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Darlington downs Riverdale, earns share of SWAL
Black Hawk’s Andrew Figi (20) looks for an open man as Juda’s Easton Hess (24) guards. The Warriors beat the Panthers 57-48 in the Six Rivers East finale. Photo for the Times: J. Sidney Malone

DARLINGTON — With a 76-56 win over Riverdale on Thursday, Feb. 22, Darlington split the SWAL title with Mineral Point. It is the Redbirds’ second straight league championship.

Four players scored in double figures for Darlington. Carter Murray tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Brady Long led the offense with 17 points, going 4-for-7 from beyond the arc. Broker Buschor made three 3-pointers in his 15-point total, and Reagan Jackson chipped in 10 points. 


MONROE — The Cheesemakers claimed the RVC-Valley title outright on Thursday, Feb. 22, as four different players scored in double figures.

Logan Taylor paced the offense with 13 points, followed by James Seagreaves with 12. Ryan Mathiason and Kaden Kuester recorded 11 points each. Mathiason also contributed defensively with eight rebounds. 


BRODHEAD — The Cardinals finished over .500 in the RVC-Rock with a win over the Blue Devils on Thursday, Feb. 22. 

Gunner Boegli upped his season high to 17 points, going 3-for-6 beyond the arc and 4-for-4 from the free-throw line. Cullen Walker and Jaxon Dooley finished with 14 points, and Gabe Bockhop chipped in 10 points. Brody Riese grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds.


WATERLOO — With a one-possession loss to the Pirates on Thursday, Feb. 22, the Knights share the Capitol South Conference title with the Belleville Wildcats. New Glarus allowed Waterloo’s Benny Marshall to score 30 points.

Brett Warrell led NG with 21 points, draining six 3-pointers. Charlie Sarbacker tallied 14 points with three 3s, and Jake Roth also hit three 3s in his 13-point total. Max Marty was the fourth player in double figure with 12 points.


BARNEVELD — Despite going point-for-point with the Eagles in the second half, the Ponies ended the regular and conference season with a loss on Thursday, Feb. 22.

Ryer Indergand scored 24 points with seven rebounds and four assists. Peyton Smith grabbed eight rebounds to lead the defensive effort, while Alex Roe chipped in six rebounds. 


SOUTH WAYNE — The Warriors ended the regular-season on a high note, picking up their second conference win over the Panthers on Thursday, Feb. 22.

Andrew Figi led the offense with 19 points, including a pair of 3s. Griffin Komprood chipped in 11 points, followed by Brycen Wilson with 10.

Braydon Steinmann and Jayden Brown combined for 33 of Juda’s 38 points. As a team, the Panthers made six 3-pointers.

In other local boys basketball action, Argyle defeated Pecatonica 54-44 in a Six Rivers East finale.