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L-Cats breeze by Columbus; Falcons bury P-E

January 5, 2019

COLUMBUS — Jade Pitta scored 18 points and Vivian Guerrero notched 14 to push the visiting Lake Mills girls basketball team past Columbus 68-33 in a Capitol North Conference game on Thursday.

Lake Mills’ Julianna Wagner scored nine of her 13 points from the free-throw line and Taylor Roughen added nine.

The L-Cats led by 21 points at halftime after holding the Cardinals to 14 first-half points.

Ava Wollin totaled seven points and McClain Mahone had six for Lake Mills (9-4, 1-1 conference).

For Columbus (2-9, 0-2), Savannah Olson scored seven points.

Lake Mills hosts Lodi on Tuesday.

LAKE MILLS 68, COLUMBUS 33

Lake Mills 35 33 — 68

Columbus 14 19 — 33

Lake Mills (fg-ft-tp) — Roughen 2-5-9, Wagner 2-9-13, Pitta 7-3-18, Guerrero 5-4-14, Lamke 0-1-1, Mahone 2-1-6, Wollin 3-0-7. Totals 21 23-29 68.

Columbus (fg-ft-tp) — Radsy 1-1-3, Link 2-0-4, As. Olson 1-1-3, Boettcher 1-0-2, S. Olson 2-2-7, Zitter 0-2-2, Ab. Olson 1-0-2, Toutant 1-0-2, Paulson 1-0-2, Ekern 3-0-6. Totals 13 6-18 33.

Three-point goals — LM, Pitta, Wollin, Mahone; C, S. Olson.

Total fouls — LM 21; C 27.

Fouled out — LM, Lamke; C, S. Olson.

HUSTISFORD 56,

PALMYRA-EAGLE 29

PALMYRA — Senior forward Brittney Fredrick had a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds and added four assists to lead Hustisford’s girls basketball team to a 56-29 win over Palmyra-Eagle on Thursday.

Junior forward Alisha Peplinski scored all 12 of her points in the first half to help Hustisford (6-5) take a 36-15 lead into halftime.

“We established our inside game early in the first half, built a nice lead and just rode it out in the second half,” Hustisford girls basketball coach Mack McPherson said. “Brittney and Ali were just dominant inside on the boards and scoring.

“We got real good minutes from sophomore Layne Olson, who scored all seven of her points in the first half.”

Julia Leinen added three steals, eight rebounds and three assists for the Falcons, who host Dodgeland on Tuesday.

HUSTISFORD 56, PALMYRA-EAGLE 29

Hustisford 36 20 — 56

Palmyra-Eagle 15 14 — 29

Hustisford (fg-ft-tp) — Leinen 3-1-7, Hildebrandt 2-1-5, C. Ewert 2-0-4, Olson 2-3-7, S. Peplinski 2-1-5, A. Peplinski 5-2-12, Rinehardt 1-0-2, Fredrick 7-0-14. Totals 24 8-21 56.

Palmyra-Eagle (fg-ft-tp) — Koutsky 1-0-2, Hammond 3-2-8, Steinbach 2-3-9, Mason 4-2-10. Totals 10 7-16 29.

Three-point goals — PE, Steinbach 2.

Total fouls — H 18, PE 20.

Fouled out — PE, Hammond.

Friday (Dec. 28) result

RIO 44, HUSTISFORD 43

RIO — Senior guard Jordyn Hutzler scored a game-high 23 points as Rio edged Hustisford’s girls basketball team 44-43 in a nonconference game on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018.

Hutzler made four 3-pointers for Rio, finishing 4-of-8 from beyond the arc. The rest of the team shot 0-for-13 from 3-point range.

Senior forward Cassidy Ewert had a double-double for Hustisford with 11 points and 16 rebounds. Senior forward Brittney Fredrick added eight points and 10 rebounds. Junior forward Alisha Peplinski also scored eight points for the Falcons, who turned the ball over 24 times compared to 13 for the host Vikings.

“The first half of that game was knock them and drag them and see who was going to fall first,” McPherson said. “In the second half, we came out and put up 33 points and settled into a routine. In the last minute and a half, we turned the ball over four or five times without getting a shot off.”

RIO 44, HUSTISFORD 43

Hustisford 10 33 — 43

Rio 13 31 — 44

Hustisford (fg-ft-tp) — Leinen 2-1-6, Ewert 5-1-11, Becker 0-3-3, A. Peplinski 3-2-8, Collien 2-3-7, Fredrick 4-0-8. Totals 16 10-25 43.

Rio (fg-ft-tp) — Staveness 1-0-2, Hutzler 6-7-23, Sampson 2-0-4, Hagenow 1-3-5, A. Hutzler 1-2-4, Quist 3-0-6. Totals 14 12-21 44.

Three-point goals — H, Leinen; R, J. Hutzler 4.

Total fouls — H 18, R 17.

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