Arkoma girls anxious for 'The Big House'; Lady Mustangs play Frontier Thursday night in Class A State Tournament quarterfinals
FAB FIVE â€” Arkoma Lady Mustangs basketball players, from left, Kaycee King, Abby Gragg, Shaylea Whisenhunt, Kelsi Johnson and Kylee Cusick were on the 2010-11 junior high team that went undefeated and won the 2011 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament. Now as juniors, they will lead the Lady Mustangs into their first Class A State Tournament since 1992 when they meet Frontier at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Oklahoma City's State Fair Arena, a.k.a., "The Big House."
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ARKOMA â€” For several members of the Arkoma Lady Mustangs basketball team, what they are about to do tonight has been a lifelong aspiration for them â€” get to play at â€śThe Big House,â€ť Oklahoma City's State Fair Arena. The Lady Mustangs will get that chance Thursday night when they meet Frontier in the Class A State Tourament quarterfinals at 8:30 p.m.
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The Lady Mustangs got there with a 65-51 victory over the Kiowa Cowgirls in the Class A Area Tournament consolation finals Saturday night at Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Bloomer Sullivan Fieldhouse in Durant.