Wittenberg-Birnamwood is still in the hunt for a Central Wisconsin 8 Conference girls’ basketball championship.
The Chargers showed why they’re one of the league’s top teams Jan. 18 with a 78-27 win over Iola-Scandinavia.
The Thunderbirds also fell to Auburndale 52-33 Jan. 15 in a nonconference matchup.
W-B 78, I-S 27
W-B led 18-6 after one quarter, 39-10 at halftime and 62-17 after three quarters.
Brooke Phillips led the T-Birds with seven points, while Monica Verkuilen led five Chargers in double figures with 23.
Auburndale 52, I-S 33
The T-Birds trailed by only six points at halftime, but were outscored 10-1 in the third quarter.
The Apaches led 13-8 after one quarter, 28-22 at halftime and 38-23 after three quarters.
Kylie Johnson had 11 points and three assists for the T-Birds, while Jane Oligney added six points, CharAnn Bonikowske finished with eight rebounds and Emily Sether had a team-high four steals.
The T-Birds hosted Stevens Point Pacelli Jan. 22 and will play at Shiocton at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25.