Here is the Class 1A girls quarterfinal of Connell vs. Lynden Christian:
Time, date, place: 9 a.m. Thursday, Yakima's SunDome.
Head coaches: Connell, Dan Colby (sixth season); Lynden Christian, Curt DeHaan (30th season).
How they made it: Connell, defeated Okanogan 43-38 in second round; Lynden Christian, defeated Onalaska 53-40 in first round.
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Records: Connell, 19-6; Lynden Christian, 22-3.
Last state appearance: Connell, 2010 (sixth place); Lynden Christian, 2010 (third place).
Connell leaders: Maci Whitby, sr., 10.3 ppg; Kayla Bjorge, sr., 8.0 ppg; Brooke Gibbons, sr., 7.9 ppg; Laryn Wells, sr., 6.3 ppg.
Lynden Christian leaders: Jasmine Hommes, 6-1, jr., post, 20.5 ppg; Alicia Friberg, sr., guard, 8.1 ppg; Coryn Bajema, 7.7 ppg.
Notes: Connell lost to Lynden Christian 35-29 in the third-place game last season at state. ... DeHaan picked up his 700th career victory with the win over Onalaska. It is the most of any girls basketball coach in state history and 252 less than former Mercer Island boys coach Ed Pepple. ... Lynden Christian is playing in its fifth consecutive state tournament, taking third in 2007, winning the title in 2008, taking fourth in 2009 and finishing third last season. ... De Jager was supposed to start at the two-guard this season, but a knee injury to Eastern Washington-bound point guard Kayleigh Ryan during volleyball caused her to switch positions. ... Hommes scored 20 points, pulled down 14 rebounds and had four blocks in the win against Onalasaka.