The Clintonville varsity girls basketball team trailed by just two points at halftime, but the Shawano Hawks broke the game open to earn a 56-37 win on Monday, Feb. 10.
Clintonville trailed 31-37 after three quarters. The Hawks outscored the Truckers 19-6 in the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach.
Caitie Carpenter led Clintonville with 12 points, while Autumn Voight scored nine and Ali Johnson added six. Emma Polzin netted five, Etta Sorenson tallied four, and Olivia Wagenson added one.
The Truckers made 13 of 52 shots (25 percent) and hit just 4 of 17 from 3-point range (23 percent). The team made 7 of 11 free throws (63 percent).
Clintonville was beaten up on the boards, as Shawano grabbed 29 rebounds while Clintonville had 18. The Truckers turned the ball over 13 times and committed 16 fouls.
Clintonville plays at home on Monday, Feb. 24. Opening tip is set for 7:15 p.m.