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December 1, 2012

Prep roundup


Phoenix Staff Reports

Boys basketball



PORTER 76, MIDWAY 29 — Jacob Richardson had a night to remember as he broke the career scoring record and previous game-high scoring record for Porter (2-1, 2-0 Riverside Conference) with 47 points on 19-of-32 shooting.  The previous record was 46.  Richardson drained 8-of-16 3-pointers and 1-of-3 from the free-throw line.  Kevon Bates added eight for the Pirates.

OOLOGAH 57, HILLDALE 30 —  Oologah jumped out to an early 24-6 lead after one quarter and never trailed. Jordan Proctor led Hilldale (0-2, 0-2 Verdigris Valley Conference) with 15 points.

BRAGGS 84, HANNA 48 —  Peyton York and Blaine Dunlap combined for 52 of the Wildcats’ points and eight of the team’s 10 3-pointers in a blowout win. York had 27 points and Dunlap finished with 25. Brody Igert barely missed a double-double with eight points and 15 rebounds. Braggs (4-5) plays Kinta on Monday night in the first round of the Greenleaf Invitational.

SEQUOYAH 49, STILWELL 37 —  No. 9 in Class 3A Sequoyah (1-0) outscored Stilwell 17-9 in the fourth as T.J. Jones led the Sequoyah Indians with 14 points and Ryan Helsley chipped in 13.

 CHECOTAH 69, KELLYVILLE 49 —  Checotah (2-0, 2-0 Big Eight Star Conference) led 38-25 at halftime.  The Wildcats were led by Deshawn Jackson’s 19 points while Cameron Pipe finished with 16.

SKIATOOK 63, TAHLEQUAH 60  — Tahlequah's Lain Wright led all scorers with 28 points, but Skiatook's A.J. Surritte made a running jumper with 11 seconds left to give the Bulldogs the lead for good. After getting fouled Surritte added a free throw to up Skiatook's lead to three.

Tahlequah rallied from down 39-23 at halftime to tie the game up on a Jake Vader free throw with 1:17 to play. Surritte led Skiatook (2-0, 2-0 Metro Lakes Conference) with 26 points. Tahlequah's only other scorer in double figures was Vader with 13. The Tigers (0-1, 0-1) will take on Sapulpa on Thursday in the first round of the Tahlequah tournament.

OKTAHA  55, CANADIAN 21 — Dustin Leach scored 12 points, all in the first three quarters, and Caleb Shoemake had 10 points as the 2A No. 2 Tigers moved to 2-0 on the year.

Leach had all seven of Oktaha’s first-quarter points in which the Tigers started slow, leading 7-6. But the Tigers put it away with a 17-2 run over the course of the second eight minutes and held Canadian to two field goals over the middle two quarters. Dakota Mize led Canadian with 8.

GANS 48, PORUM 33 —  Gans held a 35-17 edge at halftime and never looked back as Porum (1-1, 1-1 Riverside Conference) tried to recover. The Panthers were led by Jordan Doke’s nine points.

MULDROW 78, STIGLER 34 —  Muldrow led 27-11 after one quarter and never was tested. Dylan Bryant led Stigler (0-2) with 11 points and Trevon Stubblefield added nine.

HASKELL 45, MORRIS 29 —  The No. 10 in 3A Haymakers (1-0, 1-0 Big Eight Star Conference) got out to a big lead after three quarters, 38-21.  Alex Wheeland’s 16 points topped all players in scoring.

BEGGS 74, EUFAULA 55 —  Beggs led 50-43 after three quarters and Eufaula (0-1, 0-1 Big Eight Star Conference) looked poised to get back into the game before the Ironheads committed eight fourth quarter turnovers. Devin Garfield led Eufaula with 19 points and Daxton Williams finished with 15.



Girls basketball

OKTAHA 65, CANADIAN 23 — No. 5 in Class 2A Oktaha used six 3-pointers to build a 37-12 halftime lead and went on to a lopsided win at Canadian.

Makayla Baldridge had 11 of her game-high 13 points in the first half, including three 3s. Jaylie Roper had 10 and Shea Lynch and Hailey Baldridge had nine points each. Oktaha is 2-0 on the season. Jordan Cathey led Canadian with 9 points.

MULDROW 49, STIGLER 28 —  The Lady Panthers (1-1) tied it up at 21 after three quarters but couldn’t do much after that.  Stigler was down 20-11 at halftime. Nina Echelle led the Lady Panthers with eight points in the non-conference game and Bailey Wilson added eight.

OOLOGAH 36, HILLDALE 16 — Hilldale’s offense never got on track, trailing 10-9 at the half and then managing just one field goal in the fourth quarter.

Casady Mills, who hit that shot, finished with a game-high five points for the Lady Hornets (1-1), who were outscored 16-3 in the fourth. It faces the Morris JV on Thursday in the first round of the Hilldale tournament.

MIDWAY 42, PORTER 31 — Midway (2-1, 2-0 Riverside Conference) led 34-19 after three quarters on their way to the  win. Hailee Truesdell led the Lady Chargers with 18 points and Courteni Conley added eight.

TAHLEQUAH 59, SKIATOOK 27 — Jhonett Cookson recorded a double-double (16 points, 12 rebounds) as the Lady Tigers (1-0, 1-0 Metro Lakes Conference) led the whole way in their season opener. Casey Beaston added 11 points for Tahlequah, which led 30-15 at halftime. Skiatook (1-1, 0-1) was led by Eden Henderson's 11 points. Tahlequah will take on Sand Springs in the first round of the Tahlequah tournament on Thursday.

SEQUOYAH 54, STILWELL 34 —  The Sequoyah Lady Indians (1-0) led 13-4 after the first quarter and never looked back. Freshman Jakkie Wright led the way for Sequoyah with 11 points.  Kelsey Leach added 10 for Sequoyah as 10 players scored.

HANNA 51, BRAGGS 44 —  Down 12 at the half, Braggs (2-7) took a 35-33 lead early with six minutes to go but just couldn’t hang on. Hanna Mackey led Braggs with 14 points, five steals and five assists.

EUFAULA 51, BEGGS 46 —  The Lady Ironheads (1-0, 1-0 Big Eight Star Conference) had a 25-16 halftime lead but watched it dwindle to 35-33 headed into the fourth before winning. Alyssa Banks led the way for the Lady Ironheads with 23 points and Janet Hill chipped in 18.

MORRIS 70, HASKELL 63 —  The Lady Haymakers (0-1, 0-1 Big Eight Conference) were down 33-40 at halftime  but couldn’t get closer than five as Morris closed them out on the road.

Sherrell McHenry led Haskell with 20 points and 13 rebounds.  Tashay Love added 18 and Denora Wheeland finished with 12 for the Lady Haymakers.

GANS 56, PORUM 42 —  The Lady Panthers (1-1, 1-1 Riverside Conference) led after the first quarter 16-7, but ran out of gas as Gans took the lead at halftime 28-22. Rachel Oldham led Porum with 10 points.