|Eastern wins championship, North Harrison falls in title game|
|Written by George Browning|
|Sunday, 26 February 2017 06:42|
Saturday was a big day for the Mid Southern Conference as two teams were vying for state championships in two separate girls' basketball classes.
In the Class 2A State finals, the Lady Musketeers of Eastern High School in Pekin put the clamps on Oak Hill, 42-31. It was the first team state championship in school history for Eastern. Junior Rachel Stewart finished with 20 points and five steals and senior Taylor Drury won the mental attitude award.
For more information on the finals, and the Lady Musketeers' run through the tournament see the March 1 issue of The Washington County Edition.
In the Class 3A state finals, North Harrison ran into a touch Southbend St. Joseph team and lost 57-49. It was the second consecutive loss in the state finals for the Lady Cats, who know, thanks to the Indiana High School Athletic Association's point system must compete next year in Class 4A.
For more on the North Harrison run, be sure to check out the March 1 issue of The Banner Gazette.