Liberal Clinches Fourth Straight Outright WAC Title
Brock Kappelmann - February 23, 2020 10:10 am
Liberal has won four consecutive Western Athletic Conference titles by themselves. They clinched that with a 51-21 win at Great Bend on Saturday night. The Liberal seniors won the WAC all four years of varsity basketball.
The Lady Panthers played stall ball early on and the Lady Redskins led 21-7 at halftime and 34-13 after three quarters.
Liberal made 50 percent of their shots. That makes three straight games the Lady Red has shot over 50 percent from the field. The Lady Skins made 5-11 three pointers and 10-14 free throws.
The Horyna girls led the way. Katie Horyna had 11 points and Bree Horyna had 10 points. Machia Mullens fought foul trouble and had nine points, five rebounds, and four blocks. Aubrey Warden had nine points, and five rebounds.
Liberal is 19-0 and 7-0 in the WAC. They have won 22 in a row in the WAC and 27 in a row on the road. The win makes 53 straight regular season wins. Great Bend is 5-15 and finishes 1-7 in the WAC. Liberal has won eight straight against the Lady Panthers. Liberal tries to wrap up their second straight 20-0 regular season at Garden City on Tuesday at 6 with Redskin Pre-game at 5:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.