Kewaunee will make a return trip to the WIAA Girls State Basketball Tournament after they beat Appleton Xavier, 59-50 Saturday night in a Division 3 sectional final. The Storm had four players score in double figures. Alex Richard and Nicole Geier led the way as each scored 15 points. Marissa Selner added 14 and Jill Kleiman chipped in 11.
Its the second straight season that Kewaunee won a sectional championship at Ashwaubenon and the Storm also avenged a loss to Xavier from earlier in the year. Kewaunee (22-4) is making its second appearance at state. They will take on Barron (21-5), who is also making its second appearance at state and their first since 2001.
Friday’s Division 3 state semifinal between Kewaunee and Barron can be heard on 93.9 FM WDOR and wdor.com. Coverage begins with WDOR Sports Talk at 8:30. Tip-off from the Kohl Center in Madison is at 9:05.