The Oregon girls basketball team made a four-point halftime lead hold up Tuesday night.
The 67-63 victory over visiting Monona Grove gave the Panthers (9-3, 6-1 Badger South Conference) sole possession of the league lead, dropping the Silver Eagles (10-3, 5-2) to second place.
What’s more, it set up a battle with Beaver Dam, ranked No. 1 in Division 2, at 7:20 p.m. Saturday in the Badger Challenge finale between the No. 1 teams in both divisions.
Monona Grove will meet DeForest in the No. 2 game.
Liz Uhl scored 27 points for Oregon and Kaitlyn Schrimpf had 15. Ally Yundt had 16 points for Monona Grove.
Madison Memorial 96, Janesville Craig 54
Mia Morel scored 21 points, and the host Spartans (12-0, 9-0 Big Eight) took a 54-25 halftime lead toward beating the visiting Cougars (9-4, 6-4). Maya White-Eagle scored 18 points for Memorial, ranked second in the state in Division 1, and Leilani Kapinus and Emmoni Rankins had 16 points each. Claudia Fieiras led Craig with 24 points.
Lake Mills 59,
Lakeside Lutheran 48
The visiting L-Cats (13-1, 2-0 Capitol North) held the host Warriors (7-3, 1-1) to 23 first-half points. Four Lake Mills players reached double digits, led by McClain Mahone and Julianna Wagner with 12 points each. Lakeside got 12 from Lauren Thiele.
Watertown Luther Prep 64, Lodi 59 (OT)
The Blue Devils (6-5, 1-1 Capitol North) used a 27-18 second-half run to wipe out a nine-point halftime deficit, but the host Phoenix (5-1, 1-1) scored the first five points in overtime to win. Grace Schmidt scored 19 points and Ana Glisper 16 for Luther Prep. For Lodi, Lauryn Milne had 18, Jaden Kolinski 13 and Taylor Ripp 11.
Cambridge 42, Wis. Heights 39
The Blue Jays (5-6, 2-0 Capitol South) edged the Vanguards (5-7, 1-1) in a close battle. Olivia Williams scored 16 points to lead Cambridge and Gracie Korth had 12. Ashlee Adler led Wisconsin Heights with 12 points.
Edgerton 48, McFarland 45
The host Crimson Tide (3-9, 2-7 Rock Valley) used a 34-28 run in the second half to defeat the host Spartans (5-7, 5-4). Sylvia Fox scored 23 points for Edgerton. Katie Hildebrandt had 17 points for McFarland.
Madison Edgewood 46,
Sun Prairie 42
The Crusaders (8-5) clawed their way to a non-conference win over the Cardinals (7-5) as Ella Foti scored 14 points and Sarah Lazar had 11. Marie Outlaw scored 10 to lead Sun Prairie.
Milton 77, Wilmot 54
The host Red Hawks (4-9) took a 40-22 halftime lead and cruised past the Panthers (6-5). Ten players scored for Milton, led by Alex Rodenberg with 24 points.
Sauk Prairie 71, Dodgeville 58
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The Eagles (6-6) got 26 points from Naomi Breunig to take a non-conference win over the visiting Dodgers (7-5). Dodgeville got 22 points from Olivia Argall.
Monroe 66, Elkhorn 50
The Cheesemakers (9-1) cruised to a non-conference victory over the Elks (7-3) as Carson Leuzinger had 23 points, going 10-for-13 from the line, and J.T. Seagreaves had 17 points. Jordan Johnson led Elkhorn with 17.
McFarland 9, Stoughton 2
The host Spartans (11-2-0, 6-1-0 Badger South), fifth-ranked in Division 2, got three goals from Grant Newcomer and two from Simeon Pommerening in a victory over the Vikings (2-9-0, 1-5-0). Jack Sanford scored both Stoughton goals.
Oregon 3, Monroe co-op 2
The visiting Panthers (4-8-1, 2-4-0 Badger South) scored a goal in each period to open a 3-0 lead and held off a flurry of two goals in the final two minutes to beat the Cheesemakers (12-3-0, 4-2-0).
Madison West 5,
Madison Memorial 1
Alex Duchemin and Aidan Baccus scored two goals each as the visiting Regents (7-8-0, 5-4-0 Big Eight) beat the Spartans (4-10-1, 3-6-0). All goals were scored on power plays; Memorial had 11 penalties for 41 minutes. Wes Turner made 31 saves for Memorial.
Sun Prairie 5, Middleton 1
Tyler Rauls and Carter Watters scored first-period goals and host Sun Prairie (11-4-0, 8-2-0 Big Eight) opened a 5-0 lead in the third period and beat Middleton (8-7-0, 5-3-0). Alex Liegel made 26 saves for the winners.
Sun Prairie co-op 7,
Stoughton co-op 1
Amanda Bauer scored four goals and had an assist as the second-ranked Cap City Cougars (13-1-0, 7-0-0 Badger) beat the host Icebergs (3-11-1, 2-4-1). Zephryn Jager provided four assists and Lauren Bliefernicht contributed two goals and two assists. Aven Gruner had 35 saves for Stoughton.
Stoughton 74, Oregon 0
The state top-ranked Vikings (5-0 Badger South) shut out the Panthers (1-3) at home. Stoughton received pins from Coltin Suddeth, Chance Suddeth, Brandt Spilde, Nicolar Rivera, Luke Mechler and Rose Ann Marshall.
Janesville Craig 59,
Janesville Parker 18
The Cougars (4-0 Big Eight) rolled to their 12th consecutive dual victory over the Vikings (2-1) to keep hold of the league lead. Craig started off the dual with five straight wins from two technical falls, a pin, a forfeit and a major decision. Parker finished with pins from Dominic Dransfield, Bryce Heerey and Ian Ramirez.