Lady Vikes advance to Class 6A tournament; Vikings’ season ends with loss to Pearl
Published 12:19 am Saturday, February 11, 2023
The Warren Central Lady Vikes punched their ticket to the MHSAA Class 6A tournament — with authority.
Nine players scored, led by Zion Harvey with 10 points, as the Lady Vikes routed Pearl 47-21 in the Region 6-6A girls’ basketball tournament consolation game on Friday.
Ta’Miya Sims added eight points for Warren Central (16-10), while Jae’la Smith and Bre McDowell had six each.
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The Lady Vikes held Pearl to eight points in the first half, and none in the third quarter. They led 37-8 heading into the fourth quarter.
Warren Central finished third in Region 6-6A to earn the league’s final spot in the state tournament. It will go on the road Monday to play either Harrison Central.
In the boys’ Region 6-6A consolation game, Pearl beat Warren Central 59-56 to end the Vikings’ season.
Warren Central (10-13) had won three out of four games to finish the regular season, but lost both of its games in the region tournament.