BOYS BASKETBALL: Bears hit triple digits in win over Kewaunee

Sipple scores 34 points in Shawano’s loss to West De Pere
NEW Media Staff

Friday, Jan. 26


In a high scoring affair, Bonduel hit triple digits as the Bears defeated Kewaunee 101-75.

Noah Weier led Bonduel with 35 points, just one more than Ryan Westrich’s 34. Race Anvelink scored 13, with Cade Johnson sinking 10 and Colin Margelofsky getting nine.

The non-conference win improved Bonduel’s overall mark to 15-1.


After losing earlier in the week to conference leader Crivitz, Gillett bounced back with a 68-44 win over Oneida Nation.

Jesse DeBauch led the Wildcats with 24 points, including a pair of triples. Aydin Franti scored 14, and Ben Matczak contributed 13. Each of them scored one 3-pointer.

Bradin Bjelland and DeBauch each recorded six rebounds, and Franti had eight assists and five steals.

Gillett, 9-2 in the Marinette & Oconto Conference, led 24-15 at the half and continued their dominance with a 44-29 second-half performance.


Lena suffered through another disappointing loss to end their week. This time it was a 71-26 defeat at the hands of Niagara.

Lena is now 1-9 in the Marinette & Oconto Conference and 4-11 overall.

Oconto Falls

Jameson Beaman scored 17 points, including a pair of triples, and Alex Haines scored 13, but Oconto Falls failed to come out on top, losing 67-48 to Marinette in a North Eastern Conference game.

Marinette led 27-19 after the first half and extended their lead with a 40-29 second half.

Haines led the Panthers with nine rebounds. He and Evan Yuma each had two assists, while Chase Carriveau, JJ Pytleski, Grayson Cahak and Isaac Bramer each had one steal.

Oconto Falls dropped to 1-11 in conference action.


Three Red Raiders scored in double digits as Pulaski triumphed 63-28 over Green Bay Southwest.

Dixon Holewinski led the team with 13 points, followed by Colin Schultz with 12 and Joseph Mijal with 10.

Holewinski also led Pulaski with eight rebounds, Bryce Wotruba led with four assists, and Dylan Dorn and Bohdan Schmidt each had four steals.

Pulaski was up 30-18 at halftime, and they executed a 33-10 second half to more than double up on their hosts.

Pulaski improved to 6-6 in the Fox River Classic Conference.


Logan Sipple scored 34 points and Shawano gave its all against Bay Conference leader West De Pere but still came up short 71-63.

Sipple’s point total included five 3-point plays. Anderson Schmidt added 10 points for Shawano.

The Hawks, 3-6 in the conference, were beaten in each half, by three points before the break and by five after the break.

Sipple and Ryan Shanty each had six rebounds, and Will Verkuilen had four assists and just as many steals.


Trent VanDenElzen scored 23 points to lead Suring over Wausaukee 64-53.

Taylor Booth Stoffregen scored another 17 points, with Michael Bailey adding 14. Trent Thomson sacred six, and Quinn Thomson scored four.

Suring, 2-9 in the Marinette & Oconto Conference, led 30-27 at halftime and added eight points to its margin of victory with a 34-26 second half.


Wittenberg-Birnamwood snapped a three-game losing streak with a 56-46 win over Iola-Scandinavia.

“We played with great energy tonight,” coach Garrett Rogowski said. “Got up early and executed well on both ends of the floor.”

Jett Rogowski led the Chargers with 13 points, and Casey Kielman scored 10, including a pair of triples.

Oliver Fraaza and Boone Schairer each pulled down five boards, and Jaden Clark and Marshall Fraaza each had three assists and two steals.

Wittenberg-Birnamwood, 5-4 in Central Wisconsin East Conference action, posted a commanding 35-17 lead at the half. Iola-Scandinavia outscored their hosts 29-21 after the break, but the victory was never really in doubt.

Thursday, Jan. 25


Four Bonduel players scored in double digits and all 10 players found the basket in the Bears 68-45 win over Amherst.

Race Anvelink led the attack with 15 points, followed by Ryan Westrich with 13, and Quinn Wesenberg and Cade Johnson each with 10. Also scoring were Colin Margelofsky with six points, Noah Weier with five, Sam Roberts with four, Owen Springborn and Charlie Tauchen each with two, and Carter Moesch with one.

Bonduel held a five-point lead at the half, then broke things open in the second half with a 37-19 advantage.

The Bears improved to 9-0 in the Central Wisconsin East Conference and 14-1 overall.

Marion beats Gresham

Marion remained tied for the conference lead while Gresham is still without a Central Wisconsin North Conference win, after the Mustangs topped the Wildcats 77-55.

Marion held a commanding 49-28 first half lead, and although the second half was much closer, 28-27 in favor of the Mustangs, Marion improved to 5-2 in league play, and Gresham dropped to 0-5.

Marion was led by Ryan Malueg with 28 points, including seven triples. Sam Gueths and Parker Miller each scored 18.

