Phoenix staff, wire reports
Bacone blanked at Sequoyah gym
TAHLEQUAH — Neither squad had much breathing room but in the end Haskell Indian Nations came out on top 3-0 (21-25, 20-25, 26-28) over the Bacone Lady Warriors in a match held at Sequoyah’s Place Where They Play Sunday afternoon.
Leslie Jenkins tied with Jade Tigilau for the lead in kills with eight; Phelecia Jones and Stephanie Aikens finished with 20 and 16 digs respectively.
Bacone (7-17, 1-5) is back in action on Tuesday against Central Baptist beginning at 7 p.m. at the Palmer Center.
NSU women lose in soccer
TAHLEQUAH – The Northeastern State women’s soccer team was defeated 1-0 by Central Missouri Sunday morning at Doc Wadley Stadium, in a game replayed following a first-half lightning delay Saturday evening.
The game was replayed following a lightning delay in the first half of the attempted contest from Saturday evening.
UCM’s Kayla Shain scored the lone goal in the 67th minute for UCM (10-1-1, 6-0-2 MIAA) as she took a free kick from 30 yards out, and the ball deflected off the head of NSU’s junior defender Jessy Phillips and into the top corner of the net.
Goalkeeper Maggie Kloza (5-3-0) played the first 80:16 in net for the RiverHawks (9-4, 5-4) and saved five shots. Freshman keeper Hannah Brudzinski finished the match and did not record a save.
Morgan Hartzler (3-0-1) earned the win for the Jennies after playing the full 90 and saving three shots.
The RiverHawks return to action at 4 p.m. Friday at No. 19 Central Oklahom