The Roncalli boys basketball team captured its second consecutive WIAA Division 3 regional championship with a 51-42 win over visiting Wrightstown on Saturday night.
The Jets and Tigers went back and forth until the third quarter, when Roncalli gained separation by out-scoring Wrightstown 18-8.
Roncalli (21-4) topped the Tigers (14-11) in both of their regular season meetings as well.
Roncalli’s Brett Bahrs puts up a shot against Wrightstown’s Brandon Kahler during the WIAA Division 3 boys basketball regional final playoff game at Roncalli High School in Manitowoc. Sue Pischke/HTR Media. Photo taken on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
The Jets advance to face Valders in a D3 sectional semifinal on Thursday night at Manitowoc Lincoln High School. Roncalli met the Vikings in the sectional semis last year and emerged victorious.
However, Valders swept the Jets in the two-game, regular season series this year.
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Wrightstown…8 10 8 16 — 42
Roncalli…9 8 18 16 — 51