Don’t miss a beat when Columbus North and the Pike Red Devils square off around 3 p.m. today in the Indiana Class 4A girls semistate basketball game from Richmond, Indiana.

It’s the third straight trip to the Richmond semistate tournament for the Columbus girls, who won the state championship in 2015 and were runner-up in 2016.

Follow Republic sports editor Ted Schultz this afternoon at twitter.com/TheRepublicNews.

At Facebook.com/TheRepublicNews, watch for pregame, game action and postgame photos from Republic photo editor Mike Wolanin.

If you’re making the two-hour drive to Richmond, tickets at the door are $8.

Watch for game updates at therepublic.com and in Sunday’s print edition of The Republic.