New Lisbon Rockets 58, De Soto Pirates 51
The Rockets (10-5) rebounded from back-to-back losses with a seven-point non-conference win on the road over the Pirates (10-4) Monday, Feb. 4 in De Soto.
New Lisbon senior guard Cody Haschke finished the night with 16 points, eight assists, five rebounds and five steals. Senior guard Holden Rydmark scored 16 points, including going 5 of 8 from deep, and grabbed eight rebounds. Senior guard Jared Dvorak chipped in eight points and junior guard Gunnar Pedersen added five points and nine rebounds as well for the Rockets.
Kickapoo Panthers 49, Royall Panthers 39
Royall (6-8) saw its losing streak move to three with a non-conference loss to Kickapoo (11-6) in a battle of the Panthers Monday, Feb. 4 in Elroy.
After a couple of rough outing, Royall junior guard Keith Schnurr rediscovered his shooting stroke against Kickapoo. He finished with a team-high 18 points on 6-of-11 shooting, including going 4 of 4 from 3-point range. Senior guard Dane Hyer scored 12 points and hauled in seven rebounds as well for the Panthers.
Seneca Indians 57, Necedah Cardinals 42
Necedah’s three-game winning streak was halted with a non-conference loss to the Indians (10-5) Saturday, Feb. 2 in Seneca.
Six different players scored for the Cardinals (6-9): junior guard Jaron Murphy had a team-high 13 points, senior guard Logan Williams finished with eight points, freshman forward Josiah Hansen added seven points, freshman guard Landen Murphy contributed six points, sophomore guard Isaiah Herried scored five points and sophomore Isaac Elliott chipped in three points.
Seneca senior guard Jared Payne scored a game-high 18 points, freshman guard Ashton Swanson finished with 16 points and junior guard Kolton Chambers added 11 points.
Blair-Taylor Wildcats 65, Royall Panthers 25
The cold-shooting Panthers dropped their second game in three days in a non-conference loss to the Wildcats (14-1) Saturday, Feb. 2 at Just-A-Game Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells. Blair-Taylor is ranked No. 6 among all Division 5 teams in the state in the latest WisSports.net coaches’ poll.
Royall senior guard Dane Hyer scored 15 points — making him the only Panther to finish the game with double-digit scoring — and grabbed nine rebounds. As a team, the Panthers shot just 19.6 percent from the field and 15 percent from 3-point range. Outside of Hyer, they made just 3 of 32 shots and went 1 of 17 from deep.
Mauston Golden Eagles 62, Viroqua Blackhawks 45
The Golden Eagles notched their second non-conference win in as many nights with a 17-point victory over the Blackhawks (5-10) Friday, Feb. 1 in Viroqua.
Mauston senior point guard Joe Bauer led the way with 24 points. He went 7 of 10 from the floor, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range and sunk all seven of his free throws. Junior forward Gage Kobylski scored a career-high 13 points and senior guard Trevor Gallagher added 11 points as well for the Golden Eagles.
Mauston Golden Eagles 80, Black River Falls Tigers 42
The Golden Eagles snapped their two-game losing skid with a dominating all-around performance against Black River Falls (4-12) in non-conference play Thursday, Jan. 31 in Mauston.
As a team, Mauston shot 51.8 percent from the field, outrebounded the Tigers by a 40-20 margin and forced 22 turnovers. Senior point guard Joe Bauer scored a game-high 21 points on 10-of-13 shooting, senior guard Trevor Gallagher had 17 points, junior guard Cade Hall added 14 points and senior shooting guard Kyran Fitzgerald chipped in 12 points for the Golden Eagles. Black River Falls senior guard Nate Becker and guard Mike Roou finished with 14 and 10 points, respectively.
Wautoma Hornets 83, Mauston Golden Eagles 68
Mauston’s conference title hopes took a major blow with a surprising 15-point road loss to the Hornets (11-7 overall, 4-3 South Central) Friday, Jan. 25 in Wautoma. With the defeat, the Golden Eagles now would need to beat Wisconsin Dells and have the Chiefs lose an additional conference game in order to earn a share of the SCC title.
Senior guard Trevor Gallagher scored a team-high 20 points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds, senior point guard Joe Bauer finished with 17 points and junior guard Cade Hall had 13 points for the Golden Eagles in the loss.