Top seeds Century and Devils Lake cruised through the Class A state semifinal round on Friday, setting the stage for Saturday’s anticipated championship game.
Century defeated Legacy 60-25 in Friday’s semifinal round. The Patriots defense stole the show, as the Sabers shot just 6-47 from the floor for the game. Chloe Markovic led the Patriots offensively with 15 points.
Devils Lake, the top seed out of the East, beat West Fargo Sheyenne 80-57 in the other semifinal. It was the most points Sheyenne had allowed in a game all season. Mattea Vetsch led the Firebirds with 23 points, 21 of which came in the first half.
The Patriots and Firebirds tip off in Saturday’s championship at 6 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center. Century is seeking its second-straight title.
In the consolation semifinals, Mandan beat Williston 72-49 and Red River beat Shanley 63-52.