Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Frontenac girls’ basketball with impressive early season resume


Frontenac girls are off to an impressive 4-1 start – and will have a key game versus Girard on Friday. Girard is 5-2. The game will have key CNC and 3A Girard sub-state ramifications.

Last Friday, Frontenac defeated Galena, 62-38, in a game it led 31-6 in the second quarter. Frontenac opened 3-0 with wins against Riverton (64-28), Baxter Springs (80-21) and Bonner Springs (58-57). Frontenac fell, 42-39, to Louisburg on Dec. 15.

Class 4A Louisburg is 6-1, while 5A Bonner Springs is 5-2.

Frontenac graduated four key seniors from last winter, namely Heather Arnett and Sydney Frankenberry. The Raiders have four seniors this year: Kynlee Lakey, star Hattie Pyle, Mia Brown and Hattie Hamblin.

Frontenac girls have made state the last three years. The Raiders lost to Nickerson in the state quarterfinals last winter. Frontenac was a forever four and final four team in 2020 and ’21.

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