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Wolverines Sit Atop M&O Standings
Issue Date: February 20, 2020
Gillett Battles Lena For Win
The Gillett Tigers and the Lena Wildcats faced off last week and found that they were pretty evenly matched as the Tigers squeezed out the win 46-40 over the Wildcats.
The Wildcats fell behind early in the first half as the Tigers pounced on the 26-18 first half lead.
Lena was able to make up some ground over the second half but fell short in the final minutes.
The win was highlighted by Anthony Carroll and Elijah Frames who both were able to fire in 12 points each to lead the Tigers.
The Wildcats were led by Max Beyer who had one of the best games of his season thus far, hitting a game high 31 points to lead all scorers. Teammate Belongia posted four while Simon Gard added three.
Wausaukee Puts Away Elcho
The Wausaukee Ranger boys posted a more than solid non conference win last week as they took down the Elcho Hornets by way of a 73-46 final verdict.
That final verdict wasn't a surprise in the second half of play as the Rangers were able to get the gears turning early, posting a hefty 37-25 opening frame lead.
By the end of the second half the Rangers had seen their offense take off as Tristin Pollard fired in more than his share of the points. By games end Pollard had led the way for the Rangers with a 26 point tally.
Teammate Andrew Schroeder added up 12 points while Brandon Shigouri chipped in nine.
Elcho was led by Rea with 17 points and Novak with 16 points. Wagner posted four.
Crivitz Shutdown STAA
The Crivitz Wolverines who are coming off a huge upset over Coleman posted another M&O conference victory last week when they took down the St. Thomas Aquinas Cavaliers, 80-39.
The more than double differential was built upon an early burst of scoring by the Wolverines who found a way to control; the board over the first half 42-28.
Dawson Andrist had his number called more than once in this contest, in fact he led the way for all scorers as he piled up 23 Wolverines points. The Wolverines' Holmes chipped in 16 while Franzen added 12.
Peshtigo Gets Win Over Algoma
The Peshtigo Bulldogs came away with a big win over the Algoma Wolves 70-55.
The win saw the high powered Peshtigo offense go wild over the first half. Behind some great efforts from Cade Tackmier and Landon Lemke the Bulldogs quickly found themselves at the front of the pack with a 33-24 first half readout.
By games end the Bulldogs were led by Tackmier who had fired in 28 points to lead all scorers. Lemke followed up with 19 points while Peshtigo's Davis chipped in six along with Adam Bauman who fired in six as well.
Algoma was led by Nell with 10 points and Robertson with eight. Zimmerman posted eight.
Coleman Shutdown Florence
The Coleman Cougars were unstoppable over the Florence Bobcats who found themselves on the wrong end of a blowout as the Cougars were victorious 83-49.
The huge differential was created in the first half when the Cougars worked their way to a 47-20 lead which was more than enough needed to cruise their way to the win and allow the Cougar bench to get a little play time.
Leading the way for the Bobcats was Riley Hixon who fired in 19 points. Johnson followed up with 12 points while Schuls finished with 10.
Coleman was led by the evenings top performer Cayden Bintz who got 19 points. Nelson fired in 18 points while Nick Teteak added 13 to the tally.
STAA Gets Win Over Wolf River Lutheran
The St. Thomas Aquinas Cavaliers posted a solid non conference victory last week when they took down the Wolf River Lutheran boys by way of a 64-46 final tally.
STAA has had little to celebrate this year in the way of wins but last week they were able to achieve a great coincidence boosting victory over the Wolf River Boys.
After a quick hitting first half the caves had fought their way to a 37-15 lead which they weren't going to give up for anything, holding on that lead with an iron grip over the second half.
Leading the way for the STAA boys was Kaden Baxter who pushed in 19 points. Knox finished with 15 points while Alex Powers posted 11.
Wolf River was led by Davis with a game leading 26 points while Schultz followed with eight points. Heling added eight.
Wausaukee Puts Away Suring
The Wausaukee Ranger boys got a solid win over the Suring Eagles 63-42 last week in M&O conference action.
The Rangers who find themselves in the middle of the standings took the much needed win thanks t a fantastic start that saw the Rangers enter the locker room ahead by a sizable chunk.
Suring was led by Ethan Hischke with 12 points and Jayden Geniesse with nine points. Bryce Losurdo posted seven on the night.
Crivitz Puts Down Crandon
The Crivitz Wolverines absolutely blasted the Crandon Cardinals from the sky last week when they came away with the big 72-51 win.
Crivitz led at the half in this non-conference showdown, getting the locker room lead with a 42-24 readout.
Crivitz was led by Jaden Werner with 25 points and Chandler Kaldenberg with 14 points. Dawson Andrist posted 12 on the night.
Coleman Takes Hard Fought Loss to Bonduel
The Coleman Cougars dropped a non conference match with the Bonduel Bears 59-53.
Although the Cougars share the lead of the M&O with Crivitz, they were unable to keep that winning momentum going as they drop a non conference showdown to the Bonduel Bears
Were it not for such a slow start by the Cougars this might have went differential for Coleman. But a quick hitting Bear crew shot their way to a 34-19 first half lead which the Cougars were hard pressed to overcome.
Leading the way for the Cougars was Payton Nelson with 17 points and Cayden Bintz with nine points. Sadowski and Maedke both chipped in four points each.
Oconto Drops Game to Kewaunee
The Oconto Blue Devil boys lost Tuesday night by 3 points, with a score of 57-60 to the Kewaunee Storm.
At the half the score was 30-29 with the Blue Devils trailing by one.
Oconto was led by Josh Woller with 16, Caleb Moe with 13, Luke Krueger with 12, Preston Wusterbarth with 8, Will Sherman with 5 and Josh Delzer with 3.
Kewaunee was led by Ryan Carmichael with 23, Alex Rohr with 14, Tanner Bortoloni with 13, Max Hanrahan with 7 and Jason Selner 3.