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Solon Springs clinches first trip to state


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ASHLAND, Wis. --- Solon Springs is going to state for the first time in school history after a 59-41 win over Owen-Withee in Saturday night’s sectional final at Ashland.

The Eagles very nearly made it last year also. They led by 13 points with seven minutes left in the sectional final against Chippewa Falls McDonell Catholic Central and lost.

This year, they led O-W by 15 with the same amount of time left.

Isaiah Kastern, Solon’s 6-5 Bemidji State commit, dominated in a second-half stretch with multiple dunks as Solon pulled away and clinched its trip to...