RHS hosts D2 tourney opener against Waupaca
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
The Rhinelander High School girls basketball team came one ranking short of getting an opening-round bye in its regional and will open WIAA Division 2 tournament play as the No. 5 seed by hosting No. 12-seeded Waupaca at 7 p.m. Feb. 20.
The winner will advance to the regional semifinal set for 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at No. 4-seeded Merrill. The semifinal winner will play for the regional championship at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at a site and against an opponent to be determined.
The three teams in the other half of the Hodags’ regional include top-seeded Hortonville, which will host its semifinal game Feb. 23 against the winner between No. 8-seeded Medford and No. 9-seeded Mosinee.