Elmwood stuns McDonell, pulls off state's biggest first-round upset
CHIPPEWA FALLS - A No. 7 seed with a 3-16 record, on a losing streak, with only nine players on the roster and no JV team, went to Chippewa Falls and pulled off the biggest first-round, regional tournament upset in the state Tuesday.
Elmwood, led by veteran tournament coach John Pollock, beat the Macks 57-55 to stay alive in the Division 4 Durand Regional. They will play No. 3 seed Alma-Pepin Thursday in Alma. The Eagles defeated Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran Tuesday 50-37.