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Class 3A girls state basketball tournament capsules

A look at the competitors in the 3A girls state basketball tournament, which starts Thursday at State Fair Arena: Millwood, Verdigris, Hugo, Perkins-Tryon, Sulphur, Lindsay, Sequoyah-Tahlequah and Adair.
by Jacob Unruh Modified: March 6, 2013 at 10:47 pm •  Published: March 6, 2013
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MILLWOOD VS. VERDIGRIS, 2 p.m.

MILLWOOD

Coach: Arnelia Spears

Record: 23-4


Rank: No. 3

Tournament history: 20th appearance (21-16) and seventh consecutive. … State champions in 1990, 2008 and 2012. … Runner-up in 1991, 1993, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Nykiah Hines; 5-5; Fr.; 3.5

Keviona Grissom; 6-0; Sr.; 10.5

Teanna Reid; 5-6; Sr.; 17.0

Mekale Chapple; 5-10; Sr.; 5.2

Raven Prince; 6-0; So.; 7.9

This season: Reid averages 5.3 assists per game. … Grissom averages 7.5 rebounds. … Beat Lindsay in regionals.

VERDIGRIS

Coach: Mike Buntin

Record: 24-4

Rank: No. 5

Tournament history: Fifth appearance (2-4) and second consecutive. … Runner-up in 2006. … Also made the tournament in 2007 and 2008.

Lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Stacia Payne; 5-8; Sr.; 13.4

Baileigh O'Dell; 5-4; Jr.; 17.2

Courtney Risenhoover; 5-10; So.; 10.1

Caitlyn Hanslovan; 5-4; Jr.; 6.2

Camry Collins; 5-6; Sr.; 4.0

This season: Beat Sequoyah-Tahlequah twice. … O'Dell averages 5.2 assists per game. … Lost to Adair in area championship game.

HUGO VS. PERKINS-TRYON, 3:30 p.m.

HUGO

Coach: Chris Scott

Record: 19-8

Rank: No. 18

Tournament history: Second appearance. … Also made the tournament in 1994, beating Millwood in the first round before falling to Oologah in the semifinals.

Lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Ray'Shionne Smith; 5-5; So.; 11

Sarah Simpson; 5-6; Jr.; 5

Torrii Tarkington; 5-6; So.; 8

Tella Fleeks; 5-5; Jr.; 3

Beautiful Brown; 5-6; So.; 5

This season: Lost to Sulphur in area championship game. … Came back to beat Atoka in consolation game. … Brown averages seven rebounds.

PERKINS-TRYON

Coach: Jerry Burnett

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