SHAWNEE, Okla. – Despite a season-high performance by one player and 22 points by another, the Drovers couldn’t overcome Mid-America Christian in the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament and fell 69-64.
“I thought our second half effort was much better. I thought we came out fairly sluggish in the first half,” Head Coach Jennifer Hayden said. “We had difficulty connecting from the three-point line, and that’s a big part of our game...
CHICKASHA – The Drover women will be competing in the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament for the first time since 2009.
The Drovers (10-18) will face eighth-seeded Mid-America Christian (13-14) in a play-in game on at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Oklahoma Baptist is hosting the tournament, and all games will be played at OBU’s Noble Complex.
The winning team will then on go to play top-seed Oklahoma City at 2:15 p.m....
CHICKASHA – Three Drovers scored in the double figures on Thursday night against the No. 1 Oklahoma City Stars but ultimately couldn’t overcome the powerful offense.
The Drovers (10-13, 1-3) jumped off to a 3-2 lead early on but once the Stars got back in control, they led the remainder of the game and won 104-58. OCU (20-2, 12-0) hasn’t lost a game since November.
Rocio Medrano led the Drovers in scoring with 12...
CHICKASHA – As the team’s only four-year starter, Tashina Ototivo has been through it all with the Drovers — and this season has held no exception to the gamut of highs and lows.
The season started off strong for the Drovers, who were 9-3 going into conference play. But the tough Sooner Athletic Conference slowed the season down — something Ototivo said they are working to overcome.