By Joe Bachman
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings will host a playoff series this weekend, as they take on the Ironwood Fighting Yoopers.
The 16-27 Yoopers will see a 33-11 Riverkings team that have won five straight games and nine out of their last 10. Led by leading points-getter Austyn Quarters with 56 points, and goalie Domenic Paciocco with a goals against average of 1.44 on the year, the No. 2 seed Riverkings will look to finish off the Yoopers in two games.
The Midwest West Division first round series will be a best-of-three, with game one hosted on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 25 at 7:00 p.m. if necessary. All games will be played at the South Wood County Recreation Center, 2711 16th St. South.