PC boys' wins second in a row while Elmwood and SV loseElmwood lost its first place showdown with Colfax 44-37 and Spring Valley lost too but Plum City won its second straight Dunn-St. Croix Conference contest by a single point over Glenwood City.
Elmwood fell from the ranks of the unbeaten in Dunn-St. Croix Conference play, as they lost at Colfax Friday 44-37.
EHS rallied to come within two points for the first place Vikings at 37-35 but were outscored 7-2 for the duration of the ballgame.
Meanwhile Plum City won its second straight league game 44-43 at Glenwood City after Chad Fox’s three-pointer with :41 seconds remaining lifted the Blue Devils to the win.
Fox finished with 12 points and nine rebounds while Chase Luebker scored 16 points and pulled down 13 rebounds for the Blue Devils (2-3, 2-3) who controlled the glass.
Plum City outrebounded Glenwood City by 17 and tallied 18 offensive rebounds. It was a good thing the Blue Devils had such an advantage on the boards because they shot just 33 percent.
“They’re really crashing the boards well and reading the right spots,” Blue Devils head coach Zach Watkins said.
No team ever led by more than four points in a contest where neither team shot well.
Meanwhile Spring Valley lost its third straight league game 55-33 to Boyceville.
Troy Rudesill scored 10 points for the Cardinals but he was the only SV player in double figures while the Bulldogs had three such players. The Cards were outscored 18-6 in the first quarter and were outscored 19-5 at the free-throw line. In fact Valley only made 5-of-18 free throws all game.
The Red Wing Republican-Eagle Sports Staff contributed to this report.