The Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad made the state tournament Tuesday night by defeating Carlisle in the Class 3A Regional Final 50-43. This is the first time since 1975 the Panthers have made the state tournament. Knoxville will now play Waukon next Tuesday evening at 6:30 in the first round of the state tournament. The Pella girls fell to Ballard in another 3A Regional final 51-25. Pella ends an excellent season at 18-5. The Lady Dutch were going for their fourth consecutive trip to the state tournament.