Lady Red Keeps Dodge City at Arm’s Length
Brock Kappelmann - December 20, 2019 7:21 am
In a hotly contested WAC showdown between #2 Liberal and #10 Dodge City, the Lady Redskins led throughout and won 54-41 at the Dodge City Fieldhouse Thursday night. It’s a leg up in the WAC race as LHS is seeking a fourth straight WAC title this season.
The Lady Red led 12-9 after one and led 16-9 in the second quarter before taking a 23-15 lead into the halftime locker room. Liberal built a 16 point third quarter lead at 33-17. LHS led 36-26 after three. Liberal built leads of 42-28, 46-30, and 54-38 in the fourth quarter on the way to the win. Dodge City hit a three at the buzzer.
Machia Mullens shrugged off foul trouble for 15 points and six rebounds. Katie Horyna had 14. Aubrey Warden had 10. Liberal shot 48 percent. The Lady Redskins out rebounded DCHS 30-24. Dodge City did not help themselves at the foul line going 1-7. Liberal only committed nine turnovers.
Liberal wins their 16th straight WAC game and 16th straight road game. The Lady Skins win their fifth consecutive game against Dodge City. Liberal is 5-0 and 1-0 in the WAC at Christmas break while Dodge is 4-1 and 0-1. Liberal plays at Hooker January 3 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.