Okaw Valley girls improve to 10-18, 5-0 LOVC NW with a win over Arcola on Monday, 45-42. Okaw will play at ALAH, Thursday, for the LOVC NW title. 

The Twin Towers were big. Kate Jeffers scored a game-high 21 points and Madison Vogel scored 8 points. They each had 10 rebounds.

Arcola tried to use 3s for the win. but they couldn't make free throws. Okaw used free throws to offset the Rider 3s and got the win. Arcola had 39 points from the floor and Okaw 31. However, Arcola was 3-of-10 at the line and Okaw was 14-of-21, an 11-point Okaw edge. 

Jeffers scored 4 times in the 1st and Bellqa Benning nailed a 3. Shyanne Harding and Vogel scored and Okaw was up 15-4. Mia Harris carried Okaw in the 2nd with 4 points, but Arcola had a 12-7 run, with a Budd deuce and a trey, to cut the T'Wolves' lead to 6 points at the half, 22-16.

Arcola had a 14-10 run in the 3rd and closed the gap to 2 points, 32-30. Jeffers lede Okaw with two scores. Budd had a 2 and a 3 for Arcola and Key scored twice.

In the final 4th, Okaw edged Arcola by a point, 13-12 to hold on to the win. Jeffers scored twice and made 3-of-4 foul shots for 7 points. 

Monday

Okaw Valley 45, Arcola 42

Okaw   15-7-10-13--45  

A'cola   4-12-14-12--42

Okaw stats: Jeffers 21 (9 FGs, 3/4 FTs), 10 reb; Vogel 8 (2 FGs, 4/8 FTs), 10 reb; Benning 6 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs, 1/2 FTs), Harris 4 (FG, 2/2 FTs), Lehman 2 (2/3 FTs), Perry 2 (2/2 FTs), Harding 2 (FG). Team FGs 15. 3-Pointers: 1 (Benning). Team FTs 14-of-21.

A'cola stats: Budd 10 (2-2s, 2-3 pt FGs), Key 8 (4 FGs, 0/4 FT), Warren 6 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs, 1/2 FTs), Hohlbauch 6 (3 FGs), Becerro 4 (1-3 pt FGs, 1/2 FTs), Spelman 3 (FG), Hopkins 3 (FG, 1/2 FTs), INgram 2 (FG). Team FGs 17. 3-Pointers: 5 (Budd 2, Becerra, Spelman, Warren). Team FTs 3-of-10.

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