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Friday, March 9, 2018

PHS Boys Basketball Team advances to sectional final with win over rival

NEW RICHMOND - The Prescott High School Boys' Basketball Team downed Highway 10 rival Ellsworth 83-61 Thursday evening at New Richmond High School.

For the second game in a row the No. 6 ranked Cardinals trailed at halftime, this time 38-33. But PHS outscored the Panthers, 20-5 overall, 50-23 in the second half led by Joe Roosen's 18 of his season-best 21 points. Pete Brookshaw scored 34 points to lead Prescott and teammate Parker Nielsen finished with 15 points.

The No. 6 ranked Cardinal, 23-2 overall,  takes on the No. 5 ranked team in Division 3, Wisconsin Dells,  24-1, in the sectional final game Saturday at 1 p.m. at Menomonie High School.

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Prescott's Pete Brookshaw slices his way through the Ellsworth defense to the basket in front of teammates Parker Nielsen and Joe Roosen. Photo by Rachel Lindbom Raden

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