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Friday, February 17, 2017

Prescott High boys' hoopsters down Ellsworth 72-57

ELLSWORTH - The Prescott High School Boys' Basketball Team swept the season series with their Highway 10 rivals Ellsworth with a 72-57 win Friday.

Prescott held a slight lead at halftime 25-19 but outscored the Panthers, 11-10 overall and 7-6 overall, 15-2 to start the second half thanks to hot shooting from the outside. The Cardinal expanded their lead to as much as 28 points before a late Ellsworth rally cut the lead 14 points.

Prescott was led in scoring by Pete Brookshaw with 25 points and Luke Murphy finished with 22 points.

PHS improved to 18-3 overall and 13-0 in the Middle Border Conference. The Cardinals host St. Croix Central in their regular season finale Monday evening at 7:15 p.m.

Prescott's Peter Brookshaw rises and walks on air seemingly to the basket for a lay-up against Ellsworth.

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