Season not over yet for New London, Waupaca, Amherst, Weyauwega-Fremont, Wild Rose, Marion and Hortonville.
A number of area teams are still alive in the state boys’ and girls’ basketball tournaments.
Waupaca will host a boys’ Division 4 sectional final at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, that will feature one of those teams, as Amherst (21-3) takes on Reedsville (11-15).
Hortonville is also still alive in the boys’ tournament. The Polar Bears (17-6) will face Onalaska (23-2) at 5 p.m. March 2 in Marshfield in another sectional final.
Winners will advance to state, set for Thursday to Saturday, March 7-9, at the Kohl Center in Madison.
If Amherst defeats Reedsville, the Falcons would play Auburndale or Unity at 6:35 p.m. March 7 in a state semifinal.
If Hortonville defeats Onalaska, the Polar Bears would play Pulaski or Grafton at 1:35 p.m. March 8 in a state semifinal.
On the girls’ side, six local teams are playing Friday, March 1, in regional semifinals.
No. 1 seed New London will host No. 9 Waupaca and No. 3 Hortonville will host No. 6 Antigo in Division 2; No. 3 Iola-Scandinavia will play at No. 2 Wild Rose, No. 4 Weyauwega-Fremont will host No. 5 Howards Grove and No. 1 Amherst will host No. 4 Stevens Point Pacelli in Division 4; and No. 1 Marion will host No. 8 Niagara in Division 5. Tipoff for all games is set for 7 p.m.
Regional finals are set for March 2.
Updated brackets can be found on the WIAA web site, www.wiaawi.org.