Grit, drive and determination can be seen on the face of Beyonce Bea as she splits a double team during the semi final game against Clarkston.
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Beyonce Bea was unstoppable and earned MVP honors for the state basketball tournament.
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Beyonce Bea took control of the final game against East Valley, displaying excellent ball handling and forcing the Knights to foul.
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Freshman Jaiden Bea provided a spark off the bench throughout the tournament.
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Junior McKinnley Stotts shoots a soft floater in the semi finals against Clarkston.
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Skylar Bea attacks the basket and is fouled in the second half of the semi final game against Clarkston.
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Sophomore Skylar Bea faced tough defense throughout the title game, but helped her team achieve greatness with rebounding and her own defense.
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Senior guard Kiara Cross attacks the hoop in the semi final game against Clarkston.
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The Panther team is built on defense and it was on full display at the state tournament in Yakima.
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Freshman Jaiden Bea was hot in the opening game against WF West scoring a game high 18 pts.
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Jaiden Bea drives the lane in the title game against East Valley.
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Freshman Jaiden Bea enjoying the moment in the Yakima Sundome.
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Jaiden Bea lets it fly from long range against Clarkston. The freshman led all scorers in the opening game against WF West with 18 pts.
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Britney Stotts having fun as the starting lineups are announced during the state championship title game against East Valley.
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Freshman Savea Mansfield makes a steal against W.F. West in the Panther's opening state tournament game on Feb. 28. in Yakima.
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Skylar Bea surprised Clarkston at the start of the semi final game with several long range shots to start the game. The sophomore is known for her rebounding and post play, but has been working hard on her outside shot.
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Freshman Savea Mansfield makes a floating layup against Clarkston in the semi-final game. A first cousin to the Bea s, Mansfield's tough defense earned her a starting spot on the team during the playoffs.
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The team is announced under the spotlights for the state championship game in Yakima.
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The Panthers pose for historic photos of the schools first ever state championship in basketball.
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The entire Panthers team hoists the state championship trophy in front of their loyal fans who made the trip to witness history at the Yakima Valley SunDome.
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Junior McKinley Stotts makes a layup in the state championship title game. Stotts finished the season second on the team in field goal percentage at 45 percent.
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Beyonce Bea makes a cut while her younger sister Skylar looks to pass the ball from the post position.
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The Panther bench erupts during the overtime period in the state championship title game as Beyonce Bea makes another free throw.
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Beyonce and her teammates having fun as the starting lineups were announced for the state championship game in the Yakima Sundome on Saturday, March 2.
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The celebration begins as Beyonce Bea shows off the state championship trophy to her teammates.
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There were no easy shots in the championship game for either team as Washougal and West Valley displayed relentless defense. Beyonce Bea drew a foul on this play early in the game.
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Beyonce uses her long arms to force a WF West player to miss an easy shot in the Panthers opening game at state. The Panthers managed to beat the defending state champions three times this season.
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The championship game came down to free throw shooting in the overtime period. Beyonce scored 12 points in overtime, eight from the free throw line.
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Beyonce finds the open player under the basket during an inbound play in the fourth quarter of the state championship game against East Valley of Spokane.