Senior Jake Schroeckenthaler scored 29 points Tuesday night to lead the host Monona Grove boys basketball team, ranked sixth in Division 2 by The Associated Press, to an 83-74 victory over Lakeside Lutheran in non-conference play.

Caden Nelson had 18 points and Sam Hepp scored all 11 of his points in the first half for Monona Grove (17-1), which made 11 of 14 late free throws to keep its lead.

Cameron Paske and Will DeNoyer each scored 18 points to lead Lakeside (14-4).

Edgerton 46, Evansville 43

Freshman Clayton Jenny scored eight of his 13 points in the second half to help the Crimson Tide (13-4, 10-4 Rock Valley Conference) rally past the host Blue Devils (7-11, 6-8).

Senior Daniel Zeimet added 12 points for Edgerton. Evansville senior Zach Mielke had 24 points.

Jefferson 62, Clinton 44

James Monogue scored 24 points and the Eagles (8-10, 5-9) defeated the host Cougars (5-13, 3-11).

Zach Krause had 13 points for Clinton.

Ryan Brost totaled 11 points and Ian McGowan added 9 points for Jefferson.

McFarland 82, Brodhead 41

The Spartans (13-5, 12-2 Rock Valley) stayed one game behind East Troy in the conference race with a runaway victory over the host Cardinals (7-11, 5-9).

New Glarus 64, Darlington 56

Jaden Kreklow scored 22 points and Zach Feller had 15 points as the Glarner Knights (18-0), ranked No. 1 in Division 4 by The Associated Press, defeated the host Redbirds (11-6).

Tony Ruesga scored 15 points and Matthew Douglas added 13 points for Darlington.

Trevor Gassman had 10 points for New Glarus.

DeForest 55, Lodi 43

Junior Austin Westra finished with 24 points to lead the host Norskies (11-6) over the Blue Devils (10-6).

Sophomore Trey Schroeder added seven points for DeForest. Senior Jackson Kolinski led Lodi with 13 points.

Lake Mills 70, Watertown 65

Freshman guard Charlie Bender scored 17 points and was one of four players in double figures as the host L-Cats (12-6) beat the Goslings (7-11).

Senior Ben Smith scored 18 points and sophomore Cade Oiler had 12 points for Watertown.

Senior Hayden Iverson, senior Ben Dunkleberger and junior J.T. Toepfer scored 12 points apiece for Lake Mills.

Mount Horeb 56, Dodgeville 45

Junior Bryce Farnsworth scored 14 points to help the Vikings (14-3) pull away in the second half to top the host Dodgers (8-10).

Junior Jason Larson had 10 of his 12 points in the second half and sophomore Owen Ziegler added 11 for Mount Horeb. Junior Adam Phillips led Dodgeville with 13 points.

Janesville Craig 56, Burlington 55

Senior guard Jacob Ngobi was fouled shooting a 3-point attempt with 1.2 seconds remaining and made all his free throw attempts to propel the host Cougars (9-9) over the Demons (9-8).

Ngobi finished with 22 points and senior Luke Malmanger added 18 points for Craig.

Senior Sean Safar notched 16 points for Burlington.

Beaver Dam 75, Plymouth 46

Cade Ferron made four 3-pointers and scored 18 points as the Golden Beavers (12-6) used a 20-point advantage in the second half to roll past the host Panthers (11-7).

Sam Wilke had 14 points and Kyle Gabel added 11 points for Beaver Dam.

Elkhorn 63, Fort Atkinson 46

Senior Quinn McDonald and junior Chance Larson both scored 14 points as the host Elks (12-6) topped the Blackhawks (3-15).

Junior Luke Umnus added 10 points for Elkhorn.

Senior Jesse Kutz led Fort Atkinson with 11 points.

Belleville 52, Monticello 50

Senior Brock Kelly had 11 points as the Wildcats (7-11) made six free throws in the final minute to edge the host Ponies (6-10).

Reece Rufer scored 30 points to lead Monticello.

Watertown Luther Prep 62, Mayville 61

Senior Jack Heichelbech scored 13 points to help the Phoenix (10-5) storm back from a nine-point deficit at halftime and top the host Cardinals (4-13).

Senior Joe Hirsch added 10 points for Luther Prep.

Rio 83, Madison Abundant Life 33

Brandon Rowe scored 23 points and Nathan Rippl added 17 to lead the Vikings (14-3) past the host Challengers (0-18).

Seth Byington had 19 points for Abundant Life.


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.