The Girls Basketball Hall of Fame games in New Castle tomorrow will be broadcast live on WHME of South Bend.
Tippecanoe Valley (2014-2015 State Runner-up and presently 3A #6) will play North Harrison, (2015-2016 State Runner-up and presently 3A #1) at approx 12:45.
The consolation and championship games will also be broadcast starting at 6:00pm.
Tippecanoe Valley (10-2, ICGSA 3A #6) is in the midst of a fantastic three-year run, led by a Division I recruit. 6’0” senior center Anne Secrist (Youngstown State) averages 15.6 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.0 steals per game, 5’7” junior guard Addy Miller scores 10.6 points per game and 5’8” senior guard Meredith Brouyette averages 10.3 points for the Lady Vikings. 25-3 3A state runners-up in 2014-15, the Lady Vikings were 25-2 last season. Including a 10-2 start this season, their 60-7 record (.896) in the past two-and-a-half seasons is the 5th best winning percentage in the state in that span and they enter the Classic 55-5 in their last 60 regular season games. Head coach Chris Kindig is 100-48 in seven seasons leading the program. Tippecanoe Valley will make their first appearance in either the girls or boys Classic.
North Harrison (13-0, IBCA #9, ICGSA 3A #1) has completed their pre-Classic schedule unblemished. 6’1” sophomore center Lilly Hatton leads the way with averages of 21.3 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.9 blocks, while 5’8” junior guard Cali Nolot averages 12.8 points, 3.8 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 3.2 steals. The Lady Cats have won 41 of their last 44 games, including a post-season run that took them to a 3A runner-up finish in the IHSAA girls basketball tournament last season. Their 41-3 record (.932) in that span is unsurpassed in the state and their three losses have come by a combined 10 points. Head coach Missy Voyles is 218-101 in 14 seasons leading the program. She served as an assistant coach for the Indiana All-Stars in 2016. North Harrison will make their first appearance in either the girls or boys Classic.