Archive - Mar 1, 2014 - Sports Article
SPIRO â€” The Spiro High School basketball teams not only earned their way to tonight's title games in the Class 3A Regional Tournament at Henryetta, but also assured themselves another week of basketball.
The Lady Bulldogs and â€™Dogs swept the Kansas teams in the regional championship semifinals Thursday night at the Spiro Multipurpose Gym.
The Spiro girls held off Kansas 49-45, while a fourth-quarter rally propelled the Spiro boys past Kansas 61-54.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves suffered their first playoff loss of the season, falling 72-46 to the Sequoyah-Tahlequah Lady Indians in the Class 3A Regional Tournament championship semifinals Thursday night at the Heavener Gym.
The Lady Wolves played Wilburton on Friday night in the consolation semifinals at the Wilburton High School Gym, with the winner playing the Keys (Park Hill)-Holdenville winner at 1:30 this afternoon in the consolation championship for the right to advance to next week's Class 3A Area Tournament at Checotah.
Behind balanced scoring and great defensive pressure that led to 32 turnovers by the Connors State College Cowgirls, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came away with a dominating 84-49 win on Sophomore Night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse on Thursday.
Behind 18 points from Willie Atwood and 66.7-percent shooting from the field, the Cowboys came away with a very impressive 90-53 win over the Vikings in the second game of Thursday night's doubleheader.
TAHLEQUAH â€” The Howe High School basketball teams guaranteed themselves a spot in next week's Class 2A Area Tournament at the Muskogee Civic Center.
In the regional tournament championship semifinals Thursday night, the Lady Lions rallied to down the Colcord Lady Hornets 55-54, while the Lions clawed the Hornets 73-50.
KETCHUM â€” Not even a second is what separated the homestanding Ketchum Warriors from making it to tonight's Class 2A Regional Tournament title game against the Howe Lions.
Instead, a Ketchum player missed a free throw with one-tenth of a second left, and the Pocola Indians got the rebound and escaped with a 65-64 victory in Thursday night's regional championship semifinal.
The Carl Albert State College softball team snapped its four-game losing streak, all losses coming to Crowder, Mo., by sweeping the visiting Fort Scott (Kan.) College squad Thursday afternoon at the CASC Softball Field.
The Lady Vikings homered their way past Fort Scott in the opener, winning 4-1. Then, the Lady Vikings run ruled the visitors 9-1 in five innings in the nightcap.
Spiro's Kaylee Cox was 2-for-3 for Carl Albert, which had its road doubleheader against Arkansas Baptist today in Little Rock canceled due to threatening weather.