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I-S boys win one, lose one

Iola-Scandinavia’s Gavin Hoyord drives past Wittenberg-Birnamwood’s Casey Kielman Dec. 5 in a matchup of Central Wisconsin Conference-East teams in Iola. Holly Neumann Photo

Thunderbirds win in Keshena

By Holly Neumann

The Iola-Scandinavia boys’ basketball team is off to a 1-1 start in Central Wisconsin Conference-East games.

The Thunderbirds headed to Keshena Dec. 8 and returned home with a 69-49 win over Menominee Indian. Wittenberg-Birnamwood also defeated the T-Birds 49-33 Dec. 5 in the conference opener for both teams.

Iola-Scandinavia 69, Menominee Indian 49

The T-Birds built a 37-23 halftime lead before outscoring the Eagles 32-26 in the second half.

RJ Opperman led Iola-Scandinavia with 28 points and Alex Robbins added 19.

RJ Opperman drives the baseline during Iola-Scandinavia’s 49-33 loss to Wittenberg-Birnamwood Dec. 5. Holly Neumann Photo

Wittenberg-Birnamwood 49, Iola-Scandinavia 33

The Chargers outscored the T-Birds 22–11 behind 13 points from Jett Rogowski.

Wittenberg-Birnamwood also had a 27-22 scoring advantage in the second half.

Korz Loken led the T-Birds with 13 points, while Rogowski led all scorers with 23.

The T-Birds hosted Pacelli Dec. 12 and will travel to Amherst Thursday, Dec. 14, for the first of two CWC-East matchups with the Falcons.

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