Lady Whippets hit rough patch as playoffs loom

The Lady Whippets had a trio of games last week, which offered plenty of opportunities to gain some momentum heading into the playoffs. The Tuesday-night matchup would pair them with the Watonga Lady Eagles. Okeene was at a major size-disadvantage, but the Lady Whippets competed hard and kept the game close in the first half


. Their defense worked hard to deny the ball inside to the taller girls of Watonga, and even harder to keep them from getting second chances with rebounds. At halftime, they found themselves only trailing by a score of 18-13, but eventually Watonga’s size took its toll on the Lady Whippets. Not only did they start scoring from the paint, but they also made it miserable for Okeene to try and get it any open looks inside on the offensive end.


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