Sioux Falls Washington held Sturgis to seven points in the second half and coasted into the championship game at the South Dakota Class AA girls basketball tournament with a 55-28 win over the Scoopers.
The Warriors (22-2) will try to win their fifth state title and first since 2010.
Kelsey Knecht had 14 points and Sydney Koel added 13 for Washington, which did not allow a point in the fourth quarter.
Ellie Benson had 10 points and seven rebounds.
Sturgis (18-6) had its 12th state tourney berth end a game short of a title chance.
Lynsey Prosser had 10 points and a team-high five rebounds for Sturgis.
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