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Janesville upsets #1 West Fork in 1A district final

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Janesville got off to a hot start and held off a late rally as the unranked Wildcats topped #1 West Fork 53-50, handing the Warhawks their lone loss of the season.

The Wildcats got things rolling early, quickly jumping out to an 18-7 lead on the back on a 16-2 run. Janesville's largest lead of the night would reach 19 points before a second half rally by Wests Fork that had them within 2 in the final minutes.

Danny Amlie led the Wildcats with 17 points on the night. Isaiah Carlson and Jack Thode added 16 and 14 respectively.

Janesville (21-3) advances to face 8th ranked Jesup (21-3) in a class 1A substate final on Saturday in the McLeod Center.

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