A Brett Kasper 3-pointer gave the Two Rivers boys basketball team a 3-0 lead and the Raiders didn’t trail the rest of the way in a 64-43 home win over Kewaskum on Friday night.
The win was the Raiders’ fourth in a row and sixth in their last seven games.
Kewaskum (6-9, 3-6 Eastern Wisconsin Conference) committed seven turnovers in the first quarter as Two Rivers (9-5, 4-4 EWC) jumped out to a 15-8 lead at the end of the first quarter.
The Raiders led by as many as 14 points in the first half but a 10-0 run by Kewaskum made it 22-18 with a little less than three minutes left in the second quarter. Two Rivers responded, though, with a 7-0 run and at halftime it led 31-22.
The Raiders came out strong in the third quarter — making six 3-pointers for all 18 of their points — and led 49-34 entering the final frame.
Two Rivers was led by Brett Linzmeier who had 14 points in the first half and a game-high 27 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals with three 3-pointers. Linzmeier is now 39 points away from breaking the all-time scoring record for Two Rivers.
Also for the Raiders, Ethan Willman had 12 points with four 3-pointers and Kasper finished with seven points as nine Raiders scored in the game.
Two Rivers finished 4-of-7 from the free-throw line and made a total of 10 3-pointers.
Team and individual statistics for Kewaskum were not submitted to the Herald Times Reporter as of press deadline.
Cameron Greene 2, Brett Kasper 7, Brett Linzmeier 27, Austin Rehrauer 2, Mac Shimulunas 5, Brett Slaby 2, Dexter Smith 6, Erik Wiegand 1, Ethan Willman 12.
3-Point Goals – Two Rivers 10 (Brett Kasper 1, Brett Linzmeier 3, Dexter Smith 2, Ethan Willman 4), Total Fouls – Two Rivers 12.
Waupun 54, Kiel 45
Visiting Kiel trailed 11-7 after the first quarter and couldn’t recover in the loss.
The Raiders shot 13-of-24 from the free-throw line while Waupun was 12-of-23. The Warriors made four 3-pointers while Kiel had two, both made by Cole Voelker who had a team-high 13 points.
Also for Kiel, Jordan Meyer had 10 points and Calvin Winkel had eight points.
Terren Driscoll 2, Bryce Gannigan 4, Jack Meunier 2, Jordan Meyer 10, Carter Voelker 2, Cole Voelker 13, Calvin Winkel 8, Seth Woods 4.
Mason Domask 19, Keegan Pinch 6, Ryan Schmitt 6, Arik Tavs 9, Cody Zimmerman 7.
3-Point Goals – Kiel 2 (Cole Voelker 2), Waupun 4 (Mason Domask 2, Arik Tavs 1, Cody Zimmerman 1), Total Fouls – Kiel 20, Waupun 19.
LATE THURSDAY Chilton 63, Mishicot 31
Visiting Chilton raced out to a 21-8 lead at the end of the first quarter and Mishicot couldn’t recover.
Eleven Chilton players scored in the game while Mishicot was led by Chris Kornelly’s 11 points. He was the only Indians player to reach double figures as Mishicot made two 3-pointers in the game to Chilton’s four.
Patrick Barany 13, Jered Bruckner 9, Lucas Forstner 1, Isaac Greuel 6, Andrew Huss 6, Tyler Mathes 2, Brett Meyer 2, Brandon Moehn 2, Grant Richman 4, Ryan Schmitz 8, Zach Schmitz 4.
Dakota Geiger 3, Derek Hlinak 7, Chris Kornelly 11, Jake Murphy 1, Dustin Peterson 6, Jon Peterson 2, Bryan Willman 1.
3-Point Goals – Chilton 4 (Patrick Barany 1, Jered Bruckner 2, Ryan Schmitz 1), Mishicot 2 (Derek Hlinak 1, Chris Kornelly 1), Total Fouls – Chilton 20 (Tyler Mathes 5), Mishicot 17.
Roncalli 75, Hilbert 55
Isaiah Bessert 6, Alex Deets 2, Josh Erickson 8, Nate Lassila 25, Sam Scheer 17, Austin Schneider 2, Nick Stelzer 15. Totals 6-6 75.
Evan Geiser 9, Mitch Gruett 12, Jordan Jones 2, Bryse Schaffer 6, Spencer Schulz 24, Zach Woelful 2. Totals 11-15 55.
3-Point Goals – Roncalli 11 (Isaiah Bessert 2, Nate Lassila 1, Sam Scheer 5, Nick Stelzer 3), Total Fouls – Roncalli 14, Hilbert 9.