“You are never comfortable in these types of games,’’ Spears said. “These are championship games and it’s not over until it’s over.”
Mekale Chapple pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds for Millwood (24-4). Baileigh O’Dell led fifth-ranked Verdigris (24-5) with 19 points.
Reid was happy with the way her team responded to the late challenge by Verdigris in the second half.
“I like the way my team held it together today,” she said.