, Muskogee, OK

Prep Sports

December 13, 2013

Fort Gibson girls gain Inola tournament finals

The Fort Gibson Lady Tigers showcased their potential  Thursday night in a 64-49 win against host team Inola in the Jerry Oquin Tournament.

Despite some early season shooting problems and inconsistencies the Lady Tigers advanced to the finals where they’ll  seek their third straight championship against Siloam Springs in a 7 p.m. tipoff Saturday. It’ll mark the second time in three seasons these two have met in the finals.

“We’re still not consistent, but that’s OK,” said FGHS coach Jerry Walker. “Someone is on and someone is off.”

Fort Gibson led 16-6 after the first period and never looked back.  

Allie Glover led the way for the defending Class 4A champions with 17 points. Jayme Hill came up big off the bench with 16. Hill and Glover sparked the Lady Tigers to extend the lead to 22 points with 2 minutes to play. Walker pulled the starters at this point in the contest.

“We had good contributions form the whole team. Hill gave us a great lift off the bench,” added Walker on his teams’ performance.



INOLA 64, FORT GIBSON 54 – The Tigers started off hot, picking up where they left off on Tuesday but couldn’t overcome key turnovers, missed shots, and fastbreak points. Fort Gibson led after the first period 24-17 but couldn’t hold on to the victory.

“We started off good,” said FGHS coach Gary Hendrix. “But we gave up too many fast breaks off missed shots and turnovers.”

The Tigers were led by 15 points form Jordon London. Steve Edwards came up with 14 and Coleman Crawley added 13 against a smothering defense. Crawley was coming off a 34-point performance on Tuesday against Sequoyah.

“They played well and we didn’t,” added Hendrix.

Fort Gibson looks to rebound in the third-place game against Siloam Springs at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Text Only
Prep Sports
AP Video
Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

     View Results
Featured Ads

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.