Joel Claassen guided Pius XI Catholic to a state-record 92 consecutive wins
There is a rich history of girls basketball in the state of Wisconsin.
WisSports.net is attempting to put together some interesting historical data regarding high school basketball statistics in this state.
We start with a listing of programs that have won at least 38 consecutive games in the table at the end of the article.
Pius XI Catholic tops the list at 92 games; the Lady Popes started that streak in February of 1988 and it ended in December of 1991.
Please email Norbert Durst with any additions or corrections to the list.
Pius XI Catholic (92 in a row from 1988-91)
Coach Joel Claassen guided the Lady Popes to two of the longest winning streaks in state history. The 92 consecutive wins by Pius XI Catholic from February of 1988 until December of 1991 is 16 more than any other team in state history. The Lady Popes were members of the WISAA in those days and captured four WISAA titles during the streak, while also playing the top public schools and nationally ranked teams. Pius XI Catholic's streak was snapped on December 28, 1991 against a highly ranked team out of Ohio.
Cuba City (76 in a row from 2005-08)
Coach Jeff Pustina guided the Cubans to the second-longest winning streak in girls' basketball history. Their 76-game winning streak started on December 2, 2005 and ended on March 8, 2008 when they lost to Markesan, 44-37, in a Division 3 sectional final. Cuba City captured a pair of WIAA Division 3 state titles during its winning streak.
|Pius XI Catholic||1988-91||Joel Claassen||92|
|Cuba City||2005-08||Jeff Pustina||76|
|Pius XI Catholic||1984-87||Joel Claassen||70|
|New London||2011-13||Troy Krause / Andrea Flease||68|
|Cuba City||2014-16||Jeff Pustina||61|
|Black Hawk||2018-active||Mike Flanagan||54|
|Pius XI Catholic||2014-16||Scott Herrick||45|
|De Pere||2011-13||Kelly McNiff||44|
|Fall Creek||1984-86||Arnie Skrukrud||43|
|Barneveld||2015-16||Jim Myers / Doug Pickarts||38|