AUBURNDALE BOYS BASKETBALL DEFEATS EDGAR


Auburndale's Lucas Yeske. (File photo)

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AUBURNDALE – Lucas Yeske scored 21 points to lead the Auburndale boys basketball team to a 54-40 win over Edgar in the Marawood Conference South Division and regular-season finale for both teams on Thursday at Auburndale High School.


Auburndale raced out to a 10-point lead by halftime and were able to hold off the Wildcats the rest of the way.


Caden Weinfurter added 13 points for the Eagles, who are now 16-8 overall and finish 10-6 in the Marawood South.


Ayden Weisenberger led Edgar (12-11, 8-8 Marawood South) with 10 points.


Both teams will open postseason play with WIAA regional quarterfinals on Tuesday. Auburndale hosts Montello in a Division 4 matchup, and Edgar will be at home against Wisconsin Valley Lutheran in a Division 5 game. Both games start at 7 p.m.


Eagles 54, Wildcats 40

Edgar 21 19 - 40

Auburndale 31 23 - 54

EDGAR (40): Everet Brehm 3 0-0 6, Ashton Schuett 1 0-0 3, Ayden Weisenberger 4 0-2 10, Karter Butt 1 1-2 3, Leyton Schuett 3 0-0 9, Justin Davis 1 0-0 2, Teegan Streit 1 0-1 2, Brett Baumgartner 2 1-5 5. FG: 16. FT: 2-10. 3-pointers: 6 (L. Schuett 3, Weisenberger 2, A. Schuett 1). Fouls: 16. Fouled out: none. Record: 12-11, 8-8 Marawood Conference South Division.

AUBURNDALE (54): Lucas Yeske 9-12 0-0 21, Caden Weinfurter 3-6 6-7 13, Mason White Eagle 3-6 2-2 8, Alex Willfahrt 4-5 0-0 8, Trayton Weber 1-3 0-1 2, Terrance Cottrell-Roberson 1-6 0-0 2, Kaden Anderson 0-1 0-0 0. FG: 21-39. FT: 8-10. 3-pointers: 4-12 (Yeske 3-5, Weinfurter 1-3, Cottrell-Roberson 0-4). Rebounds: 26 (Yeske 7). Fouls: 9. Fouled out: none. Record: 16-8, 10-6 Marawood Conference South Division.

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