Judging from the offensive imprint Tyrese Hunter and Kamari McGee left in their first varsity game, it might be hard to believe they’re St. Catherine’s High School freshmen.

The pair were among four Angels to score in double digits Tuesday at Union Grove, as their team downed the Broncos 69-55 in the season opener for both teams.

“Our two freshmen had very nice debuts,” St. Catherine’s coach Nick Bennett said. “They really helped us into a rhythm.”

Hunter made six 3-pointers to lead the Angels with 18 points, while McGee added 15. But Bennett said the newcomers, and the team as a whole, need to commit to defense.

“They’re used to just having more natural ability,” he said.

St. Catherine’s took control with a 17-2 run in the first half. Union Grove pulled within six points midway through the second half.

Riley Hale totaled a game-high 24 points for the Broncos, matching Hunter with six 3-pointers. Jack Pettit added 15 points and eight rebounds.

St. Catherine's 69, Union Grove 55

ST. CATHERINE'S (1-0)

Sabala 0 0-0 0, Cafferty 1 1-2 3, Lambert 0 2-4 2, McGee 6 2-2 15, Brown 1 1-2 3, Dodd 5 2-2 14, Barker 0 0-0 0, Hunter 6 0-0 18, Stephens 5 1-2 12, Jackson 1 0-0 2, Herrington 0 0-0. Totals 25 9-14 69.

UNION GROVE (0-1)

Pettit 6 3-4 15, Hale 9 0-0 24, Clark 1 0-0 2, Scheckel 0 0-0 0, Gamble 0 0-0 0, Ross 0 0-0 0, Long 0 0-4 0, Nelson 0 0-0 0, Hansel 1 0-0 2, Cramer 3 1-2 8, Rampulla 2 0-0 4. Totals 22 4-10 55.

Halftime—St. Catherine's 35, Union Grove 23. 3-point goals—Hunter 6, Dodd 2, McGee, Stephens, Hale 6, Cramer. Total fouls—St. Catherine's 12, Union Grove 11. Rebounds—St. Catherine's 30, Union Grove 39 (Pettit 8).

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HORLICK 90, MILWAUKEE RUFUS KING 79: The Rebels struggled late in their season opener, but had enough to hold off the Generals for a nonconference victory at Horlick.

Behind Marcus Caldwell, who finished with a game-high 31 points, and Marquis Milton, who added 15, Horlick extended to lead to more than 20 points in the second half before King (0-2) cut its deficit to seven behind some sloppy play by the Rebels, coach Jason Treutelaar said.

“Early on, we were able to get down the floor and make good decisions,” Treutelaar said. “We gave up too many easy baskets in the paint in the last five minutes.”

Caldwell scored 17 of his points in the first half as the Rebels built up a 48-31 lead. Joe Garcia added 13 points and Derrick Seay had 12.

Elijah Horton and Samuel Stewart each had 13 points to lead King.

Horlick 90, Rufus King 79

KING (0-2)

Horton 5 0-0 13, Rodriguez-Richards 0 4-4 4, Scott 4 0-0 9, Bullox 4 1-4 9, Bradley 2 4-9 8, Johnson 4 0-0 8, Kartes 1 0-0 3, Stewart 6 1-2 13, Wallace 4 2-2 10, Tolefree 1 0-0 2. Totals 31 12-21 79.

HORLICK (1-0)

Beadles 3 1-2 8, Golden 0 0-0 0, Garcia 5 2-4 13, Seay 5 1-4 12, Milton 6 3-4 15, Tyler 2 0-0 4, Stulo 0 0-0 0, Caldwell 10 11-14 31, Sims 0 0-0 0, Chapman 1 0-0 3, Bell 1 0-0 2, Nelson 1 0-2 2. Totals 34 18-30 90.

Halftime—Horlick 48, King 31. 3-point goals—Horton 3, Scott, Kartes, Beadles, Garcia, Seay, Chapman. Total fouls—King 21, Horlick 21. Fouled out—Kartes.

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WILMOT 67, RACINE LUTHERAN 59: The Crusaders had a 16-point lead midway through the second half, but struggled after Wilmot pushed up the tempo in this nonconference season-opener at Lutheran.

