ATHENS BOYS BASKETBALL ROLLS PAST BRUCE IN DIVISION 5 REGIONAL SEMIFINAL



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ATHENS – The Athens boys basketball team will host a regional final after posting a 73-57 victory over Bruce in a WIAA Division 5 regional semifinal Friday night at Athens High School.


Kody Lepak scored 21 points, Cooper Diedrich added 20, and Connor Sheahan had four 3-pointers and 17 points for the Bluejays in the home win.


The No. 4 seed Athens (20-6) will host No. 8 Chippewa Falls McDonell (13-13) in a D-5 regional final Saturday at 7 p.m. McDonell upset No. 1 seed Clear Lake on the road Friday night, 43-39.


Aiden janke added 12 points and 12 rebounds for Athens.


Bluejays 73, Red Raiders 57

Bruce 27 30 - 57

Athens 37 36 - 73

BRUCE (57): Statistics not reported. Record: 19-7.

ATHENS (73): Connor Sheahan 6-10 1-2 17, Cooper Diedrich 9-14 1-2 20, Ryan Peel 0-0 0-0 0, Nathan Wolf 0-0 0, Evan Guralski 1-3 0-0 3, Ty Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Andy Schaer 0-0 0-0 0, Kody Lepak 9-15 0-0 21, Connor Komarek 0-0 0-0 0, Aiden Janke 4-10 4-6 12, Andrew Frick 0-0 0-0 0, Hunter Haelke 0-0 0-1 0. FG: 29-52. FT: 6-11. 3-pointers: 9-19 (Sheahan 4-8, Lepak 3-7, Diedrich 1-1, Guralski 1-3). Rebounds: 25 (Janke 12). Record: 20-6.

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