The Danville Warriors topped the Beech Grove Hornets 69-54 in their varsity girls' basketball neutral playoff game tonight moving the Warriors into the 3A state semifinals. The Warriors scored 28 points in the final quarter to upset the Hornets' nest.



Maleha Motter led the Warriors with 25 points scored tonight. She was joined by Nicki Kiefer with 17 points and Allie Lake with 16. Motter also led the team in free throws with 12 and rebounds with 16.



You can see the Warriors in the state semifinals at Greencastle on Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m.





Danville 69, Beech Grove 54

Danville 9 16 16 28-69

Beech Grove 15 12 16 11-54

Warriors: Cami Collins 0-7 2-2 2, Allie Lake 3-10 7-10 16, Nicki Kiefer 6-9 2-2 17, Maleha Motter 6-14 12-13 25, Robin Ford 0-3 0-0 0, Hannah Newby 4-10 1-1 9, Ashlyn Sims 0-3 0-0 0



Hornets: Kristian Folks 1-5 0-0 2, Olivia Woodall 0-2 0-0 0, Sydney Bonds 0-1 0-0 0, Katie Giller 7-15 3-5 20, Olivia Pich 2-2 0-0 4, Cameron Cardenas 6-16 4-5 17, McKenzie Marschke 0-1 0-0 0, Brie Spurgeon 0-2 0-0 0, Bre Hurt 0-2 0-0 0, Mallory Storms 4-10 3-6 11



Rebounds Danville 40 (Motter 16), Beech Grove 33 (Giller 10); Assists Danville 14 (Lake 7), Beech Grove 9 (Hurt 4); Total Fouls Danville 14, Beech Grove 21