2007-2008 (Warsaw) West Hancock High School Co-op Girl’s Team

Year Inducted: 2020

Category: Teams

Schools / Organizations: (Warsaw) West Hancock High School Co-op

Biography: The 2007-2008 (Warsaw) West Hancock lady Titans captured the first ever IHSA Class 2A State Championship.  This kicked off the era of the Illinois 4 class basketball system.  The squad captured the Monmouth-Roseville Regional, the Knoxville Sectional and the Monmouth Super-sections earning a trip to the state finals at Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State University.  In the semi-final game, Marley Hall tallied 19 points, helping the Lady Tatans erase a 27-22 halftime lead enroute to a 43-38 win over Teutopolis High School and a berth in the title game.  In the championship game, Marley Hall led the way again with 23 points as the team rallied in the 2nd half again from being behind by 2 points at the half to score a 44-37 wine over Rochester High School and earn the state title.  The team was led by Head Coach Ken Schuster.  The West Hancock Co-op is made of students from Warsaw and Hamilton High Schools.

Team Members in the Picture:

Back Row (L to R): Coach Ferrill, Kerbee Koehler, Halie Schilson, Cassie Yager, Head Coach Ken Schuster, Marley Hall, Jackie Bunn, Lindsey Buckert, and Coach Hall.

Front Row (L to R): Jenna Phillips, Becca Elschlager, Emily Mast, Cassie Weigand, Clarissa Mann, Kelsy Miller and Kayle Johnson.