Wichita-South tops Maize 47-35, defends 6A title

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ericka Mattingly scored 14 points as Wichita-South took down Maize 47-35 on Saturday to win its second consecutive 6A girls basketball state title.

Eledria Franklin added 13 points and Kyla Callins 11 for Wichita-South (24-1).

Wichita-South led 16-12 at half, and outscored Maize 13-7 in the third quarter to open a double-digit lead entering the final period. The defending champs held Maize to single-digit scoring in each of the first three quarters.

Maize made its first state championship appearance in program history. Daley Handy led Maize (20-5) with 15 points and Keiryn Swenson added 14 rebounds.

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