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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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Record: 26-0

Rank: No. 2

Tournament history: 10th appearance (4-9) and fifth in six years. … Runner-up in 1997. … First appearance came in 1995.

Lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Lacey Shipp; 5-6; Sr.; 2.8

Bailey Wensler; 5-8; So.; 7.3

McKenzie Stanford; 6-0; Sr.; 13.6

Jeri Adkison; 5-6; Jr.; 5.7

Jordan Gorham; 6-0; Sr.; 16.2

This season: First undefeated regular season in school history. … Gorham has signed with Oklahoma Christian. … Gorham averages 10 rebounds and Stanford averages seven. … Wensler and Adkison each average 3.7 assists.

SULPHUR VS. LINDSAY, 7 p.m.

SULPHUR

Coach: Toby Todd

Record: 27-0

Rank: No. 1

Tournament history: Third appearance (1-2). … Lost to Salina in the first round last season. … Other appearance came in 1923, when it lost to Wynona, 19-17, in the second round after first-round bye.

Lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Ebony Harrison; 5-9; Sr.; 7

Darsha Reagle; 5-7; Sr.; 6

Ashley Hughes; 5-7; Sr.; 21

Tierana Richardson; 5-4; Sr.; 19

Bailee Eldred; 5-10; So.; 7

This season: Beat Texas Class 4A champion Georgetown. … Beat Hugo in area championship game. … Held opponents to average of less than 30 points. … Returned eight seniors from 2012 semifinal team.

LINDSAY

Coach: Jon Jacques

Record: 20-8

Rank: No. 12

Tournament history: Tournament history: 22nd appearance (21-18). … Champions in 1954, 1962 and 1968. … Runner-up in 1961, 1963 and 1976. … First appearance since 1989.

Lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Brittany Lujan; 5-8; Jr. 14

Whitney Metker; 5-10; So.; 8

Ellanee Allison; 5-5; So.; 4

Macey Hatfield; 5-8; Sr.; 10

Molly Hibbard; 6-0; Sr.; 15

This season: Hibbard averages 10 rebounds. … Morgan Moore averages seven points off the bench. … Upset No. 6 Plainview in area consolation game.

SEQUOYAH-TAHLEQUAH VS. ADAIR, 8:30 p.m.

SEQUOYAH-TAHLEQUAH

Coach: Larry Shade

Record: 20-8

Rank: No. 11

Tournament history: Ninth appearance (12-5). … State champions in 2005, 2006, 2007. … Runner-up in 2008.

Lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Courtney Jones; 5-6; Sr.; 12.0

Loren Young; 6-0; Jr.; 9.3

Audrey Ballou; 5-9; Jr.; 15.6

Kelsey Leach; 5-7; Jr.; 3.2

Baylee Ratliff; 5-8; So.; 5.0

This season: Young averages eight rebounds per game after returning from ACL tear late last season. … Leach was initially ruled ineligible by OSSAA in fall, but ruling was overturned. ... Ballou did not play until January due to eligibility issues.

ADAIR

Coach: Scott Winfield

Record: 27-0

Rank: No. 4

Tournament history: 18th appearance (14-14) and eighth consecutive. … State champions in 1988, 1989 and 2009. … Runner-up in 2007.

Lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Raven Campos; 5-6; Sr.; 10

Bailey Stephens; 5-10; Jr.; 8

Molly Kerr; 5-10; Jr.; 10

Randi Rogers; 5-5; Jr.; 4

Kylie Looney; 5-8; So.; 15

This season: Beat Verdigris 37-35 in area championship. … Kerr averages eight rebounds. … Anna Crawford averages 10 points off the bench.