Thomas' 30 leads Onalaska to WIAA Div 2 title

 MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Matt Thomas scored a game-high 30 points to lead Onalaska to a 55-38 victory over Kaukauna in the WIAA Division 2 state boys basketball championship game at the Kohl Center.

Thomas finished 9 for 18 from the field, including 4 of 7 on 3-pointers. He also made eight of nine free throws and pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds as Onalaska (27-1) claimed its third state title.


A Thomas 3-pointer with 2 seconds left in the second quarter gave Onalaska a 13-point halftime lead. The Hilltoppers went on a 13-2 run to open the second half and lock up their 19th straight victory.

Thomas single-handedly outscored Kaukauna 21-16 in the first half.

Seniors Kyle Schuh and Jordan Kaufman had nine points apiece for the Ghosts (25-3).

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