Loyal outscored Bangor 28-6 in the second half to overcome a two-point halftime deficit to defeat Bangor, 44-24, and advance to the Division 5 title game to play Milwaukee Academy of Science.
Loyal held Bangor scoreless from 3:56 in the first half to 4:22 of the second half, which was a 24-point run for the Greyhounds.
Seniors Karsyn Rueth and Morgan Reinwand each finished with 11 points to lead Loyal.
Rueth, a UW-Oshkosh recruit, added 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals, while Reinwand also tallied 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
Junior Hailey Rueth and freshman Remi Geiger each contributed 8 points for the Greyhounds.
Junior Emma Wittmershaus, a UW-Milwaukee recruit, finished with a game-high 8 points and aded 8 rebounds and 2 blocks for Bangor.
Bangor shot just 17 percent for the game, including going 2-for-30 in the second half.
Sophomore Shemera Williams' 33 points led Milwaukee Academy of Science past previously unbeaten Clayton, 51-47, in a Division 5 state semi-final.
Williams shot 10-for-26 from the field and added 8 rebounds and 5 blocks in the win.
She currently holds offers from Wisconsin, Marquette, Kansas State, and Valparaisio.
No other Novas reached double-figures, but junior Tamara PughTorres contributed 9 points and 2 steals.
Neither team shot the ball very well. Milwaukee Academy of Science shot 38 percent from the floor, while Clayton shot 32 percent for the game. The Bears went just 3-for-20 from behind the arc after shooting over 43 percent on the season.
Sophomore Alison Leslie finished with a team-high 20 points and 12 rebounds for Clayton. Fellow sophomore Kailey Ketz added 14 points in the loss.
This is the second consecutive year that Clayton lost in a Division 5 state semi-final.
Milwaukee Academy of Science will play Loyal in the Division 5 state championship game on Saturday.
Attendance for the Friday morning Division 5 session was 3,848.