BALD KNOB - After producing impressive victories through district and regional tourney competition, the No. 1 seed-4 Prescott Lady Wolves had their season of hoops come to an end in first round action against the Charleston Lady Tigers 45-40 on the hardwood in the Class 3A state girls basketball tournament in Bald Knob.

BALD KNOB - After producing impressive victories through district and regional tourney competition, the No. 1 seed-4 Prescott Lady Wolves had their season of hoops come to an end in first round action against the Charleston Lady Tigers 45-40 on the hardwood in the Class 3A state girls basketball tournament in Bald Knob.
The Lady Wolves displayed a competitive battle against Charleston for the entire game, but the Lady Tigers prevailed in the end to advance to the quarterfinals round at state. The Lady Wolves won the scoring battle in opening quarter action against Charleston 8-7, with Prescott taking a slight one point lead going into the second period. The Lady Wolves added nine points to the scoreboard, but Charleston out-scored Prescott by dropping 11 points in the second quarter for double-digits. At halftime, Prescott trailed Charleston 18-17.
In the second half, the Lady Wolves were held under double-digit scoring in the third to post six points, but defensively kept the Lady Tigers from posting over 10 points. At the end of three periods of action, the Lady Wolves had a four point deficit to Charleston 27-23 heading into the final quarter of the game.
In the fourth, the Lady Wolves and Charleston provided intensified sparks of scoring that showcased two teams wanting to win and continue their quest through the postseason to stay in title contention. The Lady Wolves posted their biggest scoring quarter of the game with 17 points, but Charleston edge them with 18 points scored in the fourth, which led the Lady Tigers to a five point victory.
Unfortunately the Lady Wolves' season came to an end as the top-ranked seeded Prescott suffered the upset defeat to No. 4 seed Charleston in a hard fought battle. The loss ended an eight game winning-streak for the Lady Wolves entering into the state tournament.
The Lady Wolves posted one of the best seasons on the hardwood for the 2016-17 year of senior high girls basketball. Prescott earned themselves an overall No. 1 seed going into the Class 3A girls state tournament with an impressive victory over Junction City Lady Dragons 43-28 in the 3A Regional 4 girls championship game hosted at Prescott Sports Arena. The Lady Wolves prevailed over Genoa Central 63-48 in the regional semifinals, along defeating Smackover 56-43 in the first round at regionals.
Prior to capturing the regional tourney title, the Lady Wolves won their district tournament defeating Cossatot River 43-28 in the girls championship game hosted at Genoa Central High School Gymnasium Feb. 16-18. The Lady Wolves topped host district tourney team Genoa Lady Dragons 49-45 in the semifinals to advance to the finals, which gave them their No. 1 seed entering into the regional tournament. Also, the Lady Wolves finished runner-ups in the Southwest Arkansas Shootout hosted at Bradley and went 2-1 to begin their season of hoops at the OBU Tip-off Classic back in November 2016. The Lady Wolves finished the season surpassing the 20 win mark under head coach B.J. Rogers and assistant coach Rachel Harmon.