Photos: Pepped for the road

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Photos: Pepped for the road

By Eric Johnson
Published 8:20 am Thursday, March 15, 2018

LP girls basketball team gets royal sendoff for state

Lyle-Pacelli head coach Justin Morris speaks during a send-off Wednesday at Pacelli High School for the Minnesota Class A Girls State Basketball Tournament Wednesday.

Lyle-Pacelli’s Kayla Johnson, from left, Olivia Christianson and Kendal Truckenmiller along with the rest of the team wait to be introduced.

Pacelli Elementary students greet Lyle-Pacelli players as they are introduced during the send-off.

Students from Lyle and Pacelli schools line the street as the Lyle-Pacelli girls basketball team leaves Wednesday morning for the Minnesota State Class A Girls Basketball Tournament that kicks off Thursday at 11 a.m. when they face Heritage Christian at Williams Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota.