L-N Lady Raiders end season as District Runner-up


February 29, 2024

The L/N Lady Raiders 2023-24 Basketball Team are proud to be one of the last 16 teams in Class D-2 to be playing last week. This team picture was taken following the District championship game at Overton last week. The girls improved greatly over the season. They won two of their first seven games, but won five of the last eight games to end the season. Pictured following the District final game in Overton are from the left, back row: coach Dan Kennedy, Hanna Skinner, Kara Menke, Josie Hajny, Brooklyn Combs, Valentina Koehler, Addison McCloskey, coach Beth Himmelberg, middle row: Hadley Ostdiek, Epiphane Lowery, Harley Beale, Natalia Wehrman, Kynnedy Beale, Paige Huston, front row: Sydney Biltoft, Jessica Sole and Danyelle Church.

The two games won in the sub-district tournament allowed the L-N Lady Raiders to move on to the district championship game to qualify for the state tournament. The girls were the 16th seeded team and were matched up with the number one Seeded team, Overton.

The game was played out west on the edge of the Sand Hills in Overton.

Overton is the number Seed in the District games and will most likely be the number one Seed at the State tournament. They had little trouble in scoring and their defense was able to slow down the Raiders. The score by quarters:

L-N 7 8 0...

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