Game 18: Parkersburg survives Parkersburg South to advance to Class AAA final
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) —
In the final game of the of the girls state semifinals, the No. 3 Parkersburg Big Reds stamped their tickets to the championship game.
The Big Reds (21-6) knocked off No. 2 Parkersburg South (21-4) 63-61 in the Class AAA semifinals.
Madi Mace led the way for Parkersburg, scoring 20 points on just 6 of 9 shooting. Mace is averaging 22.5 points in the state tournament.
Shaylee Kirby, who was coming off a 21-point performance in the quarterfinals, scored 19 for the Big Reds. Aleea Crites missed just one shot and scored 12 points for Parkersburg.
Devin Hefner led the way for the Patriots, scoring 20 points.
See the complete box score here:
Parkersburg will take on top-seeded Buckhannon-Upshur in the championship Saturday at 7:15 p.m.