“In the first half, we did a lot of good things,” Lutheran coach Jeff Christensen said. “But then they sped us up and made us play too fast. The turnovers started to happen and they came in bunches.”

Ryan Hoover, a 6-0 senior guard, scored a career-high 26 points and added six rebounds, five steals and four assists.

“That kid worked so hard on his game during the summer, it was incredible,” Christensen said.

Brent Ogden added 14 points. And freshman Brady Wilks, playing his first high school game, made three 3-pointers and scored nine points.

Wilmot 67, Racine Lutheran 59

WILMOT (1-0)

Watson 1 0-0 3, Brenner 5 0-0 10, Girardi 1 0-0 2, Barker 1 0-0 2, Gendron 9 3-6 26, Bruton 6 6-6 20, Glass 0 4-4 4. Totals 23 13-16 67.

LUTHERAN (0-1)

Woodward 1 0-0 2, Kraus 0 0-0 0, Wilks 3 0-0 9, Wilson 1 0-0 2, Tenner 2 0-1 4, Yohn 0 0-0 0, Wagner 1 0-1 2, Ogden 5 0-0 14, Hoover 9 4-7 26. Totals 22 4-9 59.

Halftime—Lutheran 35, Wilmot 29. 3-point goals—Watson, Gendron 5, Bruton 2, Wilks 3, Ogden 4, Hoover 4. Total fouls—Wilmot 15, Lutheran 15. Rebounds—Wilmot 24 (Gendron 7), Lutheran 25 (Wagner 8).

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Girls

HORLICK 64, UNION GROVE 56: Olivia Pitrof scored a career-high 26 points and the Rebels played tight team defense to beat the Broncos in a nonconference game at Union Grove.

Pitrof, a 5-foot-11 sophomore guard, scored 16 of her points in the second half to help keep Union Grove (2-1) at bay after junior guard Jordann Ellison left the game briefly with leg cramps.

“They had trouble covering her,” said Ambrial Sanders, who earned her first victory as Horlick’s coach. “She’s long, lanky and she’s left-handed. She has some nice give-and-go passes with Ellison — they played off each other really well.”

Defensively, the Rebels (1-2) kept the Broncos mostly in check. Leading scorer Brooklyn Bull had 22 points, but no one else had more than six points.

“We lacked toughness,” Union Grove coach Rob Domagalski said. “Give them credit — they outhustled us and they outplayed us.”

Dacoda Zimmerman had seven points, nine rebounds and three blocks for the Rebels, and Ellison had six assists.

Angela Slattery had six points. six steals and 11 rebounds for Union Grove.

Horlick 64, Union Grove 56

HORLICK (1-2)

M. White 0 0-0 0, D. White 0 3-6 3, D. Zimmerman 3 1-4 7, Ellison 5 6-10 16, Cannon 3 3-5 9, Pitrof 11 4-7 26, Cartagena 1 0-0 2, Schmidt 0 1-2 1, Corona 0 0-0 0, Singer 0 0-0 0, Sollman 0 0-0 0, T. Zimmerman 0 0-0 0. Totals 23 18-34 64.

UNION GROVE (2-1)

Bull 8 4-4 22, Killberg 3 0-2 6, Barber 2 3-2 6, Calouette 1 2-2 4, Clark 2 1-1 5, Weis 1 0-0 2, Slattery 2 2-8 6, Kus 1 2-7 4, Fortner 0 1-2 1. Totals 20 14-29 56.

Halftime—Horlick 31, Union Grove 22. 3-point goals—Bull 2. Total fouls—Horlick 25, Union Grove 26. Fouled out—Barber. Rebounds—Horlick 36 (D. Zimmerman 9), Union Grove 32 (Slattery 11).

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BURLINGTON 52, PARK 36: Jessa Burling and Amelia Crabtree combined for 30 points to lead the Demons to a nonconference victory at Park.

Burling, who recently became Burlington’s career scoring leader, had 13 of her 18 points in the second half and Crabtree, a sophomore, finished with 12 points as Burlington (2-1) outscored Park 32-22 in the second half.

Burling also had 15 rebounds, four steals and three assists, and Crabtree had five assists.

The Panthers (0-4) struggled on offense, going 15 for 50 (30 percent) from the field. Senior Makenna Anderson had 14 points to lead Park, but no one else scored more than four.

