Both the girls and boys varsity basketball teams at Pella Christian High School advanced to the 2011 state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

The girls lost their first state tournament game in overtime 61-51 to Estherville-Lincoln-Central on Mar. 1. Local players Paige Zylstra, Shelby Weaver, and Sami Veenstra were members of the team. Sully native Kevin Van Maanen is head coach and Sully native Brad Engbers is athletic director. The team is shown after their 63-32 win over Van Buren on Feb. 21 which advanced them to state tournament action. In the state tournament for the eighth time, the girls team finished the year with a 20-5 record.

The boys team lost their first state tournament game to PCM 63-51 on Mar. 7. They completed their season with a 20-6 record.