Miller led the Mustangs with 15 rebounds, and Malueg snagged 11. Miller also led with six assists. Gueths and Enea Turrini each recorded two steals.

Menominee Indian

The Eagles pulled out a three-point over Manawa to improve to 2-7 in the Central Wisconsin East Conference. Menominee Indian’s 62-59 win was the third overall the season.


Tigerton stayed tied with Marion for the lead in the Central Wisconsin North Conference after the Tigers defeated White Lake 50-29.

James Brady led Tigerton with 11 points, followed by Joey Zimdars with 10. Sam Anheuser scored nine points, Maverick Maas and Cameron Carlson each scored eight, and Loghan Wanta connected for four points.

Wanta led with six rebounds, Anheuser had six assists, and Carlson and Anheuser each had three steals.

Tigerton controlled the game with a 27-16 first half and 23-13 second half.


A strong second half propelled Wittenberg-Birnamwood to a 67-36 Central Wisconsin East Conference win Weyauwega-Fremont.

“We got off to a slow start tonight but found a way to go up five in the first half,” coach Nick Mechelke said. “We made a handful of adjustments for the second half and played almost a perfect second half.”

The Chargers led 25-20 at the break, but after finding their groove in the second half, outscored their hosts 42-16 for the win.

Every player scored for Wittenberg-Birnamwood, with Rory Salvesen leading the way with 26, and Melaina Granquist connecting for another 16. Kit Stewart contributed eight more, Brie Ladika scored six, Harper Rogowski and Faith Resch each had four, and Avia Brie had three.

The victory put the Chargers at 7-2 in conference action and 14-2 overall.

Tuesday, Jan. 23


In a non-conference matchup, Bowler was on the losing end, dropping a 79-48 decision to Pittsville.

Pittsville more than doubled up on the Panthers, 43-21 in the first half, and extended their winning margin with a 36-27 second half.


Jesse DeBauch led all scorers with 27 points, but Gillett came up just short in its 73-68 loss to Crivitz.

Aydin Franti added 16 more for Gillett, and Ben Matczak scored 12. Thomas Carmody scored six, Bradin Bjelland had four, and Brandon DeBauch scored three.

Crivitz’ five-point first half of 35-30 was the margin of victory as each team scored 38 points in the second half.

Gillett fell to second place with an 8-2 mark in the Marinette & Oconto Conference, while Crivitz improved to 9-1 and sits atop the standings.


A 61-47 non-conference loss to Rosholt left Gresham at 0-14 overall.


Lena remains winless in 2024 after its sixth consecutive loss, a 44-32 defeat at the hands of White Lake. The non-conference loss left Lena with a 4-10 overall record.

Oconto Falls

The Panthers’ boys basketball wasn’t as successful as the girls team against Fox Valley Lutheran as they boys lost 63-41.

Oconto Falls was dominated in the first half and trailed 40-14 at the break. A 27-23 second half scoring advantage wasn’t anywhere close enough to be a comeback.

While seven players scored, Jameson Beaman was the only one to hit double digits as he scored 11, including three triples.

Beaman also led the team with three rebounds, while Grayson Cahak and Easton Engel each had two assists, and Alex Haines had two steals.

Oconto Falls fell to 1-10 in conference action and 4-12 overall.


Sheboygan North scored an even 100 points in its 100-64 win over Pulaski.

Pulaski fell to 5-6 in the Fox River Classic Conference and 8-7 overall.


The Hawks won their third Bay Conference game with a 75-55 victory over Menasha.

Logan Sipple scored almost half of Shawano’s points, as he dropped in 37 on the night. Crew Weisnicht added 19, and Will Verkuilen scored 11.

Shawano held a slim 36-33 lead at the half but then turned up the heat, outscoring their guests 39-22 in the second half.

Shawano improved to 3-5 in league play and 5-11 overall.


Suring’s 1-9 Marinette & Oconto Conference record puts them in last place. The latest loss is a 89-47 defeat at the hands of Oneida Nation.


Loghan Wanta and Joey Zimdars each scored nine points, but it was nowhere near enough as Tigerton lost 60-36 to Northeast Wisconsin Christian Homeschoolers Athletic Association (NEWCHAA) in a non-conference game.

NEWCHAA held a slim 29-25 lead going into halftime but then exploded for a huge 31-11 second half to seal the win.

Monday, Jan. 22


Ashwaubenon proved to be too much for Pulaski in its 72-52 win over the Red Raiders.

Colin Schultz and Bohdan Schmidt each scored 10 points for Pulaski, and each had a pair of 3-pointers as part of their total.

Schultz also led the team with six boards. Nathan Josie led with five assists and two steals.

Pulaski, trailed 37-21 at the half and was outscored 35-31 after the break.

Friday, Jan. 19

Tigerton trounces Bowler

James Brady scored 19 points in Tigerton’s dominating 69-9 win over Bowler.

Maverick Maas scored another 12 for the Tigers, and Cameron Carlson added 10.

Tigerton led from the beginning and held a commanding 37-6 lead at the break. A 32-3 second half cemented what was already a blowout win.