High school sports highlights: Dec. 31-Jan. 5

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GIRLS BASKETBALL

Tigerton 58, Lena 55

The Wildcats came up just short in a nonconference battle with the Tigers on Saturday, Jan. 5.

Madysen Herald poured in 31 points to lead Lena on the offensive end. Alayna Peterson added seven points.

Brianna Spratlin, Jordyn Dolata and Herald all grabbed seven rebounds while Peterson had six boards, seven assists and five steals. Kennedy Marquardt and Herald each had four steals while Meckenna Portier blocked five shots.

Luxemburg-Casco 55, Oconto Falls 40

The Spartans outscored the Panthers by 17 in the second half to claim a North Eastern Conference win on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Alexis Euclide led Oconto Falls with 12 points on the night. Morgan Helmle added 11 points.

Kaelyn Allen pulled down seven rebounds while Sammy Shallow had five.

Suring 58, Lena 33

The Eagles controlled the first half before cruising past the Wildcats in a Marinette & Oconto Conference matchup on Jan. 3. Suring led 34-12 at halftime.

Kylee Stelzer led a balanced Suring attack with 18 points. Wylee Van Bellinger contributed 16 points while Paige Krueger and Ryann Wagner added nine and seven points, respectively.

Madysen Herald paced Lena with 10 points while Meckenna Portier tallied six. Alayna Peterson scored five points.

Niagara 47, Gillett 45

The Tigers could not hold a late lead after rallying in an M&O Conference matchup against the Badgers on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Gillett trailed by 16 points at halftime but took a five-point lead with about two minutes left. Jessica Oratch hit the game-winning shot for Niagara.

Aubrey DeBauch led Gillett with 18 points, 14 rebounds, five steals and four blocks. Karissa Schaal added 16 points and stole three passes. Brianna DeBauch pulled down eight boards.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Tigerton 60, Lena 51

The Wildcats could not complete a comeback attempt in a nonconference loss to the Tigers on Saturday, Jan. 5.

Max Beyer finished the game with 27 points for Lena, which trailed 39-16 at halftime.

Mason Simonson added eight points.

Denmark 71, Oconto Falls 45

The Panthers had no answer for the Vikings in a NEC matchup on Friday, Jan. 4. Oconto Falls turned the ball over 21 times.

Mitchell Manns was Oconto Falls’ top scorer with eight points. Jo Schoen added seven points while Dakota Carriveau and Zach Parsons each added six.

Aaron Gonnering pulled down a team-high five rebounds.

Oneida Nation 58, Lena 35

The Wildcats were outscored by 19 in the first half of an eventual M&O Conference loss to the Thunderhawks on Friday, Jan. 4.

Logan Shallow tallied 10 points to lead Lena on the night. Max Beyer chipped in eight points while Trenton Telford had six.

WRESTLING

Oconto Falls 44, Bay Port 26

The Panthers totaled four pins in a dual win over the Pirates on Friday, Jan. 4.

Jaden Ganter (106), Jager Eisch (113), Tyler Budz (126) and Trevor Pankratz (170) all won by pin for Oconto Falls. Clayton Whiting (160) and Collin Schindel (120) each won by major decision while Wyatt Borkovec (152) won after his opponent suffered an injury.

Aidan Stary (182) and Elijah Zielinski (220) picked up the Panthers’ lone two decision wins on the night.