MONROE — Grey Wixom scored 15 points and was the only Fort Atkinson player in double digits as the Blackhawks were defeated by Monroe in a Badger South boys basketball game on Friday night.

Carson Leuzinger made seven buckets and all four of his free throws to lead Monroe (14-4, 9-2 Badger South) with 21 points.

Wixom scored nine of his points in the first half as Fort Atkinson (5-13, 2-9) played to a 29-22 deficit.

The Blackhawks had been victorious in their previous three games and in four of their last five games. It was the first three-game winning streak since the team went to the WIAA Division 2 sectionals in 2016.

Fort Atkinson will continue its season on the road against Monona Grove at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

MONROE 61, FORT ATKINSON 47

Fort Atkinson 22 25 — 47

Monroe 29 32 — 61

Fort Atkinson (fg ftm-fta pts) — Fenner 1 0-0 2, Badger 1 0-0 2, Cosson 2 0-0 6, Haffelder 3 0-0 7, Wixom 6 2-4 15, Stiemke 3 2-2 7, Evans 1 0-0 2, Kees 2 0-0 6. Totals — 17 4-6 47.

Monroe — Leuzinger 8 4-4 21, Golembieski 3 0-0 8, Meyer 2 2-4 8, Mattley 3 0-0 7, Bunter 3 0-1 6, Seagraves 4 2-2 11. Totals — 24 8-11 61.

3-point goals — M (Leuzinger, Golembieski 2, Mattley, Seagraves) 5, FA (Haffelder, Wixom, Stiemke, Kees 2) 5. Total fouls — FA 15, M 11.

Palmyra-Eagle 73, Montello 23

PALMYRA — For the eighth straight game, Aiden Calderon scored over 20 points as Palmyra-Eagle defeated Montello, 73-23, in a non-conference game Saturday at Palmyra-Eagle High School.

Calderon led the way for the Panthers with 24 points. The junior forward has averaged 25.1 points per game the last eight contests.

Senior Danny Hammond finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds and junior Cameron Joyner also broke double digits with 11 points.

Senior Brandon Wilde scored four points and added 13 assists and eight rebounds.

Palmyra-Eagle led 40-14 at halftime and surrendered just nine second-half points.

The Panthers (16-3, 10-0 Trailways South) will take on Deerfield (12-8 8-2) in a conference match up Tuesday in Deerfield at 7:15 p.m. Palmyra-Eagle can win the Trailways South outright with a victory.

PALMYRA-EAGLE 73, MONTELLO 23

Montello 14 9 — 23

Palmyra-Eagle 40 33 — 73

Montello (fg ftm-fta pts) — Postlov 1 2-4 5, Kendall 3 0-0 8, Phillips 1 0-0 2, Isberner 1 1-2 3, Jones 1 1-2 3, Schehr 1 0-0 2. Totals — 8 4-8 23.

Palmyra-Eagle — Wilde 1 2-3 4, Joyner 4 1-5 11, D. Hammond 6 2-5 15, Webber 1 0-0 2, J. Hammond 1 0-0 3, Garlock 2 0-0 5, Calderon 8 7-9 24, Carpenter 4 1-2 9. Totals — 27 13-24 73.

3-point goals — M (Postlov, Kendall 2) 3; PE (Joyner 2, D. Hammond, J. Hammond, Garlock, Calderon) 6. Total fouls — M 20, PE 13.

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