MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- The New Glarus boys' basketball team became the new WIAA Division 4 state champions at the Kohl Center in Madison on Saturday afternoon. The Glarner Knights won 67-62
New Glarus started out with a 10-6 lead over Lourdes Academy with 13:20 remaining in the first half. The academy responded with multiple three-point buckets from guard Ben Huizenga just minutes later.
With 7:50 left in the first half, both squads were tied at 20.
New Glarus began to run its offense at a high level while getting contributions from a number of players to go up 34-33 with 2:06 remaining before halftime. The Glarner Knights maintained a halftime lead of 37-35 thanks to Zach Feller's three-point shot before the buzzer.
New Glarus grabbed a 46-45 lead over Lourdes Academy with 10:58 remaining in the second half after a three-point play from Feller. His teammate, Mason Martinson, nabbed a huge basket to put the Glarner Knights up 63-59 with 2:05 left in regulation.
In Division 1, Sun Prairie fell to Brookfield Central 69-52.