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Both Prescott and Elmwood/Plum City won prep boys' basketball games against their Pierce County rivals Tuesday evening. No. 1 Prescott blasted Ellsworth 77-37 at Ellsworth while EPC also won by a crushing margin, 54-29 over Spring Valley in Elmwood. PHS turned a competitive first half against the Panthers into a rout midway through the second quarter. They went on a 9-0 run just before halftime and then outscored EHS 25-11 in the third quarter for a 65-31 advantage.
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LADYSMITH - The Spring Valley/Elmwood prep co-op wrestling team made it back-to-back team sectional championships as they crushed both their opponents at the WIAA Division 3 Ladysmith Sectional Tuesday evening. No. 3 ranked SVE has won three out of the past four team sectional titles. They will take on No. 5 Random Lake in the state semifinals March 7 at the University of Wisconsin Fieldhouse. The other semifinals pits defending champion and No. 2 Coleman against No.
STANLEY - A key win by Ben Achenbach and a key loss by Sawyer Strom helped the Ellsworth High School wrestling team defeat Amery 52-13 in the semifinals of the WIAA Division 2 Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee/Thorp Sectional held at Stanley-Boyd High School Tuesday evening. The No.
There's not a lot of lead time in between the WIAA prep wrestling regional and team sectional meets. So facing a familiar opponent has its advantages as No. 3 ranked Ellsworth gears up for another contest vs. their Middle Border Conference rivals No. 6 Amery this evening in the Division 2 team sectional meet at Stanley-Boyd High School. "We know going in that we have to put in 14 good matches to beat them," EHS coach Mark Matzek said.
The Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week awards go to Prescott wrestlers Paul Hansen and River Christenson; Ellsworth wrestlers Thaddeus Kosnopfol and Ben Achenbach; Spring Valley wrestler Quinton Elliott and Plum City girls basketball player Cheyanne Catura. Catura set a new Elmwood/Plum City co-op scoring record against Spring Valley with 32 points, She also made 13 free throws. Hansen won the 138-pound title at the WIAA Division 2 Ellsworth Regional meet.
GILMANTON - The Elmwood/Plum City girls' prep co-op basketball team crushed Gilmanton in a non-conference game Monday evening by a 62-30 score. EPC was led in scoring by Cheyanne Catura, who finished with 18 points. The win improves the Wolves' overall record to 7-14. The win also matches the win total for the Elmwood and Plum City prep girls basketball teams from last season combined (Elmwood went 1-21, Plum City 6-15). EPC concludes its regular season Thursday at No. 9 ranked Colfax.
Girls Basketball Elmwood/Plum City 62, Gilmanton 30 Glenwood City 38, Prescott 33 Wisconsin boys' high school basketball Athens 48, Spencer 47 Lake Geneva Badger 77, Kenosha Bradford 47 Brookfield Academy 69, Milwaukee Messmer 61 Brown Deer 102, University School of Milwaukee 59 Burlington Catholic Central 45, Greendale Martin Luther 26 Cambridge 67, Hustisford 58 Cashton 68, Ithaca 37 Fond du Lac St.
PLUM CITY - A 24-10 lead at halftime provided enough cushion for the Elmwood/Plum City prep boys basketball co-op team to beat Eau Claire Immnanuel Lutheran 49-39 Saturday afternoon at Plum City High School. EPC jumped out to a 15-4 first quarter advantage on the Lancers, 4-12 overall. Alex Boyer and Nash Gilles both had 13 points for the Wolves, 12-7 overall, and teammate Nick Bechel finished with seven points. ECIL had no one in double figures in scoring. Elmwood/PC hosts rival Spring Valley Tuesday in Elmwood.
The Ellsworth High School wrestling team won the program's 44th WIAA regional championship Saturday in a Division 2 meet hosted by EHS. The No. 3 ranked Panthers scored 313.5 points and were the only team in the meet to get over 200 points. Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee/Thorp was second with 197 points followed by Baldwin-Woodville 139, Prescott 136, Bloomer/Colfax 93, Cornell/Gilman/Lake Holcombe 80 and Eau Claire Regis/Chippewa Falls McDonell 75. Ellsworth will square off with No.