Auburndale girls basketball wins conference opener at Newman Catholic
By Paul Lecker
WAUSAU – The Auburndale girls basketball team opened its Marawood Conference South Division schedule with a huge road win as it took down Wausau Newman Catholic 51-43 on Friday night at Newman High School.
Taylor Gotz scored 19 points and Paiton Richardson added 15 for Auburndale, which improves to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the Marawood South. Newman is now 1-1 and 0-1 in the conference.
The Apaches outscored Newman by four points in each half to pull out the victory.
Auburndale hosts Edgar in a nonconference game Monday night at 7:30 p.m.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com)
Apaches 51, Cardinals 43
Auburndale 25 26 – 51
Wausau Newman Catholic 21 22 – 43
AUBURNDALE (51): McKenzie Raab 2, Ashley Peplinski 3, Allison Linzmeier 2, Slyviann Momont 10, Paiton Richardson 15, Taylor Gotz 19. Record: 3-0, 1-0 Marawood Conference South Division.
WAUSAU NEWMAN CATHOLIC (43): Lauren Fech 12, Signe Fronek 9, Makayla Slaby 4, Taylor Jankowski 8, Abbey Fox 5, Karina McGucken 2, Brogan Kimball 2, Mariah Whalen 1. Record: 1-1, 0-1 Marawood South.