1A girls basketball state tournament capsules

Published: Monday, Feb. 13 2012 10:07 a.m. MST

Kelsey Campbell, Jr., Guard (4.7 ppg)

Savannah Hiskey, So., Guard (4.1 ppg)

Scoring offense: 38.4 ppg (17th in 1A)

Scoring defense: 45.1 ppg (21st in 1A)

Last state championship: None

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Loss to Layton Christian in first round

Wayne Badgers (17-5)

Coach: Jan Ellett

How qualified: Finished tied for second in Region 20 with a 8-4 regular season record, and qualified for the state tournament as the No. 1 seed with a first-place finish at the Region 20 tournament.

Playoff opener: vs. Whitehorse, Wednesday, 4 p.m. (At Sevier Valley Center)

Best preseason victory: A 55-49 win over Millard on Dec. 17.

Most important region victory: A 58-51 win against Piute in the Region 20 tournament championship game on Feb. 10.

Top contributors

Haley Robins, Sr. (12.3 ppg)

Sarah Taylor, So. (11.3 ppg)

Whitney Coleman, Sr. (8.4 ppg)

Darci Clark, Sr. (7.4 ppg)

Rebekah Rasmussen, So. (5.8 ppg)

Scoring offense: 50.9 ppg (4th in 1A)

Scoring defense: 39.0 ppg (12th in 1A)

Last state championship: 2011

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Loss to Rich in semifinals.

Wendover Wildcats (9-12)

Coach: Kate Henderson

How qualified: Finished tied for third with Liahona in Region 18 with a 3-5 record, but beat Liahona in a play-in game.

Playoff opener: vs. Panguitch, Tuesday, 7 p.m. (At Sevier Valley Center)

Best preseason victory: A 33-27 win against Monticello at the Sevier Valley Center on Nov. 19.

Most important region victory: A 46-34 win against Liahona on Feb. 9.

Top contributors

Nancy DeSantiago (7.6 ppg)

Erika Maldonado (4.6 ppg)

LuLu Ramirez (4.3 ppg)

Margarita Bermejo (4.0 ppg)

Evie Alvarez (3.0 ppg)

Scoring offense: 32.2 ppg (24th in 1A)

Scoring defense: 36.5 ppg (6th in 1A)

Last state championship: None

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Loss to Panguitch in play-in game.

Whitehorse Raiders (11-10)

Coach: Olivia Lansing

How qualified: Finished in a third-place tie with Monticello in Region 19 with a 6-4 record, but won a play-in game against Monticello to clinch No. 3 seed.

Playoff opener: vs. Wayne, Wednesday, 4 p.m. (At Sevier Valley Center)

Best preseason victory: A 41-40 win over ICS at the Sevier Valley Center on Nov. 18.

Most important region victory: A 40-29 win against Monticello on Jan. 20.

Top contributors

Shaundeen Filfred, Sr. (13.5 ppg)

Celeste Lansing, Jr. (7.7 ppg)

Brandi John, Jr. (4.8 ppg)

Michelle Jim, Sr. (4.7 ppg)

Darlene Yellowman, Sr. (4.4 ppg)

Scoring offense: 48.9 ppg (6th in 1A)

Scoring defense: 44.7 ppg (19th in 1A)

Last state championship: None

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Loss to Wayne in first round.

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