Semi-state: Warsaw knocked out of tourney

WARSAW — South Side knocked Warsaw’s girls basketball team out of the state tournament Saturday night.The Lady Archers beat the Lady Tigers on their own court, 47-44, at the semi-state game.Warsaw finished the season 24-2, with only one regular-season loss to NorthWood.Columbia City and Whitko both faced Warsaw earlier in the season, with the Lady Wildcats nearly handing the Lady Tigers their first loss of the season.Whitko played a competitive 53-45 game against Warsaw in South Whitley.In Columbia City’s match-up, the Lady Eagles fell 60-29 at Warsaw.South Side will take on Bedford North Lawrence (27-0) in the state championship Saturday.Also falling at Warsaw was Bishop Luers, the winner of Churubusco’s sectional.The Lady Knights lost to Eastern, 74-55.