The La Crosse Aquinas girls basketball team, ranked No. 1 in Division 4 by The Associated Press, rode a balanced scoring attack to a 69-41 victory over visiting Madison Edgewood in non-conference girls basketball action on Saturday.

Taylor Theusch, Whittni Rezin and Kyah Steiner each scored 14 points as the Blugolds (14-0) took down the Crusaders (12-4), ranked 10th in Division 3 and the defending WIAA state champs in that division.

Senior Caitlin Link notched 15 points for Edgewood. Freshman Ella Foti did not play due to an injury. Lexi Donarski and Courtney Becker each added 10 points for Aquinas.

Beaver Dam 61, New Berlin Eisenhower 48

The Golden Beavers (13-2) pulled away in the second half for a victory over the host Lions (12-3)

Beaver Dam is the defending WIAA Division 2 state champion and is ranked No. 1 this year. Eisenhower is ranked No. 4.

Lodi 58, Sauk Prairie 41

Lauryn Milne scored 29 points, going 21-for-27 from the free throw line, and Jaden Kolinski added 20 points as the visiting Blue Devils (9-4) beat the Eagles (5-11) in a non-conference game.

Hannah Schneider and Naomi Breunig each scored eight points for Sauk Prairie.

Wisconsin Dells 52, Brillion 48

Senior Jenna Mace scored 15 points, breaking the 1,000-point career mark, as the Chiefs (15-1) beat the visiting Lions (8-7) to win their 14th consecutive game.

Junior Katelyn Meister and Bethany Smith each added 12 points for Wisconsin Dells.

Sara Braun scored 15 points for Brillion.

Lakeside Lutheran 62, Mauston 41

Senior Kaitlin Main tallied 14 points as the host Warriors (10-6) defeated the Golden Eagles (4-11).

Kelsey Birschbach and Ashley Fritz each scored 10 points for Lakeside Lutheran.

Mauston senior Skyylar Brescia had 14 points.

Watertown Luther Prep 47, Rio 41 (OT)

Jewel St. Germaine scored 12 points, eight of which came in overtime, and Abbie Burke added 10 points as the host Phoenix (7-5) beat the Vikings (9-5) in a non-conference game.

Rio’s Jordyn Hutzler scored 13 points before fouling out, and McKenzie Sampson added 10.

Randolph 58, Johnson Creek 26

The Rockets (10-6) got 20 points from Brianna Prieve and 11 from Courtney VanderGalien in their non-conference victory over the visiting Bluejays (1-14).

Randolph opened a 27-14 halftime lead.

Cambridge 51, Deerfield 16

The visiting Blue Jays (13-3), an honorable mention pick in Division 4 by The Associated Press, opened a 30-8 halftime lead and cruised to a non-conference victory over the Demons (4-11).


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.