#3 Olathe North Holds Down Liberal
Brock Kappelmann - December 11, 2021 6:28 am
The Liberal girls met their match Friday night in the Big House. Third ranked Olathe North topped the Lady Redskins 45-38 holding Liberal to 34 percent shooting in the win. The Lady Eagles shot 44 percent.
Olathe North took an early 8-2 advantage and led 13-7 after one quarter. The Lady Eagles led 21-13 before the Lady Skins mounted a rally to cut the lead to three at 21-18 and it was 23-20 at the half. A three pointer by Ashley Carrillo tied the game at 23-23 early in the second half. Olathe North flexed their muscles in the third quarter out pacing LHS 18-8 to lead 41-28 after three. Olathe North led by as many as 14 at 39-25. Liberal mounted a rally in the fourth cutting the lead to six and 42-36 with 1:40 to play.
Ashley Carrillo led Liberal with 13 points. Hailey Contreras scored nine in the loss. Bree Horyna had five points and seven rebounds. Olathe North out rebounded LHS 29-20. Olathe North was 6-13 from three point range and Liberal was 6-20. Olathe North was 7-17 from the foul line and Liberal was 2-5.
Liberal is 2-1. It’s just their third home loss in the past five seasons. Olathe North is 2-0.
Liberal plays Colorado Springs Coronado Saturday morning at 10 am with Redskin Pre-game at 9:45 on 1270, 92.3 and the KSCB and The Legend App.