Otto Eldred, Girls Basketball Champions

The Otto-Eldred Lady Crusaders celebrate following their District win.

There’s a first time for everything, and after the last two seasons, the Otto-Eldred Lady Terrors’ basketball team secured a well-deserved D9 Championship for the first time in school history in comeback fashion, defeating the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders, 45-40 on Saturday, March 4th at PennWest Clarion’s Tippin Gym.

ECC started the game hot, jumping out to an 8-0 lead midway through the first quarter, 16-8 at the end of the first and 27-16 at halftime, the second-largest deficit O-E has faced this season.