Rivalries mark this week's prep basketball action in Pierce CountyIntra-county games and rivalries mark the final week of prep basketball action before Christmas.
Intra-county games and rivalries mark the final week of prep basketball action before Christmas.
Both Prescott and Ellsworth take on each other in Hwy. 10 Rivalry games in girls and boys basketball. The PHS-EHS girls hoops' games is tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Ellsworth while the boys' contest is Thursday also beginning at the same time in Prescott.
The Ellsworth girls will look to stop Prescott's four-game winning streak which has them in second place in the Middle Border Conference while also stopping a three-game losing streak on their part.
Meanwhile, the Prescott boys need a win to stay in the top half of the MBC after losing to both Baldwin-Woodville and Somerset. The Ellsworth's boys team is too looking to stop a three-game losing streak.
Another rivalry game on tap is the Eau Galle River clash between Spring Valley and Elmwood in boys' basketball Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Spring Valley. Elmwood will try for its fifth Dunn-St. Croix Conference win which will keep them a game and a half behind league leader and No. 7 ranked Elk Mound. The unbeaten Mounders are at Plum City Thursday.
All three county girls basketball teams in the D-SC will be at home for games Friday. Spring Valley hosts Elk Mound, Elmwood takes on Boyceville and Plum City faces Mondovi.