SEQUOYAH 81, HENRYETTA 64 – The first three quarters of the game between Sequoyah and Henryetta looked like the battle between two the Class 3A’s top-10 teams.
It was the fourth quarter when the Indians took over for an win over the Knights at the Place Where They Play on Friday.
Leading 58-53 heading into the final eight minutes, Sequoyah, 9-2 and No. 5 in 3A, opened the quarter with an 11-0 run to put Henryetta, 9-2 and No. 9 in 3A, at arms length.
“The first quarter they hit seven 3s on us,” said Sequoyah coach Jay Herrin. “We knew they were a 3-shooting team and we didn’t stay hard on them. From that point on, they only hit one more. Our defense the last three quarters of the game, they only had 36 points. I’m glad we shot the ball well the first half.”
Caisen Green tied for game-high honors with 26 points to lead the Indians while B.J. Leach finished with 21 points. Chet Caywood tied Green with 26 points for Henryetta.
COLLINSVILLE 57, TAHLEQUAH 47 – At Collinsville, the Tigers fell to Collinsville despite the scoring efforts of Matt Alberty with 15 points and Will Carlile with 10 points. Tahlequah (4-8) will play in the Moore Invitational next week.
VIAN 56, WARNER 33 – At Vian, the Wolverines were led to victory through the scoring efforts of Eric Casey with 19 points and Mason Kittrell with 17 points. For the Eagles, Jacob Crabtree had 11 points, and KT Parker had 10 points. Vian scored 18 points in the third quarter to pull away and secure the win. Vian (2-3) will play at Oktaha at 4:30 p.m. today. Warner (4-7) will play Midway in the Porum Invitational at 8:30 p.m. Monday.
CENTRAL 38, GORE 34 – At Gore, Wade Shanks had 10 points for the Pirates as they lost a close one with Central. Gore (0-9) will play Keota in the Porum Invitational on Monday.
STIGLER 45, HEAVENER 43 – at Stigler, Gibson McAldain and Blaine Thompson scored 13 points each to help the Panthers pull out the victory in a tightly contested battle with Heavener. Stigler (5-7) will host Sallisaw Tuesday.
OKAY 71, HULBERT 56 – At Okay, the Mustangs won their sixth game in seven outings. Darius Riggs put on a shooting clinic, scoring 32 points for Okay. Austin Skiles also contributed 11 points. The Riders’ Mason Fielden had 29 points. Okay (9-4) will look to continue their win streak at home against Vian Tuesday. Hulbert (7-4) hosts Chouteau Tuesday.
OOLOGAH 49, WAGONER 36 – At Oologah, the Bulldogs lost on the road despite the scoring of Kyle Curry with 17 points and Ya-aquoob King with 10 points. Wagoner (2-7) will host Grove Monday.
PORUM 45, PORTER 30 – At Porter, the Panthers pulled out the victory on the road thanks to the scoring of Austin Wright with 20 points and Dakota Wright with 11 points. Porum (5-9) will play McCurtain in the Porum Invitational at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Porter (3-9) will host Webbers Falls on Tuesday.
EUFAULA 54, BEGGS 47 – At Eufaula, Devon Siers had 16 points, and Daxton Williams and Gage Durrett had 13 points each to lead the Ironheads to victory over Beggs. Eufaula (7-3) will host Kellyville tonight.
BRAGGS 77, MIDWAY 55 – For the host Wildcats (11-4) Rowdy Ensminger had 25 points with 5 rebounds, steals, and assists. Payton York had a double-double with 16 points and 10 assists. He also had 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Brodey Igert had 9 points and 11 boards. Braggs will play on the road at Gans Tuesday. Midway will play Warner in the Porum Invitational 8:30 p.m. Monday.
GANS 75, WEBBERS FALLS 58 – at Gans, Dillin Coleman with 19 points, and Hunter Bray with 11 points led the Warriors in scoring in their loss to Gans. Webbers Falls (8-7) will go on the road to play Porter Tuesday.
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