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Beloit Memorial upsets top-ranked East

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January 30, 2010

Big Eight


boys basketball


League Season


W L W L


Madison East 11 1 14 1


Madison Memorial 10 2 13 3


Middleton 8 4 12 4


Beloit Memorial 8 4 10 5


Sun Prairie 7 5 11 5


Verona 7 5 10 6


Madison La Follette 5 7 7 7


Madison West 3 9 3 11


Janesville Parker 1 11 3 12


Janesville Craig 0 12 0 15


RESULTS FRIDAY


Madison West 65, Janesville Parker 62


Madison La Follette 68, Janesville Craig 45


Beloit Memorial 69, Madison East62


Madison Memorial 48, Sun Prairie 45


Middleton 55, Verona 40


GAMES THURSDAY


Madison Memorial at Janesville Craig


Janesville Parker at Verona


Beloit Memorial at Madison La Follette


Madison East at Madison West


Middleton at Sun Prairie



Beloit Memorial High School pulled off the upset of the season Friday night in Big Eight boys basketball.


K.J. Evans and Leketrius Broomfield stepped up when it counted most as the host Purple Knights knocked off top-ranked Madison East, 69-62, at Barkin Arena.


It dropped the Purgolders to 11-1 in the conference and 14-1 overall. It also cut their Big Eight lead to one game over six-time defending champion Madison Memorial (13-3, 10-2).


Evans scored nine of his 26 points in the fourth quarter, including a 5-for-5 from effort the free-throw line, and Broomfield scored 10 of his 18 points in the final period while going 6-of-9 from the line.


The Purple Knights (10-5, 8-4) outscored the Purgolders 24-14 in the first quarter. East rallied with a 32-25 advantage over the second and third quarters.


Beloit led 49-46 after three quarters, then held off the Purgolders with a 20-16 advantage over the last eight minutes. The Purple Knights connected on 12 of 16 free throws in the final period.


BELOIT 69, MADISON EAST 62


East (62)—Hilliard 7-6-23, McAdams 2-1-5, Mason 9-0-18, Hull 4-2-10, Terry 2-2-6. Totals: 24-11-62.


Beloit (69)—Stone 2-0-5, Roegner 3-0-7, Broomfield 4-10-18, Douglas 2-0-4, Evans 10-5-26, Shamsid-Deen 3-2-9. Totals: 24-17-69.


Madison East 14 18 14 16—62


Beloit Memorial 24 12 13 20—69


Three-point shots—East 3 (Hilliard), Beloit 4 (Stone, Roegner, Evans, Shamsid-Deen). Free throws missed—East 4, Beloit 4. Total fouls—East 19, Beloit 11. Fouled out—Mason, Hull.


Sophomores—Beloit 43, East 41.


n Memorial 48, Sun Prairie 45—Madison Memorial (13-3, 10-2) quickly erased a four-point deficit entering the fourth quarter, then held on against the visiting Cardinals to avenge December’s 79-78 overtime loss.


Tre Burnette scored 13 points, and Vander Blue added 11 as the Spartans pulled within a game of league-leading Madison East, which fell at Beloit.


Michael Boos scored 13 points, while Jordan Noskowiak and Chris Hawkins each added 10 for Sun Prairie. The Cardinals (11-5, 7-5) outscored the Spartans 33-25 in the middle two quarters to take a 41-38 lead.


Memorial hit only five of 14 free throws, but Sun Prairie had only two team fouls in the fourth quarter and could not put the Spartans on the line.


MEMORIAL 48, SUN PRAIRIE 45


Sun Prairie (45)—Thiel, 1-0-3; Noskowiak, 4-1-10; Hawkins, 4-2-10; Boos, 4-4-13; Fuller, 4-1-9. Totals: 17-8-45.


Memorial (48)—Frederick, 2-0-4; Chamberlain, 0-1-1; Burnette, 5-1-13; Blue, 5-0-11; Lomomba, 4-1-9; Morris, 3-2-8; Fruhling, 1-0-2. Totals: 20-5-48.


Sun Prairie 8 17 16 4—45


Memorial 13 12 13 10—48


Three-point goals—Sun Prairie 3 (Thiel, Noskowiak, Boos), Memorial 3 (Burnette 2, Blue). Free throws missed—Sun Prairie 2, Memorial 9. Total fouls—Sun Prairie 11, Memorial 10.


Sophomores—Memorial won.


n Middleton 55, Verona 40—Middleton (11-5, 8-4) made 14 of 19 free throws in a 21-14 fourth quarter to wrap up a Big Eight victory over visiting Verona (10-6, 7-5).


The Cardinals jumped off to a 15-4 lead in the first quarter, then put it away when Seth Coyne went 6-for-6 in the final period. Michael Owen also contributed a 4-for-6 effort on free throws during that stretch.


Ian Joyce was Middleton’s game leader with 15 points, followed by Owen with 13 and Matt Everson with 12. Sam Karls had 11 for Verona.


MIDDLETON 55, VERONA 40


Verona (40)—Nauman, 2-0-5; Karls, 2-5-11; Ropel, 2-0-5; Brandt, 3-2-9; Burns, 0-2-2; Christensen, 0-4-4; Wadzinski, 0-1-1; Braxton, 1-1-3. Totals: 10-15-40.


Middleton (55)—Coyne, 0-6-6; Adler, 1-2-5; Owen, 4-4-13; Katsuma, 1-0-2; Everson, 6-0-12; Joyce, 6-3-15; Bavery, 1-0-2; Totals: 19-15-55.


Verona 4 13 13 10—40


Middleton 15 9 10 21—55


Three-point goals—Verona 5 (Nauman, Karls 2, Robel, Brandt), Middleton 2 (Adler, Owen). Free throws missed—Verona 14, Middleton 8. Total fouls—Verona 19, Middleton 22.


Sophomores—Middleton 62, Verona 27.



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