After losing to Hammon in the District Championship a week ago, the Okeene Lady Whippets entered the Regional Round of the playoffs with the odds stacked against them to advance. Despite having their backs to the wall, Coach Patrick Penner and the Lady Whippets were able to pull off three-straight victories to earn their spot in the Area Round of the playoffs this weekend.
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Last week, the Okeene Whippets saw their season end, one victory short of advancing to the Area Round of the playoffs at the hands of the Hammon Warriors. After defeating the Carney Bulldogs and Wesleyan Christian Mustangs on the first two days of the round, Okeene fell to the eighthranked Warriors for the second time in eight days to officially eliminate them from the postseason.
Last week, the Lady Whippets not only wrapped up the regular season, but also competed in the first round of the playoffs in Hammon. Unfortunately, Okeene dropped their Tuesday-night matchup
The Okeene Whippets closed out the regular season on a high-note last week, with a 48-37 victory over Drummond to move to 8-14 as they closed out the regular season.
Last week, Okeene wrapped up their final week of the regular season with three game apiece against Cherokee, Timberlake and Burlington. While the boys were only able to pick one