Senior Blake McCann scored 29 points Monday night as the Janesville Craig boys basketball team took control early and cruised to a 74-56 victory over host Verona in a Big Eight Conference game.

Senior Jacob Ngobi added 15 points for the Cougars (6-7 overall, 5-6 Big Eight).

Senior Bui Clements led the Wildcats (7-6, 5-6) with 21 points.

Pardeeville 57, Princeton/Green Lake 37

Bulldogs senior Nicholas Henke became the school’s all-time scoring leader, scoring 19 points as his team (13-1, 7-0 Trailways West Conference), ranked fifth in Division 4 by The Associated Press, beat the Tigersharks (5-7, 2-5).

Henke now has 1,431 career points, topping Steve Jacobson’s 1,422 points.

Duncan Fleiner added 11 points for Pardeeville. Al VanCrete scored 19 for Princeton/Green Lake.

Waterloo 87, Orfordville Parkview 69

Senior East Ellis scored 25 points to lead the host Pirates (2-11) over the Vikings (7-5) in a non-conference game.

Seniors Peter Miller and Louis Hensler scored 21 and 20 points, respectively, for Waterloo.

Junior Adrian Meza led Parkview with 19 points.

Poynette 62, Rio 59

The Pumas (6-6) handed the host Vikings (10-2), ranked 10th in Division 5 by The Associated Press, their second loss of the season in a non-conference game.

Justin Repka led Poynette with 19 points. Brandon Rowe scored 17 for Rio.


Oregon 55, Whitewater 54

Junior Jenna Statz scored 18 points, including the game-winning basket with 30 seconds remaining, as the host Panthers (11-6) slipped past the Whippets (10-6).

Sophomore Liz Uhl added 12 points for Oregon.

Senior Allison Heckert scored 19 points for Whitewater.

Oregon forced a traveling violation on Whitewater’s final possession.

Fort Atkinson 38, Milwaukee Messmer 35

Junior Kat Brandl scored 15 points as the host Blackhawks (2-14) edged the Bishops (7-7).

Sophomore Klaire Trieloff added 10 points for Fort Atkinson.

Senior Ayana Smith led Milwaukee Messmer with 12 points.


Wisconsin State Journal prep sports editor Art Kabelowsky has traversed the state to cover sports while working for daily papers in Fort Atkinson, Racine, La Crosse, Milwaukee and Baraboo.