“We like to pride ourselves in our defense and we obviously know at this level everybody can score, so we're going to have to turn it up a notch,” Toby Todd said.
Sulphur (27-0) is holding teams to less than 30 points per game and returns eight seniors, including leading-scorer Ashley Hughes.
LINDSAY MAKES FIRST 5-ON-5 APPEARANCE
Lindsay (20-8) last made the state tournament in 1989, when schools still played 6-on-6 girls basketball.
“It's huge because we really embrace the tradition of 6-on-6, but we're trying to get in the mold of 5-on-5,” third-year Lindsay coach Jon Jacques said. “We're trying to embrace the tradition and start the new tradition a little bit.”
Linsday won state titles in 1954, 1962 and 1968.
Oklahoma switched to 5-on-5 girls basketball in 1995.