AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Rebekah Van Dijk had 14 points and 18 rebounds and Nazareth rolled to the 19th state championship in program history, beating Calvert 82-41 Saturday night for the Class 1A Division II title.
Nazareth (36-2) just missed the 1A championship game record for points scored (86) set by Sulphur Springs North Hopkins in 1958. Nazareth still scored the most points in a championship game in any class since 1983.
The 6-foot-4 Van Dijk, who has signed with Texas-Arlington, led a dominant effort on the boards as Nazareth outrebounded Calvert 63-23.
Nazareth trailed 9-4 late in the first quarter before taking control with an 18-4 run. Nazareth outscored Calvert 27-13 in the second and led 35-22 at halftime.
Jaylonn Walker scored 22 points for Calvert (25-2), which shot 20 percent.