The Centre High School girls earned a berth in the Class 1A-Division I state tournament Saturday with a 60-37 win over Langdon-Fairfield in the championship game of their sub-state tournament at Burrton.
The Cougars (17-6) are seeded sixth at the state tournament in White Auditorium at Emporia. They will open play at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday against No. 3 seed St. John-Hudson (21-2). The winner of that game will take on the winner of No. 2 Hoxie (23-0) and No. 7 South Haven (16-7) in the semifinals at 3 p.m. Friday.
On the other side of the bracket, No. 1 Olpe (23-0) will open against No. 8 Hanover (14-7) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, and No. 4 Kensington-Thunder Ridge (18-4) and No. 5 Bucklin (17-5) will play at 8:15 p.m.