WITTENBERG – Isaac Elliot and Brett O’Sullivan each scored 17 points and the Pacelli boys basketball team opened Central Wisconsin Conference play with a resounding 69-29 win over Wittenberg-Birnamwood on Tuesday night.
Jacob Feltz chipped in with 11 points for the Cardinals, who connected on seven 3-pointers, including three from Troy Flugar.
Pacelli took control of the game by outscoring the Chargers 52-19 over the final three quarters.
“We shared the ball well tonight and we were able to get great production from some of the guys off our bench,” Cardinals coach Brad Rutta said.
Tyler Milanowski led the way for Wittenberg-Birnamwood with nine points.
Leading scorers: P, Jacob Feltz 11, Isaac Elliot 17, Troy Flugar 9, Brett O’Sullivan 17, Colin Jamison 2, Tyus Groos 8, Chris Shibilski 5. WB, Sam Szews 7, Brant Linke 8, Nick Kapitz 6, Tyler Weller 4, Tyler Milanowski 9. 3-pointers: P, 7 (Feltz, Elliot, Flugar 3, Groos 2); WB, 4 (Linke 2, Kapitz 2). FT: P, 8-10; WB, 5-9.
Records: Pacelli 3-1, 1-0 CWC 8; Wittenberg-Birnamwood 2-3, 0-1 CWC 8.
Amherst 64, Manawa 37
MANAWA – Sophomore Tyler Biadacz scored 29 points to help keep Amherst undefeated at 3-0.
Amherst: Garrett Groshek 14, Hayden Blackford 11, Conner Zblewski 3, Amaziah McCall 7, Tyler Biadacz 29.
Manawa: Matthew Radloff 9.
3-pointers: AM 2 (Blackford, McCall), MAN 3. Free throws: AM 8-11, MAN 6-10.
Records: AM 3-0, 1-0 CWC-8, MAN 0-1 CWC-8.
Stratford 43, Northland Lutheran 33
MOSINEE – Stratford trailed by one point after three quarters and outscored Northland Lutheran in the fourth quarter by 11 points.
Northland Lutheran: Curtis Engelbrecht 9, Tim Venus 10, Danny Warden 12, Noah Panzer 2.
Stratford: no data submitted.
Wausau East 1, SPASH 1
WAUSAU The Panthers kept the pressure on the Lumberjacks net, but East goalie Ian Corbett was up to the challenge with 46 saves resulting in a tie in the Wisconsin Valley Conference opener for both teams.
Jake Jaworski opened the scoring for SPASH just 5 minutes, 42 seconds into the opening period, but the Panthers were unable to solve Corbett the rest of the night.
“Oh my gosh, he (Corbett) played incredibly well,” East coach Dina Rasmussen said. “He saw the puck really well and didn’t give up a lot of rebounds.”
Nick Dovorany got East back to even less than 3 minutes later and neither team could find the back of the net again.
SPASH goalie Nathan Siclovan stopped 18 shots.
“I thought we played hard and put quite a few pucks on net, but we couldn’t capitalize and finish it off,” SPASH coach Dan Francis said. “We didn’t bear down and put one in the back of the net Dan Francis.”
First period: 1. SPASH Jake Jaworski (Kobe Keller), 5:42; 2. WE, Nick Dovorany (Landon Dehnel), 8:07.
Saves: SPASH (Nathan Siclovan) 18; Wausau East (Ian Corbett) 46.
Records: Wausau East 2-0-1, 0-0-1 WVC; SPASH 1-3-1, 0-0-1 WVC.
Rosholt 45, Gresham 18
ROSHOLT – Bre Richter finished with 12 points and Anna Cole chipped in with 10 for the Hornets who jumped out to an 18-3 lead after one quarter in the CWC 10 matchup.
Alex Neff also contributed seven points and six steals for the Hornets.
“Once again we had a lot of playing time for the whole team, including some young JV players we brought up,” Rosholt coach Megan Boldig said.
Leading scorers: R, Bre Richter 12, Anna Cole 10, Alex Neff 7, Madeline Brandl 2, Lexi Cordova 3, Erin Mlodik 4, Nikayla Glodowski 2, Brea Yenter 2, Kaitlyn L 2. G, Sydney Jense 7, Brittny Andrews 4, Tylena Bohl 6, River Otradovec 1. 3-pointers: G, not available; R, 0. FT: G, not available; R, 3-6.
Records: Rosholt 3-1, 1-0 CWC 10; Gresham 0-3, 0-1 CWC 10.
Wild Rose 36, Tri-County 16
PLAINFIELD – Becca Cleereman finished with five points but the Penguins struggled to score in a CWC 10 loss to the Wildcats.
Leading scorers: WR, Breanne Marchan 6, Makayla Muntner 10, Karina Marshan 4, Johanna Shepard 11, Jasmine Hanson 3, Ashley Mendoza 2. TC, Jessa Lederer 2, Ernst 2, Felicity Betro 1, Becca Cleereman 5, Cody Walter 2, Isabella Weekly 4, 3-pointers:: WR, 4 (Muntner, Shepard 2, Hanson); TC, 0. FT: WR, 6-14; TC, 2-10.
Records: Tri-County 0-2; Wild Rose 1-1.
Northland Lutheran 68, Pacelli 21
STEVENS POINT – Northland Lutheran won for the first time this season while limiting Pacelli to one field goal in the second half. Hannah Kloehn scored 16 points for Northland Lutheran.
Northland Lutheran: Olivia Nillisen 6, Beka Edelberg 11, Gretta Nelson 4, Ashley Colby 9, Hannah Kloehn 16, Savanna Jeppesen 8, Leah Whitson 8, Melissa Neumann 6.
Pacelli: Morgan King 2, Sami Kay Shafranski 8, Carleen Baron 2, Sydney Alery 2, Christinna Shafranski 7.
3-pointers: NL 3 (Colby, Kloehn 2), PAC 1 (C. Shafranski). Free throws: NL 3-4, PAC 6-13.
Records: NL 1-2, PAC 0-2.