Neillsville wins at Spencer in Cloverbelt East boys basketball finale

SPENCER – Neillsville wrapped up a second-place finish in the Cloverbelt Conference East Division with a 66-41 win over Spencer on Tuesday at Spencer High School.

The Warriors finish 13-3 in the Cloverbelt East and improve to 16-5 overall heading into a second-place Cloverbelt Conference crossover game at home on Saturday at 1 p.m. against Chippewa Falls McDonell.

Spencer is now 7-13 overall and finishes 6-10 and in sixth place in the Cloverbelt East. The Rockets will play a Cloverbelt crossover game Thursday against a team yet to be announced.

Alex King had 18 points and Monte Diestler had 13 points to lead the Warriors.

Spencer shot just 27 percent (14-for-52) in the loss. Trinity Larson had a team-high 11 points for the Rockets.

Warriors 66, Rockets 41
NEILLSVILLE (66):
Hunter Hand 8, Isaac Weiers 10, Branden Trunkel 10, Alex King 18, Monte Diestler 13, Dom Elmhorst 4, Josiah Katcher 3. Record: 16-5, 13-3 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.
SPENCER (41): Jacob Schultz 0-3 1-2 1, Brett Kasch 4-14 0-1 9, Austin Bacon 2-14 4-7 8, Nate Karau 4-8 0-4 8, Trinity Larson 3-8 2-4 11, Eric Ehlert 1-3 0-0 3, Erik Danarp 0-0 0-0 0, Kaleb Brandt 0-2 1-2 1. FG: 14-52. FT: 7-20. 3-pointers: 3-20 (Ehlert 1-2, Larson 1-3, Kasch 1-8, Schultz 0-2, Bacon 0-5). Rebounds: 21 (Karau 8). Record: 7-13, 6-10 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.

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