Wolves fall at home, on the road
By Holly Neumann
Wittenberg-Birnamwood handed Manawa a pair of Central Wisconsin 8 Conference boys’ basketball losses. The Chargers defeated the Wolves 74-41 Feb. 16 in Manawa and 91-42 two days earlier in Wittenberg.
W-B 74, Manawa 41
W-B led 39-15 at halftime behind a combined 19 points from Matthew Kapitz and Cory Fraaza.
The Chargers also outscored the Wolves 35-26 in the second half.
Manawa’s Ethan Hass scored 14 of his team-high 16 points in the second half and teammate Jeven Sachtjen also finished in double figures with 13. Kapitz led the Chargers with 19 points.
W-B 91, Manawa 42
The Chargers outscored the Wolves 53-23 in the first half and 38-19 in the second.
Hass and Seth Forbes led the Wolves with 13 and 10 points, respectively, while Fraaza led all scorers with 25.