The Beaver Dam boys basketball team opens up WIAA postseason play tonight with a Regional Semifinal against Slinger at the BDHS Fieldhouse in a game you can hear on 1430 WBEV and watch on DailyDodge TV.
Beaver Dam (12-12) received the #2 seed and a first round bye in the Division Three playoffs while Slinger (10-14) is the #7 seed and advanced to tonight’s game with a 56-42 win over Milwaukee Vincent on Tuesday night.
Beaver Dam has won three games in a row heading into tonight and is led by a pair of seniors on the stat sheet in Ty Bunkoske (16.6ppg) and Brady Helbing (15.9). Slinger’s Ashton Beer leads his team in scoring while Matt Schaffer is at 11.3 and Jack Murray 9.9 points per contest.
These same two squads met last year in the Regional Semfinals on February 19th with the Golden Beavers coming out on top 53-38. Nate Abel had 21 for BDHS while Derek Erdmann had 16 for the Owls.
Coverage begins at 6:30pm with the tip set for 7pm on WBEV and DailyDodge TV.
You can watch DailyDodge TV at DailyDodge.com and by downloading the Box Cast ap on your smart TV or Roku, Apple TV or Amazon Fire and searching Daily Dodge.
Click the link to hear a preview with Beaver Dam coach Tim Ladron.
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