Whitesboro girls make it to today's consolation championship contest of Class B Regional Tournament; Lady Bulldogs suffer Thursday night loss to Red Oak Lady Eagles

The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs will need one more win to make it to next week's Class B Area Tournament at Kingston.The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Moss Lady Pirates 45-38 Friday afternoon in the Class B Regional Tournament consolation semifinals at Moss High School.Whitesboro (15-11) will play Varnum game at 1:30 p.m. this afternoon at Moss High School for the consolation championship, and a trip to next weekend's Class B Area Tournament in Kingston.The Lady Bulldogs suffered their first loss of the postseason Thursday night in Stringtown as the Red Oak Lady Eagles flew right past them for a 64-23 victory.The Bulldogs played their consolation semifinal Friday night against Moss, but got eliminated with a heartbreaking 63-54 overtime loss.In Friday afternoon's win over Moss, the Lady Bulldogs opened the game with an 8-0 run to take a 10-4 lead after one period.However, the Lady Pirates used a 13-9 second quarter to cut the deficit to 19-17 at halftime.But the Lady Bulldogs were able to build their lead back to eight points in the third quarter, and the advantage pretty much stayed anywhere from two to eight points from there.In Thursday night's loss to Red Oak, the Lady Eagles jumped out to a 14-2 lead after a period and never looked back.