January 21, 2011 | 10:46 PMUnion Grove -- The Badger boys basketball team snapped its nine-game losing streak in grand fashion Friday night.
Badger outscored host Union Grove (9-5, 5-2) 16-3 in overtime to steal a 68-55 victory in Southern Lakes action.
Badger (2-10, 2-5) led 44-37 after three quarters, but the Broncos used a 15-8 fourth quarter to force overtime, including a layup with six seconds left to tie the game at 52-52.
However, the Badgers jumped all over Union Grove in overtime, scoring the first seven points to take control. Badger freshman Jacob Growel scored seven of his team-high 14 points in overtime.
Badger nearly won the game at the end of regulation with a three-pointer that went in and out.
Senior guard Brendan Gruenwald-Schmitz scored 13 points for Badger, and senior forward Bobby Lamparek added 11.
Check Wednesday's Regional News for a full story.
Other area scores
Union Grove 59, Badger 46
Dodgeland 52, Williams Bay 40
McFarland 70, Big Foot 55
East Troy 72, Beloit Turner 30
Brodhead 49, Whitewater 43
Milwaukee School of Languages 68, Wilmot 65