Playing an 8:30 a.m. State Semifinal game didn't slow Plains down as the 12th ranked Cowgirls beat 8th ranked Santo 56-39 in Austin Thursday Morning.
Riley Earnest led Plains with 26 and Tori Reyes added 16 including 4 three pointers.
Plains scored 22 second chance points and outscored Santo 18-6 in the paint.
Plains had 3 Cowgirls provide all their scoring in the first half as Earnest and Reyes each had 11 with Daitlyne Broome adding 8.
Plains led 30-20 at the half.
Plains IS playing in their first ever State Tournament game while Santo was in Austin once before in 1957 losing to eventual State Champ, Lubbock Roosevelt.
29-3 Plains will play the #9 Kerens for the Class 1A Division I State Title
8:30 a.m. Saturday. Kerens beat #10 Weimar 56-36 in the other semifinal.
KCBD will have complete coverage of Plains win tonight at 6 and 10.
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