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MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lakes State Bank advances to championship

Lakes State Bank defeated Pecarich Marketing 48-45 Wednesday to advance to the championship game in the YMCA men’s league playoffs.

Eric Sullivan and Luke Schramm scored 14 points and Jessie Sullivan 12 to lead Lakes State Bank. Todd Vanek scored 12 and Joel Clough 11 to lead Pecarich Marketing.

Lakes State Bank advances to the championship game at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29.

In the losers’ bracket, Shep’s eliminated Garrett 88-45 as Aaron Otteson hit eight 3-pointers and finished with 33 points. Travis Dixon added 17 for Shep’s. Garrett received 12 from Charles Tetrault and 10 from Antonio Riley 10.

Ameriprise eliminated The Pines 75-61 as Seth Sazma scored 16 and Kendall Brown 15. The Pines’ Jack Wawro scored 26 and Bobby Gaulke 13.

Shep’s eliminated Ameriprise 63-62 with Joe Hoelscher scoring 22 and Dixon 14. For Ameriprise, Brown scored 16 and Luke Schumer 11.

6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27: Pecarich Marketing vs Shep’s (loser eliminated)

6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 29: Lakes State Bank vs Monday’s winner; second game, if necessary, 7 p.m.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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