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

CLASS D-1

Dundy County-Stratton Tigers (22-2)

Coach: Matt Thomas

World-Herald rank: 5

Tournament history: Fifth trip, fourth in five years

Top scorer: Adalene Krutsinger, 15.2 ppg. Top rebounder: Grace Frederick, 9.1 rpg.

Elkhorn Valley Falcons (23-4)

Coach: Brendan Dittmer

WH rank: 10

Tournament history: Twelfth appearance, first since 2012

Top scorer: Hannah Ollendick, 15.1 ppg. Top rebounder: Ollendick, 6.9 rpg.

Fremont Bergan Knights (16-8)

Coach: Nate Pribnow

WH rank: 2

Tournament history: Fifth appearance, second in a row

Top scorer: Haley Kempf, 16.7 ppg. Top rebounder: Allie DeGroff, 7.3 rpg.

Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family Bulldogs (21-4)

Coach: Kandee Hanzel

WH rank: 6

Tournament history: Second straight trip as co-op

Top scorer: Taya Beller, 14.0 ppg. Top rebounder: Beller, 9.4 rpg.

North Central Knights (20-2)

Coach: Alex McCleary

WH rank: 4

Tournament history: Third straight appearance as co-op; defending D-1 champion

Top scorer: Miah Wiebelhaus, 17.5 ppg.

North Platte St. Patrick’s Lady Irish (24-1)

Coach: Nathan Stienike

WH rank: 3

Tournament history: Seventh appearance, third in a row

Top scorer: Kaleigh Kummer, 15.9 ppg. Top rebounder: Jocylin Sellers, 6.6 rpg.

Pleasanton Bulldogs (25-1)

Coach: Jordan Arensdorf

WH rank: 1

Tournament history: Ninth appearance, second in a row

Top scorer: Isabelle Paitz, 12.0 ppg. Top rebounder: Meghan Fisher, 5.9 rpg.

Weeping Water Indians (18-8)

Coach: Joel Haveman

WH rank: 9

Tournament history: Second appearance, first since 2012.

Top scorer: Payton Barrett, 20.2 ppg. Top rebounder: Barrett, 6.1 rpg.

CLASS D-2

BDS Eagles (21-4)

Coach: Shana Gerberding

WH rank: 4

Tournament history: Third appearance as co-op, second in a row

Top scorer: Regan Alfs, 19.3 ppg. Top rebounder: Alfs, 11.4 rpg.

CWC Renegades (21-4)

Coach: Laurel O’Malley

WH rank: 5

Tournament history: Third appearance as co-op, first since 2016

Top scorer: Taylor Peter, 20.2 ppg. Top rebounder: Peter, 13.0 rpg.

Ewing Tigers (19-5)

Co-coaches: Greg Appleby and Jackson Medina

WH rank: 8

Tournament history: Sixth appearance, first since 2009; three-time champion

Top scorer: Ashley Koenig, 12.2 ppg. Top rebounder: Koenig, 8.3 rpg.

Falls City Sacred Heart Irish (23-3)

Coach: Luke Santo

WH rank: 1

Tournament history: Twenty-third appearance, eighth in a row; six-time champion, two-time defending champion

Top scorer: Rachel Magdanz, 10.4 ppg. Top rebounder: Erison Vonderschmidt, 7.8 rpg.

Humphrey St. Francis Flyers (23-3)

Coach: Bryan Reichmuth

WH rank: 2

Tournament history: Eleventh appearance, second in a row; three-time champion

Top scorer: Allison Weidner, 19.8 ppg. Top rebounder: Weidner, 5.6 rpg.

Mullen Broncos (21-3)

Coach: Ryan Ridenour

WH rank: 9

Tournament history: Third appearance, first since 2015

Top scorer: Samantha Moore, 15.9 ppg, Top rebounder: Kaitlyn Crowe, 5.2 rpg.

Sterling Jets (21-5)

Coach: Josh Pfeiffer

WH rank: 3

Tournament history: Fifth appearance, first since 2014

Top scorer: Colby Thies, 14.3 ppg. Top rebounder: Thies, 8.3 rpg.

Wynot Blue Devils (19-6)

Coach: Steve Wieseler

WH rank: 7

Tournament history: Eleventh appearance, ninth in past 10 years; six-time champion

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)

Nebraska prep girls basketball state tournament pairings for Classes C-1, C-2, D-1, D-2

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