IHSAA Girls' Basketball Regional RESULTS
February 16, 2013By Greg Humnicky of Northern Indiana Conference
IHSAA Girls' Basketball Regional
Class 4A at Valparaiso
Saturday, Feb 16
10:30am ET / 9:30 am CT - Game 1
Merrillville (22-1) vs Lake Central (16-7)
This game is a Duneland Conference re-match as Merrillville defeated Lake Central twice during the regular season, 53-42, and 60-41 on their way to winning the Duneland with a 13-1 league record. Merrillvile's only loss came at the hands of Michigan City, 60-57 on Jan. 25 at Michigan City.
FINAL SCORE: Merrillville 74-56 over Lake Central
12:30 pm ET / 11:30 CT - Game 2
Penn (19-4) vs Warsaw (22-1)
Penn vs Warsaw is re-match of a Jan 16 game when Warsaw beat Penn, 55-42. Warsaw's only loss was to NorthWood in a Northern Lakes Conference game, 34-30, but Warsaw won the NLC with a 6-1 league mark. Penn won the NIC with a 8-0 league mark and is the defending Regional champion.
FINAL SCORE: Warsaw 49-42 over Penn
Championship Game - 8:30 pm ET / 7:30 pm CT
Warsaw 42-41 over Merrillville
Warsaw, now 24-1 overall, advances to the IHSAA Girls' Semi-State next Saturday.