Winter Sports in Action: #5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Conquers #1 Wilsonville in Semifinals


Samantha Kar

The bench intently watches the game as only a couple minutes of the game remain.

Samantha Kar, Editor in Chief

The #5 varsity girls basketball team advanced to the state championship game Friday night, March 8, after a 79-63 win over #1 Wilsonville in the semifinals.

In the championship game, the girls defeated #3 Springfield, 55-48 to claim their third state title since 2015. Check out #5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Takes Home the State Championship Title to read more about the playoffs and see photos from the final game against Springfield.

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  • Sophomore Addi Wedin claps after the referees make a call.

  • Junior Emily Niebergall looks up at the board to check the score and player stats.

  • Senior Jessie Loboy defends senior Wildcat Hannah McKinney.

  • Wedin scans the court before the ball is brought back into play.

  • Senior Alyson Miura handles the ball as multiple Wilsonville players defend her.

  • Senior Lauren Vreeken and sophomore Mandy Sisul block their players after Wedin sinks a free throw.

  • Miura and Sisul share a word and handshake on the court after a play.

  • Along with Vreeken and freshman Mia Skoro, Wildcat sophomores Sydney Burns and Emilia Bishop also give Wedin a hand after a fall.

  • Head coach Kelli Wedin offers encouragement and advice to the team during a timeout.

  • Wedin lines up behind the free-throw line and prepares to take a shot.

  • Miura defends senior Wildcat Cydney Gutridge.

  • The team high-fives the Wildcats after their 79-63 win.

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