GALLERY: Girls prep hoops Semi State at Logansport

Central Noble junior Sydney Freeman slaps hands with coaches and teammates during the starting lineup introductions. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Central Noble girls basketball coach Josh Treesh talks to his team before the tipoff. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Central Noble's Meleah Leatherman (right) tips off against Frankton's Destyne Knight. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Central Noble sophomore Sam Brumbaugh stops on her toes as she closes out on a Frankton player in the first half. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Central Noble freshman Bridgette Gray shoots a free throw during the second half of the win over Frankton. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Central Noble sophomore Sam Brumbaugh (left) follows directions of coach Josh Treesh (right), getting her hand up to defend. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Central Noble junior Meleah Leatherman puts up a shot against a Frankton double team in the second half of Saturday's semi state win. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Central Noble junior Sydney Freeman lays in a shot during the second half of Saturday's Class 2A semi state game at Logansport. The Cougars beat Frankton to advance to their first state title game. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
The Central Noble girls celebrate their semi state win over Frankton. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
The Central Noble Cougars celebrate seconds after the buzzer sounded in their 52-44 victory over Frankton. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Logansport High School principal Matt Jones awards Central Noble with their semi state championship placard after their win over Frankton. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Central Noble players and fans celebrate at mid-court of Logansport's "Berry Bowl" Saturday after a semi state win over Frankton. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Fairfield senior Erica Zook shoots over the defense of Northwestern's Kendall Bostic to score the Falcons' first points in the game. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Fairfield senior Felicity Bontrager hits a free throw. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Fairfield senior Jenean Schwartz brings the ball up the court against the pressure of Northwestern's Madison Layden. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Fairfield senior Drea Lockwood makes a pass out of the Northwestern press in the first half. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Fairfield senior Erica Zook drives by a Northwestern defender. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Fairfield senior Jordan Kintigh passes over Northwestern's Stephanie Burns. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Fairfield freshman Jillian Litwiller is pressured by Northwestern's Madison Layden. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Fairfield senior Katie Lashley scores by the defense of Northwestern's Sarah Vas. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

On Saturday, February 17, two teams from the Northeast Corner Conference made the trip to Logansport High School to play for Semi State titles. In Class 2A, Central Noble was victorious over Frankton 52-44 to advance to the school’s first ever state title game. In Class 3A, Fairfield came up short in their bid for a state title game, losing to Northwestern 70-43 and ending their season 24-3.

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