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Boys basketball: Brookshaw honored as Prescott's leading scorer

Peter Brookshaw became Prescott basketball's all-time leading scorer on Saturday, Jan. 27, in his team's loss to Lake Mills. Brookshaw was honored for his accomplishment on his home court on Friday, Feb. 2 prior to the Cardinals' 81-60 win over the Somerset Spartans. Katie Davidson / RiverTown Multimedia

Peter Brookshaw became Prescott basketball's all-time leading scorer in the Cardinals' game against Lake Mills on Saturday, Jan. 27, where Brookshaw scored 34 points.

Brookshaw was honored for his achievement on his team's home court on Friday, Feb. 2 prior to Prescott's 81-60 win over the Somerset Spartans.

"It is a great honor to be recognized like that in front of all the Prescott fans," Brookshaw said. "To score the most points out of all the great players the program has had is truly an honor and a blessing."

"We are very proud of Petey and everything he has accomplished," Prescott's head coach Nick Johnson said. "He's a great player and a better person."

Brookshaw led all scorers on Friday with 36 points.

"He has put in a lot of hard work and dedication to get that record," Johnson said. "He surpassed a lot of great players in Prescott basketball history."

Parker Nielsen added 20 points to Brookshaw's 36.

The Cardinals are now 16-2 overall and 10-0 in conference play. They host the Saint Croix Central Panthers (11-5, 6-4) on Thursday, Feb. 8. The two teams met earlier this season, on Jan. 11, in a game that ended 67-53 in Prescott's favor.

Boyceville 57, Elmwood/Plum City 47

Elmwood/Plum City's losing streak was stretched to five games on Friday, Feb. 1, when the Wolves were defeated 57-47 by the 5-11 Boyceville Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs jumped ahead of the Wolves (5-10, 1-8) in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference standings with the win. The Wolves are now the last-place team in the conference.

EPC committed 11 turnovers to Boyceville's six, and were outrebounded 40 to 31. The Bulldogs earned 18 free-throw attempts in the conference matchup while the Wolves only shot three times from the line.

Boyceville's Luke Knudtson led all scorers with 20 points. Bryce Boda added 16 points to his team's win.

The Wolves were led in scoring by Tyler Maxwell who finished with 13 points, three assists and one block. Luke Baier added 10 points, five rebounds, one assist and one steal to his team's effort.

Jordan Brunner led the Wolves in rebounding with seven boards.

The Wolves host Alma/Pepin on Monday, Feb. 5, and travel to Elk Mound on Thursday, Feb. 8.