By: John Raffel
Hemlock advances to district final
Hemlock beat New Lothrop 62-44 in Division 3 district basketball action on Wednesday. Hemlock trailed New Lothrop 30-25 at halftime but had a 37-14 scoring advantage in the second half. Hemlock advances to the district finals with a 21-1 record. Nolan Finkbeiner had 21 points, followed by Brady Devereaux with 17 and Jayden Evans with nine. Devereaux had seven rebounds as did Michael Zolinski. Evans had six assists and Finkbeiner had three steals. Bryce Richardson had 11 points and Luke Birchmeier had 10 and Avery Moore nine for New Lothrop. Hemlock is at Reese against the host school in Friday’s title game.