The Iola-Scandinavia Thunderbirds came away with a 46-40 win over the Bonduel Bears in a regional match up on Friday, March 6.
In the first quarter of play, Cal Fischer sank a three pointer at the buzzer giving the T-Birds a 12-7 lead in the game.
The Bears came back strong in the 2nd quarter, lead by Trevor Pedersen with 6 points, ending the half with the teams tied at 19.
Evan Fuhs and Braiden Garbe each scored 4 points in the 3rd quarter for the T-Birds, giving them a 32-26 advantage in the game.
The teams battled it out during the final quarter of the game, with each team scoring 14 points. It was not enough for the Bears and the T-Birds came away with a victory.
Kristian Welch led the scoring for the T-Birds with 12 points, followed by Zach Mortenson with 11 and Garbe with 8.
Hunter VanderLinden topped the scoring for the Bears with 12, followed by Colton Dobratz with 10 and Pedersen with 6.
The T-Birds will travel to Amherst on Saturday, March 7 for the regional finals.