Varsity Basketball

Class 1A-Division ii girls

At Gross Coliseum, Hays

Wednesday's Quarterfinals

3 P.M.

No. 6 Ingalls (14-9) —Ingalls applies defensive pressure with a half-court trap. Rebecca Wyatt averages 11 points. Ingalls' most recent state appearance was 1992.

No. 3 Beloit St. John's-Tipton (22-1) —Vanessa Kresine averages 22 points, 5.9 steals and 6.7 rebounds. It is the first year St. John's and Tipton have played co-op.


No. 7 Logan (14-9) —Logan has won 7 of 8 entering today's game. Caley Greving averages 14 points and nine rebounds.

No. 2 Hutchinson Central Christian (22-1) —Cougars PG Jaimie Patrick scores 21 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. The Cougars hold opponents to 29.5-percent shooting.


No. 8 Bern (10-12) —Bern, on a five-game win streak, slows the game down with post Valerie Hecht (16.1 points, 12.5 rebounds). It makes its first state appearance since 1995.

No. 1 Argonia (23-0) —Argonia has four starters scoring in double digits. Brooke Boatright and Jacie Petoom average 6 steals and 5 assists. Ashton Stansbury averages 14 points.


No. 5 Sharon Springs (14-9) —Hiley Coleman averages 16 points and 8 rebounds. Sharon Springs also relies on defensive leader and clutch shooter Hailey Pletcher (15 points).

No. 4 Wilson (19-4) —Wilson is makes its second straight state appearance and returns four starters. Karlie Steinle averages 20 points and 4 steals.

Friday's Semifinals

Ingalls-Beloit St. John's winner vs. Logan-Central Christian winner, 3 p.m.

Bern-Argonia winner vs. Wallace County-Wilson winner, 8:15

Saturday's Finals

Third-place game, noon

Championship, 4 p.m.

The Eagle's Picks

Joanna Chadwick: Argonia over Hutchinson Central Christian

Chris Elliott: Argonia over Beloit St. John's-Tipton

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