Thursday 15 March 2012

Merrill Girls Fall To New London

Posted at 10:36 AM


UPDATE: Merrill lost to New London 67-22 Thursday night. The Bluejays finished the season as Regional Champions with a 14-11 record.


The Merrill Bluejay girls basketball team will be in action tonight at they face New London in a WIAA Division 2 sectional semifinal from Wausau East.

Tip off for tonight's game is scheduled for 6 p.m., our Bluejay pre-game show starts at approximately 5:40.

On Saturday Merrill beat Waupaca 50-43 to claim the Regional Championship. Prior to that the No. 3 seeded Bluejays topped Antigo 53-31.

No. 1 seed New London cruised into tonight's matchup after blowing out both Hortonville (74-18) and Rhinelander (73-23).

The Bulldogs enter the game with a perfect 24-0 record while the Bluejays improved to 14-10.

The winner of tonight's contest advances to the sectional finals in Marshfield this Saturday at 7 p.m. and will take on the winner of La Crosse Logan (20-4) and Hayward (18-5).


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