No major statewide upsets in the first round of boys basketball playoffsWisconsin Sports
-- There were no major upsets last night in the first round of the boys’ state high school basketball regionals.
There were no major upsets last night in the first round of the boys’ state high school basketball regionals.
All four defending champions from a year ago advanced to the next round. Division-Three champ Racine Saint Catherine’s and D-Four titlist Benton won their openers, while the other two champs – Wisconsin Lutheran and Madison Memorial – had the night off.
All 56 top seeds advanced to the next round, and 21 of them had byes. The AP number-one teams advanced in all four divisions. De Pere had a bye, while Waukesha Catholic Memorial, Marathon, and Randolph all scored victories.
South Shore, a top-seed in Division-Four, had the most lopsided game of the night. South Shore crushed Lac Courte Oreilles 102-15.
The regionals continue Saturday night in Division-One, and tomorrow night in the other three divisions.