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GLENWOOD CITY - Spring Valley lost its eighth straight Dunn-St. Croix Conference boys' basketball game Monday evening 46-40 to Glenwood City. GC led led 26-21 at halftime and broke out to a 12 point lead, 42-30, to start the fourth quarter. The Cardinals rallied by outscoring the Hilltoppers, 11-8 overall, 8-4 in the final quarter of play but it was not enough. Sam Green led the Cards' in scoring wiht 14 points. Teammate Sean Borgerding finished with 10 points and Lucas Olson scored seven points. The 'Toppers had four players score between 9-10 points.
CLEAR LAKE - The Elmwood/Plum City prep girls basketball team won its second straight non-conference game 42-34 over Clear Lake Monday evening. EPC outscored the home team 12-7 in a decisive fourth quarter after Clear Lake had crept to within three points, 30-27, to start the final quarter. Cheyanne Catura and Taylor Chilson both scored 14 points to lead the Wolves to their fifth win this season (5-13 overall).
An Ellsworth woman was cited for inattentive driving which led to a three-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in the town of Trenton. Wendy L. Thompson, 53, 183 Evergreen Estates, was southbound on US Highway 63, approaching 370th Ave. and County Highway V. The report states she was following a car driven by James M. Leslie, 20, W5102 County Highway G, Beldenville and a truck driven by Kenneth K.
PRESCOTT - The Ellsworth High School wrestling team used strong first and semifinal round performances to secure another Middle Border Conference title despite strong opposition from New Richmond and No. 5 ranked Amery. The No. 3 ranked Panthers won their 12th straight MBC title with 244.5 points, ahead of New Richmond's 223 and Amery's 200.5 Saturday afternoon. EHS built up its big lead in the first round by advancing all 14 wrestlers to the semifinals and then putting through 10 of those wrestlers to the finals.
RIVER FALLS - No. 3 ranked Spring Valley/Elmwood prep wrestling team had two individual champions in the Big Rivers/Dunn-St. Croix Wrestling Jamboree held Saturday at River Falls High School. The Redbirds finished third in the team scoring. No. 5 Hudson won the title with 240 points followed by No. 12 Menomonie 213 and SV/Elmwood at 205.5 Hurlburt defeated Hudson's top-ranked Matt Koski for the 132-pound title by a pinfall in 2:12.
ELMWOOD - The Elmwood/Plum City boys' basketball team is back in first place in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference after winning an intense 62-52 home contest over Mondovi Friday evening. The Wolves, 10-7 overall and 7-3 in the D-SC, led early on 14-5 and went on a 9-0 run late in the second quarter after Mondovi cut their lead to 20-19. EPC maintained its lead throughout the second half thanks to the scoring of Alex Boyer, who led all scorers with 21 points, and Nick Bechel, who finished with 14.
Elmwood/Plum City's boys' basketball team looks to get back into first place in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference this evening in a contest vs. Mondovi in Elmwood. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. Mondovi leads the D-SC with a 6-2 record with Colfax behind them at 7-3 and EPC in third at 6-3. A win by the Wolves would put them in a first-place tie with Colfax, which has a bye this evening. Mondovi is 8-8 overall and Elmwood/PC is 9-7. EPC saw its seven-game winning streak snapped Tuesday at Glenwood City.
PRESCOTT - A big first quarter lead was enough to keep Prescott High School's girls basketball team in front of Ellsworth for the entire ballgame Thursday, on its way to a 43-25 Highway 10 West Rivarly win. Ellsworth got in early foul trouble and Prescott was able to take a 15-4 first quarter advantage. The Cardinal led 30-13 at halftime powered by Amanda Murphy's 11 points.
Girls basketball Prescott 43, Ellsworth 25 Mondovi 44, Spring Valley 41 St. Croix Central 43, Elmwood/Plum City 23 Wisconsin boys' high school basketball Alma/Pepin 69, Saint Croix Central 55 Arcadia 74, Onalaska Luther 48 Ashland 73, Duluth Marshall, Minn.
A proposed aquaculture project for East Ellsworth will not come to fruition.