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Pec rolls to win against Highland
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BLANCHARDVILLE - Sophomore A.J. Hendrickson lifted the Pecatonica boys basketball team with 24 points Tuesday in a 60-43 home victory over Highland.

Pecatonica (3-1) got off to a slow start, trailing 12-11 after the first quarter and ending the first half in a 22-22 tie. Highland's John Lynscheid scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half before the Vikings turned everything around in the second half.

"We had trouble containing (Lynscheid)," Pecatonica assistant coach Larry Schliem said. "We were trying to figure out their zone, and we tried to make some adjustments at half and understand what we're trying to do."

The adjustments worked, as Pecatonica went on to outscore Highland 23-11 in the third quarter and 15-10 in the fourth.

"The light bulb kind of went off, and we started hitting the open guys when they were open," Schliem said. "In the third, we were getting uncontested shots, unlike in the first half when we were forcing it a little bit."

Rounding out the scoring for the Vikings were sophomore Logan Green and junior Brooks Chandler with 12 and nine points, respectively.

Pecatonica will travel to Argyle for a game at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Darlington 50, Shullsburg 40

SHULLSBURG - Darlington senior Cole McDonald scored a game-high 18 points to power the Redbirds to a 50-40 non-conference win over Shullsburg.

Darlington (2-0) outscored the Miners 18-8 in the second quarter to take a nine-point lead at the half. That was enough to escape with the win.

Darlington sophomore Hunter Johnson scored 10 points and senior Ben Muhlstein chipped in eight points.

Luther Prep 62,

New Glarus 44

NEW GLARUS - Watertown Luther Prep jumped out to a 10-point first quarter lead and cruised to a 62-44 win over New Glarus.

Luther Prep's Anthony Minnema scored a game-high 16 points. The Glarner knights trailed 39-31 to start the fourth quarter. Luther Prep outscored the Knights 23-13 in the fourth quarter.

New Glarus junior Trey Taylor scored a team-high 12 points. Junior teammate Gavin Binger added 10 points.