Junior Cade Ellingson scored 17 points to lead the state sixth-ranked Madison Memorial boys basketball team to a 67-48 victory over host Madison West in a Big Eight Conference game on Friday night.

Memorial jumped out to a 32-18 halftime lead and outscored West in the second half, 35-30.

Junior Ian Brown scored 13 points to help the Spartans (12-2 overall, 9-1 Big Eight), who extended their winning streak to five games.

Senior Keishawn Shanklin led Madison West (1-13, 0-10) with 18 points.

Madison Memorial 32 35 — 67

Madison West 18 30 — 48

MADISON MEMORIAL — Brown 5 3-4 13, Krumbach 1 0-0 2, Grays 3 2-4 9, Ellingson 4 9-9 17, Caropreso 1 2-2 4, Schaefer 0 1-2 1, Traore 3 1-2 7, Caldwell 0, Howard 1 0-0 2, Bates 0 1-2 1, Caldwell 5 1-3 11. Totals 23 20-29 67.

MADISON WEST — Shanklin 6 5-8 18, Armwald 1 1-2 3, Wollaeger 1 1-2 3, Reed 2 0-0 5, Thompson 1 0-0 3, Thompson 1 0-0 2, McCray 6 0-0 14. Totals 18 7-14 48.

3-point goals — MM 1 (Grays 1), MW 5 (Shanklin 1, Reed 1, Thompson 1, McCray 2). Total fouls — MM 18, MW 21.

Madison East 75, Janesville Craig 56

The Purgolders (7-6, 5-5) opened a seven-point halftime lead and steadily pulled away in the second half against the host Cougars (5-7, 4-6).

Anthony Washington led West with 16 points, Keshawn Justice scored 15 points and Earl Lewis had 12 points. The Regents made 19 of 26 free throws.

Craig got 16 points from Blake McCann and 13 points from Luke Malmanger.

Madison East 35 40 — 75

Janesville Craig 28 28 — 56

MADISON EAST — Justice 7 0-0 15, Washington 2 0-1 4, Lewis 3 6-6 12, Mielke 2 3-3 7, Thompson 0, Washington 6 3-4 16, Thompson 3 3-5 9, Jones 1 3-4 5, Justice 2 0-0 4, Thompson 0, Morgan 1 1-3 3. Totals 27 19-26 75.

JANESVILLE CRAIG — Ngobi 2 0-1 5, Malmanger 5 1-2 13, McCann 5 6-7 16, Glissendorf 1 0-0 2, Huml 2 2-2 7, Leverson 4 0-0 10, Lynch 0 1-2 1, Rizzo 1 0-0 2. Totals 20 10-14 56.

3-point goals — ME 2 (Justice 1, Washington 1), JC 6 (Ngobi 1, Malmanger 2, Huml 1, Leverson 2). Total fouls — ME 15, JC 19.

Madison La Follette 78, Janesville Parker 44

The Lancers (11-3, 8-3), ranked 10th in the state by The Associated Press, rolled to a 42-22 halftime lead and coasted to a victory over the host Vikings (2-12, 1-9).

Sophomore Isaiah Stewart led La Follette with 18 points, making a pair of 3-pointers.

Senior Anthony West added 11 points for La Follette, which won for the third time in its past four games.

Parker got 18 points from Chris Galvan, but no other player scored more than seven points for the Vikings.

Madison La Follette 42 36 — 78

Janesville Parker 22 22 — 44

MADISON LA FOLLETTE — Seward 1 1-0 3, Gray 1 0-0 3, Reeves Jr. 2 0-0 4, Cameron 3 1-0 7, Ingram 3 1-0 7, Stewart 7 2-0 18, Smith 1 0-0 2, Suggs 4 0-0 8, Washington 3 4-0 11, West 4 0-0 11, Kunkel 2 0-0 4. Totals 31 9-18 78.

JANESVILLE PARKER — Galvan 7 2-0 18, Curry 2 2-0 6, Dahlke 2 1-0 7, Ellison 2 0-0 6, Biba 1 1-0 3, DeLong 1 2-0 4. Totals 15 8-18 44.

3-point goals — ML 7 (Gray 1, Stewart 2, Washington 1, West 3), JP 6 (Galvan 2, Dahlke 2, Ellison 2). Total fouls — ML 14, JP 19.

Verona 63, Beloit Memorial 57

The host Wildcats (7-5, 5-5) held off the Purple Knights (4-9, 3-6) behind the 22-point performance of Tyler Slawek.

Slawek, a 6-foot-0 junior guard, scored 17 points in the second half as Verona broke from a 28-26 halftime lead. He made four of the 10 3-pointers for Verona, which won its third game in four outings.

Trayvon Fair scored 20 points to lead Beloit Memorial, which attempted just three free throws.

Beloit Memorial 26 31 — 57

Verona 28 35 — 63

BELOIT MEMORIAL — Chandler 2 0-0 6, Rodriguez 5 0-1 10, Fair 9 0-0 20, Hereford 2 1-2 5, Cook 4 0-0 8, Ringer 4 0-0 8. Totals 26 1-3 57.

VERONA — Reilly 1 1-2 4, Kelliher 2 2-2 7, Clements 2 2-2 7, Kemper 2 2-6 6, Slawek 7 4-5 22, Klawiter 3 0-0 9, Van 3 2-2 8. Totals 20 13-19 63.

3-point goals — BM 4 (Chandler 2, Fair 2), V 10 (Reilly 1, Kelliher 1, Clements 1, Slawek 4, Klawiter 3). Total fouls — V 9, BM 20.

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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.