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Boys basketball: Cardinals receive three seed for state tournament

The Prescott Cardinals boys basketball team received the No. 3 seed for the Division 3 WIAA State Tournament.

With the three seed, Prescott (24-2) will face East Troy (No. 2, 21-5), the Sectional 3 champions who defeated Edgerton (20-5) 65-56 on Saturday, March 10 to earn a trip to the state tournament.

Valders (No. 1, 23-3) received the top seed after upsetting Xavier, last year's state champs who took down the Cardinals in the 2017 state finals, by a 59-57 defeat in Saturday's sectional finals. They'll face Kettle Moraine Lutheran (No. 4, 22-5) in the first game of the Division 3 semifinals on Thursday, March 15 at 1:35 p.m. at the Kohl Center. The East Troy vs. Prescott game will follow at approximately 3:15 p.m.

Prescott High School will be selling state semifinals tickets for $10 on Tuesday, March 13 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the high school commons. Ticket sales will resume on Wednesday, March 14 in the high school office during the school day.

The Prescott School District is also offering a fan bus for Thursday's game. The bus is scheduled to leave at 9:15 a.m. (as long as there are enough riders) and return to Prescott at approximately 9:30 p.m. Those with questions regarding ticket sales or the fan bus can contact Matt Smith at the high school.

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