Posted by: Matt Lothrop
Jessica Shepard scored 28 points to lead the Lincoln Southeast (23-3) back to the Class A finals for the second straight season. Southeast will face Bellevue West after topping second-seeded Millard West 67-48 Friday at the Devaney Center.
Norris avenged two regular season meetings to Beatrice to clinch a spot in the Class B final. The Titans edged the Lady Orange 59-54 in overtime. This will be Norris' first ever trip to the state finals in girl's basketball.
State Basketball Scores
Lincoln Southeast 67, Millard West 48
Bellevue West 53, Omaha Central 50
Norris 59, Beatrice 54 OT
Seward vs. Grand Island-Northwest 8:45 p.m.
Kearney Catholic 65, Wahoo 37
Pierce 52, Chadron 34
Hastings St. Cecilia 52, Hershey 42
Crofton 54, Homer 30
Pender 52, Emerson-Hubbard 48
GACC vs. St. Mary's 8:45 p.m.
Osmond 51, Falls City Sacred Heart 28
Wynot 43, Lindsay Holy Family 40