NEILLSVILLE BOYS BASKETBALL SLIPS PAST OWEN-WITHEE



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NEILLSVILLE – Neillsville overcame a five-point halftime deficit and went on to defeat Owen-Withee 59-55 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division boys basketball game Tuesday at Neillsville High School.


Owen-Withee led 33-27 at halftime before the Warriors dominated the second half 32-22 to pull out the victory and remain in first place in the conference.


Neillsville is now 10-2 overall and remains undefeated in the Cloverbelt East at 7-0. Owen-Withee falls to 6-8 and 4-4 in the conference.


Andrew Brown had 20 points, and Mason Roenz and Bryce Erickson both chipped in 11 for the Warriors.


Caleb Geldnerick led Owen-Withee with 19 points.


Both teams return to Cloverbelt East action Friday. Neillsville plays at Gilman and Owen-Withee hosts Colby.


Warriors 59, Blackhawks 55

Owen-Withee 33 22 - 55

Neillsville 27 32 - 59

OWEN-WITHEE (55): Elliot Ackerman 2-3 0-0 4, Roy Stinson 1-7 0-1 2, Logan Amacher 5-10 3-5 13, Carter Klabon 2-13 0-1 5, Tyler Weaver 4-9 0-3 10, Gage Hanson 0-0 0-0 0, Caleb Geldernick 7-14 4-6 19, Tyler Weaver 1-2 0-0 2. FG: 22-58. FT: 7-13. 3-pointers: 4-16 (30 2-5, Geldernick 1-2, 24 1-4, Amacher 0-1, Weaver 0-1, Stinson 0-1, 30 0-3). Rebounds: 38 (Amacher 9, 24 9). Fouls: 15. Fouled out: Geldernick. Record: 6-8, 4-4 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.

NEILLSVILLE (59): Brayton Boyer 1-1 2-2 5, Bryce Erickson 4-12 0-0 11, Andrew Brown 9-19 0-0 20, Taytor Lowry 2-5 0-2 4, Alex Roman 2-9 0-0 6, Michael Byrne 0-0 0-0, Mason Roenz 4-14 3-5 11, Sam Hayes 1-5 0-0 2. FG: 23-65. FT: 5-9. 3-pointers: 8-28 (Erickson 3-7, Roman 2-9, Brown 2-9, Boyer 1-1, Lowry 0-2). Rebounds: 37 (Roenz 9). Fouls: 21. Fouled out: Byrne, Brown. Record: 10-2, 7-0 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.

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