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Eagle boys win playoff opener

The Solon Springs Eagles opened WIAA boys playoff action with an 82-64 win over the Frederic Vikings Tuesday night in Solon Springs.

The Eagles host the Washburn Castle Guards in a WIAA Division 5 regional semifinal at 7 p.m. Friday.

The winner will play the winner of South Shore and Siren in Saturday’s regional final.

Jens Gehl led the Eagles Tuesday night with 22 points, with all but six coming in the first half.

Alex Hunter was next with 15 points, followed by Caden Smith, 12 points; and Nick Zosel, 11.

Caleb Schott led Frederic with 26 points, which included three 3-pointers.

Frederic 31 33 -- 64

Solon Springs 41 41 -- 82

Frederic -- Trent Kreuchenmiester 7, Steve Hall 3, Derek Steele 5, Logan Lillehaug 10, Adam Dreier 4, Caleb Schott 26, Chase Rowe 9. Totals: 25 6-11 64.

3-point goals -- Schott 3, Lillehaug 2, Kreuchenmiester, Hall, Steele.

Solon Springs -- Caden Smith 12, Chase Latvala 5, Alex Hunter 15, Nick Zosel 11, ?? 2, Christian Sellwood 3, Aaron Pfister 7, Jens Gehl 22, Skaggs 2, Dane Banks 2, ?? 1. Totals: 35 8-16 82.

3-point goals -- Hunter 3, ??.