OSSIAN, IN. (WANE) – After winning their first regional championship since 1977 – the Norwell girls basketball team is this weeks Team of the Week on WANE-TV.
The Knights defeated Muncie Central 61-52 Saturday night in the 3A regional championship game at Bellmont High School, snapping a string of three straight seasons in which Norwell had lost in the regional title game. Kaycee Strunk lead the way with 20 points, while Mackenzie Sawyer added 17.
Earlier in the day, Norwell defeated NorthWood 55-54 in a thrilling semi-final match-up. With no time on the clock in a tie game at the end of regulation, senior Laken Chaney buried a free throw to lift the Knights to the title game.
Norwell will face Western this Saturday in 3A semi-state at Warsaw High School. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.
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