The Class 2A No. 7 ranked Clinton Prairie High School Lady Gophers basketball team played in its first basketball regional championship in 18 years Saturday against the Tipton Lady Blue Devils at the Indiana High School Athletic Association Class 2A No. 10 Frankton regional at Frankton High School.
The last time the Lady Gophers played in the regional championship was in 2002 against Union City, where Clinton Prairie came away with the 60-44 victory. Unlike the 2001-02 season, the Lady Gophers came up short against the Tipton Lady Blue Devils in a 48-35 loss.