Lady survive area round

Trystin Fenoglio steals the ball in the closing seconds to preserve the 50-49 win.

GRANBURY – The Lady Indians had to reach deep to advance to the third round of the state basketball playoffs.

A 16-point lead late in the second quarter evaporated during the worst third period of Nocona’s season.

Normally the Lady Indians storm out of the half-time locker room either totally controlling the action, or, more often than not, pounding their foes into submission.

But that was not the case Friday, for the Merkle Lady Badgers had been simmering hot over their embarrassing double-digit loss to the Lady Indians in the same round of last year’s state playoffs.

Read more in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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