TALIHINA–Howe’s girls blasted Wright City, 58-36, Tuesday night to win a Class 2A regional tournament and advance to within one game of the state tournament.
The Lady Lions will play Friday at 6:30 p.m. with the winner advancing to the state tournament.
Howe jumped ahead 16-8 at the end of the first quarter and put the game away in the third quarter with a 11-3 run.
Jentry Brown led a balanced scoring attack for Howe with 10 points.
2A regional tournament
Wright City 8 10 3 15—36
Howe 16 12 11 19—58
Howe–Jentry Brown 10, Kealy Brandin 9, Braden Dorsey 8, Jazmine Lopez 8, LuAnn Davis 7, Taya Kellogg 6, Kerstein Hall 5, Tori Johnson 3, Karagin Angel 2.