, Muskogee, OK

January 18, 2014

Prep roundup and today's schedule

Phoenix staff reports

Boys basketball

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.

Girls basketball

Sequoyah 62, Henryetta 30 – Loren Young scored 15 points as Class 3A No. 4 Sequoyah controlled throughout. Cenia Hayes and Jhonett Cookson both added 10 points apiece for Sequoyah (10-1).

Henryetta led 3-0 in the first quarter on Hanna Gouge's 3-pointer from the right wing, but Sequoyah responded with a 9-0 run and never looked back.

Sequoyah will have a quick turnaround with a game in Tulsa at noon today in the BOK Center against Jay.

CHECOTAH 52, OKMULGEE 51 — No other details were available.

MORRIS 86, HASKELL 58 – At Haskell, DeNora Wheeland scored 24 out of Haskell’s 58 points as the Lady Haymakers fell to Morris. Haskell (2-9) will play at Eufaula on Monday.

COLLINSVILLE 63, TAHLEQUAH 41 – At Collinsville, despite the scoring efforts of Marisa Girdner and Kasady Glory with 10 points each, the Lady Tigers fell to Collinsville. Tahlequah (4-7) will play Moore in the Moore Tournament next Thursday.

VIAN 67, WARNER 37 –  Host Vian took a 20-2 lead in the first quarter and led 44-8 at the half. Leading the Wolverines was  Nese Walters with 16 points, Erica Casey with 14 and Desiree Moon with 13. Chelsea Anderson, Kaylee Mathews, and Raven Girty combined to score 32 of Warner’s 37 points. Vian (5-0) will play at Oktaha at 4:30 p.m. today. Warner (8-3) will play Gore in the Porum Invitational at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.   

CENTRAL 52, GORE 34 – At Gore, Jade Cearley had 11 points for the winless Lady Pirates.  Central led 32-10 at the half. Gore (0-10) will play Warner in the Porum Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

STIGLER 64, HEAVENER 49 – At Stigler, Nina Echelle scored 24 points to lead the Lady Panthers to a convincing win over Heavener. Stigler led 15-6 at the end of the first quarter and continued to build upon their strong start all the way to the win. The Lady Panthers (8-4) will host Sallisaw on Tuesday.

HULBERT 46, OKAY 30 – At Okay, Megan Cox scored 17 points to lead the Lady Riders to victory over Okay. Hulbert (7-4) will host Choteau Tuesday. Okay (3-8) will host Vian Tuesday.

OOLOGAH 51, WAGONER 46 – The Lady Bulldogs kept it close but couldn’t hang on. Wagoner (3-6) will host Grove Monday.

PORUM 44, PORTER 43 – Katie McCullar had 14 points for the Lady Panthers (11-3), who held off Porter in the final minutes. Dominique Garcia had 17 points and Kalli Jones 10 for the Lady Pirates.  Porum will play McCurtain in the Porum Invitational Tuesday.

BEGGS 70, EUFAULA 56 – At Eufaula, the Lady Ironheads fell at home to Beggs. Eufaula (4-6) will host Kelleyville tonight.

MIDWAY 54, BRAGGS 29 – At Braggs, the Lady Chargers came out of the gate with their foot on the  pedal as they took a 20-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. Morgan Hayes led the way with 23 points and Brittanie Barnard had 10 points. Jaycie Ray had 10 points and 7 rebounds for Braggs. Midway (9-5) will play Kinta in the Porum Invitational at 7:10 p.m. Monday. Braggs (4-10) will play at Gans Tuesday.

WEBBERS FALLS 57, GANS 51 – At Gans, Autumn Cato scored 17 points, and Cammie Farrar scored 12 points to help the Lady Warriors capture the win. Webbers Falls (7-8) will travel to Porter on Tuesday.  


ROUGHER IN FINALS — Muskogee’s Jacobe Smith was the lone Rougher to make the finals at the Sand Springs Invitational. The finals are at 4 p.m. today.

Today's schedule


All games 6:30/8 p.m.,

unless noted

Sequoyah vs. Jay at BOK Center, Tulsa, noon (girls)

Vian at Oktaha, 4:30/6 p.m.

Keys at Hilldale

Kellyville at Eufaula


Muskogee at Sand Springs tournament

Fort Gibson at Jay Dual tournament