GREEN BAY, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Newman Cardinals looked well on their way to the WIAA Division 5 State Girls Basketball Title Game after jumping out to a 26-16 lead to end the first half, but the second half Clayton shut down the Cardinals.
The Bears outscored the Cardinals 29-11 in the second half to takedown Newman 45-37.
Julia Seidel carried Newman. She was 5-5 in the first half with 16 points. The junior finished with a game high 22.
The Bears spread the ball around with three scorers in double-digits. Alison Leslie led the way with 18.
Newman finishes the season 24-4.