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League Powers Cruise To Lopsided M-O Wins
The top two teams in the M-O Conference girls chase had no trouble improving their hardwood readouts after notching lopsided wins.
League leading Peshtigo (8-1, 6-0) hit the road Thursday and blasted the Niagara Badgers 66-17 while second place Coleman registered a pair of wins. The Cougars clobbered Crivitz 54-19 Thursday then turned up the defensive pressure and dominated Suring Monday 50-14.
Gillett and Suring currently share third place at 4-2 each while Niagara is fifth at 3-3.
In a battle of winless teams, the STAA Cavalettes tipped Wausaukee 40-34 for their first league in two years.
Taking the hike north Thursday, the Bulldogs handed the Niagara Badgers a 66-17 defeat.
Niagara's top scoring threat, Brooklyn Wolosyn was held to just eight points as the Peshtigo defense stumped Niagara into scoring no more than five points in any one of the contest's four quarters.
Peshtigo got 10 players into the scoring column as Amanda Majewski led the way with 13, followed by Saige Ruleau at nine, Brittany Marquardt and Bekah Sokol eight each for the winners.
Crivitz Cagers 54-19
The Coleman Cougars continue to assert themselves as one of the best teams in the M-O and Thursday, they backed up their position in the conference standings with a 54-19 win over the Crivitz Wolverines.
Coleman overwhelmed the visiting Wolverines from the opening buzzer and jumped out to a 12-4 lead after eight minutes.Coleman stretched the lead to 23-7 at the half after shutting down Crivitz again in the second frame.
The Cougars had eight players get into the scorebook in this one with Makenzie Sadowski totaling 10 points, followed by eight each from Raena Chucka and Abby Bieber.
Crivitz was paced by six apiece from Victoria Neumann and Sophia Dama
Fly Past STAA
Kelsey School turned in a game-high 15 points and the Suring Eagles took it to the Cavalettes in Marinette 56-23. The Eagles had a solid lead built up by halftime with the score at 25-13 but blew it wide open in the second half as they outscored their opponent 31-10.
Breanna Tienor added 12 and Erin Fisher chipped in 10 for Suring.
Riley Schultz provided most of the spark for a sputtering STAA team by providing the losers with 11 of their 23 scoreboard clicks.
Gillett Take Care
Of Lena 46-24
The Gillett Tigers got 11 points from Kara Brennan and another 11 from Rebecca Wolf as they dealt the Lena Wildcats a 46-24 loss in Lena.
It was a 16-15 Gillett advantage on the scoreboard at the break but the Tigers overwhelmed Lena with a 30-9 scoring run over the second half to put it away.
The Wildcats were paced by Melissa Bushmaker's 11 points.
Down Eagles 50-14
The Cougars rolled to another lopsided M-O conference win Monday night as they hit the road and upended the Suring Eagles 50-14.
Top scorers for the winning team were Hope Process and Makenzie Sadowski, each finishing with 11. Abby Bieber turned in seven.
Badgers Survive Lena
The Niagara Badgers turned a 17-12 halftime deficit into a 41-33 victory on Monday as they took care of the Wildcats on the road in Lena.
Brooklyn Wolosyn continues to pose a huge scoring threat as she turned in 17 in this one to lead the winners in scoring.
Lena's Kayla VanLanen was the game's high scorer, netting 18 points in defeat.
To Tigers 48-20
The Gillett girls held the Crivitz crew to just a single point in the second frame Monday night as they cruised to an easy 48-20 M-O Conference win.
The Tigers enjoyed a 14-point performance from Marissa Sherman, nine each from Maddy Wilbur and Kara Brennan along with seven each from Taylor Kohls and Rebecca Wolf.
Crivitz got four points apiece from Jennifer Kempka and Brianna Kopp.
STAA Rallies For
First League Win
The Cavalettes showed some heart in Wausaukee as they erased a late deficit by outscoring the Rangers 17-1 in the final frame, snatching victory away from the home team with a 40-34 final.
Taylor Wilson led the way for STAA with 14 points, followed closely by Riley Schultz with 13 and then by Breanna Armbrust with 11.
-Non Conference Results-
Niagara's Brooklyn Wolosyn scored nine of her game-high 21 points in the final frame as the Badgers made up a five-point deficit in the last eight minutes of the game to take a 49-47 win on the road.
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