High School Highlights - Jan. 7

By: 
NEW Media Staff

Updated: 5:15 p.m., 1/8

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Wittenberg-Birnamwood 58

Amherst 37

Wittenberg-Birnamwood cruised to a Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division win over Amherst on Tuesday in Wittenberg. The win gave the Chargers a two-game lead in the conference standings.

Abi Fraaza and Olivia Curley led the way on offense for Witt-Birn, scoring 18 and 17 points, respectively. Emma Herb chipped in 13 points.

Herb also recorded 12 rebounds and three steals in the contest, while Fraaza has 11 boards and three steals. Curley tallied four steals and three assists.

Witt-Birn held Amherst to just nine first-half points before outscoring the visitors by 14 in the second half to seal up the win.

Shawano 51

Antigo 29

Shawano rolled to a nonconference win over the Red Robins on Tuesday in Antigo.

Rachel Reed led Shawano with 11 points, while Avery Dreier added 10. Lydia Beyer and Taylor Johnson each provided eight points, while Brianna Wright had seven.

Shawano allowed just 10 first-half points.

Clintonville 61

Marinette 46

Clintonville pulled away from Marinette in a North Eastern Conference matchup on Tuesday in Marinette.

Erin Viergutz scored 28 points to power Clintonville. Elly Arndt chipped in 14 points.

Viergutz, who tallied 22 of her points in the second half, also grabbed 14 rebounds. Arndt had seven rebounds and five assists, while Abby King tallied six boards and six assists. Jordan Lehman pulled down nine rebounds, while Lauren Zwirschitz had seven.

"I thought our focus wasn't where it needed to be at in the beginning of the game but it got better in the second half and we got the win," said Clintonville coach Nick Yaeger. "It was a good victory away from home."

Bonduel 71

Coleman 34

Bonduel picked up a nonconference home win over Coleman on Tuesday. The Bears led 41-14 at halftime.

Kara Troxel paced a balanced Bonduel offensive attack with 19 points. Kylie Hoffman added 16 points.

Allaina Robaidek chipped in 13 points, while Madison Kurey had 10 points and 12 rebounds. Breanna Schnell also pulled down 12 rebounds.

Weyauwega-Fremont 58

Menominee Indian 51

Menominee Indian came up short in a CWC-East clash with Weyauwega-Fremont on Tuesday in Keshena,

Mimi Beaulieu-Morgan paced Menominee Indian on offense with 18 points.

"We really didn’t shoot the ball well at all," said Menominee Indian coach Michael Skenadore. "After awhile, we lost patience with our offense and just started looking for 3-pointers. We made some shots but really didn’t have anything going to the basket. It was a die by the three kind of night for us."

WRESTLING

Menominee Indian goes 1-1 at double dual

Five Menominee Indian wrestlers posted 2-0 marks to help the team split a pair of matches on Tuesday in Suring.

Brendan Biljan (113), Emma Komanekin (126), Joe Perez (132), Tate Zhuckkahosee (138) and Asenex Turney (285) posted the 2-0 marks for the Eagles.

Menominee Indian defeated Gillett/Suring 60-12 but lost to Crivitz 47-30.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Wittenberg-Birnamwood 62

Amherst 46

Wittenberg-Birnamwood evened its CWC-East record at 2-2 with a convincing victory over Amherst on Tuesday in Amherst.

Ben Wesolowski led a balanced Witt-Birn attack with 15 points, while Austin Gibson added 14 points. Brendan Resch tallied 12 points, while Logan Balliett had 10 and Simon Stewart seven.

Wesolowski hit three 3-pointers, while Gibson and Balliett made two each.

“Amherst only had 3-point shots in the first half tonight and were unable to score one time from inside the arc or on the free-throw line. That was a first for us,” said Witt-Birn coach Garrett Rogowski. “We did a nice job staying in front of the ball and closing gaps.”

Northland Lutheran 84

Bowler 59

Bowler couldn't keep pace with Northland Lutheran in a CWC-North clash on Tuesday in Bowler.

Zach Fehrman led Bowler's offensive attack with 28 points, while Ashwuut Mohawk chipped in 11.

Aiden Brei finished with five assists, while Emmitt Kietlinski grabbed seven rebounds.