MINONG– The WIAA Division 5 Regional playoffs opened on Tuesday, Feb. 27, for area boys’ basketball teams.
At Mellen, the #10 seeded Northwood Evergreens upset #7 Mellen to advance to the second round of play.
The Evergreens will travel to Drummond, 69-27 winners against #15 Winter in the opening round. Northwood and #2 seeded Drummond will tip-off at 7 p.m.
Also in WIAA Division 5 play on Feb. 27, other area teams did not advance.
At Luck, #14 Shell Lake was defeated by #3 Luck 72-26. At Prentice, the #10 Birchwood Bobcats fell 76-32 to #7 Prentice.