YAKIMA -- Here is the preview for the Class 2A girls quarterfinal
Time, date, place: 9 p.m. today, Yakima SunDome.
Head coaches: White River, Chris Gibson (14th season); Prosser, Mark Little (third season).
How they made it: White River, defeated Sumner 56-40 in second round; Prosser, defeated Ephrata 65-43 in first round.
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Records: White River 23-6; Prosser 23-1.
Last state appearance: White River, 2010 as a Class 3A school (did not place); Prosser, 2010 as a Class 2A school (second place).
White River leaders: Brooke Paulson, sr., 5-9, 16.5 ppg, 6 rpg, 3.5 apg, 2.5 spg; Rani Wiegand, 6-0, sr., 15 ppg, 7.5 rpg; Sabra Sproul, 5-8, sr., 10.5 ppg; 5 rpg; Kennedy Hobert, 5-10, soph., 7.5 ppg, 7.0 rpg.
Prosser leaders: Tamara Jones, sr., post, 19.8 ppg; Tayshia Hunt, jr., wing, 15.2 ppg; Sydney Mercer, soph., wing, 10.0 ppg.
Notes: White River won the regular-season 2A SPSL title, its eighth consecutive league title. ... Coach Gibson is one win away from 375 career victories, coaching the 14 seasons at White River and eight seasons at Franklin Pierce. ... Defense and quickness are the strengths of the Hornets. ... The Mustangs continue to roll right along, having won 10 consecutive games with the easy victory against Ephrata last Friday. ... Sophomore Mercer scored a game-high 20 points to lead Prosser past Ephrata. ... This matchup should provide for some intrigue under the basket, as the heighth of the Hornets against the sheer talent of Prosser's Jones will make for some good theater.