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Plum City moves on to regional finals, Prescott eliminated

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Plum City High School boys' basketball team is in its first regional final since 2006 as they edged Eleva-Strum at Central 50-47 Thursday night. Prescott, however, was eliminated in its regional final.

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The Blue Devils (8-14), the No. 7 seed in the WIAA Division 4 Arcadia Regional tournament, faces the No. 1 seed, Chippewa Falls McDonell (15-8) at 7 p.m. Saturday in Arcadia.

Prescott's long trip to Webster for the Division 3 Amery Regional semifinals was not a good one as the Tigers (18-6) the No. 3 seed, won easily 59-41.

It means the Cardinals have been dethroned as regional champs and finished their season at the .500 mark, 12-12 overall. Webster faces No. 13 ranked and top seed St. Croix Central in the regional final Saturday at Amery.

The Blue Devils won their third game in a row, outscoring the No. 3 seeded Cardinals (9-15) by six in the fourth quarter. PC's Chase Luebker scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Blue Devils. Both Alex Gilles and Tyler Churchill scored 10.

You can read more about the regional tournaments in next week's Herald.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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