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3A/4A State Basketball, Saturday

Star Valley players celebrate their victory over Worland in the title game of the Wyoming State High School Class 3A Girls Basketball Championship last season at the Casper Events Center.

POWELL VS WORLAND | 9 A.M.

Powell Panthers

RECORD: 17-7

HOW THEY GOT HERE: West Regional runners-up; W Pinedale 44-25, W Lander 55-44, L Star Valley 45-39.

POINTS FOR: 43.0

POINTS AGAINST: 37.6

LAST YEAR: Did not qualify for state.

STATE TITLES/LAST: 1/2015

HEAD COACH: Scott McKenzie

RECORD VS FIELD: 7-5

KEY NUMBER: 4-1 ... The Panthers’ all-time record against quarterfinal opponent Worland in the state tournament.

Worland Warriors

RECORD: 11-12

HOW THEY GOT HERE: Third at East Regional; W Torrington 45-28, L Buffalo 41-32, W Newcastle 50-34, W Rawlins 49-36.

POINTS FOR: 40.6

POINTS AGAINST: 39.9

LAST YEAR: Runners-up at state.

STATE TITLES/LAST: 1/2016

HEAD COACH: Ben Hofmann

RECORD VS FIELD: 3-8

KEY NUMBER: 32.0 ... Warriors’ two-point field-goal percentage this season.

STAR-TRIBUNE PICK: Powell

DOUGLAS VS CODY | 10:30 A.M.

Douglas Bearcats

RECORD: 24-0

HOW THEY GOT HERE: East Regional champs; W Thermopolis 62-23, W Rawlins 67-36, W Buffalo 59-58.

POINTS FOR: 65.5

POINTS AGAINST: 35.1

LAST YEAR: Third place at state.

STATE TITLES/LAST: 8/2014

HEAD COACH: Cody Helenbolt

RECORD VS FIELD: 11-0

KEY NUMBER: 1 ... Triple-double this season for 6-4 freshman Allyson Fertig, who had 16 points, 17 rebounds and 14 blocks in a win over Buffalo on Feb. 3.

Cody Fillies

RECORD: 12-13

HOW THEY GOT HERE: Fourth at West Regional; L Star Valley 48-34, W Riverton 47-35, W Lander 71-56, L Lyman 63-60, OT.

POINTS FOR: 44.9

POINTS AGAINST: 42.3

LAST YEAR: 0-2 at state.

STATE TITLES/LAST: n/a

HEAD COACH: Tim Vannoy

RECORD VS FIELD: 2-9

KEY NUMBER: 1996 ... The last year the Fillies advanced to the semifinals.

STAR-TRIBUNE PICK: Douglas

BUFFALO VS LYMAN | 4:30 P.M.

Buffalo Bison

RECORD: 20-6

HOW THEY GOT HERE: East Regional runners-up; W Wheatland 53-11, W Worland 41-32, L Douglas 59-58.

POINTS FOR: 51.7

POINTS AGAINST: 38.2

LAST YEAR: 1-2 at state.

STATE TITLES/LAST: 1/1976

HEAD COACH: Michelle Dahlberg

RECORD VS FIELD: 6-5

KEY NUMBER: 4.5 ... Bison’s average margin of defeat in its last two games to unbeaten Douglas.

Lyman Eagles

RECORD: 22-2

HOW THEY GOT HERE: Third at West Regional; W Riverton 55-45, L Star Valley 54-49, W Mountain View 46-38, W Cody 63-60, OT.

POINTS FOR: 53.7

POINTS AGAINST: 43.5

LAST YEAR: Consolation champions.

STATE TITLES/LAST: 4/2015

HEAD COACH: Jason Hansen

RECORD VS FIELD: 4-2

KEY NUMBER: 4 ... Games this season in which junior McKinley Bradshaw scored at least 33 points, which is four more than any other player.

STAR-TRIBUNE PICK: Buffalo

STAR VALLEY VS RAWLINS | 6 P.M.

Star Valley Braves

RECORD: 13-10

HOW THEY GOT HERE: West Regional champs; W Cody 48-34, W Lyman 54-49, W Powell 45-39.

POINTS FOR: 45.3

POINTS AGAINST: 42.4

LAST YEAR: State champs.

STATE TITLES/LAST: 10/2017

HEAD COACH: Dave Moore

RECORD VS FIELD: 5-3

KEY NUMBER: 11-1 ... The Braves’ combined record the past two-plus seasons at state and regionals.

Rawlins Outlaws

RECORD: 14-11

HOW THEY GOT HERE: Fourth at East Regional; W Newcastle 42-28, L Douglas 67-36, W Torrington 45-42, L Worland 49-36.

POINTS FOR: 47.0

POINTS AGAINST: 47.2

LAST YEAR: Did not qualify for state.

STATE TITLES/LAST: n/a

HEAD COACH: Katie Cline

RECORD VS FIELD: 2-8

KEY NUMBER: 12 ... Games since a team other than Douglas or Worland defeated the Outlaws.

STAR-TRIBUNE PICK: Star Valley

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Sports Editor

Jack Nowlin returned to the Star-Tribune in 2007 after eight years covering Michigan State University athletics. A Wyoming native, and a graduate of Jeffrey City High School and the University of Wyoming, Jack serves as the Star-Tribune’s sports editor.

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