Burlington 52, Park 36

BURLINGTON (2-1)

Ketterhagen 0 1-2 1, Garwood 3 1-5 7, Crabtree 6 0-1 12, Askin 1 0-0 2, Matson 3 0-1 9, Burling 8 2-11 18, Walby 1 0-0 2, Johnson 0 1-2 1. Totals 22 5-22 52.

PARK (0-4)

Anderson 6 1-2 14, Thompson 1 0-0 2, Fondren 1 0-0 3, D. Price 0 1-2 1, James 1 0-0 3, Gomez 0 0-0 0, Betker 2 0-1 4, Hood 2 0-0 4, Griffin 1 0-2 2, Senzig 1 1-4 3. Totals 15 3-11 36.

Halftime—Burlington 20, Park 14. 3-point goals—Matson 3, Anderson, Fondren, James. Total fouls—Burlington 13, Park 20. Rebounds—Burlington 30 (Burling 15), Park 31 (Griffin 7).

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PRAIRIE 37, CATHOLIC CENTRAL 27: Sophomore point guard Andrea Palmen scored a team-high nine points, all in the first half, and Prairie opened its Metro Classic Conference schedule with a victory over Catholic Central at Burlington.

“Andrea Palmen played well and controlled the game for Prairie,” first-year Catholic Central coach Joe Spierenburg said. “She made big shots for them.”

The Hawks (1-1, 1-0 MCC) reduced their turmovers from 23 in a season-opening loss to Brookfield Central to about 15, Prairie coach Alan Mills said. He added that the Hawks also matched the Hilltoppers’ physical style of play.

Jolie Larson added eight points for the the Hawks.

Emma Klein, who made two 3-points, scored a game-high 10 for Catholic Central (1-2, 0-1).

“We played well defensively in the first half,” first-year Catholic Central coach Joe Spierenburg said. “Prairie’s press caused a lot of costly turnovers, which led to points for Prairie.

Prairie 37, Catholic Central 27

PRAIRIE (1-1)

Palmen 4 0-0 9, Thompson 1 2-4 4, Foster 2 0-0 5, Decker 3 0-0 7, Larson 4 0-0 8, Shannon 2 0-0 4, McPhee 0 0-0 0, Baran 0 0-0 0, Holland 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 2-4 37.

CATHOLIC CENTRAL (1-2)

Elizabeth Klein 1 0-0 2, Swanson 1 0-0 2, Emma Klein 4 0-0 10, Isabell 1 0-0 2, Miles 3 3-4 9, Schwenn 1 0-0 2. Totals 11 3-4 27.

Halftime—Prairie 19, Catholic Central 15. 3-point goals—Palmen, Foster, Decker, Emma Klein 2. Total fouls—Prairie 7, Catholic Central 7.

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WATERFORD 55, KENOSHA BRADFORD 42: Assigned to guard Bradford’s Grace Scalzo after the standout scored several early baskets, varsity newcomer Ellie Werner used her length to help the Wolverines to a victory in their home opener.

“She had a hand up there on her the whole second half,” coach Dena Brechtl said of the junior guard after the nonconference game at Waterford.

Sophomore guard Katie Rohner scored 15 of her game-high 24 points in the second half for Waterford (1-2). She made 11 of 13 free throws.

Waterford 55, Kenosha Bradford 42

BRADFORD (1-2)

Snyder 1 0-0 2, Strelow 2 5-7 10, Scalzo 7 4-5 21, King 2 2-3 6, Miller 0 3-6 3. Totals 12 14-21 42.

WATERFORD (1-2)

M. Anderson 0 7-8 7, Rohner 6 11-13 24, Obluck 0 2-2 2, Loppnow 1 0-0 2, Schappel 0 0-0 0, Werner 2 1-2 7, Benavides 0 1-2 1, Fitzgerald 4 0-0 8, Reynolds 0 0-0 0, Stiewe 1 2-2 4. Totals 14 24-29 55.

Halftime—Waterford 24, Kenosha Bradford 17. 3-point goals—Scalzo 3, Strelow, Werner 2, Rohner. Total fouls—Bradford 24, Waterford 19. Fouled out—Strelow, Resavich.

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