By Eric Fischer
The road to the gold ball trophy begins tonight with WIAA Regional Quarterfinal girl’s basketball action on 105.1 Viking Country. Packerland Conference foes Algoma and Gibraltar square off with their eyes on playing in the Resch Center in March.
The teams split the regular season series with the road team stealing wins each time. Gibraltar finished 3rd in the Packerland Conference with Algoma finishing 4th. Gibraltar is led by Junior Payton Pluff who averaged 15.6 points per game and Senior Raina Haleen with 12.9 points per game. For Algoma, the Wolves are led by Junior Makayla Guilette with 14.0 points per game and 5.0 rebounds per game.
Pre-game coverage will start at 6:30 with tip-off at 7 pm. Gibraltar baseball coach Jay Kita will join me on the broadcast with color commentary. The winner of the game will play Manitowoc Lutheran on Friday.