The Cardinals, led by individual champion Glenna Sanderson, shot 343 at Evansville Golf Club to finish 38 strokes ahead of second-place Verona.
Janesville Craig and Edgerton punched their ticket to the WIAA football playoffs Friday night by picking up their fifth conference wins of the season.
Five notable performances by area high school athletes over the past week, and five events to keep an eye on in the next seven days.
Craig finished 4-3 in the tournament, including a second-place finish in pool play Friday.
Drew Bosley pulled away from the boys field by the one-mile mark Saturday at the 81st Annual Midwest Invitiational, turning in a time of 14:52.8. It was a new personal best for Bosley on a cross country course and broke the modern Midwest record, set by Madison La Follette's Finn Gessner (15:03) in 2016.
Division 2 powerhouses Baraboo and Madison Edgewood finished first and second with 418.5 and 410 points, respectively. Craig was third with 277 and Milton was fifth with 241.
A recap of Week 6 high school football games in the Rock Valley Conference for Friday, September 21, 2018.
A recap of Week 6 high school football games around the area for Sept. 2, 2018.
Tressin Kussmaul rushed for three touchdowns and Janesville Craig's football team moved into a three-way tie atop the Big Eight Conference and clinched a playoff berth with a victory at Madison East on Friday.
Jaden Johnson rushed for 258 yards and five touchdowns and the Crimson Tide piled up more than 500 yards on the ground on the way to a 52-16 Rock Valley Conference victory over shorthanded Beloit Turner.
Middleton opened up a 21-0 lead Friday night and coasted to a 46-0 Big Eight Conference win over Janesville Parker at Monterey Stadium.
Sommer Rhodes, Kaylee Oja and Rylee Coleman each secured two individual wins as the Janesville Craig High girls swim team defeated Madison East 117-53; Middleton downed Parker 137-33.
In a battle between second-place teams in the Badger South Conference, Milton High's girls volleyball team swept Oregon 25-16, 25-23, 25-15 on Thursday.
Janesville Parker trailed 7-0 to start a Big Eight Conference volleyball match at Madison La Follette on Thursday but rallied to sweep the Lancers 30-28, 25-19 and 25-22.
Sun Prairie swept Janesville Craig 25-15, 25-22, 25-19 in a Big Eight Conference volleyball match Thursday night at Craig.
Craig loses to conference champion Madison Memorial; Parker loses at Beloit
Bridge work at Blackhawk Golf Course forced a route change for the 81st Midwest Invitational, which feature 45 high school cross country teams Saturday in Janesville.
The iPad has replaced the chalkboard when it comes to high school football. Gone are the days of making adjustments and diagramming plays at halftime.
Upset-minded Deerfield pushed Parkview to its limit during a two-hour marathon. After the Demons won the first two sets, the Vikings stormed back for a 21-25, 15-25, 25-22, 25-15, 15-12 conference win.
Whitewater High's volleyball team was swept by McFarland on Tuesday night but perhaps showed flashes of what to come from a sophomore-heavy lineup waiting to get back to full strength.
Edgerton's girls golf team won the Rock Valley Conference tournament in a playoff Tuesday, and came from behind to capture the season title over Jefferson in the process.
Danielle Cramer is a two-time Division 1 state qualifier in swim, and if the early results are any indication, the Milton High junior should be headed back to the UW Natatorium for a third straight year.
The high school football season is past the midway point. Gazette sports editor Eric Schmoldt breaks down the area teams' playoff chances.
Five notable performances in area high school sports from the past week and five events to watch over the next seven days.
Craig, 22-3 overall, returns to Big Eight Conference action Thursday when it hosts Sun Prairie.
Thanks to medalist Taylor Hakala , Milton High's girls golf team won the Parker Invitational on Saturday at Riverside.
The Vikings went 3-2 on the day with wins over Beloit Memorial, Wilmot and host Delavan-Darien. Parker lost to Racine Lutheran and Lake Geneva Badger.
A recap of Week 5 high school football games in the Rock Valley Conference for Friday, September 14, 2018.
A recap of Week 5 high school football games around the area for Sept. 14, 2018.
Janesville Craig overcame four turnovers to beat Madison La Follette 17-10 on Friday night, improving to 4-1 this season.
Kailee Sitter won two individual races and contributed to a winning relay as the Janesville Parker/Evansville girls swim team defeated Madison East on Friday.
Janesville Parker's football team lost its 12th straight game Friday night as Madison East rallied for a 32-14 Big Eight Conference win at Monterey Stadium.
Jake Mogensen caught two touchdown passes, but Wilmot held off Elkhorn 17-15 in a hard-fought Southern Lakes Conference football game Friday night.
Ethan Nichols, Vince Seils and Caleb Blair each scored Thursday to lift the Spartans over the Blue Devils.
Samuel Abreu scored twice, while four other players connected for goals as the Wildcats (7-1-1, 3-0-0 Big Eight) stayed perfect in league play.
Janesville Craig's volleyball team fell out of first place in the Big Eight Conference with a 3-1 loss to Verona on Thursday night.
Janesville Craig and Janesville Parker believe they're headed to the Badger Conference to play football starting in 2020. The question is who will join them?
Janesville Craig’s girls golf team went 1-2 at a Big Eight Conference quad Wednesday at Krueger-Haskell Golf Course.
Janesville Parker’s girls tennis team picked up its second Big Eight Conference victory of the season Wednesday.
Brodhead's girls volleyball team, which is currently earning honorable mention status in the state Division 3 poll, swept Big Foot 25-22, 25-13, 25-19 on Tuesday to open league play.
The Verona Wildcats used depth in the lineup to squeeze past Craig in Tuesday’s Big Eight Conference girls golf clash at Monona Golf Course.
Cougars lose pair of three-set matches against Sun Prairie
Senior setter Taylor Salmon set Craig's single-season and career assists records a year ago, and outside hitter Amanda Carlson has been one of the beneficiaries to become the school's all-time leader in kills.
Losing in Week 1 of the high school football season can set a negative tone to start the season, or it can provide an early rallying point. Edgerton and Sun Prairie are a couple teams from area conferences who lost to open the season but are now 3-1.
Parker 11th, Craig 12th at 22-team event at Pleasant View Golf Course
The Cougars fell 2-1 to Sturgeon Bay during a nonconference tournament Saturday, while Janesville Parker was beaten ??-?? by Stoughton.
The Red Hawks did not lose a set in finishing 6-0. Host Parker was second at 5-1, with its only loss to Milton by scores of 25-10 and 25-12.