State-ranked Miami East handled West Liberty-Salem’s girls basketball team 65-42 on Monday in a Division IV sectional semifinal matchup at Tippecanoe High School.
The Vikings, who are ranked fourth in the Division IV state poll, are now 22-1 and advance to play third-seeded Anna on Thursday in the sectional championship. The Tigers finish the season 12-11.
WL-Salem fell behind 17-6 after the first quarter.
Miami East, which boasts three players that stand over six feet, then outscored the Tigers 14-7 in the second quarter to take a 31-13 lead at half- time.
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