Boys’ BB: Marathon tops Newman for third time this season while DCE, East, and Marshfield among other winners

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Updated: January 16, 2013
Marathon-Auburndale boys BB

A huge night from Collin Seubert leads Marathon to a 52-38 win over Newman Catholic in a Marawood-South game heard on Sports Fan 100.5 on Tuesday night. A slow offensive start for the Red Raiders led to a 13-10 Newman lead at halftime. However, Marathon took charge with a 18-7 edge in the third quarter en route to improving to 12-1 overall and 7-1 in the conference. Newman had a two-game win streak snapped and fell to 5-9 overall and 3-5 in the league. Marcus Gabriel had 15 points to lead Newman.

D. C. Everest moves within one game of first place SPASH in the Wisconsin Valley Conference after rolling past Wausau Wes 61-31 in a game heard on 1230 The Voice. Zach Finnegan had 20 points and Jared Gjertson 16 as DCE moves to 5-1 in the WVC and 9-5 overall. West got 9 points from Tyler Schertz but drops to 4-10 overall and 0-6 in the WVC.

Cole Nelson had 22 points as Wausau East beats Merrill 57-49. Nelson hit five three-pointers as East moves to 2-4 in the Valley and 4-10 overall. Paul Jesperson had 23 points for Merrill, who are 1-5 in the WVC.

Other boys’ scores from Tuesday:

Pittsville 50 Stratford 42
Neenah 63 SPASH 53
Marsh. Columbus 62 Loyal 61
Neillsville 51 Gilman 34
Athens 63 Phillips 50
Port Edwards 48 Almond-Bancroft 42
Marshfield 46 Wis. Rapids 34
Augusta 62 Spencer 40
Rosholt 66 Gresham 64
WI Valley Luth. 49 Tri-County 21
Prentice 62 Chequamegon 44
Colby 46 Gresham 52
Abbotsford 62 Rib Lake 54