Gibraltar's Helen Hecht, left, looks for an opening against Lena's Christina Jagiello and Holly Blazek, right, during the first half of a Division 5 regional semifinal game Friday at Gibraltar. To view more photos, go to www.doorcountyadvocate.com.
Academically, Lauren Kita is a freshman but when it comes to basketball her coach would beg to differ.
"You can't call her a freshman anymore, she's definitely a sophomore," said Gibraltar coach Josh Kropuenske after watching Kita score eight of her game-high 16 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Vikings to a 52-47 Division 5 regional girls tournament semifinal win over Lena Friday night in Fish Creek.
The victory sends the Vikings (11-13) into the regional championship game today at Hilbert, a 46-35 winner over Sheboygan County Christian. ...