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Pecatonica tops Black Hawk
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BLANCHARDVILLE - Pecatonica senior Logan Green scored a team-high 13 points and made a big 3-pointer to help the Vikings hang on for a 54-48 win over Black Hawk in a WIAA Division 5 regional championship game on Saturday.

It marks Pecatonica's first regional title since 2002. Pecatonica (20-5) advances to play Barneveld in a sectional semifinal game at 7 p.m. Thursday in Middleton. Barneveld defeated Rio 54-51 Saturday in a regional final to advance.

"It speaks pretty loudly," Pecatonica coach Matt Fink said. "It means a lot for this program, especially for this senior group. They have left their mark on this program. We have at least one game and hopefully more left to play. These kids are not done yet."

Pecatonica senior A.J. Hendrickson and sophomore Colten Schraepfer each added 12 points.

The Vikings led by as many as 13 points after Schraepfer knocked down a 3-pointer early in the second half to give the Vikings a 34-21 lead.

"We probably started feeling good with a 13-point lead, but Black Hawk didn't go away," Find said. "Black Hawk made a run."

Black Hawk junior C.J. Leuzinger scored a basket in transition to cut the Vikings' lead to one point with 5 minutes left. Later, Green knocked down a key 3-pointer.

"We were able to milk it away at the free-throw line down the stretch," Fink said.

Sophomore Conner Meyer scored a game-high 17 points for Black Hawk (20-5), while senior Josh Meier added 12 points. Sophomore Colby Argall pitched in 10 points.

New Glarus 87, Cambridge 73

NEW GLARUS - Junior Cullen Brooks scored a team-high 27 points to lead New Glarus over Cambridge in a WIAA Division 4 regional championship game.

It marks the first regional title for the Glarner Knights since 1991. New Glarus (20-4) moves on to play Darlington (24-0) in a sectional semifinal at 7 p.m. Thursday in Evansville.

The Knights led the Blue Jays by just five points at the half. The Knights outscored the Blue Jays 46-37 in the second half. New Glarus sophomore sharpshooter Zach Feller added 21 points and drilled six 3-pointers, and sophomore Jaden Kreklow added 20 points. Kreklow did most of his damage at the free-throw line making 13 of 15.

As a team, the Knights shot 68.2 percent from the foul line (28 of 41). The Knights made two more free throws than the Blue Jays attempted (26). Cambridge hit 16 of 26 from the free-throw line.

Darlington 53, Mineral Point 38

DARLINGTON - Top sectional seed and the state's second-ranked Division 4 team in Darlington (24-0) cruised past Mineral Point in a WIAA Division 4 regional final.

It was the third time this season Darlington defeated the Pointers.

The Redbirds broke the game open with an 11-0 run that spanned from the end of the first half into the second half.

Darlington senior Ryan Glendenning scored a team-high 14 points. Senior Chad Golackson added nine points. Both seniors Will Schwartz and Josh Soper pitched in eight points.