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Friday Sports Report: State Championships Continue

Wrestling Team State

Number three Merrill routed number eight Mukwonago in its quarterfinal matchup on Friday afternoon, but the Bluejays couldn't overcome number two Bay Port in the semifinal later on Friday night, falling to the Pirates 28-25. Merrill finishes the season with a 19-2 record.

Girls Hockey State Semifinals

In a game featuring the top two teams in the state, the Bay Area Ice Bears secured a dramatic 2-1 overtime victory over the Central Wisconsin. It was the third meeting of the season between the two teams. They had split the first two, and the Ice Bears won the de facto tie-breaker to advance to the state championship game. The Storm's seventh consecutive trip to state ends with a semifinal loss.

Girls Basketball Regional Semifinals

Girls Basketball—Regional Semifinals

Division 1 Sectional 1

D.C. Everest 64, Wausau West 49

Marshfield 41, Eau Claire Memorial 33

Oshkosh North 57, Stevens Point 27

Division 2 Sectional 1

Merrill 52, Medford Area 34

Mosinee 62, Rhinelander 41

Division 3 Sectional 1

Neillsville 55, Elk Mound 30

Division 4 Sectional 1

Athens 54, Hurley 38

Phillips 42, Colby 39

Division 4 Sectional 2

Oconto 58, Stratford 46

Marathon 69, Edgar 40

Auburndale 36, Coleman 32

Amherst 31, Weyauwega-Fremont 21

Division 4 Sectional 4

Saint Marys Springs 59, Howards Grove 38

Division 5 Section 2

Assumption 60, Columbus Catholic 20

Loyal 56, Port Edwards 16

Marion 45, Bolwer 37

Newman Catholic 66, Elcho 33

Boys basketball sectional finals will be played on Saturday afternoon, and the girls regional finals will be on Saturday evening.

Wittenburg-Birnamwood wrestles on Saturday morning in the WIAA Division 2 team state semifinal.

Individual gymnastics state will be held on Saturday at Wisconsin Rapids high school

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