ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) -- Hannah Whitish scored 23 points and Maggie Oimoen added 17 as Barneveld beat Assumption 59-43 to win its second straight WIAA Division 5 girls basketball state title on Saturday.
Barneveld (27-1) and Assumption (25-4) have played each other in the last three state championship games. Assumption won the 2013 title, 39-35, and Barneveld rebounded last year to win, 38-34.
This is Barneveld's sixth state title.
Assumption tied the score at 10 in the first quarter but then didn't score for 9 minutes, 21 seconds, missing 12 consecutive shots. Barneveld built a 24-15 lead by halftime and never looked back.
Whitish now holds the Division 5 state record for points in a tournament with 48.
Assumption was led in scoring by Macie Zurfluh and Olivia Skibba with 12 points.
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