Northwestern Falls to No. 1 Martin Luther in State Semifinals

Chelsie Brown
Updated: March 14, 2019 06:35 PM

The mighty Spartans of Martin Luther lived up to their No. 1 state ranking downing Northwestern by a final score of 96-61 in the the Division 3 semifinals in the WIAA state boys basketball tournament.

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This marked the Tigers first state tournament appearance since 2010. Northwestern was led by senior Brody Payton’s who tallied 19 points, which included 5-of-6 shooting on 3-pointers. Junior Andrew Klobucher was next with 11 points, including three 3-pointers.

Northwestern ends their season with 21-6 overall record.

Martin Luther's senior guard Trequan Carrington scored a record-setting 41 points.

The Spartans will play the winner of Waupun (25-1) or Denmark (22-5) in the championship game at 2:30 PM on Saturday.


Chelsie Brown

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