Lady Whippets fall in opening round of Area

The Okeene Whippets pulled off three-straight wins in the Regional Round to qualify for the Area Bracket for the second-straight year. Pictured from left to right are (top row) Coach Kylie Kahn, Katelyn Penner, Keely Hussey, Hailey Swart, Kaylyn Aldrich, Lauren Luckie, Coach Patrick Penner, (bottom row) Brynn Roberts, Hope Swart, Ryann Duke, Madison Schmidt and Gentry Biggs. (Photo by Kim Aldrich)

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Trio of hard-working seniors will be missed on the hardwood

(TOP) Ethan Foster was one of Canton’s more reliable presences this year on defense, as well as on the boards. He averaged 3.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game as a senior.

The Canton Tigers saw their season end in the opening round of the playoffs this year, after back-to-back seasons in which the boys came within a win of advancing to the Area Bracket.

Lady Whippets fall in opening round of Area

The Okeene Whippets pulled off three-straight wins in the Regional Round to qualify for the Area Bracket for the second-straight year. Pictured from left to right are (top row) Coach Kylie Kahn, Katelyn Penner, Keely Hussey, Hailey Swart, Kaylyn Aldrich, Lauren Luckie, Coach Patrick Penner, (bottom row) Brynn Roberts, Hope Swart, Ryann Duke, Madison Schmidt and Gentry Biggs. (Photo by Kim Aldrich)

For the second-straight year, the Okeene Lady Whippets were able to clinch a berth to the Area Round of the playoffs despite having a roster primarily made up of underclassmen.

Déjà vu as quiet first half dooms Lady Tigers against Cherokee

The Canton Lady Tigers saw their season come to an end last week with a loss to Cherokee on the fi rst day of the Regional Round. At 12-9, the girls fi nished with a double-digit win total for the third year in Coach David Baldwin’s four running the Canton program.

Last Saturday, the Canton Lady Tigers saw their season come to an end with their 39-31 loss to Cherokee.

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