Luther wins Division 4 state title, West Salem falls in Division 3 championship
Two teams from the Coulee Region brought home trophies on Saturday, as the Onalaska Luther High School boys basketball team won the Division 4 state title, while the West Salem boys team took second in Division 3.
Logan Bahr scored 28 points to help lead Luther in a 60-46 win over Kenosha St. Joseph in the Division 4 championship.
Teammate Gabe Huelskamp added 11 points and seven rebounds for the Knights (28-2), who led 25-22 at halftime.
Eric Kenesie tallied 18 points for the Lancers (19-11), while Peter Stapleton scored 15.
It was heartbreak again for West Salem, who are Division 3 state runners-up for a second consecutive season.
Peter Lattos scored 20 points for West Salem in the effort, falling 61-55 to Brillion in the championship game.
Tamarrein Henderson put up 12 for the Panthers (28-2), who led 29-24 at halftime.
Jeremy Lorenz led all scorers with 26 for the Lions (29-1), while teammate Bennett Olson added 10.
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PHOTOS by Allan Ganther