PIERCE COUNTY GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUND-UP: Plum City tops Elmwood 62-35
The Plum City High School girls' basketball team topped Pierce County rival Elmwood 62-35 Monday evening in Plum City.
This was the first meeting between the two teams this season. The Blue Devils used a 15-7 second quarter spread to lead 32-18 at halftime then outscored the Raiders 30-17 in the second half.
Cheyanne Catura had 17 points for PC and teammate Sarah Gilles finished with 16 points. Elaina Danzinger and Taylor Chilson were also in double figures for PC with 11 and 10 points respectively.
Elmwood's leading scorer was Shelby Hall, who scored nine points, while Jennifer Weix finished with six points and Addie Morrell scored five points.
Plum City won its second contest in its last four games to improve to 5-12 overall, 3-9 in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference. Elmwood is 1-17 overall and 0-13 in the league. The Raiders hope to at least get another non-conference win when they host Alma/Pepin tonight while PC is off until Thursday when they host Boyceville. Elmwood will be at Elk Mound.
Also in girls basketball last evening, No. 2 Colfax clinched the D-SC at Spring Valley's expense with a 62-18 win over the Cardinals in Spring Valley. The Vikings had 11 players score two or more points led by Mallie Doucette's 16 points. Becky Fesenmaier had seven points to lead SV in scoring. Ellsworth is still winless in Middle Border Conference play losing at Somerset 71-57. EHS was in striking distance entering the fourth quarter, only down 47-39 but the Spartans outscored them 24-18. Somerset freshman Tori Martell scored a game-high 31 points. Ellsworth will try for its first league win Friday at Osceola who is also looking for its first MBC win this season too.