Lady Redskins Go Cold Late in Loss at Dodge City
Brock Kappelmann - February 25, 2022 6:43 am
The Liberal Lady Redskins led by nine after three quarters. However, LHS did not make a field goal in the fourth quarter and missed 18 of their last 20 shots on the way to a 52-43 overtime loss at Dodge City Thursday night. It’s Liberal’s third straight loss at Dodge City. Liberal still wins the school’s 15th WAC girls basketball title outright.
Liberal led 8-6 after one quarter in a low scoring first half. It was 15-13 LHS at the half. Liberal played a strong third quarter building a 29-20 lead and led 31-22 after three. Liberal out scored Dodge City 16-9 in the third. But Liberal’s offense faltered in the fourth quarter. Liberal did not score a field goal as the Lady Demons rallied with an 11-2 fourth quarter advantage to send the game to overtime. It was all Dodge in overtime out scoring Liberal 19-10.
Liberal shot 25 percent from the field. Dodge City was 25-37 at the foul line and Liberal was 14-22. LHS was 5-16 from three and Dodge City was 1-9. Liberal couldn’t stop Camree Johnson who went for 26 points. Ashley Carrillo scored 21 for Liberal in the loss.
Liberal is 14-6 and finishes as WAC champs at 7-1. Dodge City is 17-3 overall and 6-2 in the WAC. Liberal hosts a 6A sub state with Wichita South Tuesday night on 1270, 92.3, and the KSCB and The Legend App.