The Blackhawks went to Neillsville to take on the Warriors and lost a hard-fought game 40-31. Both teams struggled scoring early as the score was 5-0, six minutes in! Then the Hawks got it going and went on a 20-6 run to finish out the first half getting a number of steals with our trap. Weiler hit 2 threes scoring 8 points and Jayden Hanson scored 6 points. The Blackhawks led 20-11 at the half. The second half the Warriors got hot hitting 4 threes outscoring the Hawks 29-11. We continued to pressure but couldn't convert some fast-break baskets. We had chances but didn't get the lid off. The Hawks trailed by 5 points with 2 minutes to play but Neillsville hit free throws down the stretch to finish it.
Box Score: (31) Weiler 13, Hanson 10, Ackerman 2, Nelson 2, Henke 2, Wendler 2 3PT: (3) Weiler 3 FTS: 4-9 (44%)
Halves 1 2 Final
O-W 20 11 31
Neillsville 11 29 40
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