Lady Badgers beat Wausaukee, 47-32

Kim Gill photo NIAGARA’S JASMINE RACINE fires a jump shot during Thursday’s M&O Conference girls basketball game.

NIAGARA, Wis — A strong second half, led by the free throw shooting of senior Cassie Gill, powered Niagara past Marinette-Oconto Conference foe Wausaukee 47-32 here Thursday night.

The Lady Badgers were led in scoring by junior Alyssa Cretton with a game-high 16 points, while Gill chipped in 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to register a double-double.

Niagara out-rebounded the Rangers 37-27 in the basketball game, with Jessica Oratch snaring a game-high 13. Jasmine Racine chipped in eight points and nabbed seven rebounds.

Wausaukee was led in scoring by Madelyn Schiles with 12 points.

The Badgers (12-8) travel to Marinette to face M&O conference foe St. Thomas Aquinas on Tuesday.

On Friday, Niagara hosts Suring in their final regular season game

Niagara also won the JV game, defeating the Rangers 18-17.

Wausaukee 15 17 — 32

Niagara 21 26 — 47

WAUSAUKEE: Murray 5, M. Schiles 12, K. Schlies 8, Schroeder 1, Versaskas 6. FT: 11-22. F: 20. 3-point FG: M. Schlies. Fouled Out: Versaskas, R. Schlies. FG Shooting: 10-61. Rebounds: 44.

NIAGARA: Gill 12, Dunkes 2, Maki 4, Racine 8, Oratch 5, Cretton 16. FT: 13-27. F: 17. 3-point FG: Cretton (2). FG Shooting: 16-48. Fouled Out: None. Technical Foul: Bench-Head Coach. Rebounds: 37 (Oratch 13, Gill 10).