In Class 1A Girls Basketball Semi-finals, Hackelburg, who has only lost six games, faced top ranked and undefeated J.F. Shields. Shields was looking to get back to the finals for the second straight season.
Hackelburg would start off slow but only trail 24-15 at the half. In the second half, the Panthers would make several runs to cut the lead down to five but could get no closer as they would fall 50-36.
Hope Hudson would lead Hackelburg with 18 points, while Cyndra Kivette would pull down a game high 18 rebounds.