A 15-11 advantage over the final eight minutes gave the Iola-Scandinavia girls’ basketball team a 40-36 win Nov. 30 over Wild Rose.
Brooke Phillips gave the Thunderbirds the lead for good in the final minute and led I-S with 19 points.
The T-Birds outscored the Wildcats 9-6 in the first quarter, but trailed 18-17 at halftime. The teams went into the fourth quarter tied at 25-25.
Jane Oligney also finished in double figures for the T-Birds with 10 points, while Haley Hazlett led Wild Rose with 10.
I-S improved to 2-0 on the season and will open Central Wisconsin 8 Conference play Friday, Dec. 7, at Stevens Point Pacelli. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.