SPIRO — The Spiro Lady Bulldogs took the second step in a return trip to the Class 3A State Tournament Thursday night at the Spiro Gym.
The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Keys (Park Hill) Lady Cougars 37-30 in the Class 3A Regional Tournament.
The Lady Bulldogs (14-9), who automatically qualified for next week's Class 3A Area Tournament in Fort Gibson, will play for the regional title at 6:30 p.m. tonight against Salina at Carl Albert State College's Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. Both teams will advance to the area tournament.
The luck wasn't quite as good for the ’Dogs (15-8) as they lost 59-56 to the Cougars Thursday night.