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Class 6A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Norman's Kelbie Washington goes past Norman North's Jacie Evans during last year's Class 6A championship game. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]
Norman's Kelbie Washington goes past Norman North's Jacie Evans during last year's Class 6A championship game. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center

Norman vs. Edmond North, 8:30 p.m. Thursday

NORMAN

Coach: Michael Neal

Record: 24-1

Ranking: No. 1

Titles: 5

State appearance: 20th

State record: 25-14

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

33;;Chantae Embry;;6-0;;Jr.;;16.8

10;;Kelbie Washington;;5-7;;Jr.;;15.3

10;;Mikayla Parks;;5-8;;So.;;10.8

1;;Myka Perry;;5-10;;So.;;10.3

3;;Aaliyah Henderson;;5-8;;Fr.;;10

EDMOND NORTH

Coach: Pete Papahronis

Record: 19-8

Ranking: No. 8

Titles: None

State appearance: 6th

State record: 3-5

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

35;;Graycen Holden;;6-1;;Sr.;;16

24;;Laci Steele;;5-9;;Fr.;;12

22;;Toni Papahronis;;6-0;;So.;;11

4;;Elle Papahronis;;5-10;;Fr.;;8

5;;Amaia Maxwell;;5-6;;Sr.;;5

Moore vs. Sapulpa, 3:30 p.m. Thursday

MOORE

Coach: Brent Hodges

Record: 21-5

Ranking: No. 5

Titles: 2

State appearance: 20th

State record: 25-17

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

23;;Aaliyah Moore;;6-3;;Jr.;;21.9

4;;Ashanti Day;;5-5;;Sr.;;14.1

33;;Raychael Harjo;;Jr.;;12.9

32;;Peyton Andrews;;5-9;;Jr.;;6.5

35;;Tyauna Vaught;;6-0;;Sr.;;6.2

SAPULPA

Coach: Darlean Calip

Record: 23-4

Ranking: No. 7

Titles: 4

State appearance: 21th

State record: 25-16

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

21;;Temira Poindexter;;6-1;;Jr.;;17.1

14;;Ray Osborn;;5-8;;Sr.;;13.9

32;;Stailee Heard;;5-9;;Fr.;;12.2

11;;Alexis Lewis;;5-11;;Jr.;;8.5

22;;Zoey Mason;;5-9;;Jr.;;2.1

Tulsa Union vs. Choctaw, 2 p.m. Thursday

TULSA UNION

Coach: Joe Redmond

Record: 21-5

Ranking: No. 6

Titles: 1

State appearance: 18th

State record: 9-16

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

10;;Kaylen Nelson;;5-10;;Jr.;;12.6

0;;Takyla Pitts;;6-0;;So.;;8.4

33;;Jayla Burgess;;6-2;;Sr.;;8.1

1;;Darian Carr;;5-3;;Sr.;;5.4

14;;Makenzie Malham;;5-8;;So.;;4.6

CHOCTAW

Coach: Ryan Maloney

Record: 24-2

Ranking: No. 4

Titles: 4

State appearance: 22nd

State record: 30-17

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

20;;Mackenzie Crusoe;;5-8;;Sr.;;15.8

23;;Trinity Gooden;;5-10;;Jr.;;10.6

24;;Hannah Smith;;6-0;;;So.;;7.1

15;;Carley Gasaway;;5-8;;So.;;6.8

12;;Avery Clark;;5-5;;Sr.;;6.6

Deer Creek vs. Ponca City, 7 p.m. Thursday

DEER CREEK

Coach: Alex Moorehead

Record: 22-4

Ranking: No. 2

Titles: 5

State appearance: 19th

State record: 21-13

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

24;;Skylar Vann;;6-0;;Sr.;;19

12;;Bri Scott;;5-10;;Sr.;;13

10;;Angel Scott;;5-9;;Jr.;;12

44;Brenna Burk;;6-0;;Sr.;;6

11;Rylie Patterson;;6-0;;Sr.;;2

PONCA CITY

Coach: Jody Fincher

Record: 21-7

Ranking: No. 15

Titles: 1

State appearance: 13th

State record: 7-11

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

11;;Baylee Fincher;;5-8;;Sr.;;16.2

13;;Ryley Beard;;5-9;;Sr.;;11.1

2;;Carlie Nadley;;6-0;;Jr.;;8.9

24;;Ashlynn Fincher;;5-5;;So.;;8.2

3;;Karis Branstetter;;5-6;;Sr.;;6.8

James Jackson

James D. Jackson joined The Oklahoman in January 2020 to cover high school sports. He a University of Central Oklahoma graduate. During his time at UCO, James served as a sports reporter and Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, The Vista.... Read more ›

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