Wisconsin Lutheran emerges victorious in the WIAA Division 2 state boys basketball championship, defeating Pewaukee with an 83-62 score, concluding their season with a perfect 30-0 record.

The Big Picture

The anticipated matchup between Pewaukee and Wisconsin Lutheran, featuring star players Janowski and Knueppel, ended in a dominant victory for Wisco.

By the Numbers
  • Pewaukee finished the game with a 35% field-goal shooting, while Wisconsin Lutheran shot an impressive 81.8% in the second half.
  • Knueppel, named Wisconsin’s Mr. Basketball, scored 11 points and delivered 11 assists in the championship.
Yes, But

Pewaukee coach Burkemper acknowledged being outplayed by Wisconsin Lutheran and felt the weight of expectations as his team aimed for a fourth consecutive state title.

State of Play
  • Wisconsin Lutheran's victory marked their third WIAA state title, while Pewaukee finished the season with a record of 25-5.
  • The game showcased Wisconsin Lutheran's dominance, holding Pewaukee to 20 points in the first half and executing with precision on both offense and defense.
What's Next

Despite the defeat, Pewaukee remains optimistic about future prospects with a strong returning lineup expected for the next season.

Bottom Line

Wisconsin Lutheran secures a perfect season and the state title, demonstrating exceptional performance and teamwork, while Pewaukee looks ahead to regroup and come back stronger in the future.