Niagara wins regional

WAUSAUKEE, Wis. – Niagara held Wausaukee to 11 second-half points and captured a WIAA Division 5 boys basketball regional championship Saturday night with a 49-31 decision.

Junior Zach Walker came off the bench to score a game-high 20 points and Jordan Zawada chipped in 11.

Coach Jim Hoogland’s Badgers (18-7) and Almond-Bancroft, a 48-44 overtime winner against Northland Lutheran in another regional final, will clash at 7 p.m. Thursday at Antigo in a sectional semifinal.

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