One look at the final statistics and it’s easy to see how Shiocton picked up a 52-31 Central Wisconsin 8 girls’ basketball win over Weyauwega-Fremont Jan. 24.
W-F connected on only nine field goals in the game and turned the ball over 31 times.
Neither team got into an offensive groove in the first quarter, as the Chiefs scored four points while holding the Indians to a pair of Karissa Akey free throws.
The shots started falling in the second quarter, but the Indians still trailed 15-11 at halftime.
Shiocton opened the third quarter with a 7-2 run and outscored the Indians 18-9 in the period before closing the game with a 19-11 advantage over the final eight minutes.
Morgan Wilson led the Indians with 16 points, while Akey chipped in with 10. Peyton Moder and Carmen McCarthy led Shiocton with 12 and 10, respectively.
The loss was the third straight conference loss to the Indians, as they fell to 1-5 in CWC-8 play.
“We did a poor job of getting the ball to the middle of the court and played right into the kind of pressure they used,” coach Joe Titus said. “We hustled and worked hard, but at the end of the day, 31 turnovers is 31 turnovers. Give Shiocton credit, they played well.”
The Indians’ home game with Stevens Point Pacelli originally scheduled for Jan. 27 was postponed due to the weather and has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17. W-F will also host Amherst at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, one of four Rock the Gym games to be played in Weyauwega.