It’s simple for Lady Dogs’ playoff plans: just win 0ut

Victory over Academy Tuesday is the first step


Alix Hoffman hits for two of her six points in Thorndale’s loss. 
Reporter/Teresa Ging Alix Hoffman hits for two of her six points in Thorndale’s loss. Reporter/Teresa Ging Thorndale’s playoff picture isn’t as clear as it was two weeks ago as the Lady Dogs have lost two out of their last four games.

They are now at (8-4) in District 27-2A play and (20- 9) on the season.

Jarrell leads the district and there are three teams tied for second place between Cameron, Rogers and Thorndale.

With two games remaining on the schedule, best assurance for the Lady Dogs to reach the postseason is to win out.

Thorndale took step one in winning out with a 44-33 win over Academy on Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym.

Senior Mirah Knapek led the Lady Dogs with 12 points on the night. Marlene Hall and Olivia Atkins led the defensive effort with four rebounds each.

On Friday, the Lady Dogs fell on the road to the Cameron Lady Yoe 51-45.

Olivia Atkins led the team with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Heather But ter wor th contributed nine and Margie Llana eight. Mirah Knapek dished in six assists and three points in the effort.

Thorndale will travel to Rogers on Friday and then host Lago Vista on Tuesday, Feb. 8 in the regular season finale.


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