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Class 6A girls state basketball tournament capsules

A closer look at the 6A girls state tournament competitors: Bixby, Edmond Memorial, Norman North, Tulsa Union, Tulsa Washington, Southmoore, Edmond Santa Fe and Broken Arrow.
by Ryan Aber Published: March 6, 2013
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CLASS 6A GIRLS BASKETBALL: THURSDAY'S GAMES AT SKIATOOK

BIXBY VS. EDMOND MEMORIAL, 2 p.m.

BIXBY


Coach: Melody Stewart

Record: 19-7

Rank: No. 3

Tournament history: 19th appearance (8-17). … Won title in 1957, beating Byng, 46-32. … Runner-up in 1990 in Class 3A 5-on-5 four-team tournament.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Allie Alvstad; 6-0; Sr.; 6.3

Christina Devers; 5-8; Sr.; 20.4

Mariah Knox; 6.0; Jr.; 5.5

Stevi Parker; 6-0; Sr.; 13.4

Lexi Williams; 5-6; Sr.; 6.0

This season: Parker averages 7.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists. … Went 2-1 against Tulsa Union and split with Broken Arrow. … Dropped three of four games to start February before bouncing back to make state.

EDMOND MEMORIAL

Coach: Dandy Peeler

Record: 19-9

Rank: No. 16

Tournament history: 16th appearance (13-16) and fourth consecutive. … Runner-up in 1922 and 2012, losing to Edmond Santa Fe 44-41 last season.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Rachael Campo; 5-8; Sr.; 3.0

Andee Decker; 5-10; So.; 11.0

Jessica Foster; 5-9; Jr.; 6.0

Jenny Roy; 5-11; So.; 15.0

Kaleigh Troxell; 5-8; Sr.; 8.4

This season: Roy averages 10.3 rebounds while Foster averages 7.6. … Roy averages 3.5 blocks. … Won two of three against Southmoore. … Only Decker and Roy saw much playing time on last season's runner-up team.

NORMAN NORTH VS. TULSA UNION, 3:30 p.m.

NORMAN NORTH

Coach: Jeff Blough

Record: 19-7

Rank: No. 8

Tournament history: Fifth appearance (3-4). … Runner-up in 2003.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Paige Canty; 5-6; So.; 4

Bri Kuestersteffen; 5-6; Jr.; 17

Sam Landreth; 5-9; So.; 3

Alexa Scott; 6-0; Fr.; 8

Haley Woodard; 5-10; So.; 10

This season: Played Edmond Memorial three times. … Second trip to state in three years. … Top seven players are underclassmen. … Scott averages 9 rebounds per game. … Julian Mougell comes off the bench to average 8 points, 4 rebounds and 3 blocks.

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