Class 3A girls basketball: Darsha Reagle's 3-pointer pushes Sulphur over Salina

Darsha Reagle and Ashley Hughes led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring in Thursday's game.
BY RJ YOUNG, For The Oklahoman Published: March 8, 2012
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— A 3-pointer by junior Darsha Reagle late in the fourth quarter proved to be the difference in Sulphur's 45-43 victory against Salina (21-7) in the Class 3A girls' state tournament Thursday evening at Yukon High School. Reagle and junior Ashley Hughes led Sulphur (26-1) in scoring, combining for 18 total points.

Salina senior Courtney Backward's game-high 16 points propelled the Lady Cats forward. They were within one of Sulphur with less than two minutes to play after heading into the locker room down, 27-20. But the Lady Bulldogs showed grit and held off the Lady Cats' charge.

Six different players scored for Sulphur, helping it assure a spot in the semifinals against Prague at 6 p.m. Friday night at Yukon. Both teams have sustained just one loss this season.