DEERFIELD — Balance helped Cambridge run out to a big lead in the first half and balance helped the Blue Jays hold on for a 43-29 victory over rival Deerfield in a non-conference girls basketball game Saturday night.

Mayah Holzhueter scored 10 points for Cambridge to lead all scorers. Meghan Bolger scored nine points and three other Blue Jays each scored eight points.

Cambridge made 9 of its 24 free throws in the game — normally a recipe for disaster. Deerfield made 6 of its 14 shots from the free-throw line.

Freshman Steffi Siewert scored eight of her team-high nine points for Deerfield (9-5) in the second half as the Demons outscored Cambridge, 24-23. Deerfield was unable to complete the comeback against the Blue Jays (6-7), who have won five of their last seven games.

Cambridge will continue its season at home Thursday against Marshall at 7:30 p.m.

CAMBRIDGE 43, DEERFIELD 29

Blue Jays 20 23 — 43

Demons 5 24 — 29

Cambridge (fg ftm-fta pts) — Korth 4 0-2 8, Holzhueter 4 2-6 10, Stenklyft 3 2-6 8, Williams 3 2-2 8, Bolger 3 3-7 9. Totals — 17 9-24 43.

Deerfield — Winger 2 1-2 5, Eickhoff 1 0-0 3, Siewart 2 5-10 9, Brattlie 1 0-0 2, Haak 4 0-2 8, Mack 1 0-0 2. Totals — 11 6-14 29.

3-point goals — C 0, D (Eickhoff) 1. Total fouls — C 15, D 18.

Belleville 53, Cambridge 44

CAMBRIDGE — Jenna Shrader scored 10 of her team-high 15 points in the second half as the Belleville Wildcats earned a 53-44 victory against host Cambridge in a Capitol South girls basketball game Friday night.

Cambridge had a 19-17 lead at halftime. Shrader and teammates Ava Foley and Callie Smith scored 26 of their 37 points in the second half. Taylor Stenklyft scored 13 points to lead Cambridge and Olivia Williams added 11 points. Williams scored 9 of her 11 points in the second half.

Belleville made four of its five 3-pointers in the second half. The Blue Jays made three 3-pointers in the game.

BELLEVILLE 53, CAMBRIDGE 44

Wildcats 17 36 — 53

Blue Jays 19 25 — 44

Belleville (fg ftm-fta pts) — Shrader 6 1-4 15, Kittleson 2 0-0 5, Stampfl 4 1-2 10, Grady 0 1-1 1, Foley 4 4-5 12, Smith 4 1-4 10. Totals — 20 8-16 53.

Cambridge — Korth 4 0-0 9, Holzhueter 3 1-2 7, Stenklyft 5 2-2 13, Williams 4 2-2 11, Bolger 1 0-2 2, Roidt 1 0-0 2. Totals 18 5-8 44.

3-point goals — B (Shrader 2, Kittleson, Stampfl, Smith) 5, C (Korth, Stenklyft, Williams) 3. Total fouls — B 14, C 15.

Kettle Moraine Lutheran 60, Lakeside Lutheran 42

JACKSON — Lakeside Lutheran’s girls basketball team lost to host Kettle Moraine Lutheran 60-42 in a rescheduled non-conference game on Saturday.

The Warriors trailed by eight at the break and sophomore guard Lily Schuetz, who scored 10 points, was the lone Lakeside (7-4) player in double-figures scoring. Megan Gerner notched a game-high 13 for KML (9-5).

The Warriors were 3-for-9 at the free throw line and made three 3-pointers, including two by junior guard Claudia Stuebs. Senior forward Lauren Thiele, junior forward Julia Neuberger and Stuebs all finished with six points.

Lakeside plays Marshall at home in a nonconference game on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

KETTLE MORAINE LUTHERAN 60,

LAKESIDE LUTHERAN 42

Warriors 20 22 — 42

Chargers 28 32 — 60

Lakeside Lutheran (fg-ftm-pts) — Slonaker 1-1-3, Schuetz 5-0-10, Stuebs 2-0-6, Uecker 1-0-2, Thiele 2-2-6, Neuberger 3-0-6, Riesen 1-0-2, Raymond 2-0-4, Murray 1-0-3. Totals 18 3-9 42.

Kettle Moraine Lutheran — Schwalenberg 0-1-1, Wittig 3-0-6, Heckendorf 3-2-8, Zuleger 2-3-8, Truckenbrod 2-0-6, Kudek 1-0-2, Thistle 1-2-4, Knoll 2-2-6, Ott 2-0-4, Gerner 6-1-13, Miller 1-0-2. Totals 23 11-15 60.

3-point goals — LL (Stuebs 2, Murray) 3; KML (Truckenbrod 2, Zuleger) 3. Total fouls — LL 15, KML 12.

Big Foot 46, Whitewater 42

WALWORTH — Reagan Courier scored 11 points for the Walworth Big Foot Chiefs as they earned a 46-42 victory over Whitewater in a Rock Valley Conference girls basketball game on Friday night.

Courier also grabbed eight rebounds, dished out five assist and had five steals for the Chiefs. Big Foot built a 33-19 lead and only managed 13 points in the second half.

Whitewater is scheduled to continue its season on Thursday against Evansville at 7:15 p.m.

Hustisford 64, Palmyra-Eagle 51

HUSTISFORD — Despite five 3-pointers from senior Hannah Steinbach, the Palmyra-Eagle girls basketball team was defeated by Hustisford, 64-51, in a non-conference game Monday in Hustisford.

Steinbach finished with 17 points in the defeat to lead all Panther scorers. The Falcons built a 37-22 halftime advantage.

Sophomore Kyler Koutsky and junior Ally Fredrick both finished with 12 points.

Up next for Palmyra-Eagle (6-7, 5-1) will be a road game against Abundant Life/St. Ambrose Thursday at 7:15 p.m.

HUSTISFORD 64, PALMYRA-EAGLE 51

Panthers 22 29 — 51

Falcons 37 27 —64

Palmyra-Eagle (fg ftm-fta pts) — Fredrick 6 0-2 12, Steinbach 6 0-2 17, Martens 1 0-0 2, Koutsky 4 2-2 12, Nettesheim 3 2-3 8. Totals — 20 4-9 51.

Hustisford — Bischoff 2 0-0 5, Leinen 4 0-3 9, Hildebrandt 0 1-2 1, Zamora 1 0-1 2, Ewert 1 0-0 2, Collien 6 7-8 21, A. Peplinski 8 6-17 22, A. Kuehl 1 0-0 2. Totals — 23 14-31 64.

3-pointers — PE (Steinbach 5, Koutsky 2) 7; H (Bischoff, Leinen, Collien 2) 4. Total fouls — PE 26, H 18.

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