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PC, Elmwood lose tourney games, regional semifinal match-ups set

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PC, Elmwood lose tourney games, regional semifinal match-ups set
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

The seasons for both the Plum City and Elmwood prep boys basketball teams both came to an end Tuesday evening in first round action of the WIAA Division 5 regional tournament.

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Plum City, the No. 6 seed was beaten 59-35 by No. 3 seeded Cochrane-Fountain City at C-FC while No. 8 Elmwood lost 72-39 at No. 1 seed Gilmanton.

PC only trailed 28-20 at halftime against the Pirates, 16-7 overall, but were outscored 31-15 in the second half. Wyatt Schultz had 10 points for Plum City and teammate Alex Boyer scored nine points. C-FC's Dylan Geiger led all scorers with 14 points.

Elmwood never scored more than 10 points a quarter until the fourth at Gilmanton, 17-4 overall.  The Raiders trailed 34-11 at halftime. Levi Wolf was EHS's leading scorer with 14 points. The Panthers' Desmond Davis led all scorers with 22 points.

Plum City ends the season 6-14 overall and Elmwood 2-21.

Three Pierce County teams are still alive in their respective regional tournaments having been byed to Friday's semifinals. These match-ups are now set. Prescott will host Amery and Ellsworth will take on Maple Northwestern at Ellsworth in Division 3 and Spring Valley will be at home to face Eau Claire Regis in a Division 4 match-up. Tip-off for each game will be at 7:00 p.m.  No. 7 seeded Amery won its first round game 59-50 over Osceola, No. 5 Northwestern beat St. Croix Central 57-49 and No. 3 Regis crushed Boyceville 86-53.

WIAA Boys Basketball Tournament Brackets

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