(SPRINGFIELD, Mo.)— It wasn't the end the Mid-Buchanan girls basketball team wanted, but the Lady Dragons will still bring home a Class 2 2nd place finish home.
The Lady Dragons (26-6) lost to Thayer (30-3), 52-35 in the state championship game Saturday in Springfield.
The Bobcats held a seven-point lead at the break, 23-16, before pulling away down the stretch in the fourth quarter.
Kelsey Stout led the Lady Dragons with 12 points and eight rebounds.
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