Boys basketball regular season ends

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NEW Media Staff

Friday, Feb. 23

Bowler

Bowler’s regular season came to an end with a 72-26 non-conference loss to Florence.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Bonduel beats Menominee Indian

Eleven players scored for Bonduel, which finished the regular season at 14-0 in the Central Wisconsin East Conference and 23-1 overall after its 91-58 victory over Menominee Indian.

The Eagles ended the year at 2-12 in conference action and 3-20 overall.

Noah Weier led the Bears with 20 points, including four 3-pointers. Also scoring in double digits were Race Anvelink with 19 (including five 3-pointers), Ryan Westrich with 16 and Cade Johnson with 12 (including a pair of triples).

Leading the Eagles were Maech Corn with 15 points, and Kenew Awonohopay and Anikohsaeh Corn each with 12.

Bonduel led 48-30 at halftime and continued its high-scoring ways with a 43-28 second half.

Marion tops Bowler

Marion wrapped up the regular season with a 67-41 Central Wisconsin North Conference win over Bowler.

The Mustangs ended the regular season at 7-3 in the conference and 25-9 overall. The Panthers dropped to 1-9 in league play.

Gillett

Gillett (14-2, 17-7) finished the regular season with a 77-45 win over Marinette & Oconto Conference foe St. Thomas Aquinas Academy.

The Tigers held a comfortable 37-19 lead at the half and was just as comfortable in the 40-26 second half.

Aydin Franti led Gillett with 18 points, while Jesse DeBauch added 14 and Nathan Powell contributed 12.

DeBauch leads the team with an average 22.3 points per game, as well as 8.9 rebounds per game. Franti scored an average 17 points per game, while Ben Matczak scored an average 14.5 points per game and pulled down an average of 3.6 rebounds per game.

Crivitz won the conference crown with a 15-1 record, followed by Gillett, Niagara at 11-5, Oneida Nation at 10-6 and Coleman at 9-7. Finishing below .500 were Wausaukee at 5-11, St. Thomas at 4-12, and Lena and Suring at 2-14 each.

Gresham

Gresham ended its 2023-24 regular season campaign with a 66-37 loss at Northland Lutheran.

The Central Wisconsin North Conference loss dropped the Wildcats to 1-9 in the conference and 1-22 overall.

Lena beats Suring

Lena squeaked out a 42-39 win over Suring and managed to tie at 2-14 in the Marinette & Oconto Conference rather than being alone in last place.

Trailing 20-17 at the half, Lena outscored their guests 25-19 in the second half to earn the three-point win.

Lena’s points came from Mason Spice with 17, Tyler Shallow with eight, Caleb Schlosser with seven, Mason Belongia and Anthony Seefeldt with four each, and Logan Graef with two.

For Suring, Michael Bailey scored 12, Taylor Booth Stoffregen and Trent VanDenElzen each contributed nine, Jacob Cornell added five and Quinn Thomson pitched in four.

Lena finished 5-19 overall, and Suring was 4-19.

Oconto Falls

Oconto Falls’s regular season ended with a 76-34 loss to Freedom.

Freedom won both halves by similar scores, 37-19 before the break and 39-15 after the break.

None of the Panthers scored in double digits. Alex Haines led the team with seven points, and Conner Wilquet and Easton Engel each had six.

Haines also led the team with six rebounds, six players each had one assist, and three players each recorded a steal.

For the final conference standings, it was Fox Valley Lutheran 18-0, Freedom 15-3, Clintonville 13-5, Little Chute 11-7, Waupaca 10-8, Wrightstown 9-9, Denmark 7-11, Marinette 3-15, Luxemburg-Casco 2-16 and Oconto Falls 2-16.

Pulaski

Pulaski edged Sheboygan South 74-66 to finish in a four-way tie for fourth place in the Fox River Classic Conference.

The Red Raiders finished 9-9 in the conference, as did Manitowoc Lincoln, Sheboygan South and Bay Port.

De Pere took the conference title at 18-0, followed by Ashwaubenon at 15-2 and Sheboygan North at 10-8. At the bottom of the conference were Notre Dame at 8-9, Green Bay Preble at 2-16 and Green Bay Southwest at 0-18.

