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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by Ryan Aber
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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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