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By Joanna Chadwick

It’s semifinal day at the McPherson girls basketball tournament, one of my favorites to cover. I’ll have box scores and recaps here following the games. Follow me at @joannachadwick on Twitter for frequent updates through the games.

Wichita Southeast (2-8, lost to Andale in first round) vs. Valley Center (6-4, lost to Manhattan in first round) Valley Center 66, Southeast 37

Dodge City (2-7, lost to Olathe South in first round) vs. Hays (5-6, lost to McPherson in first round) Hays 58, Dodge City 52

Semifinal: Andale (11-0, beat Southeast in first round, ranked 8th in 4A by coaches association) vs. Manhattan (9-2, beat Valley Center in first round) Manhattan 49, Andale 41

Semifinal: McPherson (9-2, beat Hays in first round, ranked third in 4A by coaches association) vs. Olathe South (10-0, beat Dodge City in first round, ranked first in 6A by coaches association) Olathe South beat McPherson in the title game of the 2010 and 2011 Mac tournaments.

Olathe South 43, McPherson 35

Valley Center 66, Southeast 37 — Valley Center hit 4 of 4 three-pointers in the first quarter and rolled to a 21-4 lead. The Hornets then finished strong, getting 10 fourth-quarter points from Madison Wedekind and Meagan Williams.

Valley Center 21 12 10 23 — 66
Southeast 4 8 10 15 — 37

Valley Center – Wedekind 9 2-3 22, Johnson 3 1-2 8, Barnes 1 5-6 8, Williams 7 4-7 18, Anderson 3 0-0 6, Coleman 2 0-0 4. Totals 25 (4) 12-18 66.
Southeast – Plowden 1 1-3 3, Arline 4 0-0 9, Hardwell 0 1-4 1, Bullock 8 2-2 18, McCoy 1 0-2 2, Grim 1 0-3 2, Ines 0 0-0 0, Taylor 0 2-2 2. Totals 15 (1) 6-16 37.

Hays 21 8 13 16 — 58

Dodge City 13 17 8 14 — 52

Hays: Gagnon 11, Herman 10, Johnson 4, Gulley 4, Braun 6, Schumacher 21, Hearld 2. Totals 22 (1) 13-24 58.

Dodge City: Sain 25, ,Sanchez 3, Harshberger 3, Roenfeldt 14, Lampe 7. Totals 18 (8) 8-10 52.

 

Manhattan 49, Andale 41
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Manhattan? 10 12 14 13 — 49
Andale? 18 3 6 14 — 41
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Manhattan – Williams 2, Ehie 6, McNair 11, Thompson 4, Ballard 13, Price 13. Totals 16 (1) 16-21 49.
Andale – R. Eck 7, J. Eck 8, Meyer 17, E. Rowland 4, L. Rowland 5. Totals 13 (6) 9-11 41.

Olathe South 43, McPherson 35
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McPherson? 6 12 2 15 — 35
Olathe South? 7 9 11 16 — 43
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McPherson– Ruder 5, Pyle 2, WIllemsm 5, Pedersen 6, Loecker 17. Totals 12 (4) 7-9 35.
Olathe South – Finks 5, Matje 3, White 3, Kopatich 26, Samskey 2, Morton 4. Totals 13 (3) 14-24 43.

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