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Class A State Championship At A Glance

February 23, 2019

Saturday

AT BANKERS LIFE FIELDHOUSE

Marquette Catholic (26-2) vs. Vincennes Rivet (29-0), 9:30 a.m.

TV: WHME, Channel 46 (South Bend).

Head Coaches: Marquette, Katie Collignon, 74-10 (third year); Rivet, Rick Marshall, 421-103 (22nd year).

Team Statistics: Points Per Game: Marquette 61.3, Rivet 60.6. Points Allowed Per Game: Marquette, 34.7, Rivet 34.9. Field Goal Percentage: Marquette 43.1, Rivet 45.7. 3-Point Percentage: Marquette 30.7, Rivet 28.7. Free throw Percentage: Marquette 74.5, Rivet 76.1. Rebound Average: Marquette 36.1, Rivet 34.7.

Rankings: ICGSA (Class): Marquette 1, Rivet 2. IBCA (No Class): Marquette 7, Rivet 16.

Players to watch: Marquette: Emma Nolan, 6-1, Sr., F (20.2 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.5 spg, 2.3 apg, 43 3s, 49.1 FG%, 79.5 FT%), Sophia Nolan, 6-1, Sr., F (17.4 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 2.9 apg, 1.9 spg, 29 3s, 50.0 FG%, 82.6 FT%), Morgan Crook, 5-3, Sr., G (7.5 ppg, 2.7 apg, 1.7 spg, 48 3s, 71.1 FT%), Claire Salyer, 5-7, Sr., G (5.1 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 1.8 spg, 27 3s), Emmery Joseph, 5-3, Sr., G (5.1 apg, 2.1 ppg, 71.9 FT%), Ally McConnell, 5-9, Jr., F (4.2 ppg), Dia Rallings, 5-4, Sr., G (2.8 ppg). Rivet: Grace Waggoner, 6-0, Sr., F (22.5 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 87 FT%, 49 FG%, Tia Tolbert, 5-10, Jr., G (13.3 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 3.9 apg), 70 FT), Caroline Herman, 5-10, Jr., G (6.8 ppg, 3.7 apg, 3.3 rpg, 81 FT%), Molly Niehaus, 5-10, Sr., F (5.9 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 72 FT%), Maddisyn Halter, 5-8 Fr., G (3.4 ppg), Macee Hamilton, 5-3, Jr., G (3.4 ppg), Lauren Carie, 6-2, So., C (2.8 ppg, 3.1 rpg).

Fast Facts: Marquette defeated Rivet 38-31 in the 2018 state championship game. Both teams return four starters. Marquette has won four sectional, three regional, two semistate and one state title in the last four years with a total record of 98-13. Rivet has won one state title (2011) and been runner-up five times since 2009.

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