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Oakland-Craig Claims 3rd Place in C2 with Win Over Fillmore Central

Oakland-Craig Claims 3rd Place in C2 with Win Over Fillmore Central

LINCOLN – The Oakland-Craig girls basketball team earned bronze at this year’s class C2 state tournament, defeating Fillmore Central 68-60 in the third place game at Lincoln Southeast on Saturday morning.

The Knights led from start to finish, taking a 19-16 lead at the end of the first quarter, and a 33-32 lead into halftime.

Oakland-Craig continued its strong offensive performance in the second half, outscoring the Panthers 18-13 in the third quarter and 17-14 in the fourth quarter, on their way to the 68-60 victory.

The Knights were great again from the free throw line, converting on 25 of 30 attempts.

Dacey Nelson scored 31 points to lead Oakland-Craig, bringing her three day tournament total to 89 points. Kennedy Benne added 13.

Oakland-Craig ends their 2018-2019 campaign with a 22-4 record and a third place finish.

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