OKTAHA 67, PORTER 34 – Dustin Leach and the Tigers (9-12) came up a point shy of doubling up the Pirates (3-18) at Porter with a dominant team effort. Leach knocked down 29 points and scored 12 of Oktaha’s 14 points in the third. The Tigers never trailed after the opening quarter and a 20-2 second-period run assured the victory. Oktaha gets Haskell at home at 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Senior Night.
SEQUOYAH 82, BROKEN ARROW JV 63 – At home, the Class 3A No. 5 Indians found themselves down 26-19 after one, but a 33-8 second-quarter run switching from a zone to man-to-man made the difference. Caisen Green led the Indians with 21 and Nick Kingfisher hit 14. Quinton Johnston had all of his nine points in the second quarter. Sequoyah (17-3) goes to Metro Christian at 8 p.m. today.
VIAN 60, WESTVILLE 50 – The Wolverines’ Mason Kittrell lit up the court for 23 points in the road win. Denver Coffee put in 17 and point guard Eric Casey added 10. The Wolverines led by 17 after three quarters of play. Vian (8-9) plays Warner at 8 p.m. Saturday.
CHECOTAH 54, HASKELL 53 – The Wildcats’ Cameron Pipe scored the last five points of the game, including the go-ahead bucket with four seconds to play, and the Haymakers’ bid for a road victory came up short as a last-second shot couldn’t find the bottom of the net. Haskell’s Alex Wheeland had a game-high 32 points and Micah Hayes had 13. Deshawn Jackson led the Wildcats with 15, Pipe piled up 14 while Dayton Ellen added 13. Checotah (13-6) hosts Henryetta and Haskell (11-8) gets Eufaula at home, both at 8 p.m. today.
OKTAHA 53, PORTER 32 – Shea Lynch went 5-of-5 from downtown en-route to a 22 point performance as Oktaha (18-5) outscored the Lady Pirates 24-13 in the third. All of the 24 points coming from 3-point range. Kelsey Cantwell had 9 for the Lady Tigers and Haley Baldridge and Jordan Austin combined for 16. Jessica White led Porter (5-16) with 12. Oktaha’s Senior Night is Saturday against Haskell at 4 p.m. Porter starts district play Feb. 21.
SEQUOYAH 41, BROKEN ARROW JV 36 – The Class 3A No. 5 Lady Indians had fits on Senior Night with a pesky Lady Tigers squad. With under two minutes to play, freshman Cenia Hayes forced a turnover that led to the bucket to put Sequoyah (19-1) up for good. Loren Young had nine and Audrey Ballou added six points for the Lady Indians, who go to Metro Christian at 6:30 today.
VIAN 61, WESTVILLE 35 – At Westville, Nese Walters came out firing on all cylinders for the Class 3A No. 10 Lady Wolverines, hitting three from downtown in the first to open up a 22-4 lead. Walters had 13 of her 19 points in the opening period. Desiree Moon was hot as well, tallying 17 in the blowout. Vian (16-1) never trailed and goes to Warner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
CHECOTAH 62, HASKELL 43 – The Lady Wildcats heated up in the second and third quarters after a seven-point first behind Jazzlyn Dandridge and her 23 points, and Checotah (9-10) never trailed on Senior Night. Katelyn Donathan knocked down 10 for the Cats. DeNora Wheeland led the Lady Haymakers with 21. Checotah hosts Henryetta at 6:30 p.m. today. Haskell gets Eufaula at home at 6:30.