SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - The Beloit Memorial boys basketball team ran into a buzzsaw Saturday night in the form of the Sun Prairie Cardinals.
The first-place Cards blasted the Purple Knights 88-38 to improve to 16-1 overall and 13-1 in Big Eight play.
Sun Prairie led 55-21 at halftime as Marlon Ruffin scored 23 of his game-high 29 points. Bonzy Fair led Beloit Memorial with 14 points while John Rodriguez added nine.
Super sophomore Jalen Johnson added 14 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for the Cards.
Beloit Memorial (4-13, 3-10) will play at Craig Thursday night.
• PARKVIEW 80, MADISON COUNTRY DAY 39: The Vikings improved to 10-6 overall and 4-3 in the Trailways Conference with a blowout home victory Friday night.
The Vikings' balanced scoring attack was led by Riley Carroll's 16 points. Eli Hoscheit added 14, Justin Blach had 13 and Jarret Brown had 12 for Parkview, who led 39-14 at halftime.
• GIRLS BASKETBALL: JANESVILLE CRAIG 83, BELOIT MEMORIAL 30: The Purple Knights dropped to 0-15 in the Big Eight and 2-17 overall with a loss at Janesville Craig Saturday night.
The Cougars led 50-18 at halftime and cruised to the victory. Freshman Claudia Fierias led the Cougars with 25 points, while Cassie Goswick added 16.
Beloit Memorial was led by Ter'Rayjanay Peppers, who scored nine points.
• EDGERTON 54, BRODHEAD 52: The visiting Crimson Tide rallied from a 24-19 alftime dheficit and defeated the Cardinals by a bucket.
Edgerton senior Bethany Oren scored 15 of her 20 points in the second half to lead the Tide's rallly.
Brooke Bescup led the Cardinals with 15 points while Erin Nyhus added 12.
• BIG FOOT 59, MCFARLAND 58: Courtney Schoenbeck hit a pair of free throws with 14 seconds left to lead the Chiefs to a big home win over McFarland.
The Chiefs' victory was their ffith in a row and kept the Chiefs within a game of first-place Jefferson with a RVC record of 12-2. Schoenbeck finished with 13 points while sophomore Reagan Courier led the Chiefs with 19 points.
Big Foot, which led 29-24 at halftime, will host Brodhead Monday night.