All four of the top seeds advanced with relative ease at the Class 1A Division II state tournament in Hays. The remaining four teams are a combined 89-5 on the season.
Ingalls 54, Southern Coffey County 27
The Lady Bulldogs came into the state tournament a perfect 23-0 on the season and Titans, the only team at the tournament with a sub-500 record, never really presented much of a threat. Ingalls lead by 20 at the break and then started the second half strong outscoring Southern Coffey County 11-2 in the third quarter.
Ingalls was lead in scoring by Tara Whipple, who had 14 points, Rebbecca Wyatt added 10.
Southern Coffey County was lead in scoring by Breanna Isch who had six, but she also pulled down 10 rebounds. The Titans end the season at 10-13.
Wilson 53, B&B 42
This was the closest game of the day, as the Falcons gave the Dragons fits, especially early. The game was tied after one quarter at nine, and Wilson took just a four point lead into halftime. B&B took the lead after three quarters, exploding for 20 points in the third frame. But Wilson didn't panic. The Dragons out scored the Falcons 24-9 to secure the victory.
Wilson was lead by Karlie Steinlie who poured in 24 points and Shania Steinike who added 13. The Dragons will play Ingalls in Friday's semifinals.
B&B was lead in scoring by Laura Sudbeck's 10. The Falcons finish the season at 20-3.
Norwich 54, Dighton 35
The Lady Hornets came out and stood toe to toe with the Eagles for one quarter, trailing by just one. But the second quarter was a killer as Norwich outscored Dighton 17-4 and took a 13 point lead into the break. Dighton actually bookended good quarters, as they also played even with Norwich in the forth quarter, but they were outscored in the third 13-6.
Two Eagles finished in double figures, Bailey Poe with 20 and Hayley Poljansek who had 14 points and 11 rebounds.
The Hornets also had two in double digits, Shambray Budd with 14 and Leslie Speer with 12. Dighton finishes the season at 16-7.
Golden Plains 58, Hope 43
The Lady Bulldogs won every quarter of the game, out scoring the Lady Lions 16-10 in the first, 11-10 in the second, 14-12 in the third, and 17-11 in the forth. Golden Plains also grabbed a huge advantage on the boards out rebounding Hope 39-20.
Three Lady Bulldogs cracked the double digit scoring plane, Hailee Spresser with 15, Kylie Jones with 14, and Jordan Christensen who had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Golden Plains will play Norwich in Friday's second girls semifinal.
Alissa Lauxman lead Hope in scoring with 14. The Lions finish the season at 17-6.