High school basketball: Class A girls state tournament capsules

by Ryan Aber Published: February 26, 2013
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Thursday's games at Oklahoma City University

OKARCHE VS. STERLING, 2 p.m.

OKARCHE


Coach: Cherie Myers

Record: 26-3

Rank: No. 1

Tournament history: 23rd appearance (27-18). ... Lost to Frontier, 53-45, in last season's title game. ... Won titles in 1981, 1982, 2000 and 2010. ... In addition to last season, finished runner-up in 1992, 2002 and 2003. ... Second appearance came in 1979, 50 years after making state tournament debut.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Kenadey Grellner

5-8

So.

10.7

Madi Grellner

5-7

Jr.

8.4

Rae Grellner

5-5

Jr.

10.7

Madison Lee

5-8

So.

16.6

Morgan Vogt

5-7

Jr.

19.4

This season: Lee averages 11.4 rebounds per game, and Kenadey Grellner averages 8.2 rebounds and 5.4 assists. … Lost to Cheyenne by one point in the area final.

STERLING

Coach: Rick Wilson

Record: 27-2

Rank: No. 8

Tournament history: Seventh appearance (4-6). ... First since 1995, when it lost to Preston, 50-45, in Class A semifinals. ... Lost to Morris in Class B title game in 1966.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Madison Bradshaw

5-11

Jr.

13.4

Laurie Derrico

5-8

So.

13.2

Whitney Jung

5-3

Sr.

4.7

Kelsee Milam

6-1

So.

5.1

Shelbie Smith

6-0

Sr.

7.9

This season: Sophomore Madeline Jacoby, who averages 8.3 points, also starts in a rotation for the Lady Tigers. … Wilson is in his 22nd state tournament and trails only Bertha Teague with seven titles. … Lost to Fort Cobb-Broxton in season opener.


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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