ASSUMPTION GIRLS BASKETBALL EYES SECOND-STRAIGHT DIVISION 5 STATE TITLE


Senior guard Ainara Sainz de Rozas leads a balanced Assumption attack into the WIAA State Girls Basketball Tournament. The Royals will play Chippewa Falls McDonell in a Division 5 semifinal Friday in Green Bay. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

By Paul Lecker

Zaleski Sports


WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Last season as the Wisconsin Rapids Assumption girls basketball team ran through the playoffs on its way to the Division 5 state championship, the Royals relied mostly on an experienced group to carry the weight.


This season has been different. On any given night, one of the nine players in the main rotation have stepped up to keep the Royals on the winning track.