The Lady Cougars left earlier today to compete in the first round of the 6A Kansas State Girls Basketball Championship. SMNW, coming in with an 18-4 record and a five-seed, will take on the Panthers from Derby High School, 18-2 and seeded fourth in the first round.
SMNW is one of four Sunflower League teams that will take the court today. Lady Cougars are scheduled to tip at 4:45 p.m. in front of a group of supportive students, parents and people throughout the community. The team left in front of an enthusiastic crowd from the school parking lot, via police/fire escort.
Winner of today’s contest will advance to the 6A State semi-finals on Friday, which tip off at 3:00 p.m.