Vikings Win Boys Hoops Tourney Opener

No. 8-seeded Gibraltar opened the WIAA boys basketball tournament Tuesday in the Division 5 regional quarterfinals with a 73-34 home victory over No. 9-seeded Wausaukee.

Will Friedenfels led three Viking players in double figures with a game-high 16 points. Jake Schar added 14 points, and Nathan Merkel scored 11 more.

Gibraltar, which improved its season record to 10-14 overall, advances to Friday’s regional semifinal at No. 1-seeded Florence.

Pioneers Ousted by Oneida Nation

No. 13-seeded Sevastopol saw its season come to an end Tuesday after losing its Division 5 regional quarterfinal at No. 4-seeded Oneida Nation, 73-55.

The Pioneers (2-23) were led by Nick Peterson with 15 points. Zaul Valdivia added 11 points.

Clippers Clobbered at Campbellsport

In Division 3, No. 11-seeded Sturgeon Bay (7-17) lost its regional quarterfinal at No. 6-seeded Campbellsport, 76-48.

Eagles in Rematch with Raiders

Door County’s other Division 3 boys basketball team, Southern Door, which received No. 2 seed with an opening-round bye, hosts a regional semifinal Friday against No. 10-seeded Two Rivers, a 47-34 quarterfinal winner at No. 7-seeded Kewaskum.

This will be the second time this season the Eagles face the Raiders. Southern Door won the non-conference contest 76-39 on Jan. 31 at Two Rivers.

Friday’s winner plays for the regional title Saturday against the winner of the other semifinal between Campbellsport and No. 3-seeded Oostburg.