Here is the Class 1B girls quarterfinal:
Time, date, place: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Spokane Veteran's Memorial Arena
Head coaches: Mary M. Knight, Lance Valley; Sunnyside Christian, Al Smeenk.
How they made it: Mary M. Knight, defeated Taholah 45-37 in second round; Sunnyside Christian, defeated Moses Lake Christian 59-25 in first round.
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Records: Mary M. Knight, 11-12; Sunnyside Christian, 20-3.
Last state appearance: Mary M. Knight, 2009 (did not place); Sunnyside Christian, 2010 (fourth place).
Mary M. Knight leaders: Linda Cook, jr., post, 7.3 ppg, 8.8 rpg
Sunnyside Christian leaders: Analisa Von Oostrurum, 5-9, sr., guard, 13 ppg, 6 rpg, 4 apg.
Notes: Mary Knight has been to state four of the last five seasons, though it has never placed. The school has one won state game before this season, defeating Lummi in the first round in 2007. ... Owls average 34 points per game and feature four eighth-graders on the varsity squad. ... Sunnyside Christian defeated Mary M. Knight 54-16 in the first round of the state tournament in 2009 and 59-28 in the first round in 2008. ... Von Oostrurum was the league MVP and is headed to George Fox next year. ... The Knights' three losses this season are to Naches Valley, Mabton and La Salle -- all Class 1A schools. La Salle is in the quarterfinals as well. ... The Knighs have qualified for eight consecutive state tournaments, having placed third in 2009 and fourth in 2010.