Posted On: 03/15/19 2:21 PM

Is there something going on today? A sickness? Full moon? Horoscope? Nope, it’s just state basketball tournament time. The 1pm games in the Barnett Arena didn’t go as planned for the #1 seeded O’Gorman Knights. They would fall to the #8 seeded Mitchell Kernels. That’s right #8 seed. (A little foreshadowing, it would happen on the Boys side as well,  but were not talking about them). OG just couldn’t get right.

It took them 3 quarters to get Emma Ronsiek a bucket. When you’re arguably the best player in the state, that can’t happen.  Ronsiek buried a deep three in the 3rd to cut the deficit to 40-35. Thee 4th quarter rolled around and OG found themselves trying a little bit of everything. Post up by Ronsiek. AND 1!! Or so we thought. The official called the foul on the ground.  The two teams would then trade baskets back and forth. Something that OG could not afford to do. They needed stops and needed them bad. Mitchell had a few empty possessions. OG cut the lead again with another three, then immediately called a timeout.  Mitchell's Tayler Factor fouled out. She had been a pest on defense all season long. The foul sends Ronsiek to the line, knocking

Dakotas All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Girls Hoops Dakotas to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week!