Local Sports Journal

The Shelby Tigers are heading to the Class C regional tournament after posting a 55-47 victory over league rival Hart on Friday night.

The Tigers led 28-14 at the half and 44-26 after three quarters before the Pirates stormed back with 12 points in the final quarter to cut the final margin to single digits.

Sydney Czurak led the Tigers (19-3) with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Abby Rodriguez added 13 points, four steals and three assists.

Landyn Lorenz, a senior, led the Pirates with 18 points. Macayla Greiner added 14 points and 11 steals.

Shelby advances to the McBain regional to face Leroy Pine River, a 54-32 winner over McBain on Friday night.