Scores and schedules for the state girls basketball tournaments in Lincoln.
Highlights and boxscores from the third-place games in the girls basketball state tournament.
Pierce's dream run through the Class C-1 state tournament continued Friday as the Bluejays dropped Chadron 52-34 to reach their first ever state championship game.
Jessica Shepard scored 28 points and teammate Alexa Kastanek added 19 to lead No. 5 Lincoln Southeast to a 67-48 victory against No. 4 Millard West in the semifinals of the Class A girls state basketball tournament Friday at the Devaney Sports Center.
Kearney Catholic and Wahoo meet in the Class C-1 state semifinals Friday, March 1, 2013, at Devaney Sports Center.
Jessica Shepard scored 27 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead No. 5 Lincoln Southeast to a hard-fought 57-49 win over No. 6 Bellevue East.
There have been very few speed bumps for the Friend girls basketball team the past three years.
State championship trophies aren’t luxury items for the Lincoln Southeast girls basketball program. They’re the expectation every season for the Knights.
Northwest rallied from an 14-point, third-quarter deficit to topple the Norris girls in double overtime and claim the Class B state title.
Norris and Northwest meet in the Class B state championship Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Devaney Sports Center.
Pierce’s Krystina Koepke rose above them all in the Class C-1 state championship, posting a double-double on the way to a 51-34 victory against Kearney Catholic.
Jessica Shepard scored 26 points and grabbed 19 rebounds to lead the Lincoln Southeast girls basketball team to its 10th state championship.
Pierce and Kearney Catholic meet in the Class C-1 state championship Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Devaney Sports Center.
Wynot overcame a 15-point, third-quarter deficit to win its third straight girls state basketball championship with a 60-52 victory over Osmond.
Lincoln Southeast and Bellevue West meet in the championship of the Class A state tournament Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Devaney Sports Center.
Wynot and Osmond meet in the championship game of the Class D-2 state tournament Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Devaney Sports Center.
Top-ranked Crofton defended the Class C-2 state girls basketball title with a dominating 43-31 victory over second-ranked Hastings St. Cecilia Saturday.
Crofton and Hastings St. Cecilia meet in the championship game of the Class C-2 state tournament Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Devaney Sports Center.
Just when it looked as if Seward might pull off some of the magic — and good basketball — the Bluejays have counted on to win four straight Class B titles, Northwest's McKenzie Brown buried a three-pointer and Seward's chances for a fifth crown Friday at the Devaney Sports Center.
Being an outsider can be tough in Nebraska girls high school basketball, at least when it comes for teams trying to reach the state tournament.
The preseason No. 1 and end-of-regular-season No. 1 will meet in the Class A state title, one of several pieces of news and notes from Friday's semifinals.
No. 4 seed and sixth-ranked St. Mary’s upset top-seeded and defending Class D-1 champion Guardian Angels Central Catholic 58-52 Friday night.
Emerson-Hubbard saw its frantic fourth-quarter rally come up just short against Pender in the Class D-1 semifinals.
Seward and Northwest meet in the semifinals of the Class B state tournament Friday, March 1, 2013, at Devaney Sports Center.