Lady Redskins Win Third Straight WAC Title
Brock Kappelmann - February 19, 2019 7:16 am
The Liberal Lady Redskins win their third straight Western Athletic Conference title in 2018-19. Liberal clinched the outright WAC title with a 60-32 win at Dodge City Fieldhouse Monday night.
It was a typical Lady Red night. They played great defense. Liberal held Dodge City to 22 percent shooting with just eight made field goals all night. Meanwhile LHS shot 50 percent from the field. Liberal made their free throws in this foul fest at 15-22 while Dodge was 16-35.
The Lady Redskins led 14-4 after one quarter. LHS dominated the second quarter building a 33-9 lead and took a 35-15 cushion into the halftime locker room. The Lady Skins led 47-24 after three. LHS led 60-31 for a brief 29 point lead.
Katie Horyna had 16 points on 7-12 shooting. Machia Mullens had 11 points and six rebounds. Aubrey Warden and Whitney Hay scored seven a piece.
After Dodge City had won 13 in a row over Liberal, LHS has claimed six straight against the Lady Demons. Liberal is 19-0 for the first time since their 1976 state championship team finished 19-0. Liberal is 7-0 in the WAC. Dodge City is 8-11 and 3-4 in the WAC. Liberal goes for their first undefeated WAC season since 2009 Tuesday night when they host Garden City for Senior Night at 6 with Redskin Pre-game at 5:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.