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A flurry of free throws Saturday night helped the Middleton girls basketball team clinch the Big Eight Conference championship with a 58-50 victory over visiting Madison La Follette.
The Cardinals (17-5 overall, 16-2 Big Eight) made 19 of 32 free throws on the night, including 14 of 21 in the second half, to pull away from a 25-22 halftime lead against the Lancers (15-6, 12-6).
Evie Coleman scored all 12 of her points in the second half for Middleton, and Sitori Tanin led the Cardinals with 14 points.
Middleton got 21 points from Kaytlin Eder.