Nebraska girls state basketball tournament information and players to watch


Pinnacle Bank Arena: Four Class A games and two Class B games Thursday. Parking available (fee charged) in downtown garages and lots and at the Haymarket Park festival lot.

Devaney Center: Two Class B games and four Class C-1 games Thursday. Parking available ($5) at Innovation Campus, two entrances off Salt Creek Roadway between 14th and 27th streets.

Lincoln North Star: Four Class C-2 games and two Class D-2 games Thursday. Southeast of 27th Street and Fletcher Avenue. Free parking.

Lincoln Southwest: Four Class D-1 games and two Class D-2 games Thursday. 14th Street at Pine Lake Road. Free parking.


Semifinals Friday: Classes A, B and C-1 at Pinnacle; Classes C-2, D-1 and D-2 at Devaney

Finals Saturday: All at Pinnacle

Third-place games Saturday: Lincoln East for C-1, C-2, D-1 and D-2


Adults $7, students $5

Players to watch

Nicole Avila-Ambrosi, Millard North: The 5-8 sophomore averages 15 points.

Payton Brotzki, Platteview: The Creighton recruit leads the state in scoring, averaging 23 points per game.

Brooke Carlson, Elkhorn: The 6-1 senior averages 13 points and eight rebounds.

Chloe Dworak, Lincoln Christian: The senior guard averages 16.5 points per game.

Jayme Horan, Millard South: The 6-foot sophomore averages 15.1 points.

Michaela Jones, Beatrice: The senior guard averages 21.2 points per game.

Raeleigh Menke, Friend: The senior guard is averaging 21.3 points per game.

Kalynn Meyer, Superior: The Nebraska volleyball recruit averages 21 points and 14 rebounds.

Regan Sankey, Lincoln East: The 6-2 senior is averaging almost 14 points.

Faith Simpson, Wauneta-Palisade: The senior is averaging 21.5 points.

McKenna Sims, South Sioux City: The junior guard averages 17.1 points per game.

Quinn Weidemann, Omaha Westside: The Wyoming recruit averages almost 20 points.

Keyana Wilfred, Mitchell: The junior center averages 19.3 points and 7.8 rebounds.

Natayah Wilson, Lincoln High: The Links’ leading scorer is averaging 15.4 points.

Tournament leaders


B: Payton Brotzki, Platteview 23.0

D-2: F. Simpson, Wauneta-Palisade 21.5

D-1: Raeleigh Menke, Friend 21.3

Michaela Jones, Beatrice 21.2

C-2: Kalynn Meyer, Superior 20.9

A: Quinn Weidemann, Westside 19.9

C-1: Keyana Wilfred, Mitchell 19.3

Jordyn Fiddelke, Ravenna 19.0

Megan Woods, Grand Island CC 18.1

Logan Wemhoff, Humphrey SF 17.2


C-2: Kalynn Meyer, Superior 14.0

C-1: M. Woods, Grand Island CC 11.7

D-1: Taya Beller, Humphrey/LHF 11.3

Maggie Brahmer, Pierce 11.0

A: Rylee Pauli, Millard South 10.4

D-2: M. Taylor, Sandhills/Thedford 10.0

Caitlin Orton, North Central 9.5

Kassidy Kisker, Hitchcock County 9.4

Mary Nibbe, Red Cloud 9.4

B: Michaela Jones, Beatrice 9.3

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