Frisco League Tournaments
The first round is finished for the boys side Frisco League Tournaments. The first round on Tuesday drew a large crowd for all the games at Laquey High School. All three games were within ten points of each other.
7 Iberia Lady Rangers vs 9 Laquey Lady Hornets - Consolation Playoff
The first game of the night was on the consolation side of the bracket as the Iberia Lady Rangers and Laquey Lady Hornets played each other in the elimination game.
The Lady Rangers came out strong from the start and hit several shots. This was the second time this week for both teams to play and the fatigue was noticeable. Laquey only managed seven point at halftime as the Lady Rangers began to sub their junior varsity players after the second quarter. The Lady Rangers won the game 43-16.
The Lady Ranger will play the Crocker Lady Lions on Friday at 5:30 PM in the semifinal of the consolation round..
1 Licking Lady Wildcats vs 4 DIxon Lady Bulldogs
The second game put the number four seed Dixon Lady Bulldogs and number one seed Licking Lady Wildcats against each other in the first semifinal game of the night. The Lady Wildcats came out on fire after the tip off. The DIxon Lady Bulldogs were unable to cage the cats during the game.
Licking had a twenty five point lead going into halftime and did not let up. The final score was 61-27.
The Lady Wildcats will play the the number two seed Richland Lady Bears in the tournament championship game at 6 PM on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs will play the number three seeded Plato Lady Eagle in the third place game at 3 PM on Saturday.
2 Richland Lady Bears vs 3 Plato Lady Eagles
The Final game was the main show. The Richland Lady Bears and Plato Lady Eagles squared off in a classic Frisco League Matchup.
The Richland Lady Bears began the game with a 12-4 lead early in the first quarter after hitting several three point shots. The Lady Bears held the Lady Eagles to a fifteen point deficit at halftime.
The Plato Lady Eagle staged a strong comeback the second half of the game. After they came back to tie the game at the start of the fourth quarter. The final quarter went back and forth for the remainder of the game as both team got in foul trouble with their key big girls under the basket.
The Plato Lady Eagle were able to make their final free throws in the game and have a five point lead with eight seconds left in the game. The Lady Eagles hit the final three point shot as time ran out but fell 43-41 to the number 2 seeded Richland Lady Bears.
The Richland Lady Bears will take on the number one seeded Licking Lady Wildcats at 6 PM on Saturday at Laquey High School. The Lady Eagles will take on the number two seeded Dixon Lady Bulldogs for the third place game at 3 PM on Saturday.