Sophomore Sam Noyce hit a 15-foot fadeaway jump shot as time expired Thursday night to give the Madison Edgewood boys basketball team a 66-65 victory over visiting Milton in Badger South Conference play.

The Red Hawks wiped out a seven-point deficit with a 23-point fourth quarter, and took a 65-64 lead with 5.1 seconds to play when Tyler Westrick drove for a basket, drew a foul and made the free throw.

Jeff Zellner led Edgewood with 18 points and went 5-for-5 from the free throw line before fouling out. Alex Wendler added 16 points for the Crusaders.

Noah Johnson led Milton with 21 points, Westrick added 16 and Drew Johnson had 11.

Milton 10 16 16 23 — 65

Madison Edgewood 11 18 20 17 — 66

MILTON — Drew Johnson 5-7 11, Farnsworth 2, Westrick 3-6 16, Bowen 1-2 1, Weberpal 0-1 4, Hammil 8, Noah Johnson 3-4 21, Martinelli 2. Totals 28 12-20 65.

MADISON EDGEWOOD — Dorn 2-2 4, Wendler 1-2 16, Braddock 2, Roehrig 1-4 3, Noyce 3-6 9, DeMorret 2, Zellner 5-5 18, Semrow 1-2 1, Bondoc 4-6 6, Triege 3-4 5. Totals 22 20-31 66.

3-point goals — Mil 1 (Westrick 1), MEd 2 (Wendler 1, Zellner 1). Total fouls — Mil 20, MEd 21. Fouled out — Hammil, Zellner.

Fort Atkinson 55, Oregon 50

Senior forward Clay Gerds scored nine of his 13 points in the second half as the visiting Blackhawks pulled away from the Panthers behind a 26-13 scoring run in the third quarter.

Oregon senior guard Jonathan Conduah scored eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter in an effort to pull the Panthers back into the game.

Fort Atkinson 11 10 26 8 — 55

Oregon 12 11 13 14 — 50

FORT ATKINSON — Strom 9, Behselich 4, Bakken 6, Gerds 14, Jones 12, Romens 3, Shoup 7. Totals 21 9-14 55.

OREGON — Storey 7, McCauley 10, Morhoff 6, Duff 8, Conduah 13, Soule 2, Tobias 4. Totals 20 6-12 50.

3-point goals — FA 4 (Strom 2, Jones, Romens), Or 4 (Duff 2, Storey, Tobias). Total fouls — FA 12, Or 22. Fouled out — Tobias.

Monona Grove 51, Monroe 46

Senior guard Mark Nelson scored nine of his 20 points in the fourth quarter to help the Silver Eagles pull out a victory over the host Cheesemakers.

Nelson’s effort helped to negate the efforts of Monroe senior guard Charles Kind, who scored 11 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter.

Monona Grove 14 8 11 18 — 51

Monroe 8 4 13 21 — 46

MONONA GROVE — Blang 10, Nelson 20, Hepp 9, Benson 6, Thomas 2, Riley 4. Totals 18 12-19 51.

MONROE — Hirsbrunner 5, Ford 2, Helmeid 4, Noriega 3, Kind 26, Hendrickson 6. Totals 17 10-17 46.

3-point goals — MG 3 (Hepp 2, Blang), Mon 2 (Hirsbrunner, Kind). Total fouls — MG 15, Mon 14.

north

Mount Horeb 69, Waunakee 49

Junior guard Drew Fredrickson scored 11 of his 16 points in the third quarter as the host Vikings pulled away in the second half to remain unbeaten.

Junior guard Alex Helt led the Warriors with 11 points, including two 3-point baskets.

Waunakee 11 12 12 14 — 49

Mount Horeb 19 16 21 13 — 69

WAUNAKEE — Goetsch 6, Laufenberg 2, Helt 11, Strang 2, Herzburg 2, Miller 10, Bymers 10, Lenzendorf 6. Totals 18 8-15 49.

