The Madison Edgewood girls basketball team started the game on a 6-2 run early in the first half and ended on a 10-0 run late in the second to take a 61-48 victory over Whitewater at Janesville Craig on Thursday. The Crusaders will advance to the Sun Prairie sectional finals this Saturday where they will take on Platteville.
Senior forward Katie Meriggioli led the Crusaders (22-3) with 28 points and accounted for all the scoring on the team's late 10-0 run. Senior forward Estella Moschkau added 16 points.
Senior guard Rebekah Schumacher led the Whippets (23-1) with 14 points.