Border Battle at SPASH to feature State Champions
By John Kemmeter
Several of the top high school boys basketball teams from Wisconsin and Minnesota will be at Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH) for the 2018 Wisconsin vs. Minnesota Border Battle Saturday, Jan. 27.
The 12th annual event will consist of seven games Saturday and include five teams that won State Titles last year, with each of the last four games featuring a reigning State Champion.
The SPASH and Pacelli Catholic High School boys basketball teams will both compete in the event, with Pacelli (8-4) taking on Spring Grove (Minn.) (7-4) at 11:30 a.m., and three-time defending WIAA Division 1 State Champion SPASH (8-4) facing Minnesota Class 2A defending State Champion Minnehaha Academy (Minn.) (10-2) in the final game of the day at 7:30 p.m.
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2018 Wisconsin vs. Minnesota Border Battle at SPASH Fieldhouse
10 a.m.: DeSoto vs. Heritage Christian (Minn.)
11:30 a.m.: Pacelli vs. Spring Grove (Minn.)
1:15 p.m. Prescott vs. Lake City (Minn.)
2:45 p.m.: Kaukauna vs. Minneapolis North (Minn.)
4:15 p.m.: Appleton Xavier vs. Minnetonka (Minn.)
6 p.m.: La Crosse Central vs. North St. Paul (Minn.)
7:30 p.m.: SPASH vs. Minnehaha Academy (Minn.)