FORT GIBSON 71, JAY 64 – The Class 4A No. 6 Tigers held on late as the Bulldogs had upset on their mind. Fort Gibson led by 15 after one, and 10 at the half. Dalton Cunningham sparked a fourth quarter surge, scoring nine of his 16 points. Chris Simpson led the Tigers with 21 points while Jordan London added 15. Fort Gibson (20-3) hosts Wagoner in districts at 8 p.m. Saturday.
OKMULGEE 63, HASKELL 51 – A big fourth quarter run by Okmulgee and free throws down the stretch ended the Haymakers bid for victory in comeback fashion. Haskell led the entire first half and was down 41-40 entering the fourth. Micah Hayes led the Haymakers with 19 points and Alex Wheeland added nine. Haskell (12-10) travels to Kellyville in districts at 8 p.m. Friday.
SEQUOYAH 62, KETCHUM 42 – Sequoyah was led by Elijah Tucker and his 14 points in a well-balanced scoring attack amidst an eventual blowout. B.J. Leach had 12 and Caisen Green added 11. The Class 3A No. 5 Indians led 22-19 at the half and exploded in the second half with 40 points. Sequoyah (19-3) hosts Keys in districts at 8 p.m. Saturday.
COLLINSVILLE 62, TAHLEQUAH 45 – The Tigers trailed by seven at the end of the first quarter and could never catch up in falling to Collinsville.
Tahlequah (6-16) had one player finish in double figures with Kourt McMillan scoring 13 points. The Tigers’ next game will be at Skiatook on Thursday.
EUFAULA 47, CHECOTAH 45 – The Ironheads built a commanding 34-17 lead entering the fourth and held on despite a 28-11 Wildcat run to end the game. Checotah tied the ball game at 45-45 with under a minute to play when Devin Sears hit a big jumper to seal the victory. Sears led the Ironheads with 14 while Daxton Williams had 11 and Hunter Gott and Gage Durrett had 10 points each.
KANSAS 49, HULBERT 46 – Mason Fielden’s 23 points weren’t enough as the Riders fell short giving up 22 fourth-quarter points in the loss. Hulbert (15-8) hosts Porter in districts at 8 p.m. Friday
MULDROW 67, STIGLER 55 – With under five minutes to play, the Bulldogs took the lead for good as Stigler was forced to foul down the stretch. Blaine Thompson led the Panthers with 18 points and Gibson McAlvaine pitched in 11. Stigler (7-13) goes to Vian in districts at 8 p.m. Friday.
SALLISAW CENTRAL 39, WARNER 22 – Warner found it difficult to knock down shots, including free throws, going 1-of-10 from the stripe. Freshman Garrett Rice led the Eagles with 7 points. Warner (9-13) faces Liberty at Preston at 8 p.m. Friday in districts.
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