Bonduel wrapped up its first Central Wisconsin 8 Conference boys’ basketball championship in 15 years Thursday, Feb. 16, with a 62-48 home win over Iola-Scandinavia.
The Bears led 15-9 after one quarter, 29-23 at halftime and 43-38 after three quarters before outscoring the Thunderbirds 19-10 over the final eight minutes. Bonduel used an 11-2 run to take a 54-40 lead with three minutes to go in the game.
The Bears now have a two-game lead over Amherst heading into the regular-season finale Thursday, Feb. 23, against the Falcons.
The T-Birds’ Bradly Hardel led all scorers with 21 points, while teammate Jordan Beyersdorf added 12. Jacob Thorne led Bonduel with 19.