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Crivitz's Gruszynski Breaks 30 Year Record
Issue Date: February 13, 2020
Gruszynski Breaks Decades Old Record in Loss to Bonduel
The Bonduel Bears were able to come away with a very very close call against the Crivitz Wolverines, defeating the home court Wolverines by way of one point 46-45.
Though the Wolverines were handed a loss they did take home a small victory in that their leading scorer Chloe Gruszynski fired off enough points to break a 30 year standing school record set by Vic "Buck" Gehm.
The record numbers of buckets totaled 1603 back in 1990. Gruszynski eclipsed that mark Saturday at the Menominee Nation Arena in Oshkosh. Home to the Milwaukee Herd.
After one half of play the Wolverines trailed just slighty 25-20.
Covering some ground in the second half the Wolverines outscored the Bears 25-21, just one point shy of overtime.
Leading thew way for the Wolverines was Gruszynski with 13 points. Fellow seniors Sianna Guns, Kira Spalding and Emalee Johnson all tallied eight points each. Bonduel was led by Allaina Robaidek with 15 points.
"The crowd was pretty anxious, I could feel it," said Chloe Gruszynski. "We had to really change up the offense with the knowledge that they were going to be double teaming me. But it all worked out. I couldn't have done it without all my teammates."
Florence Puts the Screws to White Lake
The Florence Bobcats were not going to be denied a win last Friday night when they shellacked the White Lake Lakers 55-13.
The absolute blow out win for the Bobcats was highlighted by a huge first half which saw the Florence girls take the lead 32-2, a near first half shutout.
White Lake did make up a tiny bit of ground over the second half with their 11 point effort, which was overshadowed by Florence's 23 point closing effort.
Madison Neuens took the reigns in this match up, scoring 13 points while teammate Kathleen Selden chipped in 10 points. Lacey Enders got nine points.
Oconto Takes Loss to Kewaunee
The Oconto Blue Devils were handed a hard loss Tuesday night when they were shutdown by the Kewaunee Storm 72-41.
Kewaunee wasted no time over the opening frame, as they quickly built a huge 36-13 lead.
That lead was attacked by the Blue Devils over the second half as they were able to pile up 28 points. Unfortunately for the Devils the Storm were able to firing 36 closing frame points to take the big win.
The Blue Devils were led by Jenna Hornblad with 18 points and Lauryn Hendzel with six points. Hannah Moe posted four points.
Kewaunee was led by Mackenzie Tlachac with 23 points. Ashley Pawlitzky got 17 points while Claire Kohnle posted 12 points.
Wausaukee Gets Win Over Coleman
The Wausaukee Ranger girls traveled to Coleman Monday night and handed the home court Cougars a close 55-51 loss.
The Rangers started their winning effort off with a great first half. But thats not to say the Cougars didn't have a good start as well. The two teams stayed pretty much neck and neck over that frame with the Rangers entering the locker room ahead 20-18.
Both teams put forth great efforts in the second half but it was the Rangers who outscored the Cougars just a bit. That second half saw the Cougars' Hailey Ziemer nearly make up the missing ground with her 18 point second half effort that saw her hit four triples.
Wausaukee's Kaelyn Schlies also had a superlative second half as she struck often for her 16 point second half tally.
Ziemer led the way for the Cougars with 21 points while Michaela Zeitler posted 10 points. Cameron Compe got seven.
Wausaukee was led by K. Schlies with 21 points and Madelyn Schlies with 11 points. Allison Versaskas followed up her teammates with seven on the night.
Niagara Defeats Florence
The Niagara Badger girls took home a low scoring defensive battle against the Florence Bobcats Tuesday night 36-11.
The low scoring battle saw the Badgers build a 23-6 lead over the first half.
The Bobcats were led in the loss by Jordan Springer with five points and Madison Neuens with four points. Jenna Springer posted three.
Crivitz Girls get Win Over Gibraltar
The Gibraltar Vikings had little in the way of defense as the rowdy Wolverines of Crivitz fired away for a 56-34 win.
The Wolverines were able to find their way to an early lead in the non conference showdown, leading the Vikings into the locker room with a 26-16 lead.
After a superlative second half effort from the Wolverines Emalee Johnsen had amassed a team leading 12 points while Chloe Gruszynski posted nine points. Riley Mueller added on eight.
Gibraltar finished the game with Krause leading the way with eight. Alexander posted eight as well.
Lena Posts Non-Conference Win Over White Lake
The Lena Wildcats got a nice win on their season last Tuesday when they fought their way to the 69-34 final verdict over the girls of White Lake.
Taking on White Lake on their home court the Wildcats wasted no time in getting the lead firmly in their grasp as they finished that first half with a 43-15 readout.
What made the win extra nice for the Wildcats was that so many of their players contributed. In fact Lena saw 12 of their squad hit for points. Leading Lena in the win was Natalie McNurlen with 14 points and Kennedy Marquardt with 10 points. Aspen Magee and Chloe Potter both posted eight points each.
White Lakes was led by Emilee Kubacki with 13 points and Katrina Pranke with 12 points.
Coleman Gets Defeated By Shiocton
The Coleman Cougars saw a hiccup in their hardwood power last Tuesday night when they faced off against Shiocton who came away the eventual victor 81-45.
Coleman who has been playing tough all season long struggled to get their offense on its feet as the Wolves of Shiocton circled and began attack the court.
By games end Coleman was led by Bintz with 12 points and Zimmer with 21 points while Champagne got three.
Gibraltar Sets Down Peshtigo
The Gibraltar Vikings proved to be too much for the Peshtigo Bulldogs to handle as the Bulldogs fell in the Tuesday night match up 56-39.
The loss saw the Bulldogs' Sydney Lund led the way with 14 points while Emma Gilligan got eight. Reek added six.
Gillett Posts Win Over Lena
The Gillett Tigers came away with a 69-23 win over the Lena Wildcats last week.
The win saw the Tigers blast the Wildcats early with a 40-15 halftime readout. After another half that was all Tiger the Gillett girls had secured the win.
Leading the way for the Tigers was Karissa Schaal with 17 points and Wagner with 14 points. Sydney Young posted 11 points.
Lena was led by Potter with nine points and McNurlen with five.
Gladstone Gets Beaten by Menominee
The Menominee Maroons handed out a crushing defeat Tuesday night as they beat the Gladstone Braves by way of a 66-37 final verdict to keep their undefeated season alive.
Menominee got ahead early with a 35-12 halftime score and continued to have great success shooting on their way to the win.
The Maroons were led by Hofer with 11 points along with Anderson who also posted 11. Barrette got 10 points.
Gladstone was led by Zeise with nine points and crow with eight.
Algoma Narrowly Defeats Peshtigo
The Algoma Wolves took on the Peshtigo Bulldogs Tuesday night and were able to come away with the win over the Bulldogs 35-31.
The narrow win was close throughout as the Bulldogs found themselves trailing at the half, but not by much, 15-13.
Leading the way for the Bulldogs was Akira Smalls with eight points and Grace Wickman with seven. Lund posted six.
Algoma was led by Wallace with 10 points and Beyer with seven.
Gillett Dominates Lena
The Lena Wildcats had thier hands full trying to contain the Gillett Tigers last Friday in Lena as the Tiger took the win 69-23.
The first half quickly turned into a slugfest that saw the Tigers take a huge 40-15 lead.
Leading the way for the Wildcats was Chloe Potter with nine points and Natalie McNurlean with five points.
Gillett was led by Karissa Schaal 17 and Ryann Wagner with 14 points.