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Verona splits two with Wheaton

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Open look. Verona senior Nick Washam puts up a shot during Verona's setback against Wheaton Tuesday night. Washam finished the contest with 16 points. [Times Photo by Melissa Leech]
The Verona Lady Wildcats got a 32-point performance from Tristan Carrasquillo and romped to a 53-13 victory over Wheaton Tuesday night.

The Lady Wildcats led 19-3 at the end of the first quarter, 35-8 at halftime and 46-9 after three quarters of play.

Scoring for Wheaton were: Mariah Kochell, 7; Sam Etzler, 5; and Shelby Medley, 1.

Just another night at the office. Verona's Tristan Carrasquillo scored 2 of her game-high 32 points during Tuesday night's victory over Wheaton. [Times Photo by Melissa Leech]
Scoring for Verona were: Carrasquillo, 32; Taylor Pinkly, 7; Jessica Youngberg and Whitney Shue, 3 each; and Ashlee Rogers, Leann Hesemann, Shelby Barsotti and Aidee Zuniga, 2 apiece.

Verona boys

A furious fourth quarter rally came up short as the Wheaton Bulldogs defeated Verona 49-47 Tuesday night.

Verona and Wheaton battled to a 9-9 tie after one quarter of play. Wheaton dominated the second period, outscoring the Wildcats 16-4 to take a 25-13 lead into halftime.

The Wildcats began to chip away at the Bulldogs' advantage, outperforming Wheaton 13 to 12 in the third to trail 37-26 entering the final period of play.

With 10 seconds left in the game, Verona, down 49-47 inbounded the ball. A last second shot spun in and out as Wheaton held on for the victory.

Scoring for Wheaton: Jory Bartoski, 16; Kyle Robbins, 10; Sean Goosetree, 8; Bubba Gavin, 6; Tyler Musick, 5; and Jesse Mitchell, 3.

Scoring for Verona: Nick Washam, 16; Seth Losack, 13; Wesley Kissinger, 10; Brent Downs, 4; and Larry Patterson and Tomas Estrada, 2 each.

The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats travel to Exeter on Friday. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m.

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