MOUNT HOREB — Lesure 3, Nesheim 6, Recknor 5, Klassy 2, Coon 7, Lesar 7, Fredrickson 16, Epping 7, Meylor 11, Haag 5. Totals 25 10-14 69.

3-point goals — W 5 (Miller 2, Helt 2, Goetsch), MH 9 (Fredrickson 3, Nesheim 2, Recknor, Coon, Lesar, Haag). Total fouls — W 16, MH 17.

Sauk Prairie 64, Baraboo 59

Senior forward Jake Fiene scored 14 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, helping the host Eagles erase an eight-point deficit to beat the Thunderbirds.

Sophomore guard Seth Kostroski added 18 for Sauk Prairie.

Baraboo went on an 18-6 scoring run in the third quarter to open a 42-34 lead. But with about 3 minutes remaining, Fiene stole the ball on consecutive Baraboo possessions and converted fast-break layups. He was fouled on the second one, adding a free throw to draw the Eagles within two points.

Strong free throw shooting and a couple of defensive stops down the stretch helped Sauk Prairie finish a 30-point fourth quarter that turned the game around.

Sophomore forward Nick Stack scored 17 points to lead Baraboo .

Baraboo 16 8 18 17 — 59

Sauk Prairie 16 12 6 30 — 64

BARABOO — Hart 6, Felt 8, Coleman 5, Geener 3, Schlichtmann 5, Munneke 15, Stack 17. Totals 21 15-31 59.

SAUK PRAIRIE — Spray 4, Kostroski 18, Breunig 2, Breunig 5, Fiene 20, Ballweg 4, Leister 11. Totals 23 14-21 64.

3-point goals — B 2 (Coleman, Geener), SP 4 (Kostroski 3, Leister). Total fouls — B 19, SP 27. Fouled out — Leister, Breunig. JV — SP 50, B 47.

DeForest 61, Portage 50

The visiting Norskies opened an 11-point lead with a 14-3 scoring run in the second quarter, then maintained that advantage the rest of the way to beat the Warriors.

Senior wing Reuben Herschleb led DeForest with 13 points. Portage got 14 points apiece from seniors Stian Anderson and Jordan Walker and 12 from senior center Taylor Krocker.

DeForest 9 14 16 22 — 61

Portage 9 3 17 21 — 50

DEFOREST — Stouffer-Lerch 7, Berry 9, Bell 3, Ramos 8, Jennings 4, Sackman 6, Lapp 9, Kolonko 2, Herschleb 13. Totals 20 12-20 61.

PORTAGE — Walker 14, Anderson 14, Nelson 1, Austin 3, Krocker 12, Harkins 2, Daentl 4. Totals 21 24-30 50.

3-point goals — D 3 (Berry, Ramos, Lapp), P 4 (Walker 3, Anderson). Total fouls — D 20, P 29. Fouled out — Sackman, Thompson.

non-conference

Stoughton 49, Reedsburg 46

Freshman guard Troy Slaby came alive late for the Vikings, scoring 11 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter and going 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the final minutes to seal the victory over the visiting Beavers.

Senior forward Nate Runde scored 17 for Reedsburg, which defeated Stoughton on Saturday in a Badger Challenge contest. Both teams stand in second place in their respective divisons, Reedsburg in the North and Stoughton in the South.

Reedsburg 8 9 12 17 — 46

Stoughton 8 11 15 15 — 49

REEDSBURG — Gavin 5, D. Peterson 2, Yager 2, Geffert 3, Dregney 3, Horkan 7, S. Peterson 4, Runde 17, Wolter 3. Totals 20 3-7 46.

STOUGHTON — Logan 2, Graffin 2, Slaby 15, McGlynn 8, Clark 9, Rosowski 11, Hoaglin 2. Totals 16 14-16 49.

3-point goals — R 3 (Gavin, Geffert, Wolter), S 3 (Slaby, Clark, Rosowski). Total fouls — R 17, S 12.

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