Sophomore guard Cole Lahti scored 21 points and junior guard John Grohn added 19 as Northwestern avenged a pair of regular-season losses with an 82-68 victory over host Cumberland Friday night in their Wisconsin Division 3 high school boys basketball regional semifinal.
Senior guard Harrison Nelson chipped in 12 points and his brother Bennett Nelson had 11 for the third-seeded Tigers (17-7), who play at top-seeded Cameron at 7 p.m. Saturday for the regional title.
Jack Martens scored 21 points to lead Cumberland (11-8).
Esko 62, Grand Rapids 52
Riley Fischer scored 24 points and the host Eskomos held off the Thunderhawks in nonconference action.
MLWR 61, Barnum 41
The host Rebels bounced back from their first loss of the season to shut down the Bombers’ offense in Polar League play.
Cromwell-Wright 58, Carlton 53
The visiting Cardinals outscored the Bulldogs 8-3 in overtime to win the Polar League encounter.
Two Harbors 71, South Ridge 59
Trent Gomez’s 26 points paced the host Agates past the Panthers in a Polar League contest.
North Woods 88, Virginia 54
T.J. Chiabotti and Brenden Chiabotti combined for 43 points as the Grizzlies rolled to the nonconference win in Cook.