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Four Six Rivers East teams fall in opener
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BLANCHARDVILLE - Pecatonica couldn't hang on to a two-point lead heading into the fourth quarter and lost to Shullsburg, 39-32, in a WIAA Division 4 Darlington regional quarterfinal game Tuesday night.

Pecatonica (12-11) led 22-20 entering the fourth quarter. The Miners outscored the Vikings 19-10 in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Shullsburg jumped out to a 14-6 lead in the first quarter.

"You can't wait for something to happen," Pecatonica coach Kevin Parman said. "You have to come out and make it happen."

Pecatonica senior Jason Meudt scored 12 points and Jeremy Meudt scored 11.

The Miners had a big advantage at the free throw line shooting 19 free throws to the Vikings seven. Shullsburg made 16 of 19 free throws.

"We had 18 fouls and it was worse than that," Parman said.

Southwestern 65,

Black Hawk 50

HAZEL GREEN - Black Hawk senior Cody Foster scored a season-high 23 points, including six 3-pointers, but it wasn't enough as the sixth-seeded Warriors fell to the third-seeded Wildcats in a Division 4 regional quarterfinal Tuesday.

Southwestern held Black Hawk to just four points in the second quarter in taking a 29-11 halftime lead.

Matt Tranel led Southwestern with 18 points.

The Warriors close their season at 7-16 under first-year head coach Kyle Bille.

The Southwestern Wildcats will travel to Barneveld to face the Eagles in the regional semi-final Thursday.

Benton 58, Argyle 44

BENTON - On Tuesday, the defending Division 4 state champion Zephyrs, the No. 1 seed in the Darlington regional, rolled past the eighth-seeded Orioles, 58-44 behind 16 points by Matt Savatski.

Junior Nate Thomas scored 22 points and junior Ryan Giessbuhler added 12 points for Argyle (1-21).

Benton, now 19-4, has won 12-straight games and will host Six Rivers West Conference rival Shullsburg in Thursday's regional semifinal.

Division 4 Edgerton Regional

Williams Bay 60, Albany 49

WILLIAMS BAY - The sixth-seeded Comets had no answer for Williams Bay's Jack Slovick who scored a season-high 33 points Tuesday for the third-seeded Bulldogs and stopped Albany in a Division 4 regional quarterfinal.

Senior Bryce Hulbert led the Comets with 17 points as Albany ends its season at 8-15.

Williams Bay advances to the regional semifinal and will travel to Monticello Thursday.