ATHENS GIRLS BASKETBALL DOWNS PORT EDWARDS IN WIAA DIVISION 5 REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL


The 2021-22 Port Edwards girls basketball team. (Submitted photo)

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ATHENS – Athens used a 22-3 run to close the first half and went on to a 61-22 win over Port Edwards in a WIAA Division 5 girls basketball regional quarterfinal Wednesday night at Athens High School.


No. 4 seed Athens (21-4) led 13-10 before opening the game up with a big run to finish off the first half, and outscored No. 13 Port Edwards 26-9 in the second half to finish off the victory.


Athens will host No. 5 Spencer (18-7) in a D-5 regional semifinal Friday at 7 p.m.


Jazelle Hartwig scored 15 points and McKennzie Schug added 10 for Athens.


Taylor Martin scored 16 of Port Edwards’ 22 points. The Blackhawks finish the season with a 5-19 record.


Bluejays 61, Blackhawks 22

Port Edwards 13 9 - 22

Athens 35 26 - 61

PORT EDWARDS (22): Felicity Clouse 0 0-0 0, Melanie Sillars 2 0-1 6, Aubree Shroda 0 0-0 0, MaKayla McGuffey 0 0-0 0, Taylor Martin 5 6-10 16, Dakota Bores 0 0-0 0, Nakita Barths 0 0-0 0. FG: 7. FT: 6-10. 3-pointers: 2 (Sillars 2). Fouls: 9. Fouled out: none. Record: 5-19.

ATHENS (61): Addyson Zettler 1 0-0 2, Addison Lavicka 3 0-0 7, Celina Ellenbecker 3 0-1 7, Jazelle Hartwig 7 1-2 15, Cassandra Riehle 1 0-0 2, Sophia Coker 1 7-10 9, Sydney Coker 1 1-2 3, Elizabeth Van Rixel 2 0-0 4, Alonna Haines 1 0-0 2, McKennzie Schug 5 0-0 10. FG: 25. FT: 9-15. 3-pointers: 2 (Lavika 1, Ellenbecker 1). Fouls: 11. Fouled out: none. Record: 21-4.

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