Packers Advance to Section Finals with 51-49 Win

10 Mar

Ajuda Nywesh goes up for the game-winning lay-up

Ajuda Nywesh goes up for the game-winning lay-up

The Austin Packers, down 21-10 midway through the first half, came back against Winona Saturday night for a 51-49 cliffhanger victory in the Section 1AAA semifinal.

Joe Aase led the Packers with 22 points, making 6 of 10 from behind the arc. Zach Wessels added 11, Ajuda Nywesh 9 (including the game-winning lay-up), Collin Weisert 5 and Tom Aase 4.

See the Austin Daily Herald story.

Updated: Here also are the Rochester Post-Bulletin and Winona Daily News stories.

Here are the highlights:

The win puts the Packers in the championship game on Friday, March 15 at 6 p.m. at Mayo Civic Arena in Rochester, where they will face Red Wing, upset winners over New Prague. The Packers defeated the Wingers 64-52 at Red Wing on Dec. 21.

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