Wega boys come up short in title game
Wrightstown won its boys’ basketball holiday tournament Wednesday, Dec. 29, with an 81-48 win over Weyauwega-Fremont.
The Indians had advanced to the title game with a 67-63 overtime win over Southern Door the previous day. W-F also dropped a 43-37 nonconference decision Tuesday, Dec. 21, to New London.
Wrightstown 81, W-F 48
The host Tigers led 25-13 after one quarter, 51-25 at halftime and 67-42 after three quarters before holding the Indians to six points in the fourth quarter.
Kyle Loughrin led W-F with 13 points. Craig Nennig and Jon Braeger led the Tigers with 16 and 15 points, respectively, as Wrightstown hit 67 percent of its shots.
W-F 67, Southern Door 63
The Indians outscored the Eagles 12-8 in overtime after the teams were tied 55-55 after four quarters.
Both teams scored 14 points in the first quarter, but the Indians led 27-21 at halftime. Southern Door cut into the Indians’ lead in the third quarter and trailed 39-38 heading into the fourth period.
Loughrin scored 19 points in the second half and overtime period and finished with a game-high 28, while teammate Calvin Swanson also finished in double figures with 15. Cole Haase led the Eagles with 27.
New London 43, W-F 37
Only three W-F players made it into the scoring column, as the Bulldogs led 14-8 after one quarter, 20-15 at halftime and 34-22 after three quarters.
The Indians cut into the lead with a 15-9 advantage over the final eight minutes.
Loughrin accounted for all but 11 of the Indians’ points with 26, while Swanson chipped in with 10. Tyler Listle led New London with nine points.
The Indians wrapped up nonconference play Tuesday, Jan. 4, in Mosinee against Wisconsin Valley Lutheran and will return to Central Wisconsin 8 Conference play Friday, Jan. 7, in Shiocton.