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February 20th, 2014
STUART â€” The Class A playoffs came to an end for the