2013-02-14 / Sports

Hager’s team heads to state

Coach Justin Hager Coach Justin Hager The Cibola Lady Raiders (Ariz.) won their 7th straight region title and have advanced to the state tournament for the 6th year in a row.

They are entering the state tournament as the 21st seed and will play the 12th seed, Marana Mountain View, out of Tucson, Ariz.

The Lady Raiders ended the regular season with a 13-5 record.

The start tournament is comprised of 24 teams. The top 8 seeds get a first round bye. The game will be played at Marana Mountain View on Wed., Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. The second round will be played on Feb. 17. Semifinal rounds and championship rounds will be played at Arizona State University.

Coaching the Lady Raiders is Justin Hager, a 1997 graduate of Linton High School and the son of Karen Hager of Linton and the late Joe Hager. His grandparents are Lydia Roehrich of Strasburg and Angie Hager of Linton.

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