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Class B girls basketball state tournament capsules

Here's a look at the teams competing in the Class B girls state tournament, which begins Thursday at Carl Albert High School.
by Jacob Unruh Published: February 27, 2013



Coach: Kale Pierce

Record: 23-3

Rank: No. 5

Tournament history: Fourth appearance (1-3) and third consecutive. ... Lost to Red Oak, 49-44, in the first round last season. ... Lone win came in initial appearance in 2002, beating Smithville, 62-48, in first round.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Ami Adkisson; 5-3; Jr.; 8.1

Karly LeForce; 5-4; Sr.; 6.0

Halley Parker; 5-11; Jr.; 8.6

Kayla Castle; 5-7; Sr.; 11.4

Ballee Clift; 5-10; Sr.; 10.2

This season: Kylee Severin (11.5 PPG) suffered a torn ACL at end of regular season. Has not played in playoffs, but is attempting comeback. … All starters averaging double figures during four playoff games. … Faced Deer Creek-Lamont four times (3-1).


Coach: Justin Janz

Record: 22-8

Rank: No. 8

Tournament history: Third appearance (4-1) and second in three seasons. ... Won the state title in 1977, beating Merritt, 52-39. ... Made the semifinals in 2011.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Maranda Janz; 5-6; Sr.; 16.5

Hannah Millar; 5-10; Jr.; 11

Shyli May; 5-4; Jr.; 4.5

Kelsey Brinkley; 5-6; Sr.; 4.0

MaKenzie Kelly; 5-5; So.; 4.0

This season: Millar averages six rebounds per game. … Lost to Hammon in area championship in overtime. It was the third loss to Hammon and second in overtime. … Beat Earlsboro in area consolation game.



Coach: Kenna Young

Record: 24-5

Rank: No. 11

Tournament history: Second appearance. ... Only other appearance came in 2007, when it beat Chattanooga, 53-49, in the first round before falling to Lomega in the semifinals.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Takeyah Thomas; 5-6; Jr.; 3.7

Marissa Galindo; 5-8; Jr.; 10.3

Mary Iliff; 5-5; Jr.; 9.7

Daniela Galindo; 5-9; Jr.; 25.4;

Katelyn Cummings; 5-6; Sr.; 12.6

This season: Daniela Galindo is averaging 11 rebounds per game, and is also receiving Division I interest. … Lost twice to Leedey. … Beat Vici in area consolation game after 12-game win streak was snapped.


Coach: Casey Butcher

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