Sophomore guard Jack Campion scored 12 of his team-high 14 points in the first half as the Milton boys basketball team defeated Portage, 84-39, in a non-conference game Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Milton.
The Red Hawks (1-1) separated themselves from the Warriors (0-2) with a 42-24 halftime advantage. Milton continued its efficient offensive play with another 42 points after halftime. Portage was held to just 15 points in the second half.
Junior guard Evan Jordahl finished with 13 points, all coming in the second half. Juniors Ethan Burrows and Sam Burdette scored 12 points each in the Red Hawks’ first win of the season.
Milton will host Stoughton in a Badger South opener Saturday, Dec. 7, at Milton High School at 1:30 p.m.
Badger South Conference Relays
Milton’s 200-yard medley relay team finished first at the Badger South Conference Relays as the Milton boys swimming team placed sixth at the conference relays held Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Stoughton High School.
The Red Hawks collected 50 points at the conference meet, while Monona Grove won with 102 points.
It was the 200-yard medley relay team of Devin Woodcock, Cole Witt, Ryker Bailey and Gavin Bartels that placed first in the event with a time of 1 minute, 53.90 seconds.
In the 300-yard backstroke relay, Bailey, Witt and Woodcock teamed up for a third-place finish with a time of time of 3:14.57.
Milton also placed third in the 400-yard freestyle relay with the team of Bailey, Woodcock, Witt and Bartels.
The Red Hawks will swim in the Delavan-Darien Invitational Saturday, Dec. 7, at in Delavan at 11 a.m.
An updated version of these stories will appear in the Dec. 12 edition of the Milton Courier.