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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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TULSA UNION

Coach: Jim Stacy

Record: 17-10

Rank: No. 11

Tournament history: 16th appearance (9-14). … State champions in 2008. … Runner-up in 1987.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Amaya Christon; 5-6; Jr.; 2.5

I'mani Davis; 6-0; Sr.; 16.1

Kensley Fox; 5-7; Jr.; 7.4

Brittany Hill; 5-4; Sr.; 7.9

Esther Udoumoh; 5-10; Jr.; 8.6

This season: Played five teams in the field, going a combined 4-4. … Davis, a Tennessee State signee, averaged 11.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists. … Udoumoh averages 8.1 rebounds.

TULSA WASHINGTON VS. SOUTHMOORE, 7 p.m.

TULSA WASHINGTON

Coach: Annette Kennedy

Record: 24-2

Rank: No. 6

Tournament history: 15th appearance (10-12) and 11th in 12 seasons. … Won titles in 2008 and 2009. … Runners-up in 2004.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Mikayla Alexander; 5-7; Sr.; 8.6

Rachel Block; 5-6; Sr.; 6.7

Tori Cooks; 5-6; Sr.; 6.3

Makenzie Ellis; 6-1; So.; 9.1

Kaylan Mayberry; 5-5; Sr.; 11.1

This season: Ellis averages 5.5 rebounds. … Beat Muskogee to advance to state tournament. … Only losses came to Sapulpa and Tulsa Union. … Won 12 consecutive games.

SOUTHMOORE

Coach: Britney Kannady-Sayes

Record: 22-5

Rank: No. 4

Tournament history: First appearance.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Cydni Campbell; 5-6; Jr.; 3.9

Kyra Gilbert; 5-8; Sr.; 10.5

Kyeria Hannah; 6-0; So.; 9.9

Serithia Hawkins; 6-0; So.; 11.8

Kayla Tucker; 5-7; Sr.; 14.3

This season: Hawkins averages 10.9 rebounds. … Tucker averages 5.4 assists. … Bailey Olsen comes off the bench to average 5.4 points and 4.2 rebounds. … Beat Norman North twice and went 1-2 against Edmond Memorial.

EDMOND SANTA FE VS. BROKEN ARROW

EDMOND SANTA FE

Coach: Paul Bass

Record: 23-1

Rank: No. 1

Tournament history: Eighth appearance (9-5) and fifth consecutive. … Two-time defending champion. … Beat Edmond Memorial, 44-41 to win last year's title. … Beat Midwest City 56-36 to win 2011 championship.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Alaina Cooper; 6-0; So.; 5.6

Cameerah Graves; 5-8; Sr.; 10.4

Jobi Heath; 5-7; So.; 4.5

Tamara Lee; 5-8; Jr.; 6.6

Mariah Williams; 5-7; Jr.; 6.6

This season: Williams averages 5.6 rebounds. … Graves averages 5 assists and 3.5 steals. … Beat Edmond Memorial and Tulsa Union during the regular season. … Lone loss came to Putnam City in the season's second game.

BROKEN ARROW

Coach: Mike Hughes

Record: 16-10

Rank: No. 14

Tournament history: 10th appearance (4-8). … Last appearance came in 2002. … Won title in 1983, their first appearance, beating Muskogee 73-70.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Amari Dennis; 5-11; Jr.; 8.0

Alexis Goulden; 5-3; Fr.; 7.0

Darian Jackson; 5-9; Fr.; 5.0

Whitney Stanley; 5-6; Sr.; 2.3

Toree Thompson; 5-9; Jr.; 22.0

This season: Thompson averages 7 rebounds. … Upset No. 5 Bartlesville in area consolation finals. … Tierra Jones comes off the bench to average 4.5 points and 4.5 rebounds. … Split with Bixby and lost twice to Tulsa Union.