Prep Mania Game of the Week
It was Cardinals vs. Cardinals Friday night as Middleton hosted Sun Prairie in boys basketball action. Middleton used an 18-0 run to build a lead that was too big for Sun Prairie to overcome as Middleton came away with a 58-52 win.
Sun Prairie got off to a good start as a Deshawn Black scored an easy layup to give the visiting Cardinals a 23-16 lead.
That lead wouldn’t last.
Middleton closed the half with a 4-0 run to trail 23-20 at halftime. After the break, Middleton kept firing. They scored 18 unanswered points to take a 34-23 lead. The home Cardinals outscored their opponents 16-2 in the third quarter.
Once they built their lead, Middleton finished the game at the free throw line. The Cardinals went 19-20 from the charity stripe to finish the game with a 58-52 win.