Edgerton High’s boys basketball team opened the second half on a 10-0 run, overturning a two-point halftime deficit, to pull away from the Brodhead Cardinals for a 68-45 Rock Valley Conference win Saturday in Edgerton.

Donovan Cone scored 23 points to lead the Crimson Tide (16-4, 13-4 RVC) in their sixth straight victory. If Edgerton wins its conference finale Thursday at Jefferson, it would finish no worse than a tie for third.

Brodhead (7-13, 5-11 RVC) suffered its fourth straight loss. Jaden Johnson led the Cardinals with 14 points in the loss. Brodhead led 29-27 at halftime but was outscored 39-18 in the second half.

The Cardinals travel to Evansville on Tuesday.


Brodhead (45)—Reimer 2-0-5, Johnson 5-3-14, Allen 1-0-3, VanWhye 2-1-5, McGinty 2-0-6, Day 3-4-10, Knuth 0-2-2. Totals: 15-10-45.

Edgerton (68)—Cone 10-3-23, Jenny 3-0-6, Deegan 1-0-2, Fox 5-0-11, Wille 3-2-10, Simmons 0-2-2, Zeimet 3-0-7, A. Johnson 0-1-1, Leitz 1-0-2, Spang 1-0-2, Long 1-0-2. Totals: 25-8-68.

Brodhead 27 18—45

Edgerton 29 39—68

3-point goals—Brodhead 5 (McGinty 2, Reimer, Johnson, Allen), Edgerton 4 (Wille 2, Fox, Zeimet). Free throws missed—Brodhead 3, Edgerton 9.

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