Brookfield Downs Rockets 54-18


On the run downcourt, Jenna Bugbee looked over her shoulder and made the catch without breaking stride.

The senior caught the assist pass from Jaelyn Vleer-Elliott, one of seven the junior handed out in Brookfield’s 54-18 league win over DeRuyter. Bugbee hit the layup on the run, part of a 12-point night she had to go alone with 4 steals.

Brookfield’s win improved the Beavers to 4-0 in a game that saw every player get significant court time starting in the middle of the second quarter.

Vleer-Elliott and senior Madilyne Kupris both had double-doubles. Vleer-Elliott brought down 12 rebounds and scored 11 points, inching closer to the 1,000-point milestone. The versatile player’s stat line also included 5 steals and 3 blocks.

Kupris scored a game-high 18 and came close to a triple-double with 10 rebounds and 7 steals.

Brookfield opened up the game quickly, going up 5-0 when point guard Lily Vleer-Elliott nailed a 3-pointer, one of two she had, as did Bugbee. After a rebound, Jaelyn kicked the ball…

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