East Troy boys defeat Clinton, advance to sectional final
East Troy vs. Clinton boys basketball sectional semi-final 3/8 Part 4
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East Troy's Tanner Plomb high fives his way through the Trojan fan section March 8, 2012 following a 71-56 WIAA Division 3 sectional semifinal win. Dan Plutchak/staff.
JANESVILLE -- After handing Clinton its only loss of the season, East Troy's game plan was for a repeat performance Thursday, and they delivered with a 71-56 WIAA Division 3 sectional semifinal win.
Sixth-ranked Clinton (23-1) rushed to an early lead on the neutral Janesville Craig High School court, but the second ranked Trojans (22-2) settled down to end with a comfortable winning margin.
While the Cougars go home after a sectional semi-final loss for the second year in a row, East Troy advances to the sectional final at 1 p.m. Saturday in Middleton against Wisconsin Dells or Lodi. The winner advances to the state tournament.
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