Wolverines were very quick to put an end to any ideas of a Peshtigo comeback.
Peshtigo ran into a wall about half way through the second half and went scoreless over the course of a nine minute push by the Wolverines. After the Peshtigo Stall out the Wolverines enjoyed their largest lead of the night 40-17. A readout Peshtigo fans are not used to seeing.
Wolverine Chloe Gruszynski led all scorers during the matchup with 16 points. Sienna Guns chipped in 15 points while Emalee Johnsen chipped in 10.
Peshtigo was led by Lianna Baxter with 16 points.
Algoma Holds Off Peshtigo in Packerland Match-Up
The shots just wouldn't fall for Peshtigo against Algoma on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Algoma got a 42-35 win, holding Peshtigo to 16 points in the second half. The Bulldogs didn't exactly have the right formula for offensive success, with only three players to score in the game.
"At times we start out slow and fall behind early," said Bulldog Coach Bruce Parkovich. "They got ahead of us by seven and that's what we lost by."
"I give the girls credit, they really fought hard the second half and got back in the ball game," said Parkovich. "We just had a couple of missed shots and turnovers late int he game that maybe could have gotten it down to five or three points."
Lianna Baxter had 17, while Grace Wickman and Sidney Gullicksen each had nine, but Algoma had seven players score. Only one finished in double figures, but it was enough to out-man the Bulldogs.
"Overall I was happy with the performance but we need to do a better job of taking care of the basketball," Parkovich concluded.
Bobcats Can't Catch Cardinals
The Florence Bobcats came up quite a bit short of what they needed to keep up with the Cardinals of Crandon as Crandon bagged a resounding win 62-16.
Leading the way for the Bobcats was Cassie Larson who posted five points on the night and Madison Neuens with four points.
Niagara Posts Win Over Crivitz
The Niagara Badgers girls basketball team bagged a solid win over a tough Criovitz squad Friday night in Crivitz. The Badgers came away with the win 51-48.
The hard fought loss for the Wolverines was lead by a superlative effort by Chloe Gruszynski who battled from behind for a game leading 22 points. Teammate Emalee Johnsen posted 12 points.
Niagara was led by Jasmine Racine with 17 points and Aylassa Cretton with 13.
Hard To Gillett
The Suring Eagles were unable to keep up with a tough Gillett Tiger squad Friday night as the Tiger took the win 73-34.
Suring was led by Paige Krueger with nine points and Kylee Steelier with nine points. Wylie VanBellinger got five points.
Gillett's B. DeBauch led all scorer with 18 points on the night. while Aubrey DeBauch posted 18.
Low Scoring Battle Sees Wausaukee The Victor
The Wausaukee Ranger girls had their hands full with Laona/Wabeno monday evening as they battled the home court Rebels for a 46-32 win.
Wausaukee was led by Courtney Messar would took top scoring honors with 14 points. Natalie Schroeder posted eight points while S. Murray and Kaelyn Schlies both got seven points each.
The Rebels were led by Libby Tinsman with 10 points and Grace Novak with five points.
Niagara Defeats Florence
The Niagara Badger girls basketball team posted a soiled win over the Florence Bobcats Monday night 47-31.
Florence was led by Jordan Springer with eight points and Cassie Larson with seven.
Niagara's Jessica Oratch and Jasmine Racine shared top scoring honors with 12 points each while Cassie Gill got seven.
Suring Girls Look Tough Against Gresham
The Suring Eagle girls were awarded a 62-33 win over the girls from Gresham Tuesday night in Gresham.
Suring was led by Ryann Wagner with a game leading 12 points. Kyle Steelier posted 11 while Kate Mahoney added on nine points.
Gresham was led by V. Cerveny with 11 points and T. Ferguson with seven points.
Blue Devils Fall to Vikings Despite Big Game from Allan
Mara Allan's 27 points couldn't lead the Oconto Blue Devils to a win over the Gibraltar Vikings on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Allan had 27 and Jenna Hornblad scored 20, but the Vikings got the 69-61 win at the Blue Devils' house. Aubree Buchinger had nine for the Blue Devils in the home loss.
Marinette Tops Waupaca in Defensive Battle
The Marinette Marines topped Waupaca on Saturday in what was a very low-scoring game, 31-20.
The Marines got 12 points from Mady Sims, which was enough to lead them to a win in game where their opponent only put up 20.
Katelyn Kitzinger and Sims outscored the opponents by themselves, with Kitzinger having 10 on the night. Abby Wingender had five.
Maroons Pull Away from Eagles With Big Second Half
Menominee's big third quarter sealed a win over the Stephenson Eagles on Thursday, Dec. 13.
The Maroons played well in the first quarter, leading 23-13 after one. They were out-scored 16-13 in the second to take a seven-point lead to the half, but they stormed out for a 26-8 third quarter and finished with a 75-50 win.
Emma Anderson led the Maroons with 20 points and Josie Hofer had 15. Erin Barrette and Sarah Barrette had 10 and nine, respectively. Jenna Nolde had 12. Stephenson's Emily Johnson had 19.
Maroons Pull Away From Eagles in Second Half
The Menominee Maroons beat the Stephenson Eagles on the backs of a 26-8 third quarter on Thursday, Dec. 13.
The Maroons entered the half up seven, but with a 22-point advantage in the third, they came away with a 75-50 win.
Emma Anderson had a game-high 12 points, with 13 in the first half. Emma Hofer scored 15 points, Jenna Nolde had 12 and Erin Barrette posted 10.
Stephenson's Makayla Johnson's 14 were the Eagles' top total.
Maroons Take Early Lead, Cruise Past North Central
Menominee just about shut the door on North Central in the first half on Tuesday.
The Maroons held North Central to just 13 points in the first half to build a 33-13 lead by the midway point, cruising to a 64-40 win.
Emma Anderson led with 17 points. Jenna Nolde had 14, Emma Hofer scored 10 and Erin Barrette had seven.
Bree Arsenault had 13 points, as did Chloe Wells, for North Central.
Wausaukee Defense Helps Secure Win Over Elcho
Lockdown defense led Wausaukee to a 53-29 win over Elcho on Tuesday.
Wausaukee led 20-10 after the first half with seven points from both Natalie Schroeder and Stephanie Murray.
Courtney Messar led the way in the second half, finishing with 11 points in the half and 13 overall, matched by Murray.
Kaeyln Schlies scored 10 for the Rangers.
Tigers Too Much for Marines in NEC Matchup
The Wrightstown Tigers proved why they're one of the best teams in the North Eastern Conference, if not the best, and they showed it Friday against the Marinette Marines.
Ella Diny scored 22 for the Tigers and Autumn Diny had 17 in a 77-38 win.
Marinette trailed 44-28 at the end of the first half and couldn't mount a second-half comeback. Katelyn Kitzinger led the Marines with 12 points and Abby Wingender's 10 were second-best on the team.