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3A Girls State Basketball Tournament Preview

3A State Tournament Preview
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Mar 12, 2014

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#1 Riley County (22-1)

The Falcons only loss this season came to 4A-I power Wamego (55-40). Since then Riley County has been on a eleven game winning streak. The Falcons are going for their first state basketball title since 2008.

#8 Lyons (15-8)

Lyons earned their trip to state with a 63-34 victory over Minneapolis. The Lions have won nine out of their last 10.

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#4 Caney Valley (20-3)

Caney Valley picked up an impressive 16 point victory over top seeded Cherryvale in their sub-state. The Bullpups don’t have any bad losses on the year, losing to 4A-I Independence, 4A-II top seed Burlington and Cherryvale before holiday break, a team they later beat twice.

#5 Nemaha Valley (19-4)

Nemaha Valley beat Marysville to punch its ticket to the state tournament. Nemaha Valley lost to three teams this season that have a chance to win a state title (Wamego, Santa Fe Trail and Jeff County North).

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#2 Hesston (22-1)

The Swathers have only lost once this season, that being to 4A-I power Wamego. Hesston has a lot of balance with three players averaging in double figures on the season. 

#7 Douglass (18-5)

Douglass got to state by not having any players average in double figures. Douglass punched its ticket with a 52-47 victory over Wichita Collegiate. 

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#3 Cimmaron (21-2)

Ashtynn Burns and Morgan Ediger combine for 35 points a game. The Bluejays have won six games in a row, including a 64-48 victory over Holcomb in the 3A sub-state championship.

#6 Council Grove (19-4)

Three players average in double figures for the Braves on the season. Council Grove hasn’t made the state tournament since 1994. Wamego is on a three game winning streak and punched its ticket to state with 49-26 victory over West Franklin. Megan Poole leads the Braves in scoring at 11.8 points per game. 

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State Title Predictions

Girls

Boys


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