Slidell ends Lipan title defense

The Lipan Lady Indians never trailed through the first three quarters but fell to Slidell 35-30 in Mansfield on Friday night.

Lipan’s season ended in the regional tournament, one game shy of the regional championship. The Lady Indians were defending 1A UIL state champions.

Senior Maddie McGee had 20 points, including all 14 of Lipan’s second-half scoring. Senior Sarah Callaway added two first-half three-pointers.