The McDonell boys basketball team limited Drummond to just two made field goals over the final 11 minutes of a 53-38 Division 5 sectional semifinal victory on Wednesday at McDonell. The win advances the Macks to the sectional finals for the seventh year in a row.
The McDonell boys basketball team has relied on guard play more this year but has remained just as successful, advancing to Division 5 sectionals for a seventh season in a row leading into Wednesday's semifinal matchup with Drummond.
The McDonell girls basketball team cut a 14-point deficit to one late in the second half before Wisconsin Rapids Assumption held on for a 46-43 victory in a Division 5 state semifinal matchup at the La Crosse Center.
Joey Schemenauer's overtime game-winning goal delivered the Chippewa Falls/Menomonie girls hockey co-op a state championship on Saturday with a 3-2 win over the University School of Milwaukee in Wisconsin Rapids.
The McDonell boys basketball team has utilized several different looks on defense in its push to a seventh straight Division 5 sectional final. But entering Saturday's game with Turtle Lake, the one constant for the Macks is no matter how they lineup to defend, they want to put pressure on the other team.
Logan Hughes led all scorers with 25 points and the McDonell boys basketball team made 12 3-pointers overall in a 63-51 Division 5 sectional championship victory over Turtle Lake on Saturday, sending the Macks back to the state tournament.