Muskogee stumbled against 3A No. 6 Hugo, losing 53-37 in the opening round of the Idabel Winter Classic tourney Thursday.
Muskogee fell into a 11-4 hole in the first quarter and trailing 36-27 going into the fourth, faded as the Roughers were outscored 17-10 in the final eight minutes. Kamin Jackson led Hugo with 19 points.
The Roughers (1-2) had only one player in double figures: James Brown with 10.
They’ll take on Wewoka at 11:30 a.m. Friday in a consolation semifinal.