Athens girls basketball’s win over Assumption highlights Thursday night’s action

Athens, Marathon and SPASH girls basketball come out on top, while Pacelli boys basketball picked up a win
Published: Feb. 2, 2023 at 10:41 PM CST
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - In a busy night of high school hoops, No. 7 Athens girls basketball picked up a big win over No. 4 Assumption on Thursday. Marathon and SPASH also came away with wins, while Pacelli boys basketball won.

Athens led for the majority of the second half, but Assumption kept it close the entire period. Leading by two with under two minutes to go, Jazelle Hartwig hit a big mid-range jumper to help ice a 59-54 win.

In Abbotsford, Marathon was able to win a close game with a 50-43 win over Abbotsford. The Red Raiders have won three straight games

In Stevens Point, the Panthers maintained their perfect Wisconsin Valley Conference ledger with a dominating 73-19 win over D.C. Everest.

Lastly, Jaydon Awe and Pacelli boys basketball was victorious over Menominee Indian, 93-62. Logan Mayer led the team with 29 points.