The Wilmot boys basketball team handed Burlington its first Southern Lakes Conference loss of the season Friday night.
Wilmot knocked down nine 3-pointers in a 67-64 victory over the visiting Demons. The Panthers improved to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in conference with the victory, while Burlington fell to 7-4 and 4-1.
Mason Moravectz scored a team-high 18 points and saved his best for last for the Panthers. The senior guard knocked down a trio of 3-pointers and scored 14 points in the first half.
London Glass added 10 points for Wilmot, which has won three of its last four games. Zack Watson, Kevin Brenner and Kevin Sandman scored eight apiece.
Ethan Safar led the Demons with 19 points, followed by Joey Berezowitz with 14 and Dylan Runkel with 12.
Racine Park 64, Bradford 56
The host Red Devils knocked down 10 3-pointers and led 24-18 at halftime, but the Panthers came back in the second half for the Southeast Conference win.
Park (5-2 overall) seized control of first place in the SEC at 4-1. Bradford, which has lost four straight, dropped to 3-6 overall and 2-2 in the SEC.
Max Glass knocked down five 3s and scored a game-high 21 points for the Red Devils, Jalen Carlino made three triples and scored 10 points, Jashon Lee also scored 10 and Tanner Hurley chipped in eight.
Larry Canady led Park with 17 points, while Nobal Days scored 16.
Racine Case 83, Tremper 80
The Trojans’ quest for their first SEC win of the season and their fifth straight win overall came up just short against the visiting Eagles.
Tremper (5-6 overall, 0-5 SEC) had four players score in double figures, but Case (7-2, 3-2) got a game-high 31 points from JaKobe Thompson to spark a second-half comeback.
Tremper led 43-36 at halftime before Thompson took over, pouring in 22 points in the second half.
Jyon Young led the Trojans with 22 points, Jake Gross hit four 3-pointers and scored 16, Trey Cardona added 15 and Blake Hoffman scored 14.
The teams combined to attempt 61 free throws, with JayVian Farr fouling out for the Eagles and Joe Polk and Zayshan Coleman fouling out for the Trojans.
Reuther 67, Maranatha Baptist 40
The visiting Bulldogs got contributions from a host of players to pick up an Indian Trails Conference Blue Division win.
Javon Sangston led Reuther with 10 points, Jermaine Williams scored nine, Jalen Taylor and Xavier Brzozowski added eight apiece and Brandon Brzozowski chipped in seven.
The Bulldogs improved to 3-6 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
Racine St. Catherine’s 94, Shoreland Lutheran 41
The visiting Angels, ranked No. 8 in Division-3 in the latest WisSports.net state coaches poll, led 53-11 at halftime en route to the Metro Classic Conference win.
Sawyer Smith scored 13 points to lead the Pacers (2-6 overall, 0-6 Metro Classic), while Quentin Bolton scored 11 and Josh Edmundson added 10.
Tyrese Hunter scored a game-high 19 points to pace St. Catherine’s (7-2, 4-1), and Quinn Cafferty scored 18.
Racine Lutheran 73, St. Joseph 67
The host Lancers led 35-29 at halftime but couldn’t hang on against the Crusaders in a Metro Classic game.
St. Joseph (2-7 overall, 0-5 Metro Classic) had four players score in double figures, led by Joey Feudner’s 17. Tim Berry scored 13, Matt Schulte added 12 and Andrew Alia chipped in 10.
Brady Wilks hit five 3-pointers and poured in a game-high 29 to lead Racine Lutheran (5-3, 3-1).
St. Joseph coach Brandon Morris felt his team has been practicing and playing hard and may just have run out of gas against the Crusaders.
“Tonight’s game was the game I feel every coach anticipates at some point in the season, and it’s usually around the halfway mark, where your team just hits the wall,” Morris said. “Tonight may have been that night for us.
“Not to take credit away from Racine Lutheran, because they came in, played extremely hard, got after it play by play until the game was over.”
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