After falling in the opening round of the regional tournament and dropping to the consolation bracket, the Plainview Lady Indians had a choice of either fighting back or going home.

After falling in the opening round of the regional tournament and dropping to the consolation bracket, the Plainview Lady Indians had a choice of either fighting back or going home.

Saturday afternoon, it was clear what choice the ladies in red and white had made.

Plainview rode its wave of momentum to a comfortable 53-34 victory over Bristow in the regional consolation championship at Heritage Hall High School, earning the No. 17 Lady Indians a trip to the area tournament. 

The victory came after a 42-30 victory Friday night against Heritage Hall in the regional consolation semifinals.

Anna Simmons led the way with 18 points against the Lady Chargers Friday night.

Plainview led 9-4 after the first quarter against Bristol, before taking a commanding 33-9 lead into the break following 24 points in the second.

The Lady Indians kept up the momentum in the third with 12 points, before being outscored 21-8 in the fourth quarter.

Emilee Hudson led the way with 14 points for Plainview on Saturday, with Peyton Jones scoring nine points.

Simmons added eight points for Plainview, along with Megan Winchester. 

Amiya Howard also scored seven points for the Lady Indians. 

Plainview (20-6) will face Byng in the first round of the area tournament on at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Midwest City High School.

A victory for the Lady Indians will see them play either Tuttle or Bishop McGuinness on at 1:30 p.m. on Friday at Midwest City.