FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. — The Arcadia High School boys basketball team used a big second half to win 75-45 at Cochrane Fountain-City for its fourth straight victory on Monday night.
After trailing 30-29 at the half, Arcadia (8-1) outscored C-FC 38-15. Senior Nolan Martin was major piece of the offense. The 6-foot-2 guard came into Monday night’s showdown averaging over 20 points per game, good for second in the Coulee Conference.
Martin finished with a game-high 19 points on 8-for-16 shooting while fellow senior Curtis Weltzien added 13 points and seven rebounds.
Arcadia will be back in action on Thursday against scoring machine Ethan Anderson and Black River Falls in a game that could potentially have major implications for the Coulee Conference.
Both teams are tied for second place with a 3-1 conference record.
C-FC (3-9) has lost five of its past six games.
G-E-T 79, Loyal 38
GALESVILLE -- The eighth-ranked Red Hawks (6-3) snapped a two-game losing streak and received points from 11 players.
Senior Chris Thompson scored a game-high 25 points for G-E-T, which also received 12 from Tyler Scherr and 11 from Blake Thiesse.
Lewiston-Altura 68, Onalaska Luther 66
LEWISTON, Minn. — Despite holding a 33-31 halftime lead, the Knights (5-7) dropped their second straight after Noah Matzke missed a pull-up jumper at the buzzer.
Lewiston-Altura took the lead with less than a minute left thanks to a Ben Oevering layup after a steal and an assist from Spencer Speltz. The Knights had their chances. Bennett Loersch missed an inside hook shot down two, before Matzke misfired after the Cardinals missed the front end of the 1-and-1.
Emery Byus finished with a game-high 18 to lead a Knights offense that finished with four in double figures.
Spencer Speltz scored 17 points while Marcus Weaver chipped in 12 for Lewiston-Altura (6-6).
Coulee Christian 67, Granton 34
WEST SALEM — Braeden Keeney scored a game-high 19 and was one of five Eagles to score in double figures for the Eagles (6-7).
Wisconsin Dells 51, Sparta 39
SPARTA — It was tied up at 22-all at halftime, but the Chiefs (11-1) were able to turn up the pressure, switching to a 2-3 zone that forced some Spartans turnovers.
The Spartans (2-9) also had a hard time stopping Katelyn Meister (24 points) and Jenna Mace (18).
Laney Schell scored 11 points to lead Sparta.
Caledonia 81, Spring Grove 31
CALEDONIA -- The Warriors (9-4) won their second game in a row and received points from 11 players in the process.
Senior Jenna Twite had a team-high 14 points, and senior Amber Conniff hit two 3-pointers and scored eight of her 12 in the first half. Junior Ashley Schroeder also made two 3-pointers and scored 11 for Caledonia.