Girls Basketball Sectional
Merrillville's Dariyan Morris, left, drives past Portage sophomore Kaitlin Doud on Wednesday.
Portage's Kaitlin Doud puts up a shot against Merrillville on Wednesday night.
Merrillville's Dariyan Morris puts up a shot during Wednesday nights girls sectional game at Portage.
Merrillville sophomore Victoria Gaines, left, drives past Portage senior Nicki Monahan on Wednesday.
Portage forward Alexis Johnson, left, drives against Merrillville on Wednesday.
Merrillville's Dariyan Morris, left, drives past Portage sophomore Kaitlin Doud during the sectional opener. Morris scored 16 points in the game.
Portage forward Alexis Johnson, left, shown here in a postseason game in February, surprised friends and coaches when she committed to play basketball in college. She was a standout on the Indians softball team that won a Class 4A state title last season.
Valparaiso's Andi Sarkisian, left, drives past Hobart's Daley Law during Wednesday's game at the Portage Sectional.
Valparaiso's Grace Withrow tries to drive past Hobart's Cailin Trezak on Wednesday.
Hobart's Kara Cooke is fouled as she puts up a shot during Wednesday's game.
Hobart's Kara Cooke drives against Valparaiso on Wednesday night.
Players from both Valparaiso and Hobart battle for possession of the basketball.
Rensselaer's Emilie Ziese tries to drive in the paint Tuesday night in the second game of the Hanover Central Sectional between Kankakee Valley and Rensselaer.
Kankakee Valley's Ashley Norberg shoots over Rensselaer Chelsea Hughes Tuesday night in game two of the Hanover Sectional opener.
Kankakee Valley's Madison Wireman pulls up for a 3-point shot Tuesday night in the second quarter of the second game of the Hanover Central Sectional.
Kankakee Valley's Bethany Jansma goes over the Lady Bombers on Tuesday night in the second game of the Hanover Central Sectional.
Rensselaer's Emilie Ziese, left, averaged 11.7 points with 8.9 rebounds this season. She scored 21 points in the Bombers' sectional title win over Hanover Central.
Kankakee Valley's Bethany Jansma's offense improved this season as her confidence grew. She's averaging 15.4 points, including 21 against Knox and 19 against Andrean in the postseason.
Hanover's Blayer Poston tries to regain control after stripping the ball from Andrean's Emma Farkas in the opening minutes of the first game of the Hanover Central Sectional on Tuesday night.
Andrean's Jessica Gray drives around Hanover Central’s Frankie Turturillo Tuesday night in the opening game of the Hanover Central sectional.
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