The Nocona High School girls’ basketball team split a pair of games at the Windthorst Holiday Classic on Monday.
Nocona suffered a close loss to Wichita Falls Hirschi by a count of 45-41.
That put the Lady Indians in the consolation bracket, where they responded with a 60-51 conquest over Throckmorton.
Nocona played in the consolation championship for fifth place on Tuesday morning.
In the loss to Hirschi, Victoria Fatheree was the lone Lady Indian to score in double figures with 20, including three 3-pointers and 3-of-6 from the free-throw line.
In the win over Throckmorton, Emma Meekins and Fatheree combined to score 34 of the team’s 60 points. Fatheree canned four 3-pointers and Meekins two.
Nocona stands at 7-8 on the season.
At Windthorst Holiday Classic
Nocona 60, Throckmorton 51
Score by Quarters
Nocona 15 10 22 13 – 60
Throckmorton 13 14 9 15 – 51
Individual scorers: Payton Ulbig, 6; Victoria Fatheree, 23; Emma Meekins, 11; Karlie Pepper, 2; Sherese Price, 3; Magye Fenoglio, 2; Makenzie Breeze, 5; Makenzie Franklin, 4
Additional statistics: Fatheree made good on 4-of-8 3-pointers and Meekins was 2-of-6. The Lady Indians made 12-of-19 free throws. Fatheree finished with six rebounds and Ulbig and Price four caroms apiece. Meekins dished off three assists and Fenoglio and Franklin two helpers apiece. Meekins swiped three steals, Kayln Crow and Fatheree two steals apiece.
Record: Nocona 7-8.
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Nocona Lady Indians. (Logo provided by the Nocona Independent School District)