Halverson’s heroics ends junior high season on a high note
The Okeene Junior High basketball teams closed out their season with a pair off big wins against the Geary Bison last Thursday. The Lady Whippets won in a blowout by a score 43-22, the boys’ game came down to a game-winning shot by freshman Sam Halverson to give them a 31-29 victory.
For the girls, Okeene’s suffocating press-defense got them off to an early 15-2 advantage, and even when the Lady Whippets weren’t getting easy lay ups off of turnovers, they were drilling shots from beyond the arc to extend the lead to 20 by halftime.
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