Lena’s perfect conference records comes to an end

Brooks hits 1,000 points in career; Nordin sets school record with 40 points against Rhinelander
Kevin Passon

Friday, Feb. 16


Gillett improved to 10-6 in the Marinette & Oconto Conference with a 55-15 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas Academy. It is the third conference win in a row for Gillett, 14-9 overall.

Lena defeats Suring

Returning to the win column in the Marinette & Oconto Conference, Lena defeated Suring 77-47.

Lena (15-1, 22-2) lost its only conference game to Coleman earlier but still remains in first place. Suring dropped to 3-13 in conference play and 5-19 overall.

Eva Brooks led Lena with 23 points, with Kali Fischer adding 16 and Madilyn Thomson contributing another 12. Brooks only needed four points going into the game to hit 1,000 for her career. She now rests at 1,019 points.

Thomson and Brooks set the pace with 11 rebounds each. Fischer and Whitney Potter each had four assists, and Fischer grabbed seven steals.

For Suring, it was Bunny Cramer leading the scoring with 15 points.

Lena held a 44-23 first-half lead and then won the second half 33-24.

Thursday, Feb. 15


Bonduel closed out the regular season with another win, this time a 63-28 demolishing of Iola-Scandinavia. The Bears finished 14-0 in the Central Wisconsin East Conference at 22-2 overall.

Bonduel dominated the game with a 35-11 first half and a 28-17 second half.


Gresham saw its six-game winning streak come to an end with a 60-36 non-conference loss at Almond-Bancroft. The Wildcats are 17-5 overall.


Lena’s perfect Marinette & Oconto Conference record came to an end with a 53-43 loss to Coleman.

Lena (14-1, 21-2) trailed 26-17 at halftime. Coleman won the second-half battle as well, 27-26.

Eva Brooks led the Wildcats with 19 points. Madilyn Thomson’s nine points came from three 3-pointers, and six of Whitney Potter’s seven points were from a pair of triples. Kali Fischer scored six points for Lena, and Alabama Lambert had two.

Brooks also led her teammates with 12 rebounds and four assists. Brooks and Fischer each had five steals.

Menominee Indian

The Eagles dropped a 5-50 decision to Shiocton in Central Wisconsin East Conference action. Menominee Indian is 5-8 in league play and 9-14 overall.

Oconto Falls

Oconto Falls’ regular season ended with a 59-24 loss to North Eastern Conference foe Freedom.

No Panther scored in double digits, with Amber Otto leading her teammates with seven points.

The Panthers were down by 15 at the break; a 20-point second-half deficit sealed the game for Freedom.

The Panthers finished the regular season at 9-9 in the conference and 13-11 overall.


Pulaski slipped to 9-9 in the Fox River Classic Conference after a 72-30 loss to De Pere.

De Pere held the early lead, 35-26, at the half and blew the game open with a 37-4 second half.

Maggie Lardinois led Pulaski with 11 points.

Olivia Sprangers helped the Red Raiders with eight points, Lily Urban added five, and Ellie Mangold, Ashley Servais and Reese Lardinois each had two.


Wittenberg-Birnamwood closed out is regular season with a 61-37 thrashing of Weyauwega-Fremont in Central Wisconsin East Conference action.

The victory put the Chargers at 12-2 and in second place in the conference and 22-2 overall.

Tuesday, Feb. 13


Bowler lost a non-conference game, 70-46, to Wild Rose. Bowler battled from behind much of the game, trailing 34-21 at intermission and then getting outscored 36-25 in the second half.

Isabella Stevens led the Panthers with 13 points, while Natalie Rickert had 10. Bertina Dodge added nine, and Paige Treptow and Autumn Thiex each scored six.

Stevens led her team with 15 rebounds, Treptow and Stevens each had a pair of assists, and Thiex and Stevens each grabbed three steals.

Gillett tops Suring

Gillett defeated Suring 48-37 in Marinette & Oconto Conference action.

Gillett improved to 9-6 in conference play and 13-9 overall. Suring is 3-12 in the M&O and 5-18 overall.


Marion’s 66-49 non-conference loss to Port Edwards dropped the Mustangs to 4-18 overall.

Oconto Falls

In their final home game of the season, Oconto Falls lost 73-42 in a non-conference battle against Kewaunee.


Leah Nordin set a new school record for Shawano with 40 points against the Rhinelander Hodags. That puts Nordin at 988 points in her career.

The Hawks won the non-conference game 67-49 and improves the team to 16-7 overall.


Wittenberg-Birnamwood continued its winning ways with a 75-42 non-conference win over Wabeno/Laona. The Chargers are 21-2 overall.

Monday, Feb. 12


After slamming White Lake 65-7 on Feb. 9 in White Lake, the Gresham girls welcomed the Lakers to their court and proceeded to throttle them 66-7 in another Central Wisconsin North Conference game.

The Wildcats spread the ball around, with all 10 players adding to the final score.

Emily Jensen led Gresham with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Jesse Jensen and Madolyn Haffner each scored 10 points. Haffner also led the team with seven assists.

Also scoring were: Camille Gourley with eight points; Grace Haffner and Jocelyn Cerveny with six each; Allie Cerveny, Addison Fischer and Janay Pecore-Kirkland with four each; and Alivia Perez with two.

Allie Cerveny and Emily Jensen each had two steals.

Gresham impaired to 8-0 in conference action and 17-4 overall.


Marion snuck by Goodman/Pembine for a 49-48 non-conference win to give the Mustangs a 4-17 overall record.

Menominee Indian

Ayanna Smith scored 21 points, including four 3-pointers, and Urijah Reevis added 20 as Menominee Indian crushed Green Bay East 82-53 in a non-conference game.

Natalie Peters scored another 10 points for Menominee Indian. Mylee Dixon, Anisa Peters and Keira Nacotee each scored eight, Aaliyah Corn contributed five, and Taylesia Blackowl scored one.

Smith led the Eagles with 11 rebounds, while Reevis had 10. Reevis led her teammates with nine assists, and Nacotee had a pair of steals.

Menominee Indian doubled up on Green Bay East with a 4-20 first half and piled it even more with a 42-33 second half.