PERKINS, Okla. —
Perkins-Tryon 68, Harding Fine Arts 18
PERKINS — The Lady Demons took care of business and everyone got to play in a 68-18 rout over the Lady Firehawks in the Class 3A regional consolation.
“We wanted to come out, get the game over with and rest our legs,” coach Jerry Burnett said.
Perkins-Tryon scored the first 35 points. Harding didn’t score until there was more than five minutes left in the first half. The Lady Demons led 43-7 at halftime. With the game well in hand, P-T played its reserves most of the second half.
“It’s going to be a long week for us, if we are able to win (Friday night) and have to turn around and play Saturday afternoon,” Burnett said. “It was a good game for us to start the regional tournament.”
Myneisha Shinault and Bailey Wensler led the Lady Demons in scoring with 14 points each. Brianna Hobbs also finished in double-figures with 10. Perkins-Tryon had 10 players score. The Lady Demons will face Oklahoma Christian Schools at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Perkins-Tryon Gymnasium for the consolation semifinals.