WIAA girls basketball roundup: Lutheran dominant in win

WIAA girls basketball roundup: Lutheran dominant in win

News

WIAA girls basketball roundup: Lutheran dominant in win

By

The No. 7-seeded Manitowoc Lutheran girls basketball team raced out to a 25-9 lead after the first quarter and never trailed en route to a 76-41 WIAA State Division 4 Girls Basketball Tournament regional-opening home win over No. 10 Shiocton on Tuesday night.

Lutheran’s MacKalya Menges scored the Lancers’ first seven points to give Lutheran a 7-2 lead and she went on to score 11 points in the quarter, equally her regular-season points per game average.

Arianna Neumeyer also started off hot for the Lancers as she had 10 points in the first quarter, including two 3-pointers.

Menges had 24 points in the first half and finished the game with a career-high 28 points after playing three quarters while Neumeyer had 12 points.

Lutheran (13-10, 10-8 Olympian Conference) forced 23 first-half turnovers and held Shiocton (7-16, 4-10 Central Wisconsin Eight Conference) scoreless for the first two minutes of the second quarter to lead 46-16 at halftime.

The Lancers led 65-31 at the end of the third quarter. Lutheran’s point total was a season high.

Lutheran will now be at No. 2 Oshkosh Lourdes (19-3, 12-0 Trailways-North Conference) on Friday at 7 p.m.

Shiocton 9 7 15 10 41
Manitowoc Lutheran 25 21 19 11 76

Shiocton

Haylee Conradt 2, Jonalee Elliott 12, Hannah Guyette 5, Carmen McCarthy 3, Corrie McCarthy 3, Erin Schroth 10, Haylee Vandenboom 6.

Manitowoc Lutheran

Megan Lindemann 5, Monique Machut 8, Jordan Menges 5, MacKayla Menges 28, Arianna Neumeyer 12, Kaitlin Radue 3, Brooke Roberts 4, Brenna Schneider 2, Emily Unke 4, Hannah Yagodinski 5.

3-Point Goals – Shiocton 2 (Carmen McCarthy 1, Corrie McCarthy 1), Manitowoc Lutheran 5 (Megan Lindemann 1, Jordan Menges 1, MacKayla Menges 1, Arianna Neumeyer 2), Total Fouls – Shiocton 17 (), Manitowoc Lutheran 14 (), Technicals – Manitowoc Lutheran (Arianna Neumeyer).

No. 6 St. Mary Central 46, No. 11 Mishicot 32

Mishicot (4-19, 4-14 OC) trailed 27-5 at halftime in the Division 4 regional quarterfinal loss at St. Mary Central (14-9, 11-7 OC).

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

DIVISION 3 No. 5 Kiel 51, No. 12 Ripon 39

Kiel raced out to a 19-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back in the WIAA Division 3 State Girls Basketball Tournament regional-opening home win.

Despite shooting 7-of-16 from the free-throw line, Kiel (16-8, 8-6 Eastern Wisconsin Conference), which shot 7-of-16 from the free-throw line, was led by Brooke Goehring who had 15 points and Cassie Schweitzer who had 12 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks.

Ripon (2-21, 1-15 Eastern Valley Conference) was 11-of-16 from the free-throw line and made six 3-pointers to the Raiders’ four 3’s.

With the win, Kiel advances to travel to No. 4 North Fond du Lac (14-8, 9-5 Flyway Conference) on Friday at 7 p.m.

Ripon 7 9 9 14 39
Kiel 19 14 3 15 51

Ripon

Marissa Bunge 8, Katya Dudzinski 5, Shannon McNeil 16, D Scheuers 2, . Schroeder 7, M. Swanke 1.

Kiel

Corinna Beaumont 8, Madeline Dahmer 4, Brooke Goehring 15, Kayla Klauck 2, Alexis Lucas 5, Cassie Schweitzer 12, Mia Voland 5.

3-Point Goals – Ripon 6 (Marissa Bunge 1, Katya Dudzinski 1, Shannon McNeil 4), Kiel 4 (Corinna Beaumont 1, Madeline Dahmer 1, Brooke Goehring 1, Mia Voland 1), Total Fouls – Ripon 14, Kiel 16.

No. 6 Brillion 57, No. 11 Valders 39

Valders (3-20, 3-15 Olympian Conference) trailed 14-6 after the first quarter and 32-19 at halftime and never recovered in the Division 3 regional semifinal loss at Brillion (12-11, 7-11 OC).

Valders shot 26 percent in the game as Danelle Buck had a game-high 15 points and teammate Connor Grall had 10 points.

Brillion had 18 points in the paint and 24 bench points while the Vikings had 10 points in the paint and seven points off the bench.

Each team had two 3-pointers, but the Vikings were 11-of-18 on free throws to Brillion’s 19-of-24 performance.

Valders 6 13 13 7 39
Brillion 14 18 13 12 57

Valders

Alena Braun , Danelle Buck 15, Tara Emme 1, Brittany Erickson 3, Tessa Evenson 1, Breanna Glaeser 3, Conner Grall 10, Morgan Kelly 3, Michiela Schwoerer 3. Totals 13 11-18 39.

Brillion

Alaina Beimborn 9, Carly Brault 3, McKinzie Fischer 4, Taylor Fischer 8, April Geiger 10, Kaylee Geiger 4, Jennifer Krueger 6, Tori Lemke 11, Amber Piepenburg 2. Totals 18 29-24 57.

3-Point Goals – Valders 2 (Danelle Buck 1, Brittany Erickson 1), Brillion 2 (Alaina Beimborn 1, April Geiger 1), Total Fouls – Valders 20, Brillion 17.

Latest

More USA TODAY High School Sports