Burlington built a 13-point halftime lead and cruised to the finish line, defeating Garden Plain 52-42 Saturday to win the Kansas Class 3A girls title and cap an undefeated season.
Haley Gilman led the way for Burlington (25-0) with 14 points, making five of six shots from the field. Breanna Bluma had 12 points, while Jaquelyn O'Connor added 11 and had eight rebounds.
Garden Plain finishes 24-2. They were led with 13 points from Cassidy Haukap and 12 from Alli Heimmerman. Cadence Bourne had nine rebounds for Garden Plain.