Area Boys Basketball Teams Playoff Pairings Announced

The WIAA Boys Basketball Playoffs kick-off on Tuesday, February 16, with area teams looking to begin their journey in regional quarterfinals.

Area teams and their first playoff game information:

Division 5

  • #7 Cornell @ #2 Owen-Withee – Winner plays Gilman @ New Auburn winner
  • #3 Rib Lake @ #2 Prentice – Regional semifinal, Friday
  • #1 Newman Catholic hosts winner of #5 Mercer @ #4 Wisconsin Valley Lutheran
  • #1 Columbus Catholic hosts winner of #5 Loyal and #4 Greenwood
  • #2 Almond-Bancroft hosts winner of #6 Assumption and #3 Port Edwards

Division 4

  • #2 Auburndale hosts winner of #6 Tri-County and #3 Pacelli
  • #2 Hillsboro hosts winner of #6 Brookwood and #3 Pittsville
  • #1 Edgar hosts winner of #5 Spencer and #4 Abbotsford
  • #2 Athens hosts winner of #6 Thorp and #3 Marathon

Division 3

  • #1 Neillsville hosts winner of #5 Chequamegon and #4 Stanley-Boyd
  • #2 Stratford hosts #3 Colby – Regional semifinal, Friday
  • #2 Omro hosts winner of #6 Nekoosa and #3 Westfield
  • #2 Northland Pines hosts #3 Amherst – Regional semifinal, Friday

Division 2

  • #1 Medford hosts winner of #5 Lakeland and #4 Merrill
  • #2 Rhinelander hosts winner of #6 Wausau East at #3 Mosinee

Division 1

  • #1 Eau Claire Memorial hosts winner of #5 Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln and #4 Holmen
  • #2 La Crosse Central hosts winner of #6 Marshfield and #3 Eau Claire North
  • #1 SPASH hosts winner of #5 Hortonville and #4 Wausau West
  • #3 Appleton North at #2 DC Everest – Regional semifinal, Friday
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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]