Windward senior Maddie Doi defends against Salesian College Prep’s Makiah Asidanya during the CIF State Div. I championship game on Friday in Sacramento.
The top seed in the tournament, Salesian won its first state title in four tries, with a 62-51 victory over Windward. A close match at halftime, Salesian blew the game open in the third quarter and took a 14-point lead into the final frame.
The champions feature senior Kaitlyn Kanazawa and sophomore Madalyn Kanazawa.
Doi scored one point in her final game, after a stellar career at Windward.
The boys of Venice High also came up one win short, losing to Pleasant Valley in the Div. III final, 57-53.
Photo by Brandon Kirk / Courtesy Windward School