Spencer pulls past Necedah to win WIAA Division 4 boys basketball regional quarterfinal

SPENCER – The Spencer boys basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Necedah 61-50 in a WIAA Division 4 regional quarterfinal on Wednesday at Spencer High School.

The game was tied 26-26 at halftime before the Rockets used an 11-point advantage in the second half to earn the win.

Spencer (8-15) will play at No. 1 seed Auburndale (17-5) in a D-4 regional semifinal at 7 p.m. Friday.

Nate Karau made 11 of 14 shots from the field and scored a team-high 22 points for Spencer. He also added 11 rebounds. Brett Kasch added 17 points and Austin Bacon had 16 in the win.

Jaron Murphy led Necedah (7-14) with 26 points.

Rockets 61, Cardinals 50
Necedah 26 24 – 50
Spencer 26 35 – 61
NECEDAH (50):
Landen Murphy 18, Jaron Murphy 26, Josiah Hensen 6. Record: 7-14.
SPENCER (61): Jacob Schultz 0-3 0-0 0, Brett Kasch 6-11 2-2 17, Austin Bacon 7-10 1-2 16, Kaleb Brandt 0-1 0-0 0, Nate Karau 11-14 0-1 22, Trinity Larson 2-9 2-4 6. FG: 26-48. FT: 5-9. 3-pointers: 4-10 (Kasch 3-5, Bacon 1-3, Schultz 0-2). Rebounds: 30 (Karau 11). Record: 8-15.

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