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The Eagles (2-0) went into Evansville (1-1) and beat the consensus conference favorite Blue Devils 20-17 on Hunter Milbrath's 1-yard scoring run with 46 seconds left in the game.
Cougars suffer first loss, while Vikings grab first conference win
Jordy Mercer's first career grand slam capped a five-run sixth inning that started with two errors by Milwaukee third baseman Jonathan Villar, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on for a 5-3 win on Friday night over the Brewers.
Kaylee Oja and Erin Donagan each won two events for Janesville Craig on Friday, but the Cougars lost to Madison East 103-67 to open their girls swim season.
Junior quarterback Tyler Halsted and senior running back Jordan Jones each scored twice, and Clinton handed the Cardinals their first shutout in more than four years, winning 32-0 at Gary Larsen Field on Friday night.
Clinton and Brodhead/Juda play each other Friday night a week after tough losses in their conference openers.
The Vikings and Cougars won't need to wait for the Big Eight Conference season to start their volleyball rivalry this year; they are going to get a little preview Saturday during their co-hosted invitational tournament.
The Vikings couldn't hold an 11-point fourth-quarter lead Friday night and fell to a disappointing 0-2 in the Big Eight.
The Elks recovered three fumbles and intercepted three passes on the way to a 33-7 nonconference victory over Lakeside Lutheran.
Maddie Nelson won two individual events, and Niki Millard won one, but the Janesville/Evansville co-op swim team lost at Madison La Follette 96-71 in the Big Eight Conference girls swimming opener Friday night.
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