Truckers lose against Wolves; beat Comets
A stagnant offense doomed the Trucker boys varsity basketball team in a 33-44 loss to the Winneconne Wolves on Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Clintonville outscored Winneconne 7-6 in the first quarter, but trailed 14-18 at halftime.
Winneconne outscored Clintonville 12-11 in the third quarter and 15-8 in the final frame to put the game out of reach.
Jansen Van Daalwyk scored 11 points to lead Clintonville. Kolin Kubitz and Andy Schmidt both scored five, while John Schultz and Jesse Brauer each scored four. Adam Weatherwax and Nathaniel Krueger added two points apiece.
Clintonville made just 14 of 49 shots (28 percent) and only 5 of 26 from 3-point range (19 percent). The Truckers were not able to get to the free throw line at all, while the Wolves made 13 of 16 shots from the charity stripe.
Clintonville grabbed 28 rebounds, with nine coming on the offensive end of the floor. The team had 12 assists, eight steals, two blocks, 10 turnovers, and 12 deflections.
Clintonville 61, Waupaca 49
Van Daalwyk and Schultz both scored 19 points as Clintonville rolled to another easy win over the Waupaca Comets.
Schmidt scored four, Nathaniel Krueger added seven, and Kubitz and Brauer both scored four as the Truckers pulled away from the Comets in the second half.
Clintonville made 21 of 40 shots (52 percent) and 10 of 20 3-point shots (50 percent). Clintonville also made 9 of 13 free throw attempts (69 percent).
The Truckers pulled down 21 rebounds, with six on the offensive end of the floor. The team had 15 assists, three steals, one block, nine turnovers, and two deflections.