AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Brock's championship machine keeps rolling along.
Braylee Flaska scored 16 points and Brock won its fifth consecutive Class 2A state championship with a 40-32 victory over Merkel on Saturday. Brock led 29-27 to start the fourth quarter and pulled away behind a 9-0 run keyed by Rachel Williams' 3-pointer with 3:08 to play.
Brock (35-5) is just the second team in state history to win five consecutive championships. Nazareth won six in a row in Class B and Class 1A from 1977 to 1982.
Lexie Ducat scored 10 points for Brock, which has played in the state tournament nine times since 2000 and won seven titles.
Ciara Cope scored 17 points to lead Merkel (38-2) , which made the title game in its first state tournament.