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Class B girls basketball state tournament capsules

Here's a look at the teams competing in the Class B girls state tournament, which begins Thursday at Carl Albert High School.
by Jacob Unruh Published: February 27, 2013



Coach: Kale Pierce

Record: 23-3

Rank: No. 5

Tournament history: Fourth appearance (1-3) and third consecutive. ... Lost to Red Oak, 49-44, in the first round last season. ... Lone win came in initial appearance in 2002, beating Smithville, 62-48, in first round.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Ami Adkisson; 5-3; Jr.; 8.1

Karly LeForce; 5-4; Sr.; 6.0

Halley Parker; 5-11; Jr.; 8.6

Kayla Castle; 5-7; Sr.; 11.4

Ballee Clift; 5-10; Sr.; 10.2

This season: Kylee Severin (11.5 PPG) suffered a torn ACL at end of regular season. Has not played in playoffs, but is attempting comeback. … All starters averaging double figures during four playoff games. … Faced Deer Creek-Lamont four times (3-1).


Coach: Justin Janz

Record: 22-8

Rank: No. 8

Tournament history: Third appearance (4-1) and second in three seasons. ... Won the state title in 1977, beating Merritt, 52-39. ... Made the semifinals in 2011.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Maranda Janz; 5-6; Sr.; 16.5

Hannah Millar; 5-10; Jr.; 11

Shyli May; 5-4; Jr.; 4.5

Kelsey Brinkley; 5-6; Sr.; 4.0

MaKenzie Kelly; 5-5; So.; 4.0

This season: Millar averages six rebounds per game. … Lost to Hammon in area championship in overtime. It was the third loss to Hammon and second in overtime. … Beat Earlsboro in area consolation game.



Coach: Kenna Young

Record: 24-5

Rank: No. 11

Tournament history: Second appearance. ... Only other appearance came in 2007, when it beat Chattanooga, 53-49, in the first round before falling to Lomega in the semifinals.

Starting lineup

Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

Takeyah Thomas; 5-6; Jr.; 3.7

Marissa Galindo; 5-8; Jr.; 10.3

Mary Iliff; 5-5; Jr.; 9.7

Daniela Galindo; 5-9; Jr.; 25.4;

Katelyn Cummings; 5-6; Sr.; 12.6

This season: Daniela Galindo is averaging 11 rebounds per game, and is also receiving Division I interest. … Lost twice to Leedey. … Beat Vici in area consolation game after 12-game win streak was snapped.


Coach: Casey Butcher

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by Jacob Unruh
Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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