Class A Girls State Tournament: Century to meet Devils Lake in championship game

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.

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