Northwood wins

The Northwood Evergreens will move on to Drummond on March 2.

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.

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