For the first half of the first quarter, Oneida gave Clarkrange all the Lady Buffaloes wanted and then some Friday. But then Clarkrange's smothering pressing defense and dominant post game took over, powering the perennial Class 1A powerhouse to a 64-44 win over the Lady Indians.
Despite being saddled with foul troubles for much of the game, Clarkrange's Kara Meadows scored 25 points to lead all scorers. Fellow post player Brittany Cooper scored 14.
With three players larger than any player Oneida had on the court, Clarkrange was equally impressive on the opposite end of the court, forcing 25 turnovers while limiting the Lady Indians to 27 percent shooting.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email email@example.com to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423-569-6343.