Northwestern advances to section finals, Northwood falls to Turtle Lake

Updated: February 25, 2021 11:14 PM
Created: February 25, 2021 11:13 PM

The Northwestern boys basketball team earned a road victory Thursday night to advance to the sectional finals, while the road ended for Northwood on their home court.

Continuing their streak of upsets, the Tigers upset Aquinas in the WIAA D3 sectional semifinals winning by a final score 80-52. Cole Lahti led Northwestern with 15 points, while Monte Mayberry added 14.

Northwestern will take on top-seeded St. Croix Central in the section finals.

In the WIAA D5 sectional semifinals, Northwood fell to Turtle Lake by a final score of 54-49. The Evergreens finish the season with a 14-5 overall record.

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