Girls Basketball: Badger North-Baraboo at Portage, Baraboo looks to rebound after their first loss of the season Friday in Reedsburg but the Thunderbirds are still atop the Badger North standings at 8-1 with a 15-1 overall mark. Baraboo struggled with turnovers against Reedsburg’s man defense while Reedsburg was efficient on offense as they continue their long winning streak in Reedsburg against Baraboo. Baraboo will visit Portage tonight and the Warriors broke a long losing streak Friday with a 53-35 win over Sauk for their first league victory of the season and it’s their fourth win of the season. Caitlyn Hibner leads Portage in scoring and may be the best Freshman in the conference this year. Baraboo won 63-45 in the first meeting this year and they look for the regular season series sweep tonight. Join Scott Pionke and Kristi Feld for pre-game coverage around 7:20 PM tonight live on 99.7 FM and AM 740-WRPQ Radio!
Sauk-Prairie at Reedsburg-The Reedsburg girls have won three in a row and two of them have been over state ranked opponents as the Beavers have knocked off Onalaska and Baraboo over the last week plus and they now have a 5-3 league record and an overall mark of 11-5. Reedsburg takes some momentum into tonight’s game with the Sauk-Prairie Eagles who enter play tonight at 1-7 in Badger Norht with six straight losses in league play including a loss to Portage Friday with coach Bob Marquardt’s squad at 6-11 overall. This is the first meeting this year between the two squads with a postponement in the first scheduled matchup with the make-up date February 16th.
Waunakee at De Forest-Waunakee stands a game back of Baraboo in second place in the Badger North standings at 6-2 with both losses to Baraboo with De Forest coming on at 5-3 in the conference but they lost 61-49 vs Waunakee earlier in the season.
South-Central Conference-Wautoma at Wisconsin Dells, Dells sits at 2-3 in the league after a tough loss 48-45 at Westfield well over a week ago in their most recent game after a postponement to February 21st with Adams last week. The Lady Chiefs are 7-9 overall with Wautoma just 1-7 in league play and they lost by 19 points vs Wisconsin Dells in their first matchup.
Mauston at Westfield
Adams-Friendship at Nekoosa-Adams leads the conference at 5-0 after beating Westfield last week.
Non-Conference-Lodi at River Valley, Lodi leads Capitol North and they’re 14-2 overall and facing a River Valley team that is 4-12 and a winner only once in their last ten games overall.
Monday-New Lisbon 43 Weston 34
Boys Basketball: Non-Conference-Auburndale at Baraboo, Baraboo struggled in the second half Saturday in a loss at Sauk-Prairie which drops the Thunderbirds to 1-16 overall with a 15th consecutive loss. Baraboo has cut down their turnover numbers of late but still need to score more points and Coach Brian Bauer’s alma mater-Auburndale High School, comes to town tonight for non-c0nference action. Auburndale is 17-0 on the season and they’re a state ranked team in D-4 this season. Baraboo also goes to Reedsburg Friday night.
Reedsburg at Verona-Reedsburg went a perfect 3-0 last week including a road win at Mount Horeb as they improve to 11-7 overall. Capreace Salinas scored 17 points or more in all three games and is getting back near the offensive production he was at early in the season. Verona is a member of the Big Eight Conference and is 9-8 overall. Reedsburg also hosts Baraboo Friday night.
Badger North-Portage heads to Waunakee tonight for Badger North boys basketball action. Portage has fallen to 4-4 in league play with losses in three of their last four Badger North games including a 59-47 setback vs De Forest on Saturday. Portage is 8-10 overall and they face a Waunakee squad that can wrap up the outright league title with a win, coming in at 8-0 in the conference and 14-4 overall. Portage took Waunakee to OT before losing 81-71 in the first meeting.
Non-Conference-River Valley at Mauston, River Valley is 12-6 0verall and still in contention in the SWC after a win over Prairie Du Chien Friday. Mauston is 14-5 and will finish second in the SCC but the Golden Eagles must go on without Wayne State recruit Joel Heesch who is outfor the rest of the year as he deals with blood clot issues in his lungs that were discovered recently.
Ridge and Valley-Ithaca at Weston
Monday-Necedah 48 Hillsboro 40 in Scenic Bluffs Conference play
Royall 65 Kickapoo 29 in non-conference action
Mount Horeb 61-56 over Platteville in a non-league contest
Boys Hockey: Reedsburg-Wisconsin Dells at West Salem Coop at 7 PM-RWD played well but fell to 11-10 overall with a loss Saturday 3-1 against Wisconsin Rapids, the number one seed in the Wisconsin Dells Sectional. RWD is just 2-5 over the last seven games and looking to build some momentum again before post-season play begins next week. West Salem’s coop 14-3-3 this year and playing as an independent.
Girls Hockey: Badger Thunder at Mosinee at 7 PM. Thunder has just two games left in the regular season and they are 7-13-2 overall after a 12-0 trouncing of Viroqua in their last outing in the fifth shutout of the season. The Central Wisconsin Storm is based out of Mosinee and they are having a big season at 20-1-1 heading into play tonight. The Thunder goes to Black River Falls Thursday to close out the regular season.
Gymnastics: Waunakee at Sauk-Prairie at 6:30 PM at Grand Avenue School