Elmwood advances in regionals, PC and SV bow outElmwood High School's boys basketball team moves one to regional semifinals while the seasons for for both Spring Valley and Plum City came to an end Tuesday night.
Elmwood High School's boys basketball team moves one to regional semifinals while the seasons for for both Spring Valley and Plum City came to an end Tuesday night.
Elmwood downed Plum City in a Division 5 first round game at Elmwood 81-64, marking their third straight win this season over the Blue Devils. Kyle Webb led the Raiders in scoring with 21 points, including 11 points in the fourth quarter alone. EHS's Tanner Hoyt finished with 19 points and Logan Wolf scored 11. Chase Luebker finished with 21 points to lead Plum City and teammate Chad Fox scored 20 points.
Elmwood, who has the No. 5 seed in the half-sectional bracket, will be at No. 4 seed Gilmanton Friday evening in the regional semifinals. The winner will take on either No. 1 Chippewa Falls McDonell or No. 9 Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran in the finals Saturday evening. The Raiders improve to 18-5 overall while PC closes their season 6-15 overall.
No. 7 seed Spring Valley lost to No. 10 Ladysmith 67-66. The Cardinals held a four-point lead 66-62 with minute and half left in the game but three missed free-throws helped the Lumberjacks rallied for 5-0 run which included a three-pointer right after one of those missed free-throws plus two made free-throws after a foul with two seconds remaining.
Ladysmith's Zach Mullholland led all scorers with 25 points and he was supported by 23 points from teammate Doni Saboni. Zac Webster led Spring Valley with 23 points and Kyle Bosshart scored 15 points. The Cardinals conclude their season at 7-16 overall while the Lumberjacks improve to 5-18 as move on in the tournament.