Bears hit triple digits in win over Coleman

Tigerton wins conference title with victory over Marion
Kevin Passon

Saturday, Feb. 17


The Bears soared into triple digits with six players scoring in double digits in a 103-61 victory over Coleman in non-conference action.

Bonduel led 46-34 at the break and then poured it on in the second half with a 57-27 score.

Ryan Westrich led the way with 21 points. He was joined by Quinn Wesenberg with 18 points, Race Anvelink with 17, Noah Weier and Carter Moesch each with 12, and Cade Johnson with another 10. For good measure, the other players also scored, as Charlie Tauchen had seven, Sam Roberts hit on four, and Colin Margelofsky had two.

Bonduel improved to 22-1 overall.


A 61-49 loss to St. Lawrence Seminary dropped Lena to 4-18 overall this season.

Caleb Schlosser scored 15 points, and Mason Spice added 11 for Lena. Also scoring were Anthony Seefeldt with eight, Tyler Shallow with six, Logan Graef with five and Luke Koslowsky with two.

The Wildcats were beat 24-17 in the first half and 37-32 in the second half in the 12-point loss.

Friday, Feb. 16


Gresham was decimated 80-13 by Almond-Bancroft in non-conference action.

Tigerton tops Marion

With time running out in the regular season and the Central Wisconsin North Conference title still up in the air, Tigerton grabbed that title with its 36-32 win over Marion.

Tigerton holds on to first place with an 8-2 mark, followed by White Lake at 7-3 and Marion at 6-3. Tigerton is 18-4 overall.

Nearly half of the Tigers’ points came from James Brady, who dropped in 17 — including 3-of-5 from the free throw line.

Brady also led his team with 10 rebounds, Sam Anheuser led with three assists, and Cameron Carlson hard five steals.

Menominee Indian

The Eagles slipped into last place in the Central Wisconsin East Conference after a 68-59 loss to Shiocton.

Menominee Indian led 33-31 at the break, but the game slipped away from them in the second half with Shiocton fighting back with a 37-26 score for the nine-point win.

Barron Waupoose led the Eagles with 17 points, with Mikey Chapman scoring 15 and Kenew Awonohopay adding 10. Ryan Corn scored nine, and Maech Corn, Jordan Cox and Anikohsaeh Corn each scoring two.

The Eagles are 2-11 in conference play and 3-19 overall.

Oconto Falls

Oconto Falls (2-15, 6-17) lost 63-53 to Denmark in North Eastern Conference action.

Jameson Beaman led the Panthers with 19 points, including four 3-pointers, and Alex Haines had 14 points, including one triple. JJ Pytleski’s six points came from a pair of 3-pointers.

Haines pulled down 15 boards for Oconto Falls and also led his team with seven assists. Brady Bursa recorded three steals.


The Red Raiders (8-9, 12-11) were blown away by Fox River Classic Conference leader De Pere (16-0, 21-1) 90-60.

Pulaski was behind by 21 points at halftime and lost ground with a nine-point deficit in the second half.

Bryce Wotruba and Dixon Holewinski led Pulaski with 18 points each. Wotruba connected on 3-of-5 from the 3-point line, while Holewinski went 4-for-5 from the behind the arc. Joseph Mijal scored 11 points, and Ethan Schmidt chipped in another 10. Pulaski’s other points were scored by Dylan Dorn (two) and Bohdan Schmidt (one).

Mijal led the team with seven rebounds, Ethan Schmidt had four assists, and Bohdan Schmidt had a pair of steals.


Shawano couldn’t maintain its lead in the second half against Seymour as the Thunder pulled out a 49-46 win in Bay Conference action.

The loss dropped the Hawks to 5-8 in the conference and 7-15 overall.

Shawano led 21-19 at the break, but Seymour was a bit too much in the 30-25 second half as they snatched the victory from the clutches of the Hawks.

Crew Weisnicht led Shawano with 14 points, including 3-of-6 from the 3-point line and 1-of-2 from the free throw line.

Warren Beyer and Anderson Schmidt each scored eight points, and had two 3-pointers. Logan Sipple scored nine points, and Jerzy Brocker had seven.

Brocker pulled down 11 rebounds, Sipple had four assists, and Brocker and Beyer each recorded three steals.


Wittenberg-Birnamwood inched closer to second place in the Central Wisconsin East Conference with a 53-43 win over Weyauwega-Fremont.

The Chargers are in third place at 8-5, with Weyauwega-Fremont in second at 9-4. Bonduel is atop the standings at 13-0.

“After losing to Wega by over 20 the first time we played this season, the Chargers dominated from the start tonight,” coach Garrett Rogowski said. “It was a great defensive effort holding the Warhawks to 17 points below their season average.”

Jett Rogowski was the only Wit-Birn player to hit double digits, but his 23 points clearly helped power the victory. Seven other players scored.

