Prep girls basketball roundup: Two Rivers suffers home loss

Prep girls basketball roundup: Two Rivers suffers home loss

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Prep girls basketball roundup: Two Rivers suffers home loss

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After trailing 23-21 at halftime, the Two Rivers girls basketball team was held to six points in the third quarter and couldn’t recover in a 46-40 home loss to Sheboygan Falls on Thursday night.

The game started with each team running an efficient offense in the back-and-forth first quarter. Two Rivers took its first and only lead of the game at 4:55 to make it 6-4 but Sheboygan Falls rebounded and led 11-8 entering the second quarter.

The Raiders were then held scoreless for four minutes — spanning the first and second quarter — and fell behind 14-8 with five minutes left in the first half.

At the break Two Rivers (9-8, 6-4 Eastern Wisconsin Conference) had committed 10 turnovers and Sheboygan Falls (13-3, 9-0) was at six while the Raiders shot 3-of-6 from the free-throw line to the Falcons’ 4-of-5 performance.

Sheboygan falls opened the second half on a 5-0 run to make it 28-21 and at the end of the third quarter the Falcons led 32-27.

Two Rivers committed 21 turnovers in the game to the Falcons’ 11, with Sheboygan Falls having 10 more possessions than the Raiders did.

Two Rivers, which shot 0-of-7 on 3-pointers, was led by Mackenzie Walesh who had a game-high 17 points — eight in the first half — and 13 rebounds for the double-double.

Also for the Raiders, Alexi Walesh had nine points and Aly Wanek added eight points as only four Two Rivers players scored in the game.

The Raiders finished the game 8-of-11 from the free-throw line while Sheboygan Falls was 7-of-12. The Falcons were outrebounded by Two Rivers 26-22.

Two Rivers next will be at Kiel on Tuesday.

Sheboygan Falls 11 12 9 14 46
Two Rivers 8 13 6 13 40

Sheboygan Falls

Erica Duda 4, Nicole Fenner 13, Staci Hasler 11, Anna Mathieu 8, . Schwobe 4, Erika Van Engen 6.

Two Rivers

Allie Basken 6, Alexi Walesh 9, Mackenzie Walesh 17, Aly Wanek 8.

3-Point Goals – Sheboygan Falls 3 (Erica Duda 1, Nicole Fenner 1, Anna Mathieu 1), Total Fouls – Sheboygan Falls 14, Two Rivers 17.

Kiel 62, New Holstein 41

Visiting Kiel jumped out to a 19-8 lead at the end of the quarter and never looked back in the win.

The Raiders led 29-22 at halftime and 46-31 entering the final frame.

No other information was provided to the Herald Times Reporter as of press deadline.

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