Shawano

Victory in the final game of the regular season was going to be a long shot for Shawano when they went up against Bay Conference champion Xavier. And the long shot came up short, as Shawano lost 91-52.

Logan Sipple led Shawano with 14 points. He also leads the team with an average of 20 points per game.

Anderson Schmidt scored 11 points, and Warner Beyer added 10.

Xavier finished the season at 14-0, with New London and West De Pere tied at 10-4. Seymour finished 9-5 as the fourth team to finish above. .500. Menasha was next at 6-8, followed by Shawano at 5-9 (8-16 overall), Green Bay West at 2-12 and Green Bay East at 0-14.

Tigerton

The Tigers ended their regular season on an 11-game winning streak, the latest victory being a 69-18 win over Wolf River Lutheran.

James Brady and Gavin Kielblock led the Tigers with 12 points each, and Cameron Carlson scored 11. Caleb Dahlstrom’s six points came from a pair of 3-pointers.

Brady led his teammates with six rebounds, Carlson and Sam Anheuser each recorded three assists, and Carlson had seven steals.

Tigerton led 43-3 at halftime and outscored Wolf River Lutheran 26-15 in the second half.

Tigerton won a conference title with an 8-2 mark and was 20-4 overall.

Witt-Birn

A huge second half propelled Wittenberg-Birnamwood to a 63-56 win over Shiocton to end the regular season.

Trailing 34-24 at halftime, the Chargers stormed back with a dominating 39-22 second-half performance to capture the win.

“(We) played well offensively tonight, moved the ball well and hit open shots,” coach Garrett Rogowski said. “A great way to end the conference and regular season.”

Jett Rogowski led the way with 22 points, while Oliver Fraaza scored 18. Also scoring for Wittenberg-Birnamwood were Zander Barke and Hayden Miller with seven points each, Marshall Fraaza with six and Jaden Clark with three.

The Chargers finished with a 9-5 mark in the Central Wisconsin East Conference, good enough for second-place tie with Weyauwega-Fremont. Overall, the team was 12-12.

Monday, Feb. 19

Gillett beats Suring

Gillett improved to 13-2 in the Marinette & Oconto Conference, while Suring dropped to 3-13 after Gillett defeated Suring 64-33.

Gillett posted a 20-point lead at the half and added another 11 points to their cushion in the second half.

Jesse DeBauch set the pace for Gillett with 19 points, including one 3-pointer and two free throws. Aydin Franti scored 14 points that included two 3-pointers, and Thomas Carmody added 10, which also included two triples. Ben Matczak sunk two 3-pointers as part of his eight points.

Taylor Booth Stoffregen led Suring with 10 points, including a pair of triples and a pair of free throws. Seven others scored the other 23 points.

Lena

Mason Spice and Caleb Schlosser each scored 15 points, but Lena came up short in a 63-46 loss to Coleman in the Marinette & Oconto Conference.

Scoring the other 16 points for Lena were Anthony Seefeldt, Mason Belongia, Logan Graef, Zander Thomson and Tyler Shallow.

Coleman led 28-16 at halftime and outscored the Wildcats 35-30 in the second half to widen their margin of victory.

Lena dropped to 1-14 in the conference and 4-19 overall.

Marion

Marion is 14-9 overall after a 69-45 non-conference win over Stockbridge.

Shawano

The Hawks picked off the Red Robins in an 82-56 non-conference victory. Shawano improved to 8-15 overall.

Tigerton

Tigerton won its 10th consecutive game with a 72-54 non-conference victory over Tri-County. The Tigers are 19-4 overall.

Witt-Birn

Wittenberg-Birnamwood fell a game below .500 with a 66-44 loss at Wausau West. The Chargers are 11-12 overall.

Wittenberg-Birnamwood led until the final two minutes of the first half, at which they were trailing 31-21. Coach Garrett Rogowski attributed the loss to too many turnovers against the Wausau West press.

Hayden Miler led the Chargers with nine points.