The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors advanced to the finals of the Girls State Class 3A basketball tournament with a 55-40 victory over New Site Wednesday morning in the semifinal game that was played in the Mississippi Coliseum.

The Lady Warriors advance to the state finals for the second year in a row. They will take on Amanda Elzy Saturday at 1 p.m. Amanda Elzy defeated defending state champion Booneville in the other semifinal game on Wednesday.

Kaedra Denson paced the Lady Warriors with 11 rebounds, 10 points and seven blocked shots. Darien Tubby scored 13 points and Sarah Allen added 11 for the Lady Warriors.