The Kewaunee girls won the Division 3 WIAA State Basketball Championship Saturday afternoon, with a 50-41 win over Oostburg. Down 30-27 with 3:28 to play in the third quarter, senior Marissa Selner drained a three to tie the game. Then the Storm outscored the Flying Dutch 20-to-11 in the fourth to claim the state title. Kewaunee head coach Lynn Geier…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/GEIER11.mp3|titles=GEIER1]
The Kewaunee girls bring home the gold ball a year after finishing as the runner-up in Division 3. Taking advantage of this second chance was something that Geier stressed to her team…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/GEIER2.mp3|titles=GEIER2]
Senior Nicole Geier scored 12 points for Kewaunee. She and the other four seniors knew that they, combined with the underclassmen, would make for a special team…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/NICOLE1.mp3|titles=NICOLE1]
The championship is not only Kewaunee’s first in girls basketball, but its the first ever state title for any girls sport in school history. Junior guard Jill Kleiman is proud of that fact…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/KLEIMAN1.mp3|titles=KLEIMAN1]
Kleiman finished with a game-high 14 points and tied a Division 3 state tournament record with four three-pointers. Kewaunee ends the season with a Division 3 state title and a record of 24-4.