, Muskogee, OK

January 19, 2013

Prep roundup

Phoenix Staff Reports

Boys basketball

OKMULGEE 65, HASKELL 61 — The Haymakers (4-10) led 52-49 after three quarters but fell victim to an early dry spell in the fourth quarter and a couple of possessions late.  Okmulgee iced with three free throws in final minute.

Alex Wheeland had 26 points for Haskell followed by Michael Love with 14 and Wes Davis with 13. Orlando Harris had 37 for Okmulgee, including seven 3s.

CENTRAL 34, VIAN 30 — Vian  (4-6, 2-3) stayed close but never took the lead and was led by Shawn Troutman with 13 points.

GORE 81, WEBBERS FALLS  29 — Derrick Jestice led Gore scorers with 14 points. Jordan Sharp led Webbers with 11.

Girls basketball

HASKELL 58, OKMULGEE 54 – The Lady Haymakers evened their record on the season with an overtime win versus Okmulgee.

Haskell (7-7) trailed by five points at the half, 28-25, but made up the difference by outscoring the Lady Bulldogs 10-7 in the third quarter, then kept even with Okmulgee as the two teams scored 13 points each in the fourth.

Sherrell McHenry led the Lady Haymakers with 16 points while Tashay Love had 14 points, Maddie Cheatham and Denora Wheeland finished with 10 points each.

Haskell is off until 7 p.m. Thursday when it faces Mounds at the Mounds Tournament,

VIAN 40, SALLISAW CENTRAL 31 – The Lady Wolverines opened up a five-point lead at halftime and stretched it to the nine-point win victory over Sallisaw Central on Saturday.

Vian kept its Big Eight Conference record unblemished at 5-0 while improving its overall record to 7-3. Erica Casey led the Lady Wolverines with 19 points while Nese Walters finished with 10.

Vian returns to action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday by hosting Okay.

WEBBERS FALLS 30, GORE 24 — Webbers rallied from a 13-12 halftime deficit to win. Gore tied it at one point in the fourth but couldn’t recover.

Autumn Cato had 10 points. Peyton Thomas and Trystan Wood had seven points each for Gore, which fell to 0-11.


ONE TITLE FOR FORT GIBSON — The Tigers’ Nick Bailey took first place at 220 pounds, the only Fort Gibson champion at the Paul Post Invitational wrestling meet at Sallisaw High School.

Zack Peterson was fourth at 160, Chance Stockton was fifth at 195, Logan Wood sixth at 170. Bennet Willis at 285 and Colton Olivares sixth at 170.  The Tigers were seventh of 14 teams.