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Necedah’s quest for its first conference title since 1991 received a major assist courtesy of the Cashton Eagles, who defeated the Bangor Cardinals 42-29 Saturday, Feb. 2 in Bangor. As of now, Necedah sits at 9-1 in the Scenic Bluffs standings while Bangor is in second at 8-2. If Necedah wins three of its final four conference games, the Cardinals are guaranteed a share of the conference crown.

Adams-Friendship Green Devils 32, Mauston Golden Eagles 20

The Golden Eagles (3-13 overall, 2-5 South Central) dropped their second straight game on a difficult night offensively, as they fell to Adams-Friendship (8-8, 4-3) Tuesday, Feb. 5 in Mauston.

Sophomore Kayleigh Lents scored a game-high 10 points to lead the way for the Green Devils. Junior power forward Bridget Gunther finished with six points on a night where no Mauston player reached double figures scoring.

New Lisbon Rockets 60, De Soto Pirates 41

Mya Delgado’s career night helped the Rockets (4-14) end their two-game losing skid with a win over the Pirates (1-13) Monday, Feb. 4 in De Soto.

The New Lisbon junior guard dropped a career-high 34 points on 12-of-26 shooting, including a 7-of-12 mark from 3-point range, the set the pace for the Rockets. Freshman point guard Libby Rogers scored eight points and sophomore guard Krista Cook and sophomore forward Morgan Sander each scored six points.

Royall Panthers 68, Blair-Taylor Wildcats 48

Thanks to a sensational second half, Royall (12-5) routed Blair-Taylor (10-7) by 20 points in non-conference play Saturday, Feb. 2 at Just-A-Game Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells. After trailing 25-20 at halftime, the Panthers outscored the Wildcats 48-23 in the second half.

Royall sophomore forward Jessica Brueggeman scored a game-high 19 points, sophomore guard Emma Gruen finished with 12 points, sophomore guard Cheyenne Harris added 11 points and sophomore guard Madeline Wainwright chipped in 10 points. For Blair-Taylor, junior guard Marlee Nehring scored a team-high 15 points and sophomore guard Emma Johnson and senior guard Danyelle Waldera each contributed 10 points.

Necedah Cardinals 51, Seneca Indians 35

The Cardinals (14-2) continued their winning ways with a 16-point, non-conference win against the Indians (6-9) Saturday, Feb. 2 in Seneca.

Necedah senior guard Emily Herried scored 14 points, junior forward/guard Miah Hansen had 12 points, nine rebounds and five assists and junior guard Kyra Saylor added 10 points in the Cardinals’ win.

Weston Silver Eagles 33, Mauston Golden Eagles 32

The Golden Eagles narrowly missed out on pushing their winning streak to three, as they fell by just one point to the Silver Eagles (4-14) Saturday, Feb. 2 in Mauston.

Weston sophomore guard/small forward Laurissa Pickel posted a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Mauston senior point guard Kiandra Spaulding finished with 11 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals and sophomore center Matti Waffle hauled in an additional 10 rebounds.

Wonewoc-Center Wolves 50, Brookwood Falcons 47

The Wolves (5-11 overall, 2-7 Scenic Bluffs) snapped their five-game losing streak with a three-point win over the Falcons (4-12, 2-7) Friday, Feb. 1 in Wonewoc.

Wonewoc-Center freshman guard Shelby Justman scored 17 points, junior forward Riley Nielson posted a double-double with 14 points and 19 rebounds and sophomore forward Kailey Ertl grabbed an additional 14 rebounds for the Wolves in the win.

Necedah Cardinals 51, Hillsboro Tigers 40

Necedah got back on track and improved to 9-1 in conference play with a win over the Tigers (6-10 overall, 3-6 Scenic Bluffs) Friday, Feb. 1 in Hillsboro.

Senior guard Emily Herried posted 13 points and eight rebounds, junior guard Danielle Becker added 11 points and junior forward/guard Miah Hansen contributed seven points, eight rebounds and four assists for the Cardinals. Freshman point guard Malia Liska led the way for Hillsboro with 13 points.

Bangor Cardinals 43, Royall Panthers 28

The Cardinals (11-7 overall, 8-2 Scenic Bluffs) completed their season sweep of the Panthers with a 15-point win Friday, Feb. 1 in Bangor.

Junior Karsen Kershner recorded 12 points and eight rebounds and sophomore Haley Jones posted 10 points and eight rebounds for the Cardinals. Royall sophomore forward Jessica Brueggeman scored a game-high 13 points.

Cashton Eagles 77, New Lisbon Rockets 51

The Rockets dropped their eighth straight conference game, dropping them to 1-9 in Scenic Bluffs play, in a loss to Cashton (11-6 overall, 7-3 Scenic Bluffs) Friday, Feb. 1 in New Lisbon.

New Lisbon freshman point guard Libby Rogers scored a team-high 18 points and junior guard Mya Delgado added nine points for the Rockets in the loss.

Mauston Golden Eagles 47, Viroqua Blackhawks 39

For the first time all season, the Golden Eagles won back-to-back games thanks to an eight-point win over the Blackhawks (1-16) Thursday, Jan. 31 in Viroqua. After being tied 14-14 at halftime, Mauston outscored Viroqua 33-25 in the second half to secure the non-conference road win.

Mauston senior forward Lauren Franek scored a team-high 11 points and grabbed five rebounds, senior point guard Kiandra Spaulding added 10 points and junior power forward Bridget Gunther nabbed another 10 rebounds. Viroqua sophomore Hallie Sherry scored a game-high 18 points in the loss.

Bangor Cardinals 49, Necedah Cardinals 38

Necedah’s perfect conference record was finally tarnished with a road loss to the Cardinals Thursday, Jan. 24 in Bangor.

Bangor junior Karsen Kershner recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds while sophomore Megan Miedema also corralled 10 rebounds for the Cardinals. Senior guard Emily Herried led the way for Necedah with 14 points.

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Regional Sports Reporter

Regional Sports Reporter