Here is the Class 3A girls quarterfinal Kamiakin vs. Glacier Peak:
Time, date, place: 9 a.m. Thursday, Tacoma Dome
Head coaches: Kamiakin, Tammy Hutchison; Glacier Peak, Brian Hill (third season).
How they made it: Kamiakin, defeated Eastmont 53-41 in second round; Glacier Peak, defeated Mercer Island, 69-64 in first round.
Records: Kamiakin, 18-6; Glacier Peak, 15-9.
Last state appearance: Kamiakin, 2008 (seventh place); Glacier Peak, has never been before.
Kamiakin leaders: Khadidja Toure, 5-9, jr., guard, 19.8 ppg; Courtney Nelson, soph., forward, 11.3 ppg; Sira Toure, fr., guard, 8.2 ppg; Kassy Larson, sr., post, 7.9 ppg.
Glacier Peak leaders: Katie Hawkins, 5-11, jr., guard, 12.8 ppg, 4.7 rpg; Becca Smith, 5-8, sr., wing, 12.5 ppg, 4.1 rpg; Olivia VanDlac, 5-11, sr., wing, 8.4 ppg, 3.7 rpg.
Notes: Larson had her best game of the season, scoring 15 points and pulling down 20 rebounds in the second round victory against Eastmont. ... Nelson is one of the best kept secrets in the Tri-Cities and many area coaches think she could be the best player in the area by the time she is a senior. ... Glacier Peak is a third-year school in Snohomish and is making its first trip to state. ... The Grizzlies are extremely well-balanced, as all five starters average at leas 6.3 points per game. ... The tallest players for the Grizzlies top out at 5-11 and no one is averaging more than 4.7 rebounds per game. ... Coach Hill was the head coach at Hazen from 2002-2005 before becoming an assistant at Snohomish and then becoming the first head coach at Glacier Peak.