ATHENS BOYS BASKETBALL TOPS CHEQUAMEGON TO FINISH REGULAR SEASON AT 18-6



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ATHENS – The Athens boys basketball team finished off its Marawood Conference North Division championship season with a 71-51 win over Chequamegon on Thursday at Athens High School.


The Bluejays led 28-25 at halftime before opening up their lead with a 43-point second half.


Connor Sheahan had 19 points, and Cooper Diedrich (18 points and 10 rebounds), and Aiden Janke (10 points and 10 rebounds) both had double-doubles for Athens, which finishes the regular season 18-6 overall and 11-5 in the Marawood North.


Athens hosts Rib Lake in a WIAA Division 5 regional quarterfinal on Tuesday.


Bluejays 71, Screaming Eagles 54

Chequamegon 25 26 - 51

Athens 28 43 - 71

CHEQUAMEGON (51): Statistics not reported. Record: 15-8, 8-8 Marawood Conference North Division.

ATHENS (71): Connor Sheahan 8-16 1-2 19, Cooper Diedrich 7-17 4-8 18, Nathan Wolf 3-6 0-0 8, Evan Guralski 2-4 0-0 6, Kody Lepak 3-12 2-4 10, Aiden Janke 5-11 0-1 10, Andrew Frick 0-1 0-0 0. FG: 28-67. FT: 7-15. 3-pointers: 8-29 (Guralski 2-3, Wolf 2-5, Sheahan 2-6, Lepak 2-7, Frick 0-1, Janke 0-3, Diedrich 0-4). Reboudns: 36 (Diedrich 10, Janke 10). Fouls: 16. Fouled out: none. Record: 18-6, 11-5 Marawood Conference North Division.

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