EDGAR BOYS BASKETBALL EDGES NEWMAN CATHOLIC ON LATE 3-POINTER


Karter Butt (11) launches the game winning three for Edgar.


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EDGAR – Karter Butt made a 3-pointer with 35 seconds to go to lift Edgar to a 49-46 win over Wausau Newman Catholic in a Marawood Conference South Division boys basketball game Friday night at Edgar High School.


Newman Catholic missed three 3-point attempts in the final 40 seconds as it tried to tie it and were sent to its second-straight defeat.


Edgar is now 7-5 overall and 4-3 in the Marawood South, while Newman Catholic falls to 10-4 and 6-3 in the conference.


Butt scored all 11 of his points in the second half on the strength of three 3-pointers, and Ayden Weisenberger also had 11 points for Edgar. Brett Baumgartner also had three 3-pointers and finished with 10 points in the win.


Mason Prey led Newman Catholic with 20 points.


Edgar plays a pair of Marawood crossover games next week, traveling to Prentice on Monday and Abbotsford on Thursday. Newman Catholic is off until Thursday when it has a crossover game at Chequamegon.


Wildcats 49, Cardinals 46

Newman Catholic 19 27 - 46

Edgar 21 28 - 49

NEWMAN CATHOLIC (46): Mason Prey 9 2-4 20, Jackson Pfender 2 0-0 6, Connor Krach 3 0-0 6, Jacob Pfiffner 2 0-2 5, Isaac Seidel 3 0-0 9, Eli Gustafson 0 0-0 0. FG: 19. FT: 2-6. 3-pointers: 6 (Seidel 3, Pfender 2, Pfiffner 1). Fouls: 13. Fouled out: none. Record: 10-4, 6-3 Marawood Conference South Division.

EDGAR (49): Everet Brehm 2 0-0 4, Aston Schuett 2 0-1 4, Ayden Weisenberger 5 1-2 11, Karter Butt 4 0-0 11, Justin Davis 2 0-0 5, Teegan Streit 1 2-4 4, Brett Baumgartner 3 1-3 10. FG: 19. FT: 4-10. 3-pointers: 7 (Butt 3, Baumgartner 3, Davis 1). Fouls: 10. Fouled out: none. Record: 7-5, 4-3 Marawood Conference South Division.

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