Rogowski and Keegan Schmid each connected on a pair of 3-pointers, and Oliver Fraaza was a perfect 3-for-3 from the free throw line.

Fraaza led his team with five rebounds, and Rogowski led with five assists and four steals.

Thursday, Feb. 15


Race Anvelink’s 22 points set the pace for Bonduel in its 70-56 win over Central Wisconsin East Conference opponent Iola-Scandinavia. Of Anvelink’s 22 points, including six triples, 19 were scored in the second half.

Ryan Westrich scored 11 points for the Bears, with Cade Johnson and Noah Weier each adding 10. Colin Margelofsky scored seven, Quinn Wesenberg added five, Sam Roberts had three and Charlie Tauchen contributed two.

Bonduel held a slim four-point lead at the half and widened the margin of victory with a 39-29 second half.

Bonduel, 21-1 overall, is unbeaten in conference play at 13-0.


Gillett won its last four Marinette & Oconto Conference games to stay one game behind conference-leader Crivitz.

The Tigers’ latest win was a 91-71 victory over Coleman.

Ben Matczak and Jesse DeBauch teamed up for 28 points each in the 20-point win. Aydin Franti scored 21 points, and Thomas Carmody added 10. Garrett Klein and Ryan Pensis each scored two.

Gillett (12-2, 15-7) held a commanding 47-28 lead at the break and, although the second half was much closer, they won that contest, too — 44-43.


After beating Bowler on Feb. 2 for its first win of the season, Gresham is back on a four-game losing skid with a 61-58 loss to Stockbridge in non-conference action. The Wildcats are 1-20 overall.


A 20-point game by Tyler Shallow and points by each of the other six players wasn’t enough for Lena, as they lost 63-51 to Wausaukee.

Wausaukee won the game on both sides of the half, 24-18 before the break and 39-33 after it.

Anthony Seefeldt scored another 10 points for Lena. Also contributing were Caleb Schlosser with nine, Zander Thomson with four, three each by Mason Spice and Mason Belongia, and Logan Graef with two.

Lena dropped to 11-13 in the Marinette & Oconto Conference and 4-17 overall.

Tuesday, Feb. 13


Gresham and Wild Rose battled to a 17-17 tie at halftime of their non-conference game; however, the host team blew open the second half with a 34-16 score to defeat Gresham 51-33. Gresham is 1-19 overall.

Menominee Indian

The Eagles lost their sixth consecutive game, dropping a 79-57 non-conference contest against Oconto. Menominee Indian has a 3-18 overall record.


A second-half comeback by Seymour fell short as Pulaski held on for a 62-56 non-conference win. The Red Raiders, 12-10 overall, led 36-20 at the break, with Seymour winning the second half 36-26.


The Hawks have been flipping back and forth between wins and losses in their last seven games, with the latest being a 72-55 loss to Rhinelander in non-conference action. Shawano is 7-14 overall.

Wolf River Lutheran

The visiting White Lake Lakers drowned Wolf River Lutheran 66-24. Wolf River Lutheran scored 12 points in each half, while White Lake scored 32 in the first half and 34 in the second half.

Monday, Feb. 12


Gillett fought the good fight but came up short, losing 73-70 to Peshtigo in a non-conference game.

Gillett led 40-39 at the break, but Peshtigo fought back, and with its 34-30 second half, they prevailed in their comeback.

Ben Matczak led the Tigers with 22 points, including six 3-pointers. Jesse DeBauch scored 20 points, including six free throws, and Aydin Franti scored 16 points, including one triple and five free throws.

Thomas Carmody scored another eight points, while Tyler Frank scored four.

The Tigers fell to 14-7 overall.

Menominee Indian

Oneida Nation topped Menominee Indian 64-59 in a non-conference matchup at Oneida Nation High School. The Eagles are 3-17 overall.

Tigerton beats Suring

Leading by a single point at halftime, Tigerton opened up the game with a 30-19 second half to grab at 54-42 non-conference win over Suring.

Maverick Maas and James Brady led the Tigers with 12 points each, and Joey Zimdars added another 10. The other four players also scored, with Sam Anheuser getting seven, Loghan Wanta sinking six, Cameron Carlson with five and Gavin Kielblock with two.

Maas had a pair of 3-pointers, Wanta led the team with eight rebounds, Anheuser had three assists, and Maas recorded three steals.

Tigerton is 17-4 overall, and Suring is 4-17.


Wittenberg-Birnamwood fell to below .500 overall with a 51-36 non-conference loss to Marathon at home.

Marathon controlled the game with a 27-19 first half and 24-17 second half.

Jett Rogowski led Wittenberg-Birnamwood with 15 points, including two 3-pointers.

The team “played a solid game defensively,” coach Garrett Rogowski said. “Offensively, (they) played to within five late in the second half and let it slip the last five minutes.”

The Chargers dropped to 10-11 overall.