KEWAUNEE, Wis. (NBC 26) — In a game where possessions were at a premium, Sevastopol caught fire at the right time.
The Pioneers closed Tuesday's game on a 13-3 run, beating Kewaunee 38-33 to move into a tie for first place atop the Packerland Conference.
Pioneers sophomore Naomi Rikkola hit the go-ahead three with less than a minute to go in the game. Rikkola scored 19 of her 21 points in the second half.
Sevastopol, Kewaunee and Oconto are now all tied atop the conference at 11-2. The Pioneers and Blue Devils face off next Monday in a game that could decide the conference champion.
The Pioneers won the Packerland title last season, going a perfect 16-0 in conference play.