The Hustisford (22-3) boys basketball team will head to Oshkosh West High School Thursday night for a matchup with #1 ranked Sheboygan Lutheran in a WIAA Division Five Sectional Semifinal. Coach Jake Falkenthal’s team earned their way into the Sectional with Regional wins over East Brook Academy (74-33), Stockbridge (86-49), and Catholic Central (66-56). The Falcons are led in scoring by junior Dylan Kuehl (24ppg) and senior Dylan Schmitt (19pp). Husty was 2nd in the Trailways East behind league champion Lourdes Academy.
Sheboygan Lutheran (24-1) enter Thursday’s game as the #1 ranked team in Division Five and champions of the Big East South. Senior Jacob Ognacevic leads the state in scoring at just under 40 points per game. He’s also 2nd in the state in rebounding at over 16 per game. He’ll play NCAA Division One college basketball at Valparaiso. The Crusaders tournament run includes blowout wins over University Lake (122-14), Oneida Nation (91-64) and Hilbert (103-66).
Sheboygan Lutheran stopped Husty 92-55 in the season opener back on November 26th. Ognacevic led Sheboygan Lutheran with 45 points. Dylan Kuehl paced the Falcons with 15.
Thursday’s game tips at 7pm.
The winner of Thursday’s game will advance to the Division Five Sectional Final on Saturday night in Fond du Lac against either Randolph or Monticello.
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