Regional Quarterfinalists Arabians bow out of State Playoffs to West Oso

Undefeated District Champs gave their all

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
The undefeated 12-0 District 29-4A Champion, Bi-District Champion, and Area Champion Arabians took one of the chin last Tuesday at Southwest Legacy High School as West Oso proved to be a little too big and a smidge too athletic for Devine to keep up with as the Lady Bears won 68-33 to end the hometown team’s gaudy 30-9, 2023-2024 season.
A “key to victory” for Head Coach Jim Sessions stated prior to this tilt was to keep West Oso from dominating the rebounding department and to try to limit their athleticism, but both seemed fruitless as Devine was outrebounded 44-24 and was shut out in transition points 18-0.
West Oso won the battle down low as they owned the points in the paint 44-18 and recorded 4 blocked shots to Devine’s two swats. The Lady Bears also got 11 second-….