Archive - Dec 2011 - Sports Article
GREENWOOD, Ark. â€” The Poteau High School basketball teams had rough finishes to their action at the H.B. Stewart Classic. The Pirates lost 45-36 to Ozark, Ark., on Saturday after losing 54-45 Friday to host Greenwood.
The Lady Pirates suffered also ended with a pair of losses in the Classic, losing 55-40 to Ozark and 68-35 to Greenwood.
Poteau Lady Pirates center Colleen Peterson was named to the All-Tournament Team.
TALIHINA â€” The Talihina Lady Golden Tigers capped this past week's trio of games in the Choctaw Nation Tournament by winning the title game 41-26 over the Antlers Lady Bearcats Saturday night at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
The Lady Golden Tigers (4-0) got to the title game by winning Friday night's semifinal game 25-18 over Rattan, which ended up losing the third-place game Saturday night 51-13 to Sallisaw-Central.
WILBURTON â€” Two LeFlore County high school basketball teams won championships in the Eastern Oklahoma State College Tournament on Saturday.
In the Blue Tournament, the Cameron Yellowjackets and the Bokoshe Lady Tigers brought home the gold. The â€™Jackets beat the Leflore Savages 48-43 in overtime, while the Lady Tigers defeated the Panola Lady Bearcats 36-33 â€” also in OT â€” Saturday night at EOSC's Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.
One other team, the Whitesboro Bulldogs, lost the Gold Tournament title game 70-48 to the Red Oak Eagles.
PORUM â€” The Panama High School basketball teams split their third-place games in the Greenleaf Invitational Tournament on Saturday.
The Lady Razorbacks defeated Braggs 45-40 in overtime after losing 38-27 in Friday's championship semifinals against Oaks.
The Razorbacks suffered a third-place game loss to Kinta as the Eagles prevailed 55-34. In Friday's championship semifinals, the Hogs lost 49-22 to Gore.
ARKOMA â€” On what will likely end up being the final day of the final Arkoma Classic, the Arkoma High School basketball teams split their games with Mansfiled, Ark.
The Lady Mustangs scored late to down Mansfield 53-51, but the Mustangs lost 51-26.
This past weekend's Arkoma Classic will likely be the last one because beginning next season there will be the first-ever Green Valley Conference Tournament â€” thus, taking the place of the Classic for the Arkoma teams.
MUSKOGEE â€” The Heavener High School basketball teams suffered losses in Saturday's consolation championship games of the Hilldale Tournament.
The Wolves lost 37-33 to Grove, while the Lady Wolves fell 57-43 to Vian.
Both Heavener teams posted their first wins of the season in Friday's consolation semifinals. The Wolves knocked off Morris 62-42, while the Lady Wolves handled the Morris junior varsity 49-39.
OKMULGEE â€” Five Talihina High School wrestlers placed in last week's Okmulgee Tournament.
Jasper Humphreys (106 pounds) and Andrew Young (160) were runners-up.
Derek Lester was fourth at 113 pounds, while Dylan Chancellor (195 pounds) and Jed Martin (heavyweight) were fifth.
The Pansy Kidd Middle School eighth-grade Raiders won their own tournament with a 34-21 win over Sallisaw on Thursday.
One other LeFlore County team, the Spiro Lady Bulldogs, lost their title game by a score of 50-43 to Roland.
The Wister Wildcats won the consolation championship with a 47-44 victory over the Spiro Bulldogs, while Pocola Indians defeated the PKMS combined seventh-eighth grade Raiders 30-19 to win seventh place.
GREENWOOD, Ark. â€” The Poteau Pirates basketball team gave Coach Scott Nelke the best birthday present possible on Thursday, a victory.
The Pirates used a late rally to down the Westfork (Ark.) Tigers 47-44 in the first day of the H.B. Stewart Classic.
Spiro 73, Stigler 47: In Stigler, the Bulldogs (3-0) jumped out to a 26-9 lead after one period to take control of the game.
Stilwell 42, Heavener 18: In Hilldale Tournament in Muskogee, the Wolves (0-2) fell behind Class 4A's 14th-ranked Indians 14-8 after one period and trailed the whole game.