Frederickson's 3 Pointer Pushes Peshtigo Past Algoma
Emma Frederickson was the hero as Peshtigo bounced back from a tough loss to Sturgeon Bay with a 42-41 victory over the Algoma Wolves.
Frederickson, a senior, gave the Bulldogs a 42-41 lead on a three-pointer with just 10 seconds left in the ballgame, giving Peshtigo the win following a missed shot at the buzzer by Algoma's Lucy Wiese.
Peshtigo has lost a lot of close games this season, and Coach Bruce Parkovich was happy to see one finally finish in his team's favor.
"We got down seven and they hung in there to make a couple baskets," Parkovich said. "It's about time we get one."
Algoma went up six with just over three minutes to play on a 3 point basket by Jordan Jossie. Shae Tonn knocked down a three on Peshtigo's next possession and after two Jossie free throws, the score was 41-36 Algoma. Tonn connected on another shot from long range at the 2:11 mark to bring the Bulldogs to within two at 39-41. That would be the end of the scoring until Frederickson's game winner in the closing seconds.
Parkovich said the play was not designed to open Frederickson for a three-pointer, but he was happy she made the shot.
"When you think about her, she's always in the post, but she does like to get out of the post and there's nothing wrong with that," he said. "She is a good shooter, though. I was happy she made the shot."
Algoma Coach Mark Zastrow said he knew seniors Shae Tonn and Hannah Swanson were good shooters, but said he didn't know Frederickson as a three-point shooter.
"In the times I've seen them, she hasn't been a perimeter shooter," the Wolves coach said. "Defensively, we switch on everything and she popped out through some traffic, took the shot and hit it, so credit to her."
Frederickson finished with 10 points. Tonn led the Bulldogs with 14 points, with eight coming in the second half. Madi Martin had eight and Swanson added seven.
Despite the loss, Zastrow had some good things to say about his team and the skill of the Bulldogs.
"I thought our kids did a really good job of rebounding. They're a tough matchup for us because they're a little bit longer and they shoot the ball well," he said of the Bulldogs. "I don't think we played badly at all, but they just played better. Give them credit. They're a tough team to beat when they play like that."
Jordan Jossie finished with 11 for Algoma and was the only Wolves player in double figures. She made three three-pointers.
Win Over Niagara
The Crivitz Wolverines hosted the Niagara Badgers Friday night, taking down the invading Badger crew 61-41.
The first half was relatively close throughout. Niagara's Jasmine Racine hit from behind the arc twice to help push her team to 17 at the half.
Crivitz was able to build up 21 points over the opening frame with an even attack that got six Wolverines involved.
Over the second Crivitz's Lexi Oyer could not be stopped. She fired in four three pointers while teammate Chloe Grusynski posted 11. Sianna Guns fired in nine, helping to bring the Wolverines to their 61 point total.
Niagara's Racine finished the evening as the game's top performer with 21 points. Jessica Oratch and Ki'Eircidy Hannah both posted six points each.
Coleman Out Shoots
The Coleman cougar girls secured a resounding 71-54 victory over the hosting Goodman-Pembine Patriots Tuesday night.
Behind a 11 point first half performance from Cameron Come the Cougars where able find themselves ahead of the Patriots at the intermission 36-20.
Over the second half The Patriots' Katelyn Morrison took to the free throw line for an eight of nine performance. She also hit four in close buckets.
Coleman still managed to outscore their opponents over the second half, putting in 36 more points to the Patriots' 34.
Goodman-Pembine's Morrison led all scorers with 22 points. Katelyn Nelson added 12 while Rachel Braaten got 10.
Come led the way for the Cougars with 19 points. Kailey Klimek added on 16 while Kyla Manning posted 15.
The Niagara Badgers took on the Florence Bobcats on their home court Tuesday night and were awarded with a 53-28 victory.
Jessica Oratch gave her Badgers 18 points on the evening while Jasmine Racine added on 12. Cassie Gille followed up with nine additional points.
Jenna Springer led the way for the Bobcats with 12 points. teammate Larson chipped in nine while Vassar finished with three.
Marinette Falls To
The Marinette Marine girls basketball team took a tough loss to the visiting Wrightstown Tigers Tuesday night 64-35.
Abby Winggender led the way for the Marines with 10 points while Maddie Sims followed up with six.
Fall to West Iron
The Menominee Maroons hosted West Iron for a match that saw West Iron victorious after four quarters 43-35.
West Iron was led by Eden Golliher with 15 points and Emily Nelson with 12.
Menominee was led by Emma Anderson with 10 points. Erin Barrette followed up with nine points.
Cougars Come Away
With Win Over Cavvies
The Coleman Cougar girls basketball team took a 63-38 win over the visiting St. Thomas Aquinas Cavaliers Friday night thanks to some excellent shooting, especially from long range.
Taking the largest helping of points over the game was Coleman's Cameron Come, who fired in 24 points to take the top scoring spot. She hit on four first half three pointer while sinking two more over the second half.
But Compe wasn't the only Cougar who enjoyed success from behind the arc. Kyla Manning also hit on a couple long rangers.
At the half Coleman led 28-15.
Alexa Pristelski fought back over the second with nine points to add to her six point first half. While Millie Benson followed up with nine to her name.
Following Compe on the scoring sheets were Manning with 11 and Hailey Ziemer with seven.
Crandon Says No
Way To Florence
The Crandon Cardinals handed the Florence Bobcats a 70-22 defeat Monday night in Brandon.
The Bobcat girls were led by Jayden Springer and Alicia Gehlhoff with five points each.
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Sturgeon Bay got its second conference win of the season against Peshtigo on Friday, Feb. 2, taking down the previously 6-5 Bulldogs, 51-46.
Sturgeon Bay got to the line early and often, making their shots count when they got to the line, as they made 17-22 free throws.
The Clippers trailed 23-20 at the halftime break, but battled in the second half behind the scoring of Andie Rockendorf and Hailey Degrave, who finished with 18 and 14, respectively.
Peshtigo's leading scorer was Emma Frederickson, who poured in 17 points. Madi Martin had 13, Shae Tonn finished with six and Hannah Swanson contributed five.
Oconto Girls Lose
Twice in Packerland Play
Oconto dropped a pair to Algoma and Gibraltar on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 6, with offense letting the Blue Devils down.
Algoma beat the Blue Devils 61-39 despite 16 points from Mara Allen. Lauryn Nerenhausen had seven and Sydney Koch had six.
Algoma's leading scorer was Jordan Jossie with 16. Hannah Weise added 10.
The Blue Devils' loss to Gibraltar was tighter, with Gibraltar limited to 45 points of offense in the 45-34 win.
Oconto's leading scorer was again Allen, as she had 15. Koch had 10.
Gibraltar got 14 from Karlee Kita, 13 from Payton Pluff and 10 from Kayla Fallingstad.
Marines Fall Hard
Marinette suffered a tough 73-26 loss at the hands of Luxemburg-Casco on Friday, Feb. 2.
Lux-Casco took a 39-16 lead at the half and didn't let up in the second half, allowing just 10 points in the second half.
Cassie Schiltz led the Spartans with 28 points, while Marinette's leading scorer was Katelyn Kitzinger with 10. McKenzie Bebo added five.
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