Class 2A girls state tournament team capsules

Capsules for Thursday's Class 2A girls games at Oklahoma City University
by Ryan Aber and Jason Kersey Published: March 5, 2012
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THOMAS VS. TONKAWA, 2 P.M.

Thomas

Coach: Jay Wood

Record: 22-1


Rank: No. 7

Tournament history: 18th appearance (32-11). ... State champions in 1927, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1989 and 1998. ... Runner-up in 1967, 1979, 1987, 1988 and 1996.

This season: Upset No. 1 Snyder in area final to advance to state. ... Gibson averages 7.3 rebounds per game. ... Only loss is to fellow state team Fairview by one point.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Jamie Gibson; 5-7; So.; 10.8

Casi Cornell; 5-7; Jr.; 16.2

Keela Hamar; 5-6; Jr.; 8.2

Tatum Carter; 5-10; Sr.; 5.3

Kaila Royalty; 5-10; Sr.; 10.1

Tonkawa

Coach: Mark Huster

Record: 27-1

Rank: No. 5

Tournament history: First appearance.

This season: Mcareavey averages 4.3 rebounds per game. ... Lone loss came to Colcord in area final by 2 points. ... Beat Dale in overtime 37-35 for state berth.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Kenzie Cranford; 5-6; Sr.; 5.0

Chandler Tarrant; 5-5; Jr.; 6.0

Kylee Bess; 5-8; Jr.; 4.0

Deborah Means; 5-6; So.; 7.0

Taylor Mcareavey; 6-0; Jr.; 12.0

SNYDER VS. COLCORD, 3:30 P.M.

Snyder

Coach: Jeremy Tharp

Record: 22-3

Rank: No. 1

Tournament history: Sixth appearance (6-4). ... State champions in 2011. ... Won at least one game in all but one appearance.

This season: VanPelt averages 9.5 rebounds per game, and Geiger averages 8.1. ... Anderson dishes out 6.3 assists per game. ... Senior center Allie Ayers averages 3.5 points and sometimes starts for the Cyclones.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Marley Anderson; 5-6; Jr.; 17.7

Jordynn VanPelt; 5-8; Sr.; 16.0

Maddie Geiger; 5-9; Sr.; 9.0

Shyla Holman; 5-5; Sr.; 10.0

Shelby White; 5-2; Sr.; 3.5

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by Ryan Aber
Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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