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PIERCE COUNTY PREP BASKETBALL ROUND-UP: Streaks continue for SV, Ellsworth boys

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Pierce County Herald
PIERCE COUNTY PREP BASKETBALL ROUND-UP: Streaks continue for SV, Ellsworth boys
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

Two streaks continued for the Spring Valley and Ellsworth high school boys' basketball teams on Tuesday.

Spring Valley won its fifth in a row, dispatching St. Croix Central 56-37 at home while Ellsworth lost its third in a row, 60-46 at Osceola.

Led by 15 points from Jake Helmer, 11 from Ben Becker  and 10 from Zac Webster, Valley concluded it's Dunn-St. Croix Conference schedule with a 11-5 record, 16-5 overall. 

Ellsworth was outscored 21-9 in the third quarter by the Chieftains after trailinbg 31-26 at halftime. Chrystian Kulow was the only Ellsworth player in double figures with 18 points. It's the Panthers third loss in a row to conclude the regular season at 11-8 overall, 9-5 in the Middle Border Conference.

In other boys hoops' action from Tuesday Elmwood was outscored 21-0 in the first quarter on its way to a 75-50 loss at Glenwood City. Noah Wells led the Raiders in scoring with 15 points and Levi Wolf finbished with 14. Plum City's missed a chnce to snap its long losing streak and fell again 44-41 in Eau Claire.  Alex Boyer led the Blue Devils in scoring with 18 points.

In the lone girls game Tuesday, Elmwood lost a close contest at home to Alma/Pepin 46-41.

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