A late 10-0 run helped Iola-Scandinavia hand Weyauwega-Fremont a 70-55 defeat Feb. 20 in a matchup of Central Wisconsin 8 Conference boys’ basketball teams.
I-S led 13-8 after one quarter and 28-20 at halftime.
The Indians cut the lead to five points twice in the third quarter, but the Thunderbirds eventually took a 45-32 lead later in the period on Braiden Garbe’s three-point play.
The T-Birds took a 47-38 lead into the fourth quarter. W-F slowly began chipping away at the lead and eventually cut the lead to 57-54 on Sam Hablewitz’s basket with 2:46 remaining in the game.
I-S coach Sam Bertsch took a time out to regroup and his team responded with a 10-0 run to push the lead back to 67-54.
W-F never got any closer than 12 points the rest of the way.
Evan Fuhs and Kristian Welch led the T-Birds with 15 points each, while Garbe and Zach Mortenson also finished in double figures with 14 and 12, respectively.
Weyauwega-Fremont’s Dylan Pankow led all scorers with 20 points, while teammate Alex Hulbert added 13 and Bryce Akey finished with eight.