SM Northwest girls basketball team headed to state, send off rally planned for Wednesday morning

SM Northwest Varsity Girls Basketball defeated Olathe Northwest 48-27 on Friday night. The win sends them to the state tournament on Wednesday in Wichita. Photo credit Kent AufDerHeide

SM Northwest girls basketball team headed to state after defeating Olathe Northwest

The SM Northwest Varsity Girls Basketball team defeated Olathe Northwest 48-27 on Friday night, making them the only Shawnee Mission school headed to State in basketball. The team leaves Wednesday for the State Tournament in Wichita, where they will take on Derby at 4:45 p.m.

A send-off rally for the girls is Wednesday morning at the high school with a police and fire escort. The team departs at 10 a.m.