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The third annual Northwest Tipoff Classic was held on Saturday at UW-Stout in Menomonie. The event showcases a full day of boys basketball actions from many teams from the area. Chippewa and Dunn County had several teams in action.

NOTE: The last two games of the evening (Eau Claire Regis/Prescott and Osseo-Fairchild/Clear Lake) have been canceled due to inclement weather.

Colfax 59, McDonell 52

The last game of the day was the closest one as the Vikings hit some big shots late to hold off the Macks.

JD Bohaty finished with 18 points for the Macks and Cory Hoglund was close behind with 17 for McDonell (2-1). Charlie Bleskachek also finished in double figures with 11 points.

Ben Thompson led all scorers with 22 points for the Vikings (3-0), who led 26-21 at halftime and never trailed in the second half but had to score eight of the final 11 points to hold off the Macks.

George Scharlau added 15 points in the victory for Colfax as the Vikings stay unbeaten after defeating Thorp and Ellsworth earlier in the week.

Altoona 67, Elk Mound 49

The Mounders cut a 14-point halftime lead to eight in the second half, but couldn't complete the comeback as the Railroaders picked up the win.

Brett Lew and Rian Flynn led the Mounders (1-2) with 14 points.

Nathan McMahon scored 12 points for Altoona (2-0).

The Railroaders used an early run to help take a 31-17 lead into halftime.

Thorp 62, Mondovi 43

Tied at 20 at halftime, the Cardinals pulled away to their first victory of the season.

Ethan Reis led Thorp (1-2) with 22 points while Ryan Jacque and Isaac Soumis each had 13 points for the Cardinals.

Avery Hoepner scored 19 points for the Buffaloes.

Bloomer 74, Stanley-Boyd 27

Six players finished with at least seven points as the Blackhawks beat the Orioles in Bloomer's season opener.

Bradley Sarauer led all scorers with 21 points for the Blackhawks (1-0) and added eight rebounds while Loren Stolt had 13 points and six rebounds.

Caleb Ruf, John Bleskacek and Zach Ruf each had eight points and Austin Thur chipped in with seven as Bloomer jumped out to a 38-15 halftime lead.

LJ Schmelzer scored 14 points for Stanley-Boyd (1-2) and added six rebounds.

Unity 71, Boyceville 29

The Eagles jumped out to a 35-12 lead en route to a win over the Bulldogs.

Jaden Reismer had 13 points for Boyceville (2-1) including three 3-pointers in the second half. Brady Nye had nine points on three 3-pointers as well for Boyceville.

Dan Sorensen led all scorers with 24 points for the Eagles (1-2).

Cadott 57, Elmwood/Plum City 39

The Hornets overcame a slow start to beat the Wolves to open the day.

Mason Poehls led the Hornets (2-1) with 19 points while Coy Bowe added 15 in the win. Elmwood/Plum City jumped out to a 13-4 lead before the Hornets answered with a 17-1 run to take a lead they wouldn't relinquish.

Cadott opened the second half scoring 12 of the first 18 points to help pull away to the team's second victory of the season.

Nic Forster scored nine points for Elmwood/Plum City (1-2).

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