AUSTIN-Normangee is returning to the UIL State Basketball Tournament, and this time it will be the girls taking their shot at a potential title.
The Lady Panthers stopped second-ranked Thorndale, 35-34, Saturday afternoon to punch their ticket to state.
The Lady Bulldogs end their season at 30-&-3.
Team Green, the champion from District 26-A Division 1, improves to 26-&-5.
Normangee will play Thursday morning at Austin's Frank Erwin Center.