Some dreams do come true.

It did for Stockbridge’s Zach Daun.

The senior forward sent his Stockbridge Indian boys basketball team to a level never reached before in school history scoring on a lay in just before the final horn sounded giving Stockbridge a harrowing 50-48 win over Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah in a WIAA Division 5 Regional Championship game before a frenzied crowd Saturday night at Stockbridge High School.

It is the first time in Stockbridge school history that an Indian basketball team has qualified for WIAA sectional play. They join Hustisford, Shullsburg and Barneveld with seedings and pairings to be determined Sunday for semifinalplay this coming Thursday.

“You dream when you play basketball in your driveway as a kid that some time you will make a game winning shot,” said Daun, who led all scorers with 19 points.

“The play was actually going to go to Aaron Bunnell,” added Daun.

The ball did come to Bunnell, who was double-teamed at the free throw line and then passed off to Daun streaking wide open down the lane.

“All I thought about was putting the ball in the hoop,” said Daun in closing.

Video of game winning shot:

https://twitter.com/i/status/1363316613232140288

Stockbridge 50 Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah 48

Stockbridge (fg ftm-a pf tp): Gaven Cullen 2 0-0 1 5, Mike Holzer 1 0-0 4 2, Levi Piper 4 0-0 4 8, Ian Smith 0 0-0 1 0, Sam Gollnick 1 0-0 1 2, Aaron Bunnell 2 5-7 2 11, Conner Funk 1 0-0 0 3, Zach Daun 8 3-3 4 19. TOTALS: 19 8-10 17 50.

Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah: Hayden Schultz 1 0-0 1 2, Brandy Hassinger 5 3-5 1 14, Joseph Schuler 0 0-0 0 0, Kean O’Neil 6 2-5 4 16, Jonathan Kalbacken 1 0-0 3 2, Chase Entringer 0 0-2 0 0, Jacob Ganga 6 2-2 2 14. TOTALS: 19 7-14 11 48

Score by Halves

Stockbridge 26-24=50

Elkhart Lake-Glen. 24-24=48

3-Point Field Goals Made: Stockbridge 4 (Bunnell 2, Cullen 1, Funk 1) Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah 3 (O’Neil 2, Hassinger 1)

WIAA BOYS BASKETBALL

REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SCORES

DIVISION 5

Stockbridge 50 Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah 48

Hustisford 59 Cambria-Friesland 53

Shullsburg 71 Benton 34

Barneveld 61 Monticello 55

DIVISION 3

Kiel 75 Oostburg 68

St. Mary’s Springs 72 Campbellsport 54

Milwaukee Academy of Science 79 Whitefish Bay Dominican 78

Racine St. Catherine’s 51 Racine Lutheran 33

Brillion 52 Southern Door 41

Menasha St. Mary Catholic 57 Westfield 33

Wrightstown 69 Bonduel 54

Wittenberg-Birnamwood 58 Northland Pines 45

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