GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pulaski wins by a point in overtime

NEW Media Staff

Friday, Dec. 22


The Red Raiders scored one more point in overtime against Manitowoc Lincoln, and that’s all that mattered as Pulaski went home with a 46-45 win.

Manitowoc Lincoln held a one-point edge at the break, but the score was tied at 40-40 at the end of the second half. A 6-5 OT period gave Pulaski the win.

Ashley Servais led Pulaski with 13 points, and Maggie Lardinois scored 12.


Shawano improved to 9-3 overall as they doubled up on Green Bay East, 72-36.

Leah Nordin scored 26 points, and Morgan Evans scored her first varsity points.

Thursday, Dec. 21


Bowler improved to 6-4 overall with a 58-48 win over Port Edwards in non-conference action.

Next up for the Panthers is a Jan. 4 home game against Gresham.

Eagles beat Wildcats

Menominee Indian defeated Gresham 61-50 and improved to 4-6 overall, while the Wildcats lost only their second game of the year and fell to 7-2.

Oconto Falls

Oconto Falls lost a nail-biter to Wrightstown, 52-51, in North Eastern Conference action.

The loss dropped the Panthers to 4-3 in league play and 6-3 overall.


Suring’s overall mark dropped to 4-7 with a 66-29 loss to Florence. Suring was outscored 39-11 in the first half and 27-18 in the second.


It was another dominating night for Wittenberg-Birnamwood as they defeated non-conference foe D.C. Everest 61-36.

The Chargers held a 15-point lead at the half and extended it by another 10 points in the second half.

Melaina Granquist led Witt-Birn with 18 points, followed by Faith Resch with 15 and Rory Salvesen with 14.

Granquist also led the Chargers in rebounds with seven. Brie Ladika and Salvesen each had four assists, and Salvesen had four steals.

“Tonight was about fighting to the end,” coach Nick Mechelke said. “We are battling (a) sick bug right now, and I told the girls we just have to keep fighting and battling. I am extremely happy how the girls responded. We got excellent minutes from everyone tonight. A good win heading into the holiday break.”

The Chargers improved to 9-1 overall.

Tuesday, Dec. 19


It was a low-scoring game, but Bonduel came out on top, defeating Sevastopol 39-34 in non-conference action.

Suring tops Bowler

Suring bested Bowler by three points in each half to earn a 58-52 win in non-conference action.

Suring outscored the visitors 30-27 in the first half and 28-25 in the second.

Isabella Stevens led Bowler with 17 points.


Cilena Guns scored 14 points and Maggie Kaczmarek added 12, but Gillett came up short as they dropped a 52-47 game to Coleman.

The Tigers dropped to 2-4 in Marinette & Oconto Conference action (3-5 overall), while Coleman moved into a tie for the conference lead with Lena, both at 6-0.

Coleman won the first half, 21-15, while Gillett was tops in the latter half, 32-31.


Lena had no troubles staying at a perfect 10-0 overall and 6-0 in Marinette & Oconto Conference action with a 67-24 win over Wausaukee. The Wildcats outdid their hosts 35-11 in the first half and 32-13 in the second.

Eva Brooks’ 26 points were best for Lena, with Madilyn Thomson scoring 13 and Kali Fischer adding 11.

Brooks also led with 15 rebounds, and Madilyn Thomson had 11. Brooks, Madilyn Thomson and Hannah Thomson each had four assists, while Fischer and Madilyn Thomson each had six steals.

Oconto Falls

Maddy Maloney scored 16 points and Rylie Shallow added 11 as Oconto Falls defeated Clintonville 51-37 in North Eastern Conference action.

The Panthers led 27-21 at the half and extended the lead by another eight points with a 24-16 second half.


The Red Raiders had just enough in the tank to beat Bay Port 53-50 in a non-conference game.

Tied at 24-24 at the break, Pulaski used a 29-26 second half to declare victory.

Olivia Sprangers led Pulaski with 18 points, and Ellie Mangold scored 14.


The Hawks played a close game against New London in the first half, trailing only 27-24, but they couldn’t find their groove in the second half, as the hosts outdid Shawano 26-12 to earn the 53-36 non-conference win.

Shawano couldn’t get a single player in double digits, the highest scoring coming from Brynlie Boyles with nine.