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The silver lining
Black Hawks Melissa Wellnitz is surrounded by four Wausau Newman defenders as she looks to go up for a layup in the second half of Saturdays WIAA Division 4 state championship game. Black Hawk lost, 64-30, finishing the season with a 27-2 overall record, the school record for wins, the Six Rivers East title and the silver ball.
MADISON - After winning 26 games in a row by an average of more than 20 points, Black Hawk suffered an unexpected 34-point loss Saturday to Wausau Newman in the WIAA Division 4 state championship."They were good. We knew they were good coming in," Warriors head coach Mike Flanagan said after his team lost 64-30. "They hit their offensive average and held us to their defensive average. They just didn't make very many mistakes."