THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Oneida Nation Stays Undefeated in M&O
Issue Date: February 6, 2020
Bobcats Narrowly Defeat Hornets
The Florence Bobcats took down the Elcho Hornets last week, but did so by a very narrow margin 44-41.
After the first half it looked as if the game was going to go Elcho's way with the Hornets holding the lead 21-15.
After making the necessary adjustments the Bobcats took it to the Hornets, outscoring them over the closing frame 29-20.
The comeback was tagged off a great performance from Jenna Springer who fired off 12 points to lead the Bobcats. Madison Neuens posted eight while Jordan Springer added up seven on the night.
STAA Gets Defeated by Coleman
The St. Thomas Aquinas girls traveled to Coleman Thursday night and were handed a loss by the home court Cougars 49-41.
Coleman really started on a hot streak in this contest as 34 points were piled up over the opening frame. The large first half tally had a lot to do with Colemans long range shooting capabilities. Bailey Ziemer hit two long ranger buckets while Cameron Compe also struck twice from behind the arc. Sydney List and AJ Herlache both sunk a triple as well in the first.
STAA was able to make up some considerable ground over the second half, shooting their way to a 26 point tally while holding the Cougars to 15.
Over that second half, the Cavvies comeback was staged by Lianna Baxter who fired in 19 second half points.
Coleman's Compe was the team's top scorer with 15 points while Ziemer followed up with 14 points. Michaela Zietler posted eight.
STAA was led by the evenings top performer Lianna Baxter who got 25 points during the game. Halle Beranek posted eight while Livia Benson and Katie Jo Knox both added four points each to the tally.
Crivitz Holds Off Wausaukee
The Crivitz Wolverines and the Wausaukee Ranger girls faced off Thursday evening for an M&O rivalry match up that saw the Wolverines victorious 41-34.
The two normally high scoring teams ran headlong into each other defenses, which are no push over.
After one half of play the Wolverines were ahead 22-14.
Leading the way over the opening minutes for the Crivitz girls was Chloe Gruszynski who fired in 12 points. Emalee Johnsen kept the Wolverines out ahead with six points.
Madelyn Schlies did what she could during the first half, giving her team six points to lead the way.
Wausaukee did outscore the Wolverine in the closing frame, amassing 20 point to the Wolverines' 19. Unfortunately for the Rangers one point wasn't nearly enough to overcome the tough Wolverines girls.
By games end the Rangers were led by M. Schlies with 14 points and Kaelyn Schlies with 10 points. Allison Versaskas and Steph Murray not added four point each.
The Wolverines were led by Johnsen with 13 points and Gruszynski with 11 points. Sianna Guns followed up with nine points.s
Gillett Keeps Wins Coming With Victory Over Suring
The Gillett Tigers posted another strong win on an already string showing this season. Thursday night they took down the Suring Eagles 57-32.
Gillett wasted no time in getting a lead built in the first half. In fact they didn't just build a lead, they buried the Eagles under it as they held the distinct edge at the half 29-11.
Karissa Schaal was wild in the second half, as she hit a triple helping of three pointers on her way to her 18 points.
Suring was led by Paige Kruger with 12 points and Kylee Stelzer with 11 points. Kate Mahoney and Steph Huth both added four point each to the total.
Gillett's Aubrey DeBauch was top girl in this contest as she hit for 19 points. Schaal ended with 18 while Macy Franti hit for six points.
Oneida Nation Goes Wild on Lena
The Oneida Nation Thunderhawks faced off against the Lena Wildcats Thursday night and showed the Wildcats that they couldn't hold a flame to the hot streak of the Thunderhawks.
As yet undefeated, the Thunderhawks have found little in the way of true competition this season amongst the M&O. One factor that has completely put teams in their place is the ability of the Thunderhawk girls to shoot from behind the arc. All season long they have been putting up fabulous numbers and last Thursday was no exception as the girls from Green Bay fired off eight three pointers as a team.
But the biggest difference maker in this one was M'Kenzey Ackley who hit for 32 points on the night. That tally saw her hit two three pointers.
Sadie Schuman was also playing sniper in this one as she hit for a triple helping of threes. J. Isaac hit for two three pointers while Malia Jacobs sunk one triple.
After one half of hot shooting the Thunderhawks had already put the game away 39-7.
Oneida scored another 36 points over the second half while holding the Wildcats to 17 closing frame points.
Lena was led by Chloe Potter with 11 points and Brianna Spratlin with six points. Samara Van Ark, Lillian Sellen and Kennedy Marquardt all posted two points each.
Oneida Nation's M. Ackley had a whale of a game with 32 points while Schuman followed up with 15. Jacobs posted 10 on the night.
Three Lakes Hands Coleman Loss
The Three Lakes Lakers took on the Coleman Cougars in Coleman Friday night, handing the home court Cougars the very close 54-50 loss.
The two teams couldn't be more evenly matched Friday night as they fought hard over the first for a tie at the half 29-29.
Exiting the locker room with the score essentially locked at 0-0 The Three Lakes girls were able to edge out the Coleman girls with a 25-21 second half readout.
