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Lady Falcons facing stiff competition at districts

Lady Falcons facing stiff competition at districts

February 28th, 2011 in News

Blair Oaks teammates Amy Dorge (44) and Maggie Dorge (right) battle Fatima's Lauren Allen for a rebound Friday night in Wardsville. Blair Oaks and Fatima are both in the Class 3 District 9 Tournament that starts today at St. James.

Photo by Stephen Brooks

WARDSVILLE, Mo. -- The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons know the road to the state playoffs is going to be a tough one.

They'll be up against some of the best competition in one of the toughest districts in Class 3, as District 9 includes the state's top-ranked team, St. James, along with fifth-ranked Hermann.

"It's going to be a tough one," Blair Oaks coach Leroy Bernskoetter said as the Lady Falcons prepared to open district play against Cuba at 5:30 p.m. today at St. James. "St. James is ranked No. 1 and Hermann is ranked fifth. And they've got the experience to go with it."

Read the full article in our newspaper or e-Edition for Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.