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PHOTOS: Kernels take on SF Washington in first day of the Class AA state tournament

Mitchell's Mackenzie Miller (42) passes to Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) around Sioux Fall Washington's Carly Knutson (34) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Mackenzie Miller (42) passes to Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) around Sioux Fall Washington’s Carly Knutson (34) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Mackenzie Miller (42) drives past a Sioux Fall Washington defender during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Mackenzie Miller (42) drives past a Sioux Fall Washington defender during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Erin Farnham (11) drives past Sioux Fall Washington's Maddie Wiley (4) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Erin Farnham (11) drives past Sioux Fall Washington’s Maddie Wiley (4) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Kendra Brewster (40) shoots as Sioux Fall Washington's Jade Visker (14) tries to defend during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Kendra Brewster (40) shoots as Sioux Fall Washington’s Jade Visker (14) tries to defend during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) looks for an open teammate during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) looks for an open teammate during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jordyn Cranny (5) shoots a 3-point basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jordyn Cranny (5) shoots a 3-point basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) passes through the Sioux Fall Washington Warriors defense during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) passes through the Sioux Fall Washington Warriors defense during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernel bench celebrates a basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernel bench celebrates a basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell Head Coach Wes Morgan calls out a play during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell Head Coach Wes Morgan calls out a play during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) shoots over Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) shoots over Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) grabs a rebound over Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) grabs a rebound over Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) grabs a rebound over Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) grabs a rebound over Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) shoots around Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) shoots around Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Erin Farnham (11) brings the ball up the court as Sioux Fall Washington's Maddie Wiley (4) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Erin Farnham (11) brings the ball up the court as Sioux Fall Washington’s Maddie Wiley (4) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernels student body cheer after a basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernels student body cheer after a basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernel bench celebrates a basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernel bench celebrates a basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Mandy Schmidt (22) drives past Sioux Fall Washington's Anna Goodhope (22) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Mandy Schmidt (22) drives past Sioux Fall Washington’s Anna Goodhope (22) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Mandy Schmidt (22) drives past Sioux Fall Washington's Anna Goodhope (22) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Mandy Schmidt (22) drives past Sioux Fall Washington’s Anna Goodhope (22) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Brenna Morgan (25) passes around the defense of Sioux Fall Washington's Jade Visker (14) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Brenna Morgan (25) passes around the defense of Sioux Fall Washington’s Jade Visker (14) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Brenna Morgan (25) passes around Sioux Fall Washington's Taylor VanderVelde (30) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Brenna Morgan (25) passes around Sioux Fall Washington’s Taylor VanderVelde (30) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Kendra Brewster (40) reaches out for a loose ball in front of Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Kendra Brewster (40) reaches out for a loose ball in front of Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Kendra Brewster (40) tries to grab a rebound past a trio of Sioux Fall Washington Warriors during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Kendra Brewster (40) tries to grab a rebound past a trio of Sioux Fall Washington Warriors during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) drives to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington's Maddie Wiley (4) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) drives to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington’s Maddie Wiley (4) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) drives to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington's Maddie Wiley (4) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) drives to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington’s Maddie Wiley (4) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) looks for an outlet as Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) looks for an outlet as Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) shoots over Sioux Fall Washington's Taylor VanderVelde (30) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) shoots over Sioux Fall Washington’s Taylor VanderVelde (30) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) brings the ball up the court as Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) trails behind during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) brings the ball up the court as Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) trails behind during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) passes to Mitchell's Mandy Schmidt (22) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) passes to Mitchell’s Mandy Schmidt (22) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernel student body cheer after a basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernel student body cheer after a basket during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) shoots over Sioux Fall Washington's Carly Knutson (34) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) shoots over Sioux Fall Washington’s Carly Knutson (34) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Kendra Brewster (40) goes to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington's Carly Knutson (34) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Kendra Brewster (40) goes to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington’s Carly Knutson (34) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) scrambles for a loose ball with Sioux Fall Washington's Carly Knutson (34), left, and Sioux Fall Washington's Jada Cunningham (24) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) scrambles for a loose ball with Sioux Fall Washington’s Carly Knutson (34), left, and Sioux Fall Washington’s Jada Cunningham (24) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) scrambles for a loose ball with Sioux Fall Washington's Carly Knutson (34), left, and Sioux Fall Washington's Jada Cunningham (24) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) scrambles for a loose ball with Sioux Fall Washington’s Carly Knutson (34), left, and Sioux Fall Washington’s Jada Cunningham (24) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) and Sioux Fall Washington's Jada Cunningham (24) both scramble for a loose ball during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) and Sioux Fall Washington’s Jada Cunningham (24) both scramble for a loose ball during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Erin Farnham (11) tries to make a cut on Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Erin Farnham (11) tries to make a cut on Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Erin Farnham (11) looks for an outlet as Sioux Fall Washington's Kelsi Kearney (12) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Erin Farnham (11) looks for an outlet as Sioux Fall Washington’s Kelsi Kearney (12) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) tries to drive past Sioux Fall Washington's Taylor VanderVelde (30) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) tries to drive past Sioux Fall Washington’s Taylor VanderVelde (30) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) goes to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington's Carly Knutson (34) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) goes to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington’s Carly Knutson (34) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) goes to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington's Carly Knutson (34) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) goes to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington’s Carly Knutson (34) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) goes to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington's Carly Knutson (34) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) goes to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington’s Carly Knutson (34) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Mandy Schmidt (22) passes to Mitchell's Erin Farnham (11) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Mandy Schmidt (22) passes to Mitchell’s Erin Farnham (11) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) drives past Sioux Fall Washington's Jada Cunningham (24) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) drives past Sioux Fall Washington’s Jada Cunningham (24) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tess Limberg (20) drives past Sioux Fall Washington's Jada Cunningham (24) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tess Limberg (20) drives past Sioux Fall Washington’s Jada Cunningham (24) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) tries to go to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington's Sydney Arrington (54) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) tries to go to the basket as Sioux Fall Washington’s Sydney Arrington (54) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Mackenzie Miller (42) passes to Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) through the Sioux Fall Washington Warriors defense during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Mackenzie Miller (42) passes to Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) through the Sioux Fall Washington Warriors defense during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Mackenzie Miller (42) passes to Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) through the Sioux Fall Washington Warriors defense during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Mackenzie Miller (42) passes to Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) through the Sioux Fall Washington Warriors defense during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Mandy Schmidt (22) passes the ball past Sioux Fall Washington's Jade Visker (14) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Mandy Schmidt (22) passes the ball past Sioux Fall Washington’s Jade Visker (14) during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jenna Weich (45) grabs a loose ball during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jenna Weich (45) grabs a loose ball during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Erin Farnham (11) looks for an outlet as Sioux Fall Washington's Maddie Wiley (4) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Erin Farnham (11) looks for an outlet as Sioux Fall Washington’s Maddie Wiley (4) defends during the first round of the Class AA state tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.(Matt Gade/Republic)