Nekoosa Girls Defeat Port Edwards

In a game of neighboring schools arranged on short notice, Nekoosa downed Port Edwards by a score of 55-33.

The Papermakers jumped out to a 29-16 halftime lead and then ran away with the ballgame after the intermission. Coming up big for Nekoosa in the first half was Kiya Kolo, who drained five three-pointers and had 17 points, 20 for the ballgame.

Nekoosa jumped out to a early 9-0 lead when Kiya kolo hit 3 consecutive 3’s.
“Anna Schaefbauer was able to make some key skip passes to Kolo on her 3 pointers tonight,” said Nekoosa Head Coach Scott Linzmeier. “Madison Bills did a good job of getting to the basket.”
Nekoosa had 9 three-pointers for the game. Madison Bills(12) and Kaelyn Chasenah(10) joined Kolo in double figures.
Port Edwards was led by Taylor Martin’s 12 points.
“After 2 tough losses this was a much needed game and it was nice to see the kids smile again while playing,” Linzmeier added.
Nekoosa (55) Kiya Kolo 20, (17 in first half), Madison Bills 12, Kaelyn Chasenah 10, Anna Schaefbauer 9, Nakia Wiesen 2, and Macey Shulter 2
Three pointers: Kolo(6), Chasenah(2), Schaefbauer
Free Throws:  4-8
Fouls:  19
Port Edwards(33) Taylor Martin: 12, Dominique Griffith 8, Bella Hanten 4, Melanie Sillars 3, Katerina Hamus 2, Alivea Riemer 2, Aubree Shroda 2
Three pointers: Martin(2)   Free Throws:  15-31
Fouls:  12
 Thanks to Port Edwards Coach Deb Martin and Nekoosa Scott Linzmeier for sending in very thorough stats.

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]