WIAA Girls Regional Semi-Finals:
(No. 3) New London 61, (No. 6) Shawano 29
The Bulldogs carried a commanding 41-8 lead into halftime and moved easily into the regional finals. Leah Porath hit for 22 points for New London and Meghan Besaw added 14. New London now awaits the winner of (No. 2) Lakeland or (No. 7) Mosinee, who play Saturday.
(No. 1) Hortonville 75, (No. 8) Rhinelander 54
Hortonville cruises into the regional finals with the victory and will now host either (No. 4) Merill or (No. 5) Medford on Saturday. Shay Frederick paced the Polar Bears with 16 points. Three other Hortonville scorers reached double figures: Lexi Walter scored 14, Olivia Griesbach dumped in 13 and Morgan Allen went for 11 points. Kaly Kostrova scored a game-high 35 points in the losing effort.
High School Boys Basketball
Shawano 58, New London 45
The Shawano Hawks conclude their regular season play with a home win on Senior Night. Shawano relied on balanced scoring, led by Dakota Maltbey, who went 7-of-7 from the floor for a team-high 15 points and five rebounds. Carter Weisnicht and Cole Nelson scored eight each for Shawano, while Tyrell Hesse added seven. The Hawks were also consistent from beyond the arch, converting 5-of-9 3-point buckets. New London was led in scoring by Devin Winkler and Garrett Locy, each scoring 11 points. Both teams turn ahead to postseason play, as (No. 8) Shawano hosts (No. 9) Mosinee and (No. 10) New London hits the road to (No. 7) Antigo. Both teams begin regional play on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Xavier 80, Green Bay West 39
Menasha 67, Seymour 56
Green Bay East 63, West De Pere 54
Shiocton 56, Amherst 54
Wittenberg-Birnamwood 70, Bonduel 62
Pacelli 73, Weyauwega-Fremont 63
Iola-Scandinavia 65, Manawa 58
Port Edwards at Menominee Indian
Gresham 79, Tigerton 35
Almond-Bancroft 62, Marion 22
Tri-County 70, Bowler 47
Rosholt 48, Wild Rose 46
Pulaski 64, Sheboygan North 59
Jacob DeStarkey scored a game-high 34 points to lead the Red Raiders to victory. Pulaski was in control throughout much of the game, however Sheboygan North clawed their way back from a double-digit deficit to pull within one, but never take the lead. Pulaski enters regionals on a high note and as a No. 1 see in their sectional. They’ll await the winner of Marinette and Seymour, who play Tuesday.
Bay Port 71, Notre Dame 58
Green Bay Southwest 81, Green Bay Preble 47
De Pere 73, Manitowoc Lincoln 43
Sheboygan South 63, Ashwaubenon 59
Hortonville 62, Appleton East
Fond Du Lac 82, Kaukauna 76
Neenah 56, Kimberly 55
Oshkosh North 81, Oshkosh West 61
Marinette 84, Clintonville 74
The Clintonville Truckers enter regionals having lost four in a row and eight of their last nine games, after their regular season finale defeat. Clintonville led by three at halftime, but was outscored on the road 50-37 in the second half, despite shooting 53 percent from the floor and knocking down 10-of-22 from deep. Marinette held the advantage at the free throw line, however, converting 20-of-30 to Clintonville’s 8-of-12. Sam Wittman, Nathan Krueger, and Tyler Petermann were responsible for all but six Clintonville points in the game. Wittman poured in 25 points to lead the team, shooting 7-of-12 from 3-point range. Nathan Krueger added a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Tyler Petermann scored 20 points and dished out seven assists. Clintonville is a No. 7 seed in their bracket where they will host No. 10 Northland Pines next Tuesday.
Waupaca at Denmark
Fox Valley Lutheran at Little Chute
Freedom 55, Wrightstown 49
Luxemburg-Casco at Oconto Falls
Gillett at St. Thomas Aquinas
Coleman at Suring
Peshtigo 75, Crivitz 52
Lena 68, Oneida Nation 53
Niagara 61, Wausaukee 57