Prairie boys win

Prairie beats Richland Center
Prairie’s Austin Roach looks to score Tuesday night. (Photo by Erik Olson of the Richland Center Observer)

 

Prairie 

triumphs over 

Richland Center

The Prairie du Chien boys basketball team traveled to Richland Center Tuesday night and the Blackhawks beat the Hornets 44-38 in a Division 3 Regional.

Prairie opened with a 13-6 lead after one quarter. 

Center pulled to within 17-15 by halftime. 

The Blackhawks went on a 13-7 third-period run to build the margin to 30-22. 

The Hornets took the fourth quarter 16-14 but the Blackhawks secured the 6-point victory. 

Prairie du Chien improved to 9-14 on the season. Richland Center finished at 14-9. 

Connor George led all scorers with 12 points for Prairie du Chien. Austin Roach added 10 and Brady Ulrich scored 7.

Number 6 Prairie du Chien will travel to Spring Green to take on second-seeded River Valley on Friday, Feb. 28.

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