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Lady Pirates finish season at state

Lady Pirates: Front Row-Justice Hatfield, Kira Engleman, Cassidy Bastian, Jil Smith, Robin Nelson. Back Row-Presley Lovato, Taylor Johnson, Cassidee Moore, Savannah Williams, Autumn Gardner, Sydney Thayn.

By GARY ARRINGTON
Sports Writer

The Utah State 1-A girls basketball tournament concluded last week with undefeated Panguitch claiming the title with a 51-29 victory over region 20 foe Bryce Valley. Panguitch was the number one team out of region 20 while Bryce Valley was the number six seed. Region 20 partner Wayne finished fifth at the tournament. Region 17 winner Rich High defeated region 18 winner St. Joseph for third place.

The Green River High Lady Pirates played two games at state and lost both of them. On Thursday Wendover defeated Green River 47-39 and on Friday Milford defeated the Pirate team 63-36.

Against Wendover only three Pirates scored in the game. Taylor Johnson scored 14 to lead the team but Kira Engleman was right behind with 13 points and Sydney Thayn was right there also with 12 points. Wendover did not pull away until the final few minutes of the game.

Against Milford, Green River was down 21-14 at the half and then the Pirates were outscored in the second half 42-12 to blow open the game. Engleman scored 16 points to lead the team. Presley Lovato scored 4 points, Thayn 3 points, Johnson 2 points and Savannah Williams 1 point in the loss.

Congratulations to the Lady Pirates for making it to state.




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