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Senior L.O. Johnson made quick work of leading the Waunakee boys track and field team to the Badger North Conference championship on Tuesday night.

The sprinter, who will play football in the fall at the University of New Mexico, won the 100-meter dash in 11.01 seconds and 200 in 22.59 seconds for the Warriors. He also anchored the winning 400 relay (:43.30).

The Waunakee boys scored 164 points, well ahead of runner-up Reedsburg in the eight-team standings.

Also for Waunakee, Nathan Mais won the triple jump (43-0) and the 3,200 relay won (8:26.55).

Beaver Dam’s Cade Ferron swept the 800 (2:03.16), 1,600 (4:31.98) and 3,200 (4:54.43).

Waunakee scored 157.5 points to win the girls meet over Mount Horeb’s score of 127. The standout performer of the meet was Reedsburg senior Brooklyn Schyvinck, who won the 100 (:12.55), 200 (:25.62), 400 (:57.77) and long jump (16-5¾).

Waunakee’s Reagan Hoopes won the 1,600 (5:25.29) and 3,200 (12:03.10), and the Warriors won the 400 and 1,600 relays. Mount Horeb’s Alexa Gabel won the shot put (35-0½) and discus (116-11).

Capitol Conference

The Lodi girls won the team title as three juniors combined to win seven of the eight individual running events at Lakeside Lutheran. The host Warriors edged Lodi for the boys team title.

In the girls meet, Lodi’s Rhianna Walzer won the 100-meter dash (12.86 seconds), 200 (:26.60) and 400 (:59.57). Isabelle Clary earned titles in the 800 (2:25.22) and 1,600 (5:19.23), and Mackenzie Heyroth won the 100 hurdles (:15.59), 300 hurdles (:47.92) and long jump (17-10).

Lakeside won two relays, senior Amber Rowoldt cleared 36-10 to win the triple jump and junior Abby Buxa won the shot put (34-11½).

In the boys meet, Lake Mills senior Ben Dunkleberger earned conference titles in the 100 (:11.12), long jump (22-1) and triple jump (46-0¼).

Lodi had a triple winner in senior Tanner Maier (2:13.56 in the 800, 4:24.71 in the 1,600 and 10:16.31 in the 3,200), and a double winner in Robby Hatch (:14.66 in the 110 high hurdles and :38.51 in the 300 intermediate hurdles).

Boys golf

Badger North Conference

Waunakee junior Joe Guerrera rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-4 18th hole, winning a one-hole, three-way playoff to claim medalist honors in the Badger North Conference boys golf tournament.

Guerrera shot a 3-over-par 75 at House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, tying for first place with Baraboo’s Hunter Dersham and Beaver Dam’s Zak Kulka.

On the extra hole, Dersham just missed a 40-foot birdie putt and Kulka also settled for par after struggling to bogeys on the final two regulation holes.

In the team chase, Waunakee had its top four players shoot 80 or better for a team total of 314, one stroke ahead of defending conference tournament champion Reedsburg.

For Reedsburg, Dylan Brown shot 76, Ben Fuhrmann 77 and Will Fuhrmann 78.

Badger South Conference

Matthew Phelan, Madison Edgewood’s No. 4 player, earned medalist honors with a 2-over-par 74 at House on the Rock Resort, leading the Crusaders to a score of 310, eight better than runner-up Oregon, for their 13th consecutive conference title.

Edgewood also got a 77 from Rory Gierhart and a 78 from Karl Gilmore.

Oregon was led by John Klus with a 75 and Ryan Candell with a 77. Watertown’s Alex Thompson shot 77 and Monona Grove’s Jake Schroeckenthaler shot 79.

South Central Conference

Nekoosa shot 365 at SentryWorld in Stevens Point to finish 25 strokes ahead of runners-up Wisconsin Dells and Adams-Friendship. Wisconsin Dells was led by Will Post with an 89.


DeForest 4, Beaver Dam 3

Host DeForest (10-5, 6-5 Badger North) saw its early lead erased in the sixth inning, but Jack Olver hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to complete an upset victory over league leader Beaver Dam (11-5, 10-2).

Waunakee 11, Baraboo 4

Nate Stevens was 2-for-4 with a home run and Will Connors went 2-for-3 with a double as the ninth-ranked Warriors (11-4, 8-1 Badger North) defeated the host Thunderbirds (8-11, 0-11).

Stoughton 5, Madison Edgewood 4

The Vikings (7-9, 6-5 Badger South) rallied back from a 4-1 deficit in the bottom of the seventh, capped by a two-run walk-off single from Brady Schipper. Quinn Friedow and Andrew Newton both went 2-for-4 for the visiting Crusaders (8-6, 6-5) in the loss.

Milton 5, Monona Grove 2

Blake Fuchs pitched a complete game, allowing three hits and two earned runs as the Red Hawks (8-10, 7-6 Badger South) defeated the Silver Eagles (5-9, 4-7) at Miller Park.

Watertown 9, Oregon 1

Trevor Tietz went 3-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs while striking out seven batters in five innings on the mound for the Goslings (12-4, 11-1 Badger South) in a home win over the Panthers (8-9, 7-6).

Sauk Prairie 4, Mount Horeb 3

Bryant Schaaf was 3-for-3 with a double and pitched 5 and 2/3 innings, striking out seven and allowing two earned runs to lift the Eagles (10-6, 5-5 Badger North) over the host Vikings (8-7, 5-7).

