SPENCER UPSETS ALMOND-BANCROFT IN DIVISION 5 BOYS BASKETBALL REGIONAL QUATERFINAL



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ALMOND – The No. 13 seed Spencer boys basketball team pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the state during the opening night of the WIAA playoffs as it downed No. 4 Almond-Bancroft 56-46 in a Division 5 regional quarterfinal on Tuesday at Almond-Bancroft High School.


Spencer trailed 26-25 at halftime before dominating the second half, outscoring the Eagles by 11 to pull out a 10-point victory.


Spencer (8-17) will travel to No. 5 seed Port Edwards (16-9) for a Division 5 regional semifinal Friday at 7 p.m.


Noah Schultz and Luke Roehrborn each had 12 points to lead Spencer.


Ayden Phillips led Almond-Bancroft (17-8) with 15 points.


Rockets 56, Eagles 46

Spencer 25 31 - 56

Almond-Bancroft 26 20 - 46

SPENCER (56): Connor Bacon 8, Noah Schultz 12, Nathan Rucker 6, Luke Roehrborn 12, Caleb Rucker 5, Kaleb Brandt 8, Degan Hainz 5. Record: 8-17.

ALMOND-BANCROFT (46): Brody Dernbach 11, Ayden Phillips 15, Austin Zinda 5, Tyler Huntington 4, Jyles Kraeger 9, Dalton Omernick 2. Record: 17-8.

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