Luxemburg-Casco Spartan boys’ basketball fell to the Green Bay West Wildcats in overtime 83-76 Tuesday night in a WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal in Luxemburg on 96.7 FM WBDK.
The game started with a couple scoring runs as Green Bay West came out on fire going up 11-0 behind three three-pointers by Freeman Jackson in the first four minutes. The Spartans then responded by scoring 14 straight points to take a 14-11 lead at the midpoint of the first half. The score seesawed for the rest of the half as the Wildcats took a 41-39 into intermission.
Neither team could pull away in the second half and the game went into overtime tied at 71-71. West as able to hit some key baskets and force turnovers to outscore the Spartans 12-5 in the overtime.
Jackson had a huge night scoring 37 points with seven triples for the Wildcats. Sophomore Ryan Robillard led the Spartans in scoring with 25 points while Senior Nathan Coisman added 17.
Luxemburg-Casco finishes the season 10-13. Green Bay West (8-14) will now face #2 seeded Kaukauna on Friday night.
(photos courtesy of Ron LeCloux)