The surge gave the Wildcats a nine-point lead, and they hit their free throws late to win 59-51 in a Big Eight Conference game.
Sullivan Bradley won the 200 freestyle to lead the list of Janesville Craig boys swimming finishes in the Menomonee Falls Invitational on Saturday.
The Cougars took a small team to Fort Atkinson to compete in the Terry Kramer Open on Saturday morning and came back with a 12th-place finish in the 16-team tournament.
The host Cougars split a Big Eight tri Friday
The Cougars beat Middleton at the Big Eight Showcase on Friday
The Purple Knights buried 10 of 17 3-point shot attempts to beat the Cougars 76-65.
Cougars senior Annie Schumacher hit a layup in the final seconds to lift her team over the Vikings 67-65 on Thursday night
The Cougars lost a close home meet and the Vikings lost on the road Thursday
Storm Murphy scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers, to lift Middleton to a convincing 73-63 win.
Two judges ruled a Parker swimmer had left the blocks too early in the 400 freestyle relay and disqualified the team in the meet's final event. That sent the Vikings to a third-place finish.