NEKOOSA BOYS BASKETBALL RALLIES TO DEFEAT PITTSVILLE



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NEKOOSA – Nekoosa used a dominating second half to overcome an eight-point halftime deficit and defeat Pittsville 47-40 in a nonconference boys basketball game Tuesday at Nekoosa High School.


Pittsville led 26-18 at halftime before Nekoosa rallied with a 29-14 advantage in the second half to pull out the victory.


Nekoosa is now 3-3, while Pittsville remains winless at 0-3.


Jordan Denniston scored 13 points to lead the Panthers.


Pittsville plays a Central Wisconsin Conference South Division game at Stevens Point Pacelli on Thursday. The game will be live at zaleskisports.com.


Papermakers 47, Panthers 40

Pittsville 26 14 - 40

Nekoosa 18 29 - 47

PITTSVILLE (40): Brennen Petersen 4-9 0-2 9, Waylon Grimm 0-3 0-0 0, Dylan Luther 0-1 0-0 0, Marcus Getsinger 0-6 0-0 0, Evan Haley 1-5 1-2 3, Jordan Denniston 5-13 0-0 13, Gage Kumm 1-2 1-2 3, Jack Redmond 1-5 2-2 4, Samuel Bowden 4-4 0-0 8. FG: 16-48. FT: 4-8. 3-pointers: 4-19 (Denniston 3-5, Petersen 1-4, Grimm 0-3, Haley 0-3, Getsinger 0-4). Rebounds: 27 (Getsinger 5, Kumm 5, Bowden 5). Record: 0-3.

NEKOOSA (47): Statistics not reported. Record: 3-3.

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