GREEN BAY - The basketball season is over and Northeastern Wisconsin captured four state titles and one second-place finish.
Pulaski won the lone boys state title in the area, while N.E.W. Lutheran won a silver ball. Meanwhile, Notre Dame, Kewaunee and Algoma won state titles in girls basketball as the area has won six of the last 10 state titles in girls basketball.
Now that the season is over, here are the final FOX 11 Top 11 boys and girls basketball rankings. On the boys' side it was pretty easy to determine which team should be No. 1 as only one team won a state title.
Pulaski replaced Little Chute, which was No. 1. The Mustangs dropped to No. 4 after a state semifinal loss.
The girls' side has three state champs, but the No. 1 spot was given to Kewaunee, which split the season series with No. 2 Algoma and beat No. 3 Notre Dame. Also, the Storm repeated as Division 3 state champs.
Algoma was given the No. 2 spot based on record, as Notre Dame had six losses. Nonetheless, the Tritons had a great season.
Previous No. 1 De Pere dropped to No. 5, while No.2 New London fell to No. 4 after losing in a state semifinal.
Here are the final rankings for the basketball season:
Boys Top 11
1. Pulaski (24-4): The Red Raiders get the top spot after winning the Division 2 state title.
2. Oshkosh North (23-4): The Spartans reached state and were derailed by eventual champion Germantown in the semifinals.
3. N.E.W. Lutheran (28-1): The Blazers' perfect season was lost in the D-5 state title game to Randolph.
4. Little Chute (25-2): The Mustangs' tournament run ended with a state semifinal loss to Aquinas.
5. De Pere (22-4): The Redbirds fell in a sectional final to Germantown.
6. West De Pere (20-3): The Phantoms won the Bay, but lost their first playoff game, ending a great season.
7. Seymour (20-5): Thunder won a regional title but was stopped by Pulaski in a sectional semifinal.
8. Laconia (25-1): The Spartans fell to Dominican in a sectional final.
9. Brillion (22-4): Lions' bid for a repeat ended in a D-3 sectional final to Little Chute.
10. Hortonville (19-7): Polar Bears had deepest run of any Bay team, reaching sectional final.
11. Berlin (19-7): Toby Hegner led Indians to sectional final.
Girls Top 11
1. Kewaunee (27-1): Storm completes repeat with buzzer-beater in D-3 state title game.
2. Algoma (26-2): Wolves follow leads of Schmidt and Blahnik to win D-4 state title.
3. Notre Dame (22-6): Tritons played best basketball at right time and won D-2 state title.
4. New London (26-1): Bulldogs' 3-peat bid and winning streak (68 games) ends in state semifinal loss to New Berlin Eisenhower.
5. De Pere (24-1): Redbirds make surprising exit in a sectional semifinal loss to Kimberly.
6. Kimberly (23-3): Papermakers can't follow up De Pere upset in sectional final, losing to Arrowhead.
7. Xavier (24-2): Hawks' great season ended for second year in a row by Kewaunee.
8. Oshkosh North 19-7: Spartans' breakthrough season ends in 3-point loss to Superior in sectional final.
9. Fox Valley Lutheran (20-4): Foxes' season ends in 1-point loss to Xavier in sectional semifinal.
10. Lourdes Academy (21-4): Knights' season stopped by Algoma in a sectional semifinal.
11. Reedsville (21-3): Panthers' season ended in regional final by Lourdes.
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