, Muskogee, OK

January 7, 2014

Prep roundup

By Ronn Rowland
Phoenix Staff Reports

Boys basketball

HENRYETTA INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT – Kiefer defeated Eufaula 32-31 in a tightly contested battle. Daxton Williams scored 12 points for the Ironheads. Eufaula missed a game-tying shot allowing Kiefer to run out the clock and secure the victory. The Ironheads (3-3) will play Savanna at 9 p.m. Friday.

BISHOP KELLEY 62, TAHLEQUAH 37 – Tahlequah fell behind early after Bishop Kelley outscored the Tigers 35-14 in the first half. The 5A No. 11 Comets were led by Daniel Smith, who posted a game-high 12 points. Josh Limes added 11.

Tahlequah's Matt Alberty posted a team-high 10 points for the Tigers (4-6).

OKAY 54, WARNER 48 – at Warner, Darius Riggs scored 20 points to lead the Mustangs to victory. Levi Jones scored 13 points and Garrett Rice scored 10 points for Warner. Okay (5-3) will play Webbers Falls in the Arkansas River Shootout at 8 p.m. Thursday. Warner (2-4) will play Porum in the Arkansas River Shootout at 8 p.m. Thursday.

SEQUOYAH COUNTY TOURNAMENT – Roland defeated Gore 62-15. The Pirates fall to 0-6 on the season and will play Sallisaw at 5:30 p.m. today.

Girls basketball

HENRYETTA INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT – The Eufaula Lady Ironheads defeated Metro Christian 44-43 thanks to 22 points from Erin Gray and 13 points from Jessie Gott. Eufaula (3-3) will play Kiefer at 5 p.m. Thursday.

BISHOP KELLEY 57, TAHLEQUAH 38 – at Bishop Kelley, the Lady Tigers were within three (20-17) at halftime, but fell further behind after Bishop Kelley outscored Tahlequah 17-6 in the third period. Marisa Girdner scored 13 points for Tahlequah in the loss. Tahlequah (4-6) will host Claremore next Tuesday.

WARNER 60, OKAY 31 – at Warner, the Lady Eagles won in convincing fashion behind the scoring of Chelsea Anderson with 26 points and Kaylee Matthews with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Warner led 31–15 at halftime and never looked back. The Lady Eagles (5-1) will play Webbers Falls in the Arkansas River Shootout at 6:40 p.m. Thursday. Okay (2-6) will play Oaks in the Arkansas River Shootout at 6:40 p.m. Thursday.

SEQUOYAH COUNTY TOURNAMENT – Muldrow steamrolled Gore 65-16 as the Lady Pirates fell to 0-7 on the season. Vian beat Stigler 47-38 behind the scoring of Jennifer Hunter and Desiree Moon with 11 points each. Stigler (3-4) will play Gore at Muldrow at 4 p.m. today. Vian (2-0) will play Muldrow at Muldrow  at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.


Wednesday’s Games

SEQUOYAH COUNTY TOURNAMENT — Boys, Gore vs. Sallisaw at Muldrow, 5:30 p.m.; Girls, Stigler vs. Gore at Muldrow, 4 p.m.;  

BANK OF LOCUST GROVE TOURNAMENT — Boys, Keys vs. Chouteau, 8:45 p.m.; Fort Gibson JV vs. Locust Grove, 8:45 p.m. Girls, Fort Gibson JV vs. Cascia Hall, 4:30 p.m.; Keys vs. Salina, 7:20 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

OOLOGAH TOURNAMENT — Boys, Wagoner vs. Lincoln Christian, 5 p.m.; Fort Gibson vs. Catoosa, 8 p.m. (both at Lower Elementary Gym); Girls, Fort Gibson vs. Dewey (HS gym), 3:30 p.m.; Wagoner vs. Inola (lower elementary), 6:30 p.m.

ARKANSAS RIVER SHOOTOUT — Boys, Midway vs. LeFlore (old gym), 5:20 p.m.; Warner vs. Porum, old gym), 8 p.m.; Oaks vs. Watts (new gym), 5:20 p.m.; Okay vs. Webbers Falls (new gym), 8 p.m.; Girls, Midway vs. LeFlore (old gym), 5 p.m.; Okay vs. Oaks (old gym), 6:40 p.m.; Porum vs. Watts (new gym), 4 p.m.; Warner vs. Webbers Falls (new gym), 6:40 p.m.

SEQUOYAH COUNTY TOURNAMENT — Boys, Vian vs. Roland at Muldrow, 8 p.m.; Girls, Vian vs. Muldrow at Muldrow, 6:30 p.m.