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Saturday, February 25, 2023

2/25/23 WIAA Division 5 Basketball Regional Final: (2) McDonell Lady Macks 61, (3) Turtle Lake 44

On a quest for their third consecutive regional title, the second-seeded Lady Macks (22-5, 14-0 Western Cloverbelt Conference) traded a few early blows with the Lakers (21-5, 17-1 Lakeland - West Conference), but steadily extended their advantage to as many as 15, before a late Turtle Lake surge cut the deficit to nine by the break.

In the second half, McDonell got a huge offensive spark from Emily Cooper, who scored 11 of their first 13 points after halftime. As a team, the Lady Macks' relentless effort defensively prevented Turtle Lake from ever mounting a serious threat to the lead, and McDonell once again cut down the nets in their final home game of the season.

WOGO "RadioActive" Award Watch:
Junior guard Emily Cooper splashed five threes as she poured in a game-high 25, while junior center Aubrey Dorn contributed 13 in another strong effort, and senior guard/forward Marley Hughes added eight while patrolling both ends of the floor.
THANK YOU to our incredible local sponsors:

24/7 & West Wisconsin Telcom!
Berry Global of Chippewa Falls!
Chippewa Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine!
Chippewa Valley Insulation!
Culver's of Lake Hallie!
Czech Law Office!
Fries Financial Group!
Lakeland University!
McDonell Area Catholic Schools!
Hiess-Loken & Associates!
Northwestern Bank!
Post Glass & Mirror!
Quality Propane and Fuels!
River Country Co-op!
Royal Credit Union!
Stelter, Inc!
Toycen Ford of Chippewa Falls!
White City Glass!
Wiersgalla Plumbing and Heating!
Winn Family Dentistry of Chippewa Falls!

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