L-Cats top Pumas

POYNETTE — Senior center Kayla Will scored a game-high 14 points and senior center Vivian Guerrero added 13 as the Lake Mills girls basketball team used a decisive first half to beat host Poynette 65-34 in a Capitol North game on Friday.

The L-Cats (12-1, 4-0 Capitol North) led 45-16 at halftime and hit 11 3-pointers. Senior guard Taylor Roughen made four first-half 3s for her 12-point total and senior guard Julianna Wagner scored all 10 of her points before the break.

Will tallied 10 second-half points and Guerrero had 10 first-half points.

Lake Mills is No. 1 ranked, tied with Freedom, in the initial Associated Press Division 3 poll, marking the program's first time atop the rankings.

Senior guard Jessica Bruchs led Poynette (0-4, 0-3) with 10 points.

LAKE MILLS 65, POYNETTE 34

Lake Mills  45  20  —  65

Poynette  16  18  —  34

LAKE MILLS (fg ft-fta pts) — Roughen 4 0-0 12; Wagner 4 0-0 10; A. Wollin 2 0-0 6; J. Pitta 0 2-2 2; Guerrero 5 2-4 13; Lamke 2 0-0 6; Will 6 2-3 14. Totals 24 6-9 65.

POYNETTE — Reddeman 2 0-0 4; Walters 3 1-2 9; Chadwick 1 0-0 2; Wakefield 0 4-5 4; Bruchs 2 5-6 10; McGlynn 0 1-4 1; Meister 1 0-0 2; Wagner 1 0-0 2. Totals 10 11-19 34.

3-point goals: LM 11 (Roughen 4, Wagner 2, A. Wollin 2, Guerrero 1, Lamke 2); P 3 (Walters 2, Bruchs 1). Total fouls: LM 18; P 10. Fouled out: J. Pitta.

SATURDAY'S RESULT

LAKE MILLS 58,

DeFOREST 39

Senior center Vivian Guerrero scored a game-high 16 points and senior guard Taylor Roughen chipped in 13 as the Lake Mills girls basketball team topped DeForest 58-39 in a nonconference game at LMHS on Saturday night.

The L-Cats (13-1) led by five points at halftime before pulling away. Senior guard Julianna Wagner finished with nine and sophomore center Bella Pitta had eight as Lake Mills won its fourth straight game. Guerrero had 11 second-half points and Roughen scored eight points in the first half.

For DeForest (3-1), freshman guard Rylan Oberg tallied 14 points before fouling out and senior forward Grace Roth added 11.

Lake Mills hosts Luther Prep on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

LAKE MILLS 58, DeFOREST 39

Lake Mills  26  32  —  58

DeForest  21  18  —  39

LAKE MILLS (fg ft-fta pts) — Roughen 4 4-4 13; Wagner 3 2-2 9; J. Pitta 2 0-0 4; Guerrero 7 1-2 16; Lamke 1 2-2 5; B. Pitta 3 2-3 8; Will 1 1-2 3. Totals 21 12-15 58.

DeFOREST — Compe 1 0-0 2; Roth 5 0-0 11; Pickhardt 0 0-2 0; Derlein 1 0-0 2; Schaeffer 2 0-1 5; Bartels 0 2-2 2; Oberg 5 4-5 14; Hahn 1 1-2 3. Totals 15 7-12 39.

3-point goals: LM 4 (Roughen 1, Wagner 1, Guerrero 1, Lamke 1); D 2 (Roth 1, Schaeffer 1). Total fouls: LM 15; D 16. Fouled out: Oberg.

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