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Derek Pawlak scored his second goal midway through the second period Tuesday night, and the Reedsburg co-op boys hockey team added another score in the third to complete a 3-1 win over visiting Waunakee and clinch the Badger North Conference championship.

Pawlak started the scoring at the 4 minute, 17 second mark of the first period to give the Cheavers (17-5-1, 8-1-0) an early lead, but Kurt Johnson answered to tie the game for Waunakee (11-11-1, 6-2-1).

Reedsburg earned the program’s seventh conference title.

Beaver Dam 3, Baraboo/Portage 2

Jay Kirschbaum scored an unassisted goal and had an assist as the Golden Beavers (10-12-1, 4-5 Badger North) beat the Thunderbirds (8-14, 4-5). Mike Wech and Jack Rath each scored goals for Baraboo/Portage. Blaiz Firari netted a goal and had an assist for Beaver Dam.

Madison Memorial 4, Janesville co-op 0

Jack Faulkner scored two goals in the third period — one of them shorthanded — as the host Spartans (12-8-3, 7-6-1 Big Eight) beat the Bluebirds (5-16, 4-8).

Owen Aldrich recorded 36 saves for Janesville. Parker Lindauer scored a shorthanded goal and had three assists for Memorial.

McFarland 3, Monona Grove 2

Jack McGinn scored the go-ahead goal halfway through the third period and the Spartans (11-10-2, 6-4-1 Badger South) held on to defeat the host Silver Eagles (6-15-1, 4-7-1) and retain the Waubesa Cup.

Conor Wilson and David Kenyon each scored a goal for McFarland.

Tanner Smith scored both goals for Monona Grove.

Stoughton 5, Monroe co-op 2

Nolan Stauffacher scored two goals to help the visiting Vikings (9-13-1, 6-6-0 Badger South) top the Cheesemakers (3-17-2, 1-9-1).

Brady Hlavacek and Ethan Ehert each scored a goal and had an assist.

Cade Janecke and Colton O’Connor each scored a goal for Monroe.

Oregon 9, Milton/Fort Atkinson 2

The visiting Panthers (16-7-0, 10-2-0 Badger South) held off the Red Hawks (3-15-2, 0-10-1).

Madison West 3, Kettle Moraine co-op 2

Adam Buencamino made 30 saves and junior Felix Jiang scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to lead the visiting Regents (16-6-2) over the Lakers (14-9-0).

West Bend co-op 4, Beloit Memorial 3

Ethan Coughlin scored the go-ahead goal at 2:13 of the third period as the host Ice Bears (15-7) took down the Purple Knights (8-15).

Casper Clark netted two goals for Beloit Memorial. Cam Sullivan and Eli Kopish added goals for West Bend.

Girls hockey

Sun Prairie co-op 4, Stoughton co-op 1

Colleen Milligan scored a pair of goals to help send the host Cougars (16-6-1, 8-2) past the Icebergs (6-15, 3-7).

Zephryn Jager and Amanda Bauer each had a goal for Sun Prairie.


Monona Grove 123.500, Janesville Parker 111.600

Payton Jenks-Recker won the vault and Tatem Capouch won the uneven bars as the visiting Silver Eagles edged the Vikings in a non-conference dual. Carson Richards won the balance beam and floor exercise disciples en route to winning the all-around crown for Janesville Parker.


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.