Eagles get rematch with LumberjacksSolon Springs defeated Frederic 47-41 Friday night in Solon Springs to advance to the WIAA Division 5 regional finals.
It’s déjà vu for the Solon Springs boys basketball team.
The Eagles defeated Frederic 47-41 Friday night in Solon Springs to advance to the WIAA Division 5 regional finals. This marks the second straight year Solon Springs will play in the regional finals, and this year’s opponent is the same as last.
The Drummond Lumberjacks, seeded No. 1 in the region, advanced on the other side of the bracket with a 48-35 victory over Siren.
Solon Springs and Drummond now face off in Ashland at 7 p.m. Saturday.
The Eagles played in the same venue last season and fell to Drummond, 51-39. The Lumberjacks’ 6-foot-6 center Ben Best scored 27 points in that game, and Solon Springs was outscored 14-6 in the final eight minutes.
Drummond defeated the Eagles during both of their regular season match-ups this year.
Solon Springs 9 11 14 13 — 47
Frederic 7 17 2 15 — 41
Solon Springs — Trey Scheldroup 17, Logan Long 7, Tyler Long 6, Jacob Dahlberg 6, Daniel Gengenbach 6, Austin Khalar 5.
3-point goals — Scheldroup, Khalar.
Frederic — Ian Lexen 12, Jaryd Braden 12, Austin Kurkowski 8, Zach Schmidt 4, Ben Kurkowski 3, C.J. Schorn 2.
3-point goals — Kurkowski 2, Braden.