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March 4, 2010

SAC TOURNEY: Lady Cats defeat Oklahoma Christian 60-55

BETHANY — The Rogers State Hillcats fended off a rally by Oklahoma Christian to claim a 60-55 win Thursday morning in the quarterfinal round of the Sooner Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament held at the Sawyer Center in Bethany.

Oklahoma Christian trailed by as many as 10  points in the second half and got as close as one, before Rogers State got its offense rolling.

Up 47-46, Rogers State went on a 7-0 run to build the lead to a more comfortable 54-46 with 1:45 left in the game.

RSU enjoyed a 40-30 advantage in rebounding with Yoda Woods bringing down seven to go with her team-best 11 points.

Former Claremore Lady Zebra standouts Jenny Hardin and Logan Froese combined for 18 points (9 each) and 11 rebounds (7 by Froese).

Hunter Peterson, of Jenks, also contributed with 9 points and 4 rebounds.

Kailan DeCamp led the Lady Eagles with 21 points.

Rogers State (21-10) advances to play Oklahoma Baptist or Northwestern Oklahoma State at 1 p.m., Friday, in the semifinals.

Oklahoma Christian exits the tournament with a 19-12 record.

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