Truckers split NEC games
Clintonville hands FVL boys first loss
By Greg Seubert
Three days after handing the Fox Valley Lutheran boys’ basketball team its first North Eastern Conference loss of the season, Luxemburg-Casco headed to Clintonville Jan. 28 and returned home with a 49-41 win over the Truckers.
Luxemburg-Casco 49, Clintonville 41
The Spartans scored the game’s first nine points and led by as many as 10 points in the opening half before Jack Yaeger’s three-pointer at the buzzer gave the Truckers their first lead, 19-18.
The lead changed hands four times before Luxemburg-Casco took a 43-36 lead on an Owen Deprez basket.
The Truckers got within four points with just over a minute to go, but the Spartans sealed the win from the free-throw line.
Brayden Branstrom led Clintonville with 10 points, while Peyton Mrotek led the Spartans with 14.
Clintonville 52, Fox Valley Lutheran 41
Cole Rosenow and Braiden Behnke led Clintonville with 14 and 11 points, respectively, Jan. 25 in a home win over the Foxes.
Josiah Butler led Fox Valley Lutheran with 18 points.
The Truckers will host Wrightstown at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3.