Coleman's Cameron Compe had a great game as she posted 15 points for her Cougars. Hailey Ziemer added 11 to the tally while Michaela Zietler got six points.
Three Lakes was led by Taylor Kolling with 18 points and Sydney Lurvey with 15 points. Mollie Gruszynski added nine to the tally.
Marinette Takes Win Over Waupaca
The Marinette Marine boys posted a much needed win last week when they took down the Waupaca boys by way of a 69-64 final verdict.
The win for Marinette helps to break a little losing spell that the Marines have been trapped in.
After on half of play against the Waupaca boys the Marines found themselves in the mix and tied up at 33-33.
The lead exchanged hands multiple times over the second half before the Marines were able to get the lead in their hands.
Waupaca was led by Charapata with 21 points and Wehmeyer with 13 points. Levine posted eight points.
The Marines winning effort was led by Katelyn Kitzinger with 23 points and Ihde with 13 points. Pieper posted eight points.
STAA Gets Big Win Over Lena
The St. Thomas Aquinas Cavaliers got a nice win over the hosting Lena Wildcats Saturday afternoon, 48-17.
Lena struggled all game long to get anything going as they scored six points in the first half and another 11 over the second half.
Lianna Baxter led the way with 22 points for the Cavvies. Livia Benson posted 11 points while Halle Beranek got seven points.
Lena's Kennedy Marquardt posted six points while Chloe Potter got five. Lilia Shallow added four points while Brianna Spratlin added two.
Oneida Nation Gets Win Over Wausaukee
The Oneida Nation Thunderhawks and the Wausaukee Rangers had a real match on their hands Tuesday night in Oneida as the Thunderhawks came away with the win 53-45.
Thats pretty darn close considering the Thunderhawks have been obliterating teams amongst the M&O this season. Much of what made this match up close had to do with Steph Murray. Wausaukee's Murray was able to work her way to a 15 point first half effort, helping to bring the Rangers to a huge 26-16 lead at the intermission.
Pretty much nobody has put the screws to Oneida in the first half yet this season, but the Rangers accomplished it. Unfortunately for the girls in Red and white that lead melted away behind the swelling scoring pace the Thunderhawks are capable of.
M'Kenzey Ackley was the game breaker for Oneida. She hit two three pointers over the first before opening the game up in the second half with a 16 point effort that saw her strike four times from behind the arc.
Wausaukee was led by Murray's 19 point effort while Madelyn Schlies and Kaelyn Schlies both posted nine points each.
Oneida was led by the evening's top performer M. Ackley who finished the game with 23 points. Teammate Sadie Schuman added on 16 points while Malia Jacobs posted seven.
STAA Gets Win Over Suring
The St. Thomas Aquinas girls got a nice win over the Suring Eagles tuesday night in Suring 48-33.
It was pretty much a one trick show for the Cavvies who leaned very heavily on their one shooter Lianna Baxter who posted over half of the Cavvies points.
Baxter was the games top scorer with 27 points. Allison Pristelski got nine.
Suring was led by Paige Krueger with 10 points and Kelsey Smith with seven.
Crandon Soars To Win Over Florence
The Crandon Cardinals defeated the Florence Bobcats 66-16 last Tuesday night.
Leading the way for Florence was Madison Neuens with 11 points and Jordyn Springer with three.Jenna Springer got two points.
Crivitz Puts Down Coleman in Big Win
The Crivitz Wolverines last Tuesday night in Crivitz found themselves on the rise as they shutdown the Coleman Cougars 50-44.
Though Coleman stayed with the Wolverines for much of the contest they were unable to overcome Chloe Gruzynski's amazing second half where she put the Cougars away with her 12 point effort.
After one half of play the games was in anyone hands as the teams were knotted up at 23-23.
Gruszynski led the way for the Wolverines with 16 points on the night while Sianna Guns followed up with 12 points. Emalee Johnson recored eight on the night.
Coleman was led by Cameron Compe with 16 points and Michaela Zietler with 10 points.
Niagara Gets Big Win Over Lena
The Niagara Badgers were not going to be denied a win Tuesday night as they shutdown the visiting Lena Wildcats 68-27.
The first half effort from Niagara was all that was needed to put the game on ice. Jessica Oratch and Alyssa Cretton were the reasons for that. The two Badgers combined for 18 first half points.
With an additional 35 points over the second half from the Badgers and just 17 by the Wildcats the Badgers were able to celebrate the win.
Leading the way for Niagara was Cretton and Oratch who both posted 12 points each on the night. Jada Maki posted 10 points while Jasmine Racine chipped in eight.
Lena was led by Natalia McNurlen with eight points. Kennedy Marquardt and Lilia Shallow both posted six points each.
Peshtigo Defeats Sturgeon Bay
The Peshtigo Bulldogs found themselves the victors over the Sturgeon Bay girls Tuesday night, defeating them by way of a 45-27 final readout.
The win saw the Bulldogs get ahead early and hold the edge going into the locker ahead 22-11.
Sydney Lund led the way for Peshtigo with 12 points while Emma Gilligan also led with 12 points of her own. Grace Wickman got five on the night.
Sturgeon Bay's Alberts posted six points while Meleen got five. Aneman got four points