Trailing 3-1 early in today’s C-1 semifinals, Scotus scored 21 straight points and went on to upset Mitchell 43-26 in the girls state basketball tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The Shamrocks improved to 21-5 and advance to their first state title game since 2004. Top-seeded Mitchell is no longer unbeaten at 27-1.
Number five-seed Scotus will meet second-seeded and 21-4 Bishop Neumann in an all-Centennial Conference final Saturday at PBA. Tipoff is set for 9 a.m. and you can hear the action on KLIR 101.