Everything you need to know about Class C girls state basketball teams

Class C-1

Adams Central Patriots (18-7)

Coach: Evan Smith

World-Herald rank: 7

Tournament history: Fourth appearance, first since 2009; state champion 1995.

Top scorer: Morgan Samuelson, 14.5 ppg. Top rebounder: Samuelson, 6.5 rpg.

Columbus Lakeview Vikings (18-7)

Coach: Monte Jones

WH rank: 8

Tournament history: Sixth appearance, first since 1991.

Top scorer: Gracie Borer, 17.2 ppg. Top rebounder: Abby Kapels, 9.7 rpg.

Lincoln Christian Crusaders (17-8)

Coach: Nick Orduna

WH rank: 4

Tournament history: Twenty-second appearance, fifth in a row; two-time state champion.

Top scorer: Olivia Hollenbeck, 16.2 ppg. Top rebounder: Hollenbeck, 7.8 rpg.

Mitchell Tigers (24-1)

Coach: Shawn Harvey

WH rank: 3

Tournament history: Seventh appearance, fourth in a row.

Top scorer: Keyana Wilfred, 18.5 ppg. Top rebounder: Wilfred, 8.3 rpg.

North Bend Tigers (19-7)

Coach: Aaron Sterup

WH rank: 5

Tournament history: Tenth appearance, first since 2013; two-time champion.

Top scorer: Megan Ortmeier, 11.3 ppg. Top rebounder: Lauren Emanuel, 8.6 rpg.

Wahoo Warriors (23-1)

Coach: Linda Walker

WH rank: 2

Tournament history: Eighth appearance, second in a row.

Top scorer: Hallie Reeves, 13.5 ppg. Top rebounder: Kyla Swanson, 5.4 rpg.

Wahoo Neumann Cavaliers (20-3)

Coach: Jason Simons

WH rank: 1

Tournament history: Eighteenth appearance, sixth in a row; two-time champion, runner-up last year.

Top scorer: Kelsie Cada, 12.9 ppg. Top rebounder: Taylor Stuhr, 5.9 rpg.

West Point-Beemer Cadets (23-2)

Coach: Taylor Shepard

WH rank: 6

Tournament history: First appearance as co-op; West Point reached state in 1977, Beemer in 1999.

Top scorer: Sidney Swanson, 14.5 ppg. Top rebounder: Sierra Kile, 5.9 rpg.

Class C-2

Blue Hill Bobcats (21-4)

Coach: Tim Streff

WH rank: 7

Tournament history: Sixth appearance, first since 2015.

Top scorer: Rylee Kohmetscher, 10.7 ppg. Top rebounder: Emily Meyer, 7.3 rpg.

Crofton Warriors (21-3)

Coach: Aaron Losing

WH rank: 3

Tournament history: Seventeenth appearance, first since 2017; eight-time champion.

Top scorer: Lacey Sprakel, 15.6 ppg. Top rebounder: Sprakel, 7.7 rpg.

Fillmore Central Panthers (22-4)

Coach: Shad Eberhardt

WH rank: 4

Tournament history: Third appearance, first since 2013.

Top scorer: Jacquelyn Schelkopf, 13.5 ppg. Top rebounder: Erin Schmidt, 6.4 rpg.

Hastings St. Cecilia Hawkettes (23-1)

Coach: Greg Berndt

WH rank: 1

Tournament history: Nineteenth appearance, seventh in a row; four-time state champion.

Top scorer: Bailey Kissinger, 12.8 ppg. Top rebounder: Tori Thomas, 5.8 rpg.

Nebraska City Lourdes Knights (20-5)

Coach: Clayton Carlton

WH rank: 8

Tournament history: Second appearance, first since 2000.

Top scorer: Elizabeth Baumert, 12.0 ppg. Top rebounder: Gina McGowen, 7.8 rpg.

Oakland-Craig Knights (21-3)

Coach: Joe Anderson

WH rank: 2

Tournament history: Second appearance, first since 2016.

Top scorer: Dacey Nelson, 26.7 ppg. Top rebounder: Jeannina Blahak, 6.4 rpg.

Ponca Indians (23-3)

Coach: Bob Hayes

WH rank: 6

Tournament history: Eighth appearance, first since 2017.

Top scorer: Kaci Day, 14.5 ppg. Top rebounder: Taylor Lamprecht, 6.3 rpg.

Superior Wildcats (19-5)

Coach: Jim Sullivan

WH rank: 5

Tournament history: Eighth appearance, second in a row; defending state champion.

Top scorer: Kalynn Meyer, 20.0 ppg. Top rebounder: Meyer, 17.3 rpg.

D2: No. 4 Chambers/Wheeler Central vs. No. 5 Sterling

When: 9 a.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln Southwest High School

Radio: B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm)

D2: No. 1 Sacred Heart vs. No. 8 Ewing

When: 10:45 a.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln Southwest High School

Radio: B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm)

D1: No. 2 Pleasanton vs. No. 7 Weeping Water

When: 2 p.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln North Star High School

Radio: B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm)

C2: No. 3 Fillmore Central vs. No. 6 Lourdes Central Catholic

When: 8:45 p.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln Southwest High School

Radio: B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm)

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