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Juda boys knock out Albany
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JUDA - Senior Joe Rackow scored a game-high 21 points and had 11 rebounds to lead the Juda boys basketball team to a 68-47 win over Albany in a WIAA Division 5 regional quarterfinal game on Tuesday.

Juda senior Matt Schmitt also posted a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Junior Keagen Haffele chipped in 12 points and had eight assists and four steals.

"It was a great all-around team effort," Juda coach James Pickett said. "We shared the ball very well. Albany played hard. Every time they went on a little bit of a run, we would answer with our own."

Juda (15-8) advances to play a regional semifinal game against Pecatonica in Blanchardville on Friday. Pecatonica defeated the Panthers twice during the regular season.

Albany senior Brock Gilkes scored a team-high 16 points. Senior Connor Trow added 12 points. Both Gilkes and Trow knocked down two 3-pointers.

Pecatonica 83, Central Wisconsin Christian 47

BLANCHARDVILLE - Senior A.J. Hendrickson scored 27 points to power the Vikings (18-5) to a victory over the Crusaders in a Division 5 regional quarterfinal.

Hendrickson had 20 points in the first half to help Pecatonica gain a 45-23 advantage at the break.

Hendrickson finished with three 3-pointers and was 4-for-4 from the free-throw line.

Sophomore Colten Schraepfer added 10 point for Pecatonica as 10 of the 12 Vikings who played in the game scored.

Zach VanderWerff scored 17 points to lead CWC.

Black Hawk 70, Madison Country Day 30

SOUTH WAYNE - Senior Josh Meier and sophomore Conner Meyer combined to score 35 points to power Black Hawk over Madison Country Day in a Division 5 regional quarterfinal.

Meyer scored a game-high 18 points, and Meier added 17 points.

Black Hawk (19-4) had a 35-14 lead at the break.

"We did a really good job of scoring in the interior," Black Hawk coach Charlie Anderson said. "Once we got a few buckets we were able to get our press going."

Black Hawk junior Jett Rufenacht chipped in eight points.

Black Hawk will play Cambria-Friesland in a regional semifinal Friday in South Wayne.

Cambria-Friesland 73, Monticello 34

CAMBRIA - The Hilltoppers started the game with a 17-5 run and gradually pulled away from the Ponies in a Division 5 regional quarterfinal.

Senior Zach Price led Monticello with nine points. Junior Jon Errthum and freshman Reece Rufer added six points each.

Tyler Zacho hit seven 3-pointers and finished with 25 points to power the Hilltoppers.

The Ponies finish their season with a 4-19 record.

Fall River 48, Argyle 35

FALL RIVER - For one half, Argyle stayed within striking range of Fall River in a Division 5 regional quarterfinal.

Fall River edged ahead of the Orioles by three points at the half. Fall River outscored Argyle 31-21 in the second half.

"They just got more aggressive in their offense in the second half," Argyle coach Justin Jenson said. "They made more of an effort to attack the rim. They shot 17 of their 19 free throws in the second half."

Argyle senior Collin Argue scored a team-high 16 points and junior Brent Ritschard chipped in seven points. The Orioles cut the deficit to nine points with two minutes to go.

"Our guys played hard," Jenson said. "We were right there. They just made the plays and free throws in the end."

The Orioles finish their season with a 3-20 record.


Edgewood 69, Brodhead 51

MADISON - Brodhead junior Justice Tway scored a team-high 19 points, but it wasn't enough as Edgewood rolled in the second half to a win over the Cardinals.

Edgewood (18-5) led by five points at the half. The Crusaders outscored the Cardinals 42-29 in the second half.

Edgewood junior Mandela Deang scored a game-high 28 points.

Both Brodhead juniors Parker Johnson and Brekan Day added 13 points.

The Cardinals finish their season with a 7-16 record.