BOYS BASKETBALL: Bonduel continues its winning ways

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NEW Media Staff

Bonduel improved to 6-1 overall with a 61-39 non-conference win over Almond-Bancroft on Dec. 30.

Wittenberg-Birnamwood

The Chargers dropped to .500 with a 4-4 mark after a 76-47 home loss Dec. 30 to St. Mary Catholic.

Jett Rogowski scored 17 points, and Marshall Fraaza added 12.

Ian Salvesen pulled down seven boards and led with four assists. Salvesen and Rogowski each had two steals.

St. Mary led 36-16 at the break and outscored their hosts 40-31 in the second half.

Bowler

Bowler was soundly beaten by Oneida Nation on the second day of the Gresham Tournament on Dec. 30. Bowler lost 73-37.

Gresham

The Wildcats continue to seek out their first win of the year. On the second day of its holiday tournament Dec. 30, Gresham lost 59-32 to St. Thomas Aquinas. Gresham was outscored 22-14 in the first half and 37-18 in the second half.

Bowler tops Gresham

Bowler opened up at the Gresham Tournament with a 55-47 win Dec. 29 over their hosts.

Marion

At a tournament in Tomahawk on Dec. 29, Marion defeated their hosts 55-39. The Mustangs led 33-19 at the break and outscored their Tomahawk 22-20 in the second half.

The Mustangs are 9-3 overall.

Gillett

At the end of the Adams-Friendship tournament Dec. 29, Gillett came up on the short end of a 68-52 score against Hillsboro.

Jesse DeBauch scored 22 points, including five triples, and Ben Matczak had 13 points, including three 3-pointers.

Hillsboro was in control of both halves, 41-28 and 27-24.

Oconto Falls

Jameson Beaman scored 28 points, including five 3-pointers, and Alex Haines had 20 points, but Oconto Falls couldn’t pull off a win Dec. 29 against Oconto, losing 75-74.

Oconto had a six-point lead at the half, 39-33. Oconto Falls battled back in the second half, but its 41-36 advantage wasn’t quite enough.

Bonduel

Improving to 7-1 overall, Bonduel defeated Pacelli 70-55 in non-conference action Dec. 28.

The Bears maintained control of the game, leading 39-32 at the break and outscoring Pacelli 31-23 after the break.

Gillett

Gillett won the first game of a two-day tournament Dec. 28 at Adams-Friendship, beating their hosts 80-52.

Jesse DeBauch led the Tigers with 31 points. Also scoring in double digits were Aydin Franti with 16 points, including four triples, and Ben Matczak with 12 points.

Gillett outscored Adams-Friendship 52-22 in the first half while trailing 30-28 in second-half scoring.

Marion

After winning their first eight games of the season, Marion is on a three-game losing streak after dropping a 62-56 contest to Spencer Dec. 28 on the first day of a tournament in Tomahawk.

A 25-25 tie at the end of the first half gave way to Spencer, which outscored the Mustangs 37-31 to grab the win.

Parker Miller led Marion with 22 points, Ryan Malueg scored 16 and Sam Guethe chipped in 11.

Menominee Indian

In a close game at a tournament Dec. 28 in Crandon, Menominee Indian lost 52-48 to Wabeno/Laona.

Menominee Indian

The Eagles lost a heartbreaker to Crandon at the latter’s holiday tournament Dec. 27.

Leading by as much as 10 in the first half and 11 in the second half, Menominee Indian would end up on the short end of a 68-66 final score in favor of the Cardinals.

Opening up a quick 12-2 lead, Menominee Indian looked to be in control of the contest at the start.

Crandon trimmed their deficit to 25-18 at one point but then fell behind again 30-20.

In the second half, the Eagles opened up a 50-39 lead, but then Crandon caught up with an 11-3 run to make the score 53-50. Another 9-2 run put Crandon on top 59-55 late in the game, and time ran out on Menominee Indian.