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Bloomer-Colfax. Regis-Altoona, Abbotsford- Colby, the Neillsville Co-op, Spencer- Columbus and Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee remain in the regional final. Traditional sectional powers Ellsworth and Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro will again face each other in the regional round at Arcadia.

Neillsville will serve as the individual sectional host on Feb. 20, which is good news for Medford fans, while Ellsworth hosts the team sectional on Feb. 16.

In Division 3, Cornell-Gilman welcomes Lake Holcombe back to its co-op program. The Wolfpack remains in a seven-team regional field that includes host Edgar, powerhouses Stratford and Cadott, Athens, Marathon and Thorp.

Clear Lake hosts the team sectional. A site for the individual sectional is yet to be determined.

_ There are no changes to either the boys or girls hockey sectionals, other than some co-op names.

For the first time, the boys team is now recognized as a Medford-Rib Lake co-op. In the second year of the WIAA’s two-division experiment, the Raiders return to an eight-team sectional that features defending champion Rice Lake, Superior, Hayward, the Amery Co-op, New Richmond, the Chequamegon Co-op and the Frederic Blizzard Co-op. New Richmond is slated to host the sectional final. The Medford-Rib Lake girls team’s sectional is unchanged with the D.C. Everest-based Central Wisconsin Storm pegged to host the championship game. Northland Pines has added girls from Hurley, Ironwood, Mich. and Wakefield-Marinesco, Mich. to form a new co-op. That leaves Hudson as the only standalone girls program in the entire state.

The six-school Storm; the two-time defending state champion Fox Cities Stars, who are represented by 16 schools; the Green Bay East-based Ice Bears with 11 schools represented; the Marshfieldbased Wisconsin Valley Union, which covers 10 schools, and the Rhinelanderbased Northern Edge, who bring in girls from five schools, round out the seventeam sectional.

_ The only change in the Division 2 boys swim sectional field is the subtraction of River Falls, who jumped up to Division 1. Medford, Antigo, Berlin-Green Lake, Lakeland, Menomonie, Rhinelander, Rice Lake, Shawano, Tomahawk and Wausau East fill out the field. The sectional site is to be determined.

_ The defending sectional champion Medford Co-op will see the same teams in its Division 2 gymnastics sectional meet in Antigo. They include the host Red Robins, the Ashland Co-op, Chequamegon, Lakeland, Mosinee, Rhinelander and Washburn.