Thursday HS Basketball Recap: Boy's Sectional Finals set; Edgewood plays for D3 girl's title

With the basketball season winding down across Wisconsin, some area teams are still going for the gold.

In girl's basketball, Edgewood (24-3) defeated Wrightstown 60-38. Four players hit double figures for the Crusaders. They'll take on Martin Luther (26-1) on Saturday around 3:30pm for the Division 3 championship.

Division 2 (Beaver Dam against Monroe) and Division 1 (Middleton versus De Pere) will play Friday in Green Bay. The D2 semifinals are at 1:35pm, while the D1 semifinals are at 6:35pm.

In boy's basketball, Madison Memorial and Madison East will play for a trip to... well, Madison, since that's where the state tournament is held, in Division 1. The Spartans and Purgolders split their regular-season meetings, each earning road victories. Madison East was one of just three teams to beat the Spartans this year. Memorial took down Middleton 57-51 to advance to the Sectional Final, while Madison East, by far the lowest seed still remaining (all other remaining D1 seeds are seeded third or higher) as a 10-loss eight seed, beat Muskego 76-68. The teams will play at Sun Prairie at 1pm on Saturday afternoon.

In Division 2, Waunakee easily dispatched Monona Grove 65-47 to advance to the sectional final, where they will play fellow #1 seed Westosha Central in Middleton for a shot at a trip to state.

Division 3 featured a double-overtime victory for Lake Mills over Beloit Turner, 62-58. The L-Cats will face Adams-Friendship in Waunakee Saturday night at 7pm for a chance at making it to state.

Top-seeded Darlington dispatched New Glarus 73-59 and will play in Baraboo against another #1 seed, Cochrane-Fountain City, at 1pm in Division 4.

In Division 5, #1 Barneveld got a narrow win over Pecatonica 45-44. They'll play Hilbert in Watertown at 7pm.

-You can get full breakdowns on each game, including recaps and previews, from, by going here

-You can see the brackets at the WIAA website by going here

Jimmie Kaska

Jimmie Kaska

Jimmie Kaska covers high school and college sports for iHeartMedia in Wisconsin and the Midwest. His work is featured on The Big 1070-Madison, The Big 920-Milwaukee, and News/Talk WMEQ-Eau Claire. Read more


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