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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Lady Warriors make it back-to-back 3A East regional titles


March 7, 2017

COURTESY/ Candace Cottrell

The Worland Lady Warriors pose together after beating Douglas 56-40, repeating as 3A East regional champions Saturday night at Buffalo High School.

BUFFALO - The third time was the charm for the Worland Lady Warriors as they took down rival Douglas High School 56-40 for the 3A East regional championship Saturday night at Buffalo High School.

In their previous two meetings Douglas had won 48-43 and 42-41. In the third outing the Lady Warriors jumped all over the Lady Bearcats with a 19-4 first quarter.

"We got off to a really good start by hitting some outside shots early," said WHS girls basketball coach Ben Hofmann. "After one it was 19-4 and that really helped. Then defensively we were really, really tough."

Defense has been the lif...

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