There will be a bit of a shakeup in next week’s final Associated Press state girls basketball poll.
That’s because Marshall, ranked eighth in Division 3 in the season’s next-to-last poll, released Tuesday, held on to a four-point halftime lead and beat second-ranked Lake Mills 61-58.
Senior Laura Nickel scored 18 points and Mya Andrews added 16 for the visiting Cardinals (17-3). The L-Cats (18-2) got 15 points from Ava Wollin.
Oregon 47, DeForest 42
After relenting a 26-15 lead in the first half, the Panthers (5-2) stormed back due to the effort of Carleigh Roberts, who scored 17 of her 20 points in the second half against the Norskies (7-5).
Beaver Dam 74,
Monona Grove 32
The host Golden Beavers (19-2), ranked fourth in Division 1, got back to their winning ways after dropping their second game of the year at top-ranked Kimberly on Saturday.
Natalie Jens scored 24 points and Kylie Wittnebel added 17 to lead Beaver Dam in the dominant win over the Silver Eagles (2-4).Peighton Nelson, Monona Grove’s leading scorer, was held to six points.
Reedsburg 91, Fort Atkinson 40
Sydney Cherney scored 23 points and Mahra Wieman 19, leading a crew of four double-figure scorers that carried the Beavers (14-1), ranked third in Division 2, past the host Blackhawks (7-14).
Janesville Craig 47
The visiting Warriors (5-3) opened a 42-25 halftime lead and rolled past the Cougars (10-7). Ashley Sawicki scored 12 points and Lauren Statz 11 for the winners. Claudia Fieiras scored 13 for Craig.
Verona 59, Wisconsin Dells 50
The Wildcats (3-2) brought the host Chiefs’ 34-game winning streak to an end, turning a 34-23 halftime lead into a victory. Wisconsin Dells (11-1) entered the game ranked sixth in Division 2. Cam McCorkle led the Wildcats with 23 points and Bennett Sherry added 11. Jacob Rockwell led the Dells with 15 points.
La Crosse Central 53,
Sun Prairie 52
The visiting Cardinals (1-3) used a 10-0 run to open a 32-23 halftime lead, but Central (5-1) went on a 10-2 run in the second half to tighten the game and eventually came out on top. Ben Olson scored 17 points and Cole Hansen 12 for Sun Prairie. Central got 14 points each from Devon Fielding and Bennett Fried.
Madison Edgewood 52
The Vikings (8-3) took a 25-16 advantage at the half and held on for a victory over the Crusaders (4-12). Josh Jansen led the way with 13 points for DeForest, and Ovu Nwankwo finished with 12 for Edgewood.
Lakeside Lutheran 57,
Lake Mills 46
The host Warriors (14-4, 6-0 Capitol North) upset the L-Cats, ranked eighth in Division 2, behind 19 points from Levi Birkholz. Charlie Bender scored 14 for Lake Mills.
WIAA boys hockey
Reedsburg co-op 4, Middleton 1
Caden Brandt scored a hat trick to help the host Cheavers (12-7-0) eliminate the Cardinals (1-4-1) in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal at Reedsburg Area Community Arena. Middleton was called for 23 minutes of penalties.
Sun Prairie 3, Baraboo/Portage 1
The Cardinals (1-4) got two goals from Noah Wilk in the third period to break a tie and advance in regional play with their first victory of the season. Luna Larson scored first for the Thunderbirds (7-12).
Janesville Craig/Parker 5,