Port Washington falls, 58-42, in Division 2 girls basketball regional semifinal.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Friday, February 4, 2011
Pirate girls fall behind early and despite improvement, drop 46-28 decision to Whitefish Bay.
While students across southeastern Wisconsin were enjoying a day or two off school this week their high school coaches were sweating bullets. Both Port Washington’s and Whitefish Bay’s girls basketball teams looked a little rough around the edges after some time off in a 46-28 win by the Blue Dukes. Whether or not having a day off school and practice affected the Pirates, their coach said that shouldn’t matter. “There are no excuses,” Port Washington coach Brian Johnson said. “We have to come to play. There’s a game being played and we gotta come to play, end of conversation. “We weren’t very good tonight. We didn’t respond to the physical play and that’s part of why it was so ragged. We’re an aggressive ball team and they took it to us. …
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Milwaukee Academy of Science couldn't compete with the Pirates Tuesday.
After consecutive losses to Grafton, Homestead and Cedarburg, a 67-9 win over Milwaukee Academy of Science was a welcome reward for the Port Washington girls basketball team on Tuesday. Pirates coach Brian Johnson said he’ll take the win, but a blowout like this doesn't help his team grow. “We prepare to be the best we can be regardless of the opponent,” Johnson said. “While I’ll take the win, I think competitive games make us stronger. And that’s not to take anything away from the Novas.” Port evened its record to 6-6 while the Novas fell to 0-11. The Novas didn’t score until Amber Thompson hit a free throw with 1:25 left in the quarter. By that time the score was 20-1. “That’s kind of how we used to stack up against Nicolet,” Johnson …
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Port drops conference game to Grafton 53-28.
The Grafton girls basketball team beat Port Washington in their North Shore Conference showdown 53-28 in Grafton on Friday. The game wasn’t as lopsided as it may appear; at least not early on. “We cut it to an eight point lead by halftime,” said Pirate coach Brian Johnson. “We blinked. We didn’t keep the heat on.” Johnson said his team put forth a superb effort despite the loss. “I think we kept them off balance,” he said. Caity Tydrick scored 10 for the Pirates while three players scored four points each. Grafton’s Hannah Eichler and Samantha Gosehehr each scored nine points for the Black Hawks. Grafton improved to 8-6 (4-4 NSC) and the Pirates fell to 5-7 (3-5). The Pirates host Millwaukee Academy of Science, a non-conference game, on …