Feb. 29, 2019

WAUSAU– Newman Catholic notched a WIAA Division 5 regional title on Saturday with a 58-43 victory over Prentice.

The Cardinals will square off against Marawood-South foe Edgar in the sectional semifinal, slated for Thursday, March 5 in Mosinee.

Edgar reached the sectional by downing Wild Rose 63-47.

Newman has two victories against Edgar already this year, a 58-45 win on December 16 and a narrow 41-40 win on February 11.

Julia Seidel led the Cardinals with 22 points, while Jadelyn Ganski added 17.  Jaida Heinz netted 11 points for the Cardinals.

Kaelyn Isaacson led Prentice with 23 points.

Newman is 20-4 overall heading into sectional action.