Valley pulls off regional shocker, Prescott and Elmwood also winIn one of the biggest upsets in the state in regional first round games last night, Spring Valley, the No. 6 seed in the WIAA Division 4 Osceola Regional with a 1-20 record, came away with a 45-44 win over Clear Lake. The Cardinals were joined in regional victory by Elmwood and Prescott.
In one of the biggest upsets in the state in WIAA regional first round games Tuesday evening, Spring Valley, the No. 6 seed in the Division 4 Osceola Regional with a 1-20 record, came away with a 45-44 win over Clear Lake. The Cardinals were joined in regional victory by Pierce County teams Elmwood and Prescott.
Valley scored its most points in a single game this season vs. the Warriors, 8-14 overall. They outscored CL 18-11 in quarters two and three led by Riley Harrison's 12 points. They will play at No. 1 seeded Grantsburg, 14-8 overall, Friday.
Elmwood topped Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran at home 44-35. Christina McKune scored 18 points as the Raiders used a 9-2 second quarter margin in their favor for a lead they never relinquished. Elmwood, the No. 4 seed in the Division 5 Mondovi Regional, will play at No. 1 seed and No. 9 ranked statewide Independence, who beat No. 8 seed Plum City 41-23. The Indees, 19-4 overall, outscored PC 19-0 in the third quarter after a close first half. Heather Von Holtum led PC in scoring with seven points. Elmwood, 6-15 overall, took Independence to overtime when the two teams met last month. PC finishes the season 1-20.
Prescott was also a regional, first round winner. The Cardinals whipped Baldwin-Woodville at home 45-29. PHS, 16-7 overall, will play at No. 2 seed and no. 12 ranked Mondovi, 18-4, Friday.