Stoughton's Brady Schipper goes in for a layup, as Stoughton takes on Monona Grove in Wisconsin Badger South boys high school basketball at Monona Grove High School on Friday, 1/12/18

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Waunakee and Stoughton will meet in the first-place pairing at the ninth annual Badger Conference Challenge boys basketball event.

The varsity games will be played Friday, Jan. 19, and Saturday, Jan. 20, at Oregon High School.

Pairings were announced Saturday after Friday night’s games determined placings following the first round of league play.

Waunakee is first in the Badger North and Stoughton is first in the Badger South. Waunakee and Stoughton are scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. 

The pairings:

Friday –

Eighth-place – Baraboo vs. Milton, 6 p.m. Friday.

Seventh-place – Reedsburg vs. Fort Atkinson, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Saturday –

Sixth-place – Beaver Dam vs. Oregon, noon Saturday.

Fifth-place – DeForest vs. Madison Edgewood, 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Fourth-place – Portage vs. Monroe, 3 p.m. Saturday.

Third-place – Sauk Prairie vs. Watertown, 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Second-place – Mount Horeb vs. Monona Grove, 6 p.m. Saturday.

First-place – Waunakee vs. Stoughton, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Freshman/JV2 and JV games also will be played, with freshman/JV2 games on Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m.

Varsity games will be played in the main gym at Oregon. JV games will be played in the Field House (west court) and JV2 games will be played in the auxiliary gym.

The Badger North teams will be the visitors and the Badger South teams will be the home teams.

Admission will be $5 per day, with wristbands issued on Saturday.

A percentage of the revenue is scheduled to be donated to the “Garding Against Cancer Research Fund." 


Jon Masson covers high school sports for the Wisconsin State Journal. He has covered a variety of sports — including the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin men's and women's basketball and volleyball — since he first came to the State Journal in 1999.