Pierzina wins it, House the hero for Logan

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Tanner Pierzina's floater from 13 feet at the buzzer in overtime won it for the La Crosse Logan High School boys basketball team on Friday night.

Pierzina winds up the hero, scoring 21 for the Rangers in the 65-63 win over Eau Claire North, but it was Preston House that came up big – twice.

House’s offensive rebound set up Pierzina’s winning shot. House also tied the game with 5.9 second remaining in regulation going 1-for-2 from the free-throw line.
Logan        11    18   10    19      7    -    65
E.C. North  18    11   13    16      5    -    63

CENTRAL 105, CHIPPEWA FALLS 61

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. - Yup, they scored over 100 points, doing most of that damage with a 32-point second quarter.

Kobe King scored 29, Ethan Haberman had 15 and Alex Hayden added 14 for Central (3-0).

Chippewa Falls (1-2) was down 53-41 at halftime before being outscored 27-9 in the third.
Central               21   32    27   25   -  105
Chippewa Falls  20   21     9    11   -    61

WEST SALEM 59, VIROQUA 41
WEST SALEM, Wis. - Baily Williams was 10-for-15 from the field – 4-for-7 from beyond the arc - in scoring 27 points to lead West Salem.

Williams, a 6-foot-2 junior, added 10 rebounds, two steals, two assists and a block for the Panthers (5-1, 2-0 Coulee).
West Salem was up 22-14 at halftime, but Viroqua (0-5, 0-2 Coulee) went on an 18-13 run to pull within thee after the third quarter.

The Panthers, however, put it away with a 24-9 run in the fourth.
Viroqua         9      5     18     9   -   41
West Salem   8    14    13    24  -   59

ONALASKA LUTHER 63, WESTBY 41
ONALASKA, Wis. – Five players scored in double figures for Luther led by Marshall Walters’ 14 points.

Collin Kennedy scored 11, while teammates TJ Babinec, Michaeal Pamperin and Aaron Schaper all added 10. Schaper also had 10 rebounds for the Knights (4-0, 1-0).

Westby got 13 points apiece from Tanner Schmitt and Alex Robson, who went just 2-for-11 from the field, but 8-for-9 from the line.

The Norsemen (2-1, 1-1) shot just 32 percent (17-53) from the field. Luther shot 48 percent (25-52).
Westby  18     12      7     14   -    51
Luther   15     18     12     18   -    63

Other boys scores: Central 105, Chippewa Falls 61; G-E-T 48, Arcadia 41; Onalaska 59, Eau Claire Memorial 45; Tomah 37, River Falls 36; De Soto 61, Kickapoo 45; La Crescent 53, Kenyon-Wanamingo 32; Blair-Taylor 60, Lincoln 49; Cochrane-Fountain City 65, Melrose-Mindoro 50.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Eau Claire Memorial 42, Central 29
LA CROSSE, Wis. - Central forced 21 turnovers, but couldn’t turn those into points, going just 11 of 51 from the field

Memorial’s Allie Biermeier was the only player in double figures with 12 points.

Central (2-1) was down 23-12 at halftime to Memorial (1-0).
E.C. Memorial   14     9      6      13   -    42
Central               7     5      6      11   -    29

Other girls scores: Logan 51, Eau Claire North 38; Onalaska 54, Black River Falls 19; Holmen 51, Menomonie 48; Bangor 54, Wonewoc-Center 35.

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