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Like father, like daughter

TERRE HAUTE - Alexa Bailey joins her legendary father as a state champion.

Bailey led Bedford North Lawrence to a 54-51 win over South Side on Saturday in the Class 4A state title game at Indiana State.

Bailey's father, Damon, is the state's all-time leading scorer with 3,134 points and also won the 1990 single-class state championship.

Alexa Bailey had 19 points, three rebounds, four steals and three assists for the Archers (24-4).

It is one of the rare father/daughter state title combinations.

Damon Bailey, an assistant coach for the BNL girls team, also starred at Indiana University and played with the Fort Wayne Fury.

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.