MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 26, 2013

Friday's prep basketball roundup and Saturday's schedule

Staff, wire reports
Associated Press

KIEFER TOURNAMENT — Hulbert beat Drumright 61-53 in the Dave Calvert Tournament at Kiefer with a 22-point fourth quarter.

Mason Fielden had 19 points for the Riders and Parker Taylor with 14. The Riders play Oaks at 1:30 p.m. today for the consolation title.

The Hulbert girls weren’t as fortunate, losing 44-22 to Ripley. The Lady Riders (11-6) had a bad shooting night finishing 9-of-38 for the game. Tiffany Thompson led the Lady Riders with 7 points

Hulbert plays for third place at 4 p.m. today against the loser of Kiefer and Kellyville.



TRI-STATE TOURNAMENT —  At Jay, Audrey Ballou had 14 points, Courtney Jones 11 and Loren Young 10 in Sequoyah’s 54-35 win over Jay on the girls side of the ledger.

Young added eight rebounds as the Lady Indians (11-5) rode 50 percent shooting to a 43-26 lead through three quarters before reserves finished the contest.

Sequoyah will face Kansas in tonight’s title game.

On the boys side, Sequoyah advanced to the title game with a 63-43 win over host Jay.

The Indians (11-5) raced out to a 44-22 lead at intermission and were never threatened in the second half. Caisen Green and Ryan Helsley led the way with 19 points each.

Sequoyah plays Kansas at 8:20 p.m. today.



JOHN NOBLES TOURNAMENT — The Tahlequah Tigers fell to Ponca City 70-57 on Friday.

The Tigers, who play for seventh place at 11:30 today, were led by Dalton Cunningham with 18 points while Lain Wright had 14 points and Jake Vader had 10 points.

The Tahlequah Lady Tigers beat Lawton 64-38, scoring 26 second-quarter points to lead 41-17 at the half. The Lady Tigers play at 1 p.m. against Ponca City for fifth place.

Alissa Hadley had 18 points on six 3s while Randee O’Donnell and Whitney Wright had 12 points each.



PORUM INVITATIONAL – The Midway Lady Chargers and Warner Lady Eagles both dropped their semifinal games at the Porum Invitational.

Midway (15-3) fell to Quinton 47-32 while Warner (5-9) dropped a 58-31 decision to Keota. Midway and Warner will meet in the third-place game at 4:20 p.m. today. Raven Girty led the Lady Eagles with 16 points.

The Porum Lady Panthers (7-6) beat the Gore Lady Pirates (0-13)  49-38 to advance to the fifth-place game.

The Lady Pirates cut the lead to 6 in the fourth but 9-10 free throw shooting from Porum put the game away.

Leading for  Gore was Fredee Phillips with 14 points also Peyton Thomas added 10 points. The seventh-place game will not take place due to Panola withdrawing while Porum plays McCurtain at 1:40 p.m. today.



Boys

WESTVILLE 53, VIAN 34
– The Vian Wolverines trailed by three points at the half but could not keep the game close with Westville in Big Eight Conference action. Vian (5-7, 3-3) was led by Shawn Troutman’s 12 points.

The Wolverines return to the floor at 8 tonight when they play host to Keys.

BRAGGS 71, GANS 61 — The Wildcats pulled away for a River Valley Conference win over Gans. The Wildcats (9-11, 2-5) had Payton York scoring 32 points, Brodey Igert with 13 points and Blane Dunlap had 12 points.



Girls

OKAY 33, CHOUTEAU 22 —
The Lady Mustangs (7-8) defeated Choteau with excellent second-half defense. The Lady Mustangs held Chouteau to just seven points in the second half after the score at halftime was 15-15. Leading the Lady Mustangs were Bristen Graves and Courtney Smith, both with nine points.  

GANS 62, BRAGGS 39 —
The Lady Wildcats (5-16,1-7) fell in River Valley Conference play to Gans. Braggs trailed at halftime 28-18 and a scoring slump help Gans pull away.

Leading the Lady Wildcats were Hannah Mackey with 11 points and Cassi Harris with 10 points.

Today’s Games

Regular games: Keys at Vian, 6:30/8 p.m.

Tournaments:

John Nobles Invitational at Moore HS: Girls, Muskogee vs. Southmoore, championship, 7 p.m.; Tahlequah vs. Lawton, fifth place, 1 p.m.

Titan Classic at Carl Albert HS, Midwest City: Muskogee vs. Millwood, fifth place, 2:30 p.m.

Old Fort Classic at Fort Gibson: Boys, Wagoner vs. Eufaula, fifth place, 2:30 p.m.; Stilwell vs. Inola, third place, 5:30 p.m.;  Fort Gibson vs. Muldrow, championship, 8:30 p.m. Girls, Wagoner vs. Stilwell, fifth place,1 p.m.; Hilldale vs. Eufaula, third place, 4:30 p.m.; Fort Gibson vs. Muldrow, championship, 7 p.m.

Porum Invitational: Boys, Warner vs. Porum, fifth place, 3 p.m.; Gore vs. Keota, third place, 5:40 p.m.; Quinton vs. McCurtain, championship, 8:30 p.m.; Girls, Porum vs. McCurtain, fifth place, 1:40 p.m.; Midway vs. Warner, third place, 4:20 p.m.; Quinton vs. Keota, championship, 7:10 p.m.

Mounds Tournament: Boys, Mounds vs. Bristow, seventh place, 11:30 a.m.;  Haskell vs. Summit Christian, 2:30 p.m.; Porter vs. Glenpool, third place, 5:30 p.m.; Checotah vs. Oktaha, championship, 8:30 p.m.;  Girls, Mounds vs. Porter, seventh place, 10 a.m.; Checotah vs. Summit Christian, fifth place, 1 p.m.; Glenpool vs. Bristow, third place, 4 p.m.; Oktaha vs. Haskell, championship, 7:10 p.m.

Dave Calvert Tournament at Kiefer: Girls, Hulbert vs. Keifer-Kellyville loser, third place, 4 p.m.; Boys, Hulbert vs. Oaks, fifth place, 1:30 p.m.

Tri-State Tournament at Jay: Boys, Sequoyah vs. Kansas, championship,  8:20 p.m.;  Girls, Sequoyah vs. Kansas, championship, 7 p.m.