Washington lone area team advancing to girls hoops Semi-State

The South Bend Washington girls are the only local Indiana girls basketball team left standing.

Skylar Diggins scored 61 points in two games Saturday as the Panthers rolled through the 4A Regional at Valpo to advance to Semi-State for the 4th straight season.

Diggins scored 31 points in Saturday morning's semifinal as Washington beat Elkhart Memorial 69-38.

She then scored 30 in the championship game Saturday night as the Panthers beat Michigan City 98-66.

Washington is now 25-0 on the season and will face Pendleton Heights in Semi-State next Saturday. The game will be played the 3pm game at Plymouth High School.

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Here are results from the other Regionals with local interest and the complete Semi-State Schedule:

3A Rensselaer Regional
Semifinal #1: Plymouth 46, Griffith 37
Semifinal #2: Benton Central 62, Gary Roosevelt 34
Championship: Benton Central 54, Plymouth 44

3A Peru Regional
Semifinal #1: NorthWood 47, Leo 35
Semifinal #2: FW Elmhurst 84, Blackford 53
Championship: FW Elmhurst 70, NorthWood 59

2A Culver Community Regional
Semifinal #1: Garrett 69, Hanover Central 38
Semifinal #2: Fairfield 60, Winamac 45
Championship: Garrett 51, Fairfield 43

A Caston Regional
Semifinal #1: FW Canterbury 53, Kouts 39
Semifinal #2: Oregon-Davis 70, Tri-County 43
Championship: FW Canterbury 61, Oregon-Davis 55

Semi-State Schedule:

North
Elkhart Central (Northside Gym)
Class A – Southern Wells (20-4) vs. Fort Wayne Canterbury (21-4). 1 pm ET
Class 2A – Oak Hill (26-1) vs. Garrett (25-1). To follow

Plymouth
Class 3A – Fort Wayne Elmhurst (23-2) vs. Benton Central (24-1). 1 pm ET
Class 4A – Pendleton Heights (23-2) vs. South Bend Washington (25-0). To follow

South
Southport
Class 3A – Owen Valley (23-2) vs. Crawfordsville (23-2). 1 pm ET
Class 4A – Mooresville (23-1) vs. Ben Davis (28-0). To follow

Bedford North Lawrence
Class A – Vincennes Rivet (22-1) vs. University (21-4). 1 pm ET
Class 2A – Austin (21-5) vs. Heritage Christian (24-1). To follow