For the first time ever the Sun Prairie boys lacrosse team defeated powerhouse Waunakee, rallying from a three-goal deficit to defeat the Warriors, 6-5, on Thursday.

WAUNAKEE — For the first time in five years the Sun Prairie boys lacrosse team stood toe-to-toe with Waunakee, and this time defeated their Badlax League rivals, 6-5.

The Cardinals (14-1 overall, 7-1 Badlax League) trailed 5-2 heading into the fourth period, but a four-goal onslaught led them to victory, their 14th in a row.

“We’ve always been a second-half team, and we stayed that way yet again,” said Sun Prairie head coach Andy Schantz. “They never gave up and it paid off. Every single defender played extremely well, for the entire 48 minutes.”

Six different players scored goals in the win. Those goals were scored by Andrew Engeler, Kaden Brunson, Aiden Edison, Diesel Schraufnagel, Wyatt Christensen and Brad Brown.

Brown and Brunson led the team with three points apiece, adding two assists to their goals.

“Hats off to Brad Brown who had one of his best games this season and probably had the best performance on the team, along with goalie Karson Sutton, enduring an injury in the process but playing through it,” Schantz said.

Sutton finished the night with 16 saves.

Sun Prairie currently sits at 7-1 in Badlax League play, behind Middleton (10-1) and Sauk Prairie (9-1).

The Cardinals face Sauk Prairie Tuesday on the road at 5 p.m.



Sun Prairie continued its winning way Saturday with a non-conference blowout of visiting Milwaukee Marquette.

Eidson scored six goals and had a team-high seven points, while Engeler added a goal and five assists for a six-point performance.

Sutton made 10 saves while Owen Baker added six saves.

(Thursday’s Game)


Sun Prairie 1 0 1 4 — 6

Waunakee 1 3 1 0 — 4

Sun Prairie Statistics

Goals (6): Engeler 1, Brunson 1, Edison 1, Schraufnagel 1, W. Christensen 1, Brown 1.

Assists (5): Brown 2, Brunson 2, Engeler 1.

Ground Balls (33): Culbertson 5, Brunson 5, Breunig 4.

Goalie (saves): Sutton (16).

(Saturday’s Game)


Marquette 0 1 1 2 — 4

Sun Prairie 3 7 6 1 — 17

Sun Prairie Statistics

Goals (17): Edison 6, Brown 3, Breunig 1, Mikula 1, Engeler 1, Birkrem 1, B. Christensen 1, Schraufnagel 1, W. Christensen 1, Culbetson 1.

Assists (17): Engeler 5, Bruns 4, Three with 2 each.

Ground Balls (29): Breunig 5, Mikula 3,Brunson 3, Svendsen 3.

Goalie (saves): Sutton (10), Baker (6).

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