Marshfield Tigers strike at the buzzer to claim a share of WVC title
By Hub City Times staff
MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Tigers girls basketball team hosted Wausau West in a Wisconsin Valley Conference (WVC) contest — a game that would help claim a share of the conference title.
In a tight first half battle, Wausau West had a one-point lead going into the locker room at the half.
During the second half, both teams battled for a win that would come down to the final second.
Tied at 50-50, Danielle Minsaas stole the ball from Wausau West’s Grace Michalske and passed to Maddie Michaelis, who put up a shot at the buzzer for the win. Final score 52-50, Marshfield.
Scoring leaders for the Warriors was Kiley Deaton, with 15 points, and Anna Cunningham added 14.
Marshfield was lead by Maddie Michaelis, with 15 points. Desirae Weisenberger put up 12 points, and Kaydee Johnson added 10.
Marshfield headed into this game with a 10-1 record, with SPASH hot on their heels with a 9-1 record.
Both teams won their contests on Feb. 14 leaving Marshfield ahead of SPASH by a half game.
SPASH will play Wausau West on Feb. 20 to determine if Marshfield is the sole conference champions or if they will share their title with SPASH.
Marshfield is on the road for their next two games, first in Menominee on Feb. 18 and then Rhinelander on Feb. 20.
Wausau West takes on SPASH at home on Feb. 20.