Fort Atkinson 17-8, Monroe 0-3

Ethan Hagney went 4-for-4 with three RBIs, and Cody Zahn went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, as the host Blackhawks (7-7, 6-5 Badger South) beat the Cheesemakers (1-15, 0-12) in the first game of a doubleheader. In the second game, Ty Schieber pitched three shutout relief innings to pick up the win.

Sun Prairie 5, Verona 0

Alex Oakley went 2-for-4 with two doubles and Taylor Jansen pitched five shutout innings, striking out seven, to lead the visiting second-ranked Cardinals (17-3, 11-3 Big Eight) over the Wildcats (11-7, 10-5).

Middleton 5, Beloit Memorial 2

A three-run third inning propelled the host Cardinals (15-5, 12-3 Big Eight) past the Purple Knights (4-10, 4-9). Zach Shipley went 2-for-3 and Nolan Kelliher doubled for Middleton.

Madison East 6, Madison La Follette 1

Tyler Owen went 3-for-4 with two doubles and Sam Heiman doubled and had two RBIs as the visiting Purgolders (2-11, 2-11) beat the Lancers (0-15, 0-14).

Janesville Parker 9, Beloit Memorial 3

Chase Hamilton was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Jordan Bailey struck out 10 over 5 and 2/3 innings to propel the visiting Vikings (5-8, 5-7 Big Eight Conference) over the Purple Knights (4-10, 4-9).

Lake Mills 13, Watertown Luther Prep 3

Hayden Iverson went 5-for-5 to lead the visiting L-Cats (10-0, 7-0 Capitol North), ranked 10th in Division 2, over the Phoenix (4-11, 2-6).

Belleville 12, Cambridge 0 (6)

Jackson Richter went 3-for-4 and Austin Fahey went 2-for-4 with a double to lead the visiting Wildcats (7-4, 5-2) past the Blue Jays (2-10, 1-5).

Wisconsin Dells 3, Adams-Friendship 2

The Chiefs (12-3, 9-1 South Central) clinched the conference title as Marty Koenig hit a go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the sixth and pitcher Dylan Nevar struck out the side in the top of the seventh to finish off the visiting Green Devils (12-8, 6-3).

Dodgeville 10, Lancaster 0 (5)

Zack Weber went 2-for-3 with a home run, a double and three RBIs on senior night to lead the Dodgers over the Flying Arrows.

Girls soccer

Watertown 5, Watertown Luther Prep 1

Anna Schroeder notched a goal and two assists in the home victory for the Phoenix.

Mount Horeb 4, Waunakee 1

Sydney King scored two goals to lead the host Vikings (6-2-1, 4-0-0) past the Warriors (8-2-0, 4-1-0) in a battle for the Badger North Conference lead.

Madison Edgewood 2, Monona Grove 0

Jordyn Rothwell and Hailey Rothwell each scored a goal as the host Crusaders (11-1-2, 6-0-0) beat the Silver Eagles (3-4-3, 2-2-1).


Sun Prairie 15, Madison West 0 (4)

Undefeated Sun Prairie (21-0, 16-0 Big Eight Conference) clinched the league championship as pitcher Maddie Gardner surpassed 200 strikeouts for the season and broke the school single season shutout record with her ninth. Gardner struck out nine in four innings against the Regents (1-15, 1-14), and Skylar Muller went 3-for-3 with a triple for Sun Prairie.

Middleton 10-14, Madison La Follette 3-4

Five batters hit doubles for the Cardinals (7-11, 7-8) against the Lancers in the first game of a Big Eight doubleheader. Middleton’s Sam Williams went 3-for-3 with a double, triple, home run and five RBIs in Game 2.

Verona 11, Madison East 1 (6)

Savanna Rainey hit a two-run home run and Meghan Anderson struck out eight over six innings to propel the host Wildcats (14-4, 13-4 Big Eight) over the Purgolders (2-13, 2-13).

Beloit Memorial 11-4, Janesville Parker 0-2

Tayana Roman was 4-for-4 with a double and two-run home run to lift the visiting Purple Knights (13-4, 13-4 Big Eight) over the Vikings (10-10, 9-6) in the first game of a Big Eight doubleheader. In Game 2, Beloit’s Brynn Swanson pitched a complete game, allowing one earned run and striking out three.

Beaver Dam 16, Waunakee 1 (6)

Grace Scharfenberg went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, as the visiting Golden Beavers (12-2, 10-2 Badger North) beat the Warriors (8-8, 8-4).

DeForest 8-7, Baraboo 1-1

Sydney Esse went 4-for-4 for the Norskies (16-4, 12-1 Badger North) in the first game of a doubleheader. Aleah Grundahl went 3-for-4 with a double and home run as the Norskies completed the sweep.

McFarland 4, Brodhead 0

Megan Jansen pitched a shutout and struck out 14 as the Spartans topped the Cardinals.

Boys tennis

Milton 7, Beloit Memorial 0

Zach Richard and Evan Mallon each earned a straight-sets victory in singles as the visiting Red Hawks defeated the Purple Knights.

McFarland 7, DeForest 0

Ben Ruggles won in No. 1 singles to help the visiting Spartans sweep the Norskies.

Madison La Follette 5, Sauk Prairie 2

Ryan Disch won by straight sets at No. 2 singles as the Lancers swept the singles portion of the competition to defeat the host Eagles.


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.