- GIRLS BASKETBALL: East, Waverly and Lincoln Christian Earn Bids To State
By Jeff Motz
The official pairings from the Nebraska School Activities Association has three Lincoln metro area teams involved in the Girls State High School Basketball Tournament next week.
Lincoln East, who clinched a state tourney berth with a district title, will play top-seed and undefeated South Sioux City Thursday at 2pm inside Pinnacle Bank Arena to open up the Class A tournament.
Waverly qualifies for state with an at-large bid to the Class B tournament, after losing to Platteview in the B-1 district championship Friday night. The Vikings will be the fourth-seed and take on No. 5 seed Gretna Thursday at 10:45am at PBA.
Lincoln Christian is the No. 1 seed in the Class C1 bracket and faces the eighth-seed Mitchell, also at 10:45am Thursday, inside the Devaney Sports Center.
The broadcast schedule will go as follows:
Class A-Lincoln East vs. South Sioux City-2pm Thursday on LincolnPrepSports.com.
Class B-Waverly vs. Gretna-10:45am Thursday on LincolnPrepSports.com.
Class C1-Lincoln Christian vs. Mitchell-10:45am Thursday on LincolnMetroSports.com.
Click here to see the full state tournament bracket.