Cissna Park high school has reached the Elite 8 in boys basketball.
Coach Kevin Long’s long-talked-about defensive game was emphasized in detail Friday. The defense stepped it up in a championship matchup with Arthur-Lovington and the Timberwolves are howling among the 1A best in Illinois.
Behind a great defensive effort, Long's Timberwolves defeated the Knights of Arthur-Lovington 46-31 in the Class 1A Schlarman Sectional to move to the Elite Eight.
WGFA Radio featured the game on 94.1 FM.
Cole Hasselbring’s 21 points led the T’wolves to their first Elite Eight berth in seven years.
Cissna Park now meets Illini Central in the Illinois State Super-Sectional at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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