CWC-EAST BASKETBALL RECAP
By Mike Wendlandt
Amherst 53 vs Shiocton 41
Senior Hannah Wall hit seven of her twelve field goal attempts for fifteen points to lead the Amherst Falcons to a 2-0 conference start against the Shiocton Chiefs. Amherst shot just under 50% from the field and scored 41 points in the second half to come out with the victory. Sydney Lehman and Alexa Shulfer each added eleven points in the effort while Shiocton was led by Larissa Young with nine points on the night.
Iola-Scandinavia 55 vs Menominee Indian 39
Forward Lillian Fuhs recorded another double-double for Iola-Scandinavia as they took down Menominee Indian. The junior scored sixteen points and pulled down eleven rebounds on the night. Sophomore guard Madeline Much led the team in scoring with seventeen as the Thunderbirds led throughout. Kaysha Wilber led Menominee Indian with fourteen points.
Iola-Scandinavia 35 vs Wittenberg-Birnamwood 32
A tight, back and forth game went to Iola-Scandinavia on Tuesday night as they were able to take down Wittenberg-Birnamwood. Lillian Fuhs led all scorers with fifteen points on the night for Iola-Scandinavia, the only player for the Thunderbirds who had more than five. Reese Rogowski continued her strong season for the Chargers, scoring fourteen points and recording seven steals.
Bonduel 52 vs Amherst 49
Senior Allaina Robaidek scored her 1,000th point in a Bonduel Bears uniform in the second half and hit two clutch free throws with just over seven seconds left to lead the Bears to their second conference victory over Amherst. The Bears got good depth scoring as well from Brenna Hertzfeldt, Hailey Thompson, and Kylie Hoffman as well in the game. Amherst was led by Sydney Lehman, who scored sixteen in the first half on her way to a game high twenty-two. Hannah Wall added a double-double with twelve points and thirteen rebounds for a Falcons team that only suited up eight players due to injury.
Shiocton 42 vs Weyauwega-Fremont 30
Shiocton bounced back from a loss last week against a conference foe with a win in Weyauwega over the Warhawks. Leading throughout, it was a balanced effort from Shiocton with six scorers scoring at least five points and no one with more than ten. Larissa Young was the lone double figure scorer for the Chiefs to go along with four assists and five steals on the evening. Autumn Taylor controlled the glass with eleven rebounds in the effort.
Weyauwega-Fremont 62 vs North Fond du Lac 60
In the only game played in the CWC-East due to the snowstorm on Friday, Jaden Rice scored a game high twenty-five points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead the Warhawks to an overtime win over North Fond du Lac. Rice was joined in double figures by guard Quinn Dittman who had thirteen points and dished out five assists. Nolan Stark and Diesel Bosin led North Fond du Lac with eighteen points apiece in the game. Weyauwega-Fremont is off to a strong 3-1 start to the season heading into conference play.
Amherst 54 vs Westfield 39
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Northland Pines 66 vs Wittenberg-Birnamwood 50
Northland Pines rode a forty-one point second half effort to pull away and defeat Wittenberg-Birnamwood in a non-conference clash. Nolan Lurvey led Pines with twenty-seven points including a perfect nine of nine from the free throw line. Ryan Muench added fourteen and Gabe Smith had ten in the effort.
Menominee Indian 82 vs Gresham Community 73
Five different Eagles scored in double figures to lead Menominee Indian to a win over Gresham in cross-conference play between the CWC-East and CWC-North. Lloyd Reevis scored twenty-two and was joined by Isaiah Moss (17), Bryce Dixon (13), Allen Smith (11), and Wendell Waukau Jr (10) in double digits. Luke Pecore led Gresham, and all scorers, with twenty-seven points.
Iola-Scandinavia 63 vs Pacelli 45
Parker Prahl had another outstanding performance for Iola-Scandinavia as they took down Pacelli from the Iola Thunderdome in another cross-conference clash. Prahl scored twenty-five points and pulled down fourteen rebounds to overwhelm the Cardinals. Brock Wester (16), and Isaiah Hoyord (13) complemented Prahl’s performance with double figure scoring of their own. Brycen Cashin led the Pacelli Cardinals with nine points, all of which came from beyond the three point line.
Winneconne 81 vs Shiocton 69
Dawson Schmidt scored a game high thirty-one points for Shiocton but it wasn’t enough as the Chiefs fell to Winneconne. Bennett Wilcox scored seventeen of his own but the Chiefs defense couldn’t hold up as well against the Winneconne offensive pressure. Jackson Ellis scored twenty-four and Tyler Youngbauer had twenty-two for the Wolves, while Austin Wiedemeier put in sixteen.
Peshtigo 50 vs Bonduel 48
Noah Weier led all scorers with eighteen points for Bonduel but it was Peshtigo who left the floor with the overtime win in non-conference play. Kaine Fort led the Bulldogs with thirteen points and nine rebounds while Landon Lemke had twelve points to join in double figures. As a team, Peshtigo pulled down an astounding forty-four rebounds in the game with four players grabbing at least seven.