CWC-EAST BASKETBALL RECAP
By Mike Wendlandt
Amherst 62 vs Shiocton 56
Tyler Soulsby hit seven three pointers and scored 31 points to lead the Falcons to their first conference victory since the 2019-2020 season as they took down Shiocton. Matthew Glodowski supplemented the stellar shooting of Soulsby with three triples of his own, scoring 13 points in total. Dawson Schmidt led the Chiefs yet again, scoring 27 points to continue his incredible start to the season on the scoresheet. Schmidt has now scored at least 24 points in every game this season.
Little Chute 60 vs Wittenberg-Birnamwood 52
Kade Van Asten led all scorers with 22 points for Little Chute as they were able to take the victory in a non-conference battle over Wittenberg-Birnamwood on Tuesday evening. The Chargers were able to take a three point lead into the half but it was Little Chute who dominated the second, outscoring Wittenberg by eleven. Max Fraaza led the Chargers on the scoresheet with 16 and was joined in double figures by Simon Schairer (12) and Jack Fraaza (11).
Menominee Indian 68 vs Wabeno/Laona 66
Connor Taylor scored 29 points for Wabeno/Laona but it was Menominee Indian who pulled off the comeback win, overcoming an eight point deficit at the half to pick up their third win of the season.
Weyauwega-Fremont 80 vs Manawa 56
Seventeen points from Nathan Gorman and fifteen from Rohan Hass weren’t enough for the Manawa Wolves as Weyauwega-Fremont picked up their fifth win of the season. The Warhawks are off to a scorching 5-1 start to the season and look to be one of the most improved teams in the state heading into the break.
Shiocton 80 vs Pacelli 51
Dawson Schmidt continued his torrid scoring pace, pouring in 35 for the Chiefs as they rebounded from a tough loss to Amherst to dominate the Pacelli Cardinals. Shiocton scored 51 points in the first half to roll to the win with Schmidt leading the way with eight three point baskets. Jacob Klitzke followed with 15 points and Bennett Wilcox (12) and Cade Stingle (10) also scored in double figures. Pacelli was led by Camden Schurk with 16.
Iola-Scandinavia 41 vs Winneconne 38
Parker Prahl was the only player for either team to score in double figures as the Iola-Scandinavia Thunderbirds took the decision in a defensive battle over Winneconne. The Thunderbirds overcame a three point halftime deficit to eke out the victory heading into the holiday and keeping their undefeated season going.
Clintonville 58 vs Bonduel 51
Reece Stoltenow led all scorers with 23 points but it was Clintonville who left the gym with the win over Bonduel. Kade Rosenow led the Truckers on the floor with twelve points and Braiden Behnke added eleven to lead the way. Noah Weier was the other player in double figures, scoring twelve points for the Bears.
Shiocton 54 vs Roncalli 32
Shiocton roared out to a fourteen point lead at the half and had no problems dispatching Roncalli in non-conference play. Three Chiefs scored in double figures, led by Larissa Young with 11. Shyann Singler and Claire Collar added ten apiece. Roncalli really struggled taking care of the ball, turning it over 24 times in the game and being outrebounded 37-24 by the Chiefs.
Lourdes Academy 58 vs Weyauwega-Fremont 27
Lourdes Academy put up 38 points in a dominant first half to cruise to a victory over the Warhawks on Monday evening. Hailee Butler was the catalyst for Knights, scoring 24 points and pilfering four steals on defense. Molly Moore added ten for Lourdes.
Bonduel 48 vs Crandon 47
The defending conference champions won their sixth game in a row as they took down Crandon to defend their home floor in a non-conference clash. Brenna Hertzfeldt led the way with fifteen points and five rebounds while Allaina Robaidek scored ten. Lauren Littleton and Alexis McCorkle led Crandon on the scoresheet with each scoring eleven points in the effort.
Wittenberg-Birnamwood 61 vs Rosholt 14
Reese Rogowski scored thirteen points to lead the way for the Chargers and was joined by Faith Resch (12) and Kaylee Schram (12) in double figures as they took down the Rosholt Hornets with relative ease. Take a 40-6 lead into the half it was smooth sailing for Wittenberg-Birnamwood as they pulled down 34 rebounds and created 20 steals from the Hornets.
Menominee Indian 65 vs Northland Pines 58
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Iola-Scandinavia 31 vs Pacelli 23