Marshfield boys basketball hits 16 3-pointers, routs Wausau East

MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield boys basketball team was on fire from long range, draining 16 3-pointers, and blew out Wausau East 78-36 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference game Friday night at Marshfield High School.

The Tigers have now won seven games in a row, last losing on Dec. 19 against D.C. Everest, and improve to 10-4 overall and 6-2 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference. Wausau East is now 10-6 and 3-5 in conference play.

Marshfield finished 16 of 31 from 3-point range and 29 of 53 overall from the field as it completes a season sweep of East with the victory.

Brant Bohman was 4-for-9 on 3-pointers and finished with a team-high 18 points, and Preston Wagner made 5 of 9 triples to score 17 points for the Tigers.

Addison Hill added 10 points and Isaac Meverden added eight points for Marshfield as the two each made both of their 3-point attempts.

Marshfield will host Wisconsin Rapids as part of a girls-boys doubleheader on Monday. The girls game starts at 6 p.m. with the boys to follow at approximately 7:45 p.m. Both games will be broadcast on WDLB-AM 1450 and wdlbwosq.com. The doubleheader has been postponed twice, on Jan. 22 and again on Jan. 28 due to bad weather.

The Tigers are home on Tuesday against Mosinee.

Tigers 78, Lumberjacks 36
Wausau East 17 19 – 36
Marshfield 42 36 – 78
WAUSAU EAST (36):
Statistics not provided. Record: 10-6, 3-5 Wisconsin Valley Conference.
MARSHFIELD (78): Will Nikolai 0-0 0-0 0, Isaac Meverden 3-3 0-0 8, Brant Bohman 7-15 0-0 18, Tommy Olson 2-3 1-1 5, Cody Korth 1-3 2-2 5, Anthony Posteluk 3-5 1-1 8, Preston Wagner 6-10 0-0 17, Sam Hinson 1-2 0-0 2, Kyle Tremelling 0-1 0-2 0, Joey Goettl 1-6 0-0 2, Addison Hill 4-4 0-0 10, Bennett Koehn 1-1 0-0 3. FG: 29-53. FT: 4-6. 3-pointers: 16-31 (Wagner 5-9, Bohman 4-9, Hill 2-2, Meverden 2-2, Koehn 1-1, Korth 1-2, Posteluk 1-3, Olson 0-1, Goettl 0-2). Rebounds: 21 (Posteluk 5). Fouls: 15. Fouled out: none. Record: 10-4, 6-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference.