By Eric Fischer
The Packerland Conference will not be represented on Championship Saturday at the WIAA Boys’ Basketball State Tournament as the NEW Lutheran Blazers got blown out by Bangor on Friday, losing 73-31. The Blazers were 0-15 from the 3-point arc in the loss, with junior Sam Meerstein leading the way with 19 points.
Bangor will play McDonnel Central for the Division 5 State Championship on Saturday morning. Roncalli will square off against Marathon in Division 4. The Valders Vikings, who beat Southern Door in the sectional semi-final game, battles Prescott for the Division 3 gold ball. In Division 2, 2018 Mr. Basketball Jordan McCabe leads Kaukauna against Milwaukee Washington. To cap the evening, Oshkosh North faces Brookfield East for the Division 1 title.