Senior Justice Filip scored 24 points to help the Madison East girls basketball team pull away for a 76-53 victory over host Verona on Monday night in Big Eight Conference play.
Senior Erin Howard scored 19 points for the Purgolders (15-5 overall, 13-3 Big Eight), who received honorable mention in this week’s Associated Press Division 1 state rankings.
Senior Chandler Bainbridge led the Wildcats (8-12, 8-8) with 22 points and sophomore Rayna Briggs had 19 points.
Portage 61, Baraboo 43
The visiting Warriors (8-13, 5-8 Badger North) started the second half with a 14-0 run, making three 3-pointers during the surge, to break open what had been a 22-20 halftime lead against the Thunderbirds (3-18, 2-11).
“Our defense, our intensity that we’ve been working on, it was there,” Portage coach Jessica Howe said. “And we really capitalized on some turnovers and some quick buckets.”
McKena Yelk led Portage with 18 points, MacKenzie Roth had 13 and Morgan Bisch had 11. Baraboo got 10 points apiece from Haley Hannagan and Alexis Johnson.
Lakeside Lutheran 52, Lake Mills 37
Senior Maria Murray and sophomore Lauren Thiele each scored 10 points to help the visiting Warriors (15-6, 10-0 Capitol North) top the L-Cats (4-15, 1-9) to wrap up an undefeated conference finish.
Senior Ashley Fritz scored nine points for Lakeside. Freshman Jada Pitta led Lake Mills with 13 points.
Milton 74, Waterford 49
Senior Emma Martin scored 21 points to lead the host Red Hawks (10-11) over the Wolverines (5-15) in non-conference play.
Senior Kailey Harbort had 13 points for Milton.
Junior Kathleen Fitzgerald led Waterford with 12 points.
Marshall 72, Mayville 45
Visiting Marshall (20-0), ranked No. 4 in Division 3 by The Associated Press, opened a 37-27 halftime lead and finished with five double-digit scorers to pull away against Mayville (13-8).
Anna Lutz and Laura Nickel scored 14 points each for Marshall, with Samira Arvin scoring 13 points, Mia Morel 12 points and Reonna Huettner 10 points.
Sydney Schultz led Mayville with 16 points.
Lodi 59, River Valley 23
Alana Gilles scored 13 points, Rhianna Walzer had 11 points, and the host Blue Devils (15-6) built a 31-point halftime lead and cruised past the Blackhawks (4-16).
Tienna Gruber had 12 points for River Valley.
Watertown Luther Prep 69, Johnson Creek 24
Junior Sarah Thede scored 15 points as the host Phoenix (10-9) topped the Blue Jays (1-19).
Senior Alyssa Hildebrandt scored 10 points for Luther Prep. Junior Rylie Thomas finished with 15 points for Johnson Creek.
Cambria-Friesland 40, Madison Abundant Life 35 (OT)
Senior Lindsey Bauer was perfect from the free throw line in overtime, scoring four of her eight points in the extra period as the Hilltoppers (5-16) held off the host Challengers (5-16).
Sophomore Morgan Jones finished with 17 points for Cambria-Friesland.
Sophomore Addy Schmiesing led Madison Abundant Life with 14 points.
Oakfield 74, Madison Country Day 14
Senior Brianna Sabel led all scorers with 21 points as the host Oaks (10-11) defeated the Prairie Hawks (1-19).
Senior Olivia Holz had 15 points for Oakfield. Senior Sara Singer led Country Day with six points.
Beloit Memorial 80, Janesville Craig 70
Senior Trayvon Fair led the way for the Purple Knights (6-13, 5-10 Big Eight), scoring 18 points as they defeated the host Cougars (9-11, 7-9).
Senior John Rodriguez scored 17 points for Beloit Memorial, which had five double-figure scorers.
Senior Blake McCann led Janesville Craig with 32 points.
Marshall 77, Waterloo 66
Junior Gabe Stewart scored 18 of his 30 points in the first half to help the visiting Cardinals (5-13, 4-4 Capitol South) take control against the Pirates (3-15, 1-7).
Senior Reece Leistikow scored 17 points for Marshall, which has won five of its last six games after an 0-12 start.
Senior Easton Ellis led Waterloo with 16 points.
Edgerton 79, Walworth Big Foot 33
Senior Jacob Fox scored 18 points as the Crimson Tide (14-4, 11-4 Rock Valley) jumped to a 27-point halftime lead and went on to defeat the host Chiefs (3-17, 1-15).
Senior Daniel Zeimet scored 14 points for Edgerton. Junior Aidan Greco led Big Foot with 12 points.
East Troy 53, Jefferson 47
Senior Jered Brehm and sophomore AJ Vukovich each scored 12 points to lead the Rock Valley-leading Trojans (14-5, 14-1 Rock Valley) over the Eagles (8-11, 5-10).
Sophomore Quentin Lottig added nine points for East Troy.
Junior Ben Sukow led Jefferson with 12 points.