“The first round of the tournament is never one of our best games,” he said.
“Hopefully, we got the butterflies out and are ready to play tomorrow.”
The Hornets, though, did have success attacking Anadarko’s defense, which left Zinn in a foul mood regarding that area of the game.
And Vinita freshman Carsyn Spurgeon was the main reason with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
But Beatty took over in the second half when she was needed, even with the finger injury and a bruised knee she suffered in the second quarter.
“She knew we were in need and we were in desperate need, and that’s when she steps up,” Zinn said. “She just did what we needed her to do.”