The Colfax girls’ basketball team will have home-court advantage when they clash head-to-head Thursday against the Durand Panthers for the Dunn-St. Croix Conference (DSC) title.
Both teams are 12-1 in the conference, with Colfax having handed Durand their first and only loss of the season on Jan. 12.
At Mondovi, the Vikings defeated the Buffaloes 50-31 on Friday to secure their tied position for first place with the Panthers.
Alyssa Dachel led all scorers with 15 points, sinking all her shots from the outside. Rachel Scharlau ended the night with 10 points, all from the inside. Kameri Meredith contributed nine points, Savannah Hendricks followed with eight and Emma Hurlburt chipped in four points.
Thursday’s game against Durand will be Colfax’s final regular season game before playoff season begins. Colfax received a No. 2 seed and will play their first round at home on Friday, Feb. 23.
Elk Mound 73, Glenwood City 38
At Glenwood City, the Mounders (16-4, 10-3) dominated in a Dunn-St. Croix Conference (DSC) victory over the Hilltoppers (4-16, 3-10) on Friday.
Morgan Radtke and Allie Weber led in scoring for Elk Mound with 17 points apiece. Ashley Gunderson-Morris joined them in double figures at 15 points.
Elk Mound hosted Amery (15-5) Monday in a nonconference contest and play Mondovi (13-8, 8-5) at home for their final regular season game.
The Mounders received a No. 3 seed in the playoffs and will play their first playoff game on Friday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at Elk Mound High School.
Durand 64, Boyceville 22
At Durand, the Bulldogs (3-18, 2-11) could not keep up with the conference-leading Panthers (19-1, 12-1) in a Friday night matchup.
Rachel Prestrud led the way for the Bulldogs with eight points, followed by Marissa Dormanen with six, Emma Ouellette with four and Hannah Johnson and Taylor Grambow each chipped in two points.
Boyceville hosted Prairie Farm on Monday and stay at home for a DSC matchup against Spring Valley (1-19, 0-13) on Thursday. The Bulldogs received a No. 11 seed and will meet with Grantsburg (No. 6) in the first round of playoff action on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Grantsburg High School.
Colfax 67, Elmwood/Plum City 63
At Plum City, the Vikings (10-9, 7-4) squeaked out a win over the Wolves (6-12, 1-10) in a conference contest on Saturday.
Ben Thompson led in scoring for the night with 23 points, including seven field goals, one 3-pointer and eight freebies. Luke Heidorn came in at 16 points, sinking six 2-pointers, one 3-pointer and went 3-for-5 on free throws.
Saturday’s victory snapped a five-game losing streak following two injuries in January to Treyton Teige and George Scharlau.
The Vikings met again with the Wolves on Tuesday at Colfax and then play at Mondovi (11-8, 5-6) on Friday.