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Suring's Stelzer Sets School's All-Time Scoring Record

Issue Date: December 22, 2020

Stelzer Leads EaglesPast Wildcats, Posts New Scoring Record

The Suring girls traveled to Lena on Monday night and came away with a dominating 81-36 victory. The Eagles built a 41-27 halftime lead and pulled away in the second half outscoring the Wildcats 40-9. Suring's Kylee Stelzer led all scorers with 22 points, with 18 of those coming in the first half. During that stretch the senior guard became the all time leading scorer in Suring girls basketball history, Stelzer came into the game needing just five points to set a new record.

All 10 Eagles got into the scoring column on Monday. Christine Sleeter scores 15 point, Paige Krueger dropped in 12 and Kate Mahoney and Kelsey Smith added eight each.

Lena was led by Whitney Potter and Chaela Rabas with nine points each. Chloie Potter dropped in seven points and Natalie McNurlen added five to the Wildcat total.



Baxter Leads Blue Devils Past Wolves

Lianna Baxter scored over half her team's points to lead the Oconto Blue Devils to a 54-43 win over Algoma on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Baxter shot 8-for-22 from the field, 8-for-13 from the free throw line and 2-for-6 from three on her way to scoring 30 points. She also grabbed 11 of the team's 27 rebounds. She had three steals as well.

Leah Allen had five points and eight rebounds, Maggie Sohrweide had five points and three rebounds and Hannah Moe scored 12 points on 5-for-14 shooting.

Baxter and Moe had 42 of the team's 54 points and took 36 of the team's 48 points.

For Algoma, Halle Panger had 11 points to lead the way. Emily Kirchman added eight.



Strong First Half Propels Tigers to Win Over Wildcats

The Gillett girls defeated Lena 64-29 on Friday behind a dominant first-half performance.

The Tigers came firing out of the gates. By the time there was eight minutes left on the clock in the first half, Gillett had a 28-5 lead. That lead would stretch to 33-5 before Lena grabbed a couple buckets to lead into the half at a 41-11 score.

The Tigers' foot came off the gas a bit in the second half, with the game ending in a 64-29 score. A lot of Gillett girls from the bench came in and held it down in the second half, with all 12 players on the roster getting extended time on the floor.

"It was a great win for our girls and it felt good. That one felt good," Gillett coach Justin Daul said. "A lot of minutes for some of our girls at the end of our bench. They work their butt off in practice and to get some looks and minutes on the floor was fun."

Daul started his coaching career at Lena, saying "I have a lot of appreciation for Lena. I always love coming here."

Aubrey DeBauch was Gillett's top scorer at 17 points. Karissa Schaal added 13 points and Carleigh Kaczmarek scored nine. Ryann Wagner had eight and Lizzy Soper scored seven.

Lena was led by Natalie McNurlen, who scored 14, 12 of which came in the second half. Whitney Potter had six points.



Gillett (64) - Sopor 7, A. DeBauch 17, Schaal 13, Wagner 8, B. DeBauch 2, Herzog 3, Kaczmerek 9, Krueger 2, Franti 3. FTs: 10-16.

Lena (29) - McNurlen 14, Magee 3, Potter 2, Kosbusky 2, W. Potter 6, Rabas 2. FTs: 2-3.

Halftime score: Gillett 41, Lena 11



Florence Defeats Tomahawk

The Florence Bobcats posted a narrow win over the Tomahawk Hatchets 48-41 Thursday night.

Florence played an extremely strong first half both offensively and defensively as they held a nice 27-8 lead at the intermission. But the second half saw the Hatchets break through the Bobcat defense, scoring 33 second half points.

Leading the way for the Bobcats was Isabella Milan with 21 points and Lacey Enders with nine points.Victoria Peterson got eight.



Florence (48) - Millan 21, Enders 9, Peterson 8, Selden 6, Uren 4. FTs: 27-39.

Tomahawk (41)

Halftime score: Florence 27, Tomahawk 8



Lena Bags Win Over STAA

The Lena Wildcats scratched up a 47-32 win over the St. Thomas Aquinas Cavaliers last week. 

Chaela Rabas helped to get Lena in front over the first half with her 10 point effort with another nine point by her fellow teammates. The Wildcats were ahead 19-14 at the half.

Rabas was the nights top scorer with 15 points. Natalie McNurlen finished with 10 points while Kennedy Marquardt chipped in 10 points.

STAA finished with Addie Pristelski on top of the scoring column with 13 points. Livia Benson chipped in 12 while Katie Knox got seven points.



Three Lakes Secures Win Over Coleman

The Coleman Cougars were unable to quell the Three Lakes girls who fired off often for a 52-31 final total.

The Three Lakes girls were pretty even all night as they scored 26 points over the first half and replicated that mark in the second half.

Coleman finished strong in the second half getting 18 points.

Three Lakes Taylor Kolling finished the game with 20 points while Kara Sowinski added on 17 points. 

Coleman was led by Hailey Ziemer with10 points. Aubrey Bintz with eight points and Cameron Compe with six points.



Three Lakes (52) - Sawinski 17, Seews 7, Gruszynski 2, Kolling 20, Lurvery 3, Frank 1, S. Gruszynski 2. FTs: 14-22

Coleman (31) - Nowak 1, Bintz 8, Zeitler 4, Ziemer 10, M. Zeitler 2, Compe 6. FTs: 5-18

Coleman 13, Three Lakes 26



Niagara Beats STAA

The Niagara Badger won in a game that ended with the Badgers way ahead 63-27.

Niagara's Alyssa Cretton went wild in the first half scoring 16 points of her teams 33 first half total. STAA scored 16 first half points led by a great shooting effort from Addie Pristelski who hit three triples in the early goings.

STAA was led by Pristelski with 15 points, Katie Knox with seven and Livia Benson with five.  

"I was just saying Morgan Borchert is one of the hardest workers on the team" said Lamoreaux. "Our scoring is normally Josie and Alyssa but tonight our bench came out strong. This really is a young team and are learning as they grow. They will be playing as juniors and seniors by the end of the season."

Niagara was led by Cretton with 16 points and Josie Rock with 15 points. Borchert finished the game with 12 points.

"I don't know what happened in the first half, said Niagara Head Coach Karl Lamoreaux. "We were a little flatter then we have been. But STAA came out with some intensity."



STAA (27) - Pristelski 15, Benson Knox 7. FTs: 2-10

Niagara (63) - Raek 15, Cretton 16, Wells 9, Borchardt 12, Pearson 7, Maes 4. FTs: 8-13 

Halftime score: STAA 16, Niagara 33



Oconto Takes Loss to Gibraltar

The Oconto Blue Devils kept in the mix last Friday evening on their home court but were unable to overcome the scoring attack of the Gibraltar Vikings who took the victory with a 55-43 final tally.

Oconto struggled to get the gears turning over the opening minutes of play as they found themselves quickly falling behind 27-12 at the half.

The Vikings kept consistent with 28 points while the Blue Devils finished extremely strong with a 31 point rally.

Gibraltar was led by Sage Krause with 17 points and Maggie Moroeny with 15 points. Karlee Kita finished with 13 points.

Oconto was led in the effort by Liana Baxter who was near unstoppable with her game high 31 points. Hallie Wusterberth posted five points while Maggie Sohrweide pitched in four points.



Gibraltar (55) - Chomeau 4, Moroney 15, Kita 13, Krause 17, Lhost 2, Alexander 4. FTs: 12-23

Oconto (43) - Wusterbarth 5, Moe 2, Sohrweide 4, Viestenz 1, Baxter 31. FTs: 7-16

Halftime score: Gibraltar 27, Oconto 12



Blue Devils Bounced by Blazers 64-37

The Oconto Blue Devils had their hands full on Monday night with NEW/Providence Academy falling 64-37 in a Packerland Conference match-up. NEW/PA took a 16-point first half lead (30-14) and never looked back. The Blazers outscored the Blue Devils in the second half 34-23 and coasted to the win.

Liana Baxter led Oconto with 19 points going 6-17 from the floor and 7-12 from the free throw line. Hallie Wusterbarth chipped in with seven points, Maggie Sohrweide and Lauryn Hendzel added four apiece. Bailey Scholz tallied 19 points to pace the Blazers. Josie Nelson connected for 15 and Mattie Zimmer was good for eight.



Oconto (54) - Allan 5, Moe 12, Sohrweide 5, Hendzel 2, Baxter 30. FTs: 16-24

Algoma (43) - Luedke 5, Panger 11, Madden 2, Wiese 7, Zimmerman 7, Robinson 3, Kirchman 8. 

Halftime score: Oconto 29, Algoma 16


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