GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hodags win WIAA D2 opener over Antigo
RHS next faces top-seeded Hortonville
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
The Rhinelander High School varsity girls basketball team opened the WIAA Division 2 Tournament at home Tuesday with a 53-45 victory over No. 9-seeded Antigo.
The No. 8-seeded Hodags had three players score in double figures led by Kaly Kostrova with a game-high 18 points. Ali Schickert added 12 points and also hauled in 10 rebounds to record a double-double while Ally Seefeldt scored 11 points.
Hannah Zenkovich led the Red Robins with 12 points and 12 rebounds.
RHS shot 17-40 (42 percent) from the field overall and 5-17 (29 percent) from 3-point range, compared to Antigo shooting 12-51 (23 percent) from the field and 3-13 (23 percent) behind the arc.
The Hodags advance to the next round of the tournament to play Thursday night on the road against the top seed in their regional, Hortonville.
RHS 53, Antigo 45
Antigo 16 29 – 45
RHS 24 29 – 53
RHS: Kaly Kostrova 18, Ali Schickert 12, Ally Seefeldt 11, Kenedy Van Zile 7, Maddie Meyer 3, Alayna Franson 2. 3-pointers: Kostrova 4, Meyer. Free throws: 14-22. Fouls: 20. Fouled out: Meyer.