By JASON EPP
Leader & Times
A total of 48 fouls were called as Forgan and Arnett spent plenty of time at the foul line. Forgan struggled at the line while Arnett flourished in a 67-55 loss for the Lady Bulldogs.
Forgan trailed 31-27 at the half, but struggled to keep up in the third as Arnett outscored them 18-10 to take a 12-point lead (49-37).
Forgan got their offense going again in the fourth with three treys and a total of 18 points. But Arnett made 14 of 18 free throws in the fourth to keep the Lady Bulldogs at a distance.
Early in the game, offense was hard to come by for either team as Arnett took a 9-8 lead by the end of the first quarter.
The two teams combined to shoot 25 free throws in the second quarter to help the scoring, but Forgan fell further behind with Arnett gaining a 22-19 advantage in the quarter to go up by four at half.
The free throw line ended up being the difference as Forgan finished 12 of 23 from the charity stripe, while Arnett was 26 of 35.
Forgan was 11 of 25 from 2-point range and 7 of 16 from 3-point range. Arnett was 16 of 34 from 2-point range and 3 of 14 from 3-point range.
KaDawn McReynolds led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring with 20. McReynolds was 2 of 2 from 2-point range, 4 of 8 from 3-point range, and 4 of 5 at the line.
Alex McBee added 14, but struggled at the free throw line, making only 1 of 7. Nikki Taylor added 10, including a pair of threes.
Forgan (7-13) will host No.13 Texhoma (14-5) Tuesday.