Lady Eagles reign as conference champs
St. Paul and Ord felt the sting of the Lady Eagles’ brand of basketball during games in the LouPlatte Conference’s annual tournament, the final games of which were played at Ravenna as the Lady Eagles brought home the championship trophy. St. Paul fell to the Eagle ladies in the semi-final round by 16 points, 47-31. In the championship game, Ord lost to Wood River to the tune of 53-42.
Wood River got past St. Paul despite one single-digit quarter, the eight-point second frame. However, at the same time St. Paul was struggling with Wood River’s power, getting just four and eight in the two secondhalf periods, all while Wood River was tallying 12 and 16.
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