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Girls Basketball: Rolla 44, Blair Oaks 35

Girls Basketball: Rolla 44, Blair Oaks 35

January 11th, 2019 by News Tribune in Sports Prep

WESTPHALIA, Mo. — The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons had an early lead slip away Thursday, losing 44-35 to the Rolla Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the Comet Classic.

Blair Oaks was ahead 12-4 after one quarter, but Rolla held the Lady Falcons to two points in the second quarter to tie the score at 14 at halftime.

Rolla took a 31-29 lead into the fourth quarter and outscored Blair Oaks 13-6 in the final eight minutes.

Makenna Kliethermes led the Lady Falcons with 16 points. After the game, Bailey Rissmiller and Brooke Boessen were named to the all-tournament team.

Blair Oaks (11-4), ranked No. 7 in Class 3, plays Tuesday at Battle.