LATE HOOPS GIVES AUBURNDALE BOYS BASKETBALL WIN OVER NEILLSVILLE

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AUBURNDALE – Gavin White Eagle scored inside with 2.5 seconds left to lift the Auburndale boys basketball team to a 46-44 win over Neillsville in the championship game of the Auburndale Holiday Tournament on Wednesday night at Auburndale High School.


Lucas Yeske hit six 3-pointers and scored a game-high 19 points for Auburndale, which improves to 3-6 with its second-straight victory.


Mason Roenz led Neillsville (7-2) with 12 points.


Auburndale will travel to Phillips for a Marawood Conference crossover game on Monday, while Neillsville returns to action Tuesday with a home Cloverbelt Conference East Division contest against Spencer.


Eagles 46, Warriors 44

Neillsville 20 24 - 44

Auburndale 27 19 - 46

NEILLSVILLE (44): Braylon Boyer 0 0-0 0, Bryce Erickson 3 0-0 8, Andrew Brown 3 0-2 8, Taytor Lowry 0 0-0 0, Alex Roman 2 0-0 5, Michael Byrne 1 0-0 3, Mason Roenz 5 2-7 12, Santana Submke 4 0-0 8. FG: 18. FT: 2-9. 3-pointers: 6 (Erickson 2, Brown 2, Roman 1, Byrne 1). Record: 7-2.

AUBURNDALE (46): Lucas Yeske 7-11 0-0 19, Alex Willfahrt 4-10 0-2 9, Caden Weinfurter 2-8 3-3 7, Gavin White Eagle 2-5 0-0 4, Mason White Eagle 1-4 0-2 2, Trayton Weber 1-1 0-0 2, Terrance Cottrell-Roberson 1-8 0-0 2, Evan Scholl 0-1 0-0 0. FG: 18-48. FT: 3-7. 3-pointers: 7-19 (Yeske 6-10, Willfahrt 1-1, Weinfurter 0-2, Cottrell-Roberson 0-5). Rebounds: 27 (Weinfurter 8). Record: 3-6.

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