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Final: Kimberly advances to the sectional final with a 63-59 win over Kaukauna.


KAUKAUNA — The Galloping Ghosts girls’ basketball team faces a familiar opponent Thursday in its WIAA sectional semifinal game.

Kaukauna, a 3-seed in its bracket faces 7-seed Kimberly at 7 p.m. Thursday at Oshkosh North High School. Watch the game live on the Oshkosh North YouTube channel HERE. WATCH

Kimberly upset #2 Homestead 54-43 in its regional final to advance to Thursday’s game.

The Ghosts split the season with Kimberly, winning 59-31 on Dec. 22 at Kimberly, but losing 62-50 Feb. 9 at home.

(View the updated BRACKETS HERE)

Kaukauna defeated Green Bay Preble 69-51 in the Regional semifinal last week.

Kaukauna defeated Menomonie Falls 68-60 Saturday to claim the Regional title.

The 2023 State Girls Basketball Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, March 9-11, 2023 at the Resch Center, Green Bay, Wis.

Semifinals – Friday, March 10
Championship Final – Saturday, March 11

The Kaukauna Galloping Ghosts boys’ basketball team, a 6-seed, will host its opening round game Friday, March 3 against 11-seed Manitowoc Lincoln.

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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.