Garden City, KS-Nick Salazar's Busters improved to 4-1 with an overtime win against Independence 77-76. The Busters got a big night from three players with Shala Dobbins leading the way with 29 points and homegrown Jaymie Bernbeck dropped in 15. Jenna Clasen added 12 while DaRae Lewis and Dominique Maxwell contributed 7 each.
The Pirates were led by Brianna Jackson-Brewer with 21 and Abby Shelton scored 13. Garden City will take its 4-1 record against Northern Oklahoma-Enid. Enid capped off Howard in the 1:30 game 69-44. Howard and Independence will square off at 1:30 Saturday afternoon.