High School Basketball
Nickie Taylor scored 16 points and keyed the defensive in the fourth quarter as the Christian Life girls basketball team handled Milwaukee Messmer 48-34 in a Midwest Classic Conference game in Kenosha on Tuesday night.
The Eagles trailed 17-14 at half but led 32-27 in the third before the defense took over in the final frame.
The St. Joseph boys basketball team bounced back from a disappointing loss with a 52-42 win over Racine Lutheran in a Metro Classic Conference game on Tuesday night in Racine.
After losing to Burlington Catholic Central 42-41 on Saturday, the Lancers trailed 12-11 to Racine Lutheran after the first quarter.
Isaac Brandies shot down the Shoreland Lutheran boys basketball team on Thursday night.
The Racine Lutheran sophomore guard made four 3-pointers in the second quarter as the Pacers lost to the host Crusaders, 49-39, in a Metro Classic Conference matchup.
Ellie Harmeyer and Hannah Harmeyer scored 14 points apiece to lead a balanced attack for the Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team in a 51-38 non-conference win at Union Grove on Thursday.
Eight Pacers scored at least one field goal, with Caylee Koker tallying eight points and Lauren Stanich adding seven. The Harmeyers combined to make nine field goals and go 10-of-12 from the free-throw line as Shoreland improved to 6-3.
The Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team won its fifth consecutive game by holding off Whitefish Bay Dominican, 60-51, in a Metro Classic Conference contest on Saturday night in Somers.
Ellie Harmeyer made 8-of-11 free throws and led Shoreland (5-2, 4-1 MCC) with 22 points, while her sister, Hannah Harmeyer, added 20 points and Lauren Stanich scored 11.
The Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team stormed out to a 16-point lead after one quarter in gliding past Greendale Martin Luther, 55-39, in a Metro Classic Conference game on Friday night in Somers.
The Pacers led 21-5 after the first eight minutes despite having been idle since Dec. 17 and having few practices since the school’s holidy break.
The Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team earned its first win of the season by downing host Indian Trail 67-53 in a non-conference game on Tuesday night.
The Pacers got 20 points each from Division I prospect Ellie Harmeyer, a junior forward, and Lauren Stanich in improving to 1-2.
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The Christian Life boys basketball team fell to 1-2 with its 48-43 non-conference loss at Greendale Martin Luther on Monday night.
Sam Porcaro (13 points), Connor (Mix 12) and Josh Gee (10) scored in double figures for the Eagles, who led 19-15 after the first quarter, then trailed 27-24 at halftime and 36-32 after three quarters.
Sarah Vozel and Kari Clements each scored 14 points as the host Wilmot girls basketball team defeated Fort Atkinson, 46-32, in a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division-2 regional semifinal Friday night.
The second-seeded Panthers (21-2) will host third-seeded Stoughton (14-9) in a regional final 7 p.m. Saturday. The Vikings (14-9) defeated sixth-seeded Oregon, 54-38, in a regional semifinal.
Bakari Collins scored 16 points and Peter Del Fava added 15 as the St. Joseph boys basketball team held off Palmyra-Eagle 50-42 Friday in a WIAA Division-4 regional semifinal at Madrigrano Gymnasium.
Second-seeded St. Joseph (17-6) will host third-seeded Racine Prairie (15-8) in a regional final on Saturday.
The Wilmot girls basketball team is ready for the postseason.
The Southern Lakes Conference champion Panthers connected on 10 3-pointers and poured it on in the second half for their 20th victory — a 77-45 triumph over host Elkhorn — in the regular-season finale on Thursday night.
Dashay Fisher scored a game-high 26 points as the Reuther boys basketball team defeated visiting St. Anthony, 71-60, in a WIAA Division-4 regional quarterfinal on Tuesday.
It was the Bulldogs’ first postseason win since beating Christian Life, 62-54, in a 2010 regional quarterfinal.
The Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team couldn’t hold an early fourth-quarter lead in losing to Racine St. Catherine’s, 50-43, in Metro Classic Conference game Friday night.
The Pacers (14-7, 11-4) led 37-34 after three quarters before scoring just six points in the fourth quarter.
The Tremper boys basketball team concluded the regular season with its third straight loss in falling to visiting Racine Horlick, 58-37, in a Southeast Conference game.
The Trojans (12-10, 7-7) trailed 27-20 at halftime before posting a five-point third quarter.
The Shoreland boys basketball team saw what happened when Jacob Thren stays within himself on Thursday night.
The senior scored 36 points as the Pacers handled Milwaukee Thomas More 68-56 in a Metro Classic Conference game in Somers.
The Wilmot girls basketball team clinched its first conference title since the 1994 season with a 62-42 Southern Lakes Conference victory over host Delavan-Darien on Thursday.
Ranked No. 9 in Division-2 in both the Associated Press and WisSports.net state polls, the Panthers improved to 12-1 in the SLC (18-2 overall).
The Christian Life girls basketball team put together its “best game of the season,” according to coach Alan Krass.
The Eagles avenged a 39-37 defeat on Jan. 11 by blasting Brookfield Academy 59-37 in a Midwest Classic Conference game on Tuesday.
A share of first place in the Metro Classic Conference is at stake when the Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team hosts Racine Prairie at 7:30 tonight in Somers.
Ranked No. 8 in Division-4 in the WisSports.net state coaches poll, Prairie is in first place in the Metro Classic at 12-1 (17-1 overall), while Shoreland is tied for second place with Racine St. Catherine’s at 10-2.
That must have been some halftime speech.
The Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team climbed out of a 10-point hole in the third quarter and went on to beat host Greendale Martin Luther in a Metro Classic Conference game on Thursday night.
Tony Thomas drained a 3-pointer with six seconds left in the second overtime to propel Indian Trail to a 56-55 win at Franklin in a Southeast Conference boys basketball game on Tuesday night.
The Hawks forced overtime when Justin Galusha canned one of his four 3-pointers with :02 left in regulation.
Mike Stevenson scored a game-high 16 points as the Wilmot boys basketball team improved to 5-1 with a 55-44 Southern Lakes Conference victory over visiting Waterford on Thursday night.
Mike Hensel and Bryce Kothe each added 10 points, and Andrew Lartey scored nine for the Panthers (2-0 SLC).