Women’s basketball off to a fast start

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The undefeated Madison College women’s basketball team has had a dominant start to the season.

Its closest game among the first six of the season was an 11-point victory over Anoka-Ramsey Community College.

The 6-0 WolfPack has beaten its opponents by an average of 34 points a game. It’s largest margin of victory in that stretch was 63 points.

No opponent has scored 60 points yet, with Madison College allowing just 39.3 points a game.

The team has seven games remaining before its Jan. 6 conference opener against Wilbur Wright College. Four of those games will be at home starting on Dec. 5 against Elgin Community College.

Madison College 71, Black Hawk College 28

A quick start and strong defense gave Madison College all it would need in a 71-28 victory on Nov. 20. The WolfPack held Black Hawk College to 10 first-half points and took a 43-10 lead at halftime.

Jenna Endres led the team with 16 points and four rebounds. Taylor Nelson added 14 points, eight assists and six steals. Rachel Slaney scored 11 points and had eight rebounds.

Madison College 83, Sauk Valley College 47

A strong second quarter enabled Madison College to pull away from Sauk Valley College, an NJCAA Division I team, en route to an 83-47 victory on Nov. 18.

Madison College outscored Sauk Valley 31-9 in the second quarter to take control of the game by halftime.

Slaney led Madison College with 16 points. Three other players reached double figures for the WolfPack, with Nelson scoring 13, Endres adding 12 and Megan Petty tallying 10.

Madison College 83, UW-Rock County 20

Madison College recorded its most lopsided win so far this season on Nov. 10, a 83-20 victory over visiting UW-Rock County.

Kaitlyn Kast led the team with 16 points on 7 for 11 shooting. She also was the team’s top rebounder with six. Endres added 12 points for the WolfPack, while Nelson scored 10. Thirteen players scored in the game for Madison College.

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