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Richwoods Senior All About Winning

Kourtney Crane 38-2 in Big 12 Career

PEORIA, Ill. - She has helped define Richwoods basketball the past four years.

Kourtney Crane has been a star player for the Knights since the first day she put on a uniform. She doesn't want to think about the last time she takes that off.

"Me and my friends talk about it all the time. Tianna, Mia, Jaida. It's definitely
going to be a bittersweet moment," Crane said of her teammates.

 
 The steady senior hopes to end her career by taking Richwoods to state. It's about the only goal left on her high school goal's list.

And if she leads the Knights to the state title game, Crane will have helped her school reach the 1,000-win mark in program history.

"That's another goal we have this year," Crane said. "These last few tournament games to go. We
have to win them all to get to 1,000."

Four years ago, Richwoods joined the Big 12 Conference and Crane was a freshman starter. She just played her last game in the league and finished with a four-year conference record of 38-2.

"It makes me feel like I helped contribute to those 38 wins," said Crane who lead Richwoods to a 10-0 Big 12 record this season.

The Knights will play Peoria Manual in a Class 3A regional semifinal Tuesday at Notre Dame High School

"Do the little things and people appreciate you and you do more than what you're supposed to," Richwoods coach Todd Hursey said. "The team really appreciates what she's done for us and I think she keeps stepping up and doing more and more."


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