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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Lady Wildcats rally to top Wellston

  • Earlsboro’s Lady Wildcats fell into a 13-8 hole after the first quarter Thursday, but ultimately put forth a rally that landed them a 48-35 win over Wellston and a spot in Saturday’s championship game of the Tri-County Tournament.
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  • Earlsboro’s Lady Wildcats fell into a 13-8 hole after the first quarter Thursday, but ultimately put forth a rally that landed them a 48-35 win over Wellston and a spot in Saturday’s championship game of the Tri-County Tournament.
     
    Earlsboro trailed by just one point (23-22) at the break. Kourtney Jones further fueled the rally by tying the game at 29 in the third quarter, and teammate Demi Coon connected on a 3-point field goal that gave the Lady Wildcats the lead for good.
     
    Earlsboro led 33-29 to start the fourth.
     
    Coon finished with a team-high 17 points, and Jones came away with 15. Wellston’s Lakota Thompson earned high-scoring honors with 19.
     
    The Lady Wildcats will meet Dale at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the title game. Wellston falls into an encounter with Davenport at 5 p.m. Saturday for third place.
     
    Note: Report compiled by Jason Smith.
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