BELOIT—The Beloit Memorial girls volleyball team placed ninth in the Big Eight’s Conference volleyball tournament, held Saturday at Barkin Arena.

The Knights defeated Madison East in the ninth-place game. After splitting the first two sets, Madison East was forced to forfeit the third set.

Verona defeated Middleton in the title match, winning 25-19, 25-17.

• ROCK VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT: McFarland defeated Brodhead in the title match, winning 25-9, 25-13 to run away with the crown.

Edgerton placed third, while Big Foot was fifth. Beloit Turner and Clinton tied for ninth, with the Cougars picking up their only win in a match against Turner.

• CROSS COUNTRY: The Beloit Memorial cross country teams competed in Saturday’s Big Eight Cross Country Meet, with the girls not fielding a complete team and the boys finishing last in the field.

The Beloit Memorial boys were led by Ben Johnson’s 21:04, while the girls were paced by Kylie White’s 22:31.

Griffin Ward of Middleton won the race with a 15:58, while Madison West took the team crown. In the girls race, Middleton’s Lauren Pansegrau ran a 17:59 to win by exactly a minute, and the Cardinals took the team title.

• SWIMMING: JANESVILLE CRAIG 102, BELOIT MEMORIAL 66: The Purple Tide fell in a home dual meet Friday night to the Cougars.

Beloit Memorial’s Kori Burnett once again stood out, winning the 50-free in 26.42 and the 100-freey in 58.54.

The Tide’s 200-free relay team of Burnett, Caroline Severson, Kassidy Thomas and Ellie Saladar placed first with a 1:51.85. Norah Saladar had Beloit’s other first-place finish, Norah Saladar won the 100-back with a 1:09.25.

The Purple Tide will be back in the pool at the Big Eight Conference swimming meet, which will take place in Middleton on Friday, Oct. 29.



At Edgerton

Conference tournament standings—1, McFarland; 2, Brodhead; 3, Edgerton; 4, Whitewater; 5, Evansville; 6, Walworth Big Foot; 7, East Troy; 8, Clinton; 9, Jefferson; 10, Beloit Turner.

Conference dual-match standings—McFarland 9-0; Brodhead 8-1; Edgerton 7-2; Walworth 5-4; Whitewater 5-4; East Troy 4-5; Evansville 4-5; Jefferson 2-6; Beloit Turner 1-7; Clinton 0-9.

Final overall standings—1, McFarland 27 points; 2, Brodhead 24; 3, Edgerton 21; 4, Whitewater 18; 5, Walworth Big Foot 14; 6, Evansville 13; 7, East Troy 9; 8, Jefferson 5; 9 (tie), Beloit Turner 2, Clinton 2.

Championship match—McFarland def. Brodhead.

Third place—Edgerton def. Whitewater.

Semifinals—McFarland def. Whitewater; Brodhead def. Edgerton.

Quarterfinals—Whitewater def. Big Foot; McFarland def. Beloit Turner; Brodhead def. East Troy; Edgerton def. Evansville.

Play-in matches—Beloit Turner def. Jefferson; East Troy def. Clinton.

Fifth place—Evansville def. Big Foot.

Seventh place—East Troy def. Clinton.

Ninth place—Jefferson def. Beloit Turner.

Consolation semifinals—Big Foot def. Clinton; Evansville def. East Troy.

Consolation quarterfinals—Clinton def. Beloit Turner; East Troy def. Jefferson.


At Beloit Memorial

Championship—Verona def. Middleton, 25-19, 25-17.

Third place—Madison Memorial def. Janesville Craig, 20-25, 25-12, 15-13.

Semifinals—Middleton def. Janesville Craig 25-22, 25-20; Verona def. Madison Memorial 25-20, 25-22.

Fifth place—Madison La Follette def. Madison West, 25-23, 25-13.

Seventh place—Sun Prairie def. Janesville Parker, 25-16, 25-17.

Consolation semifinals—Madison La Follette def. Madison West 25-23, 25-13; Sun Prairie def. Janesville Parker 25-16, 25-17.

Ninth place—Beloit Memorial def. Madison East, 21-25, 25-23, forfeit third set.

Pool A records—Middleton 4-0; Madison Memorial 3-1; Madison La Follette 2-2; Sun Prairie 1-3; Beloit Memorial 0-4.

Pool B records—Verona 4-0; Janesville Craig 3-1; Madison West 2-2; Janesville Parker 1-3; Madison East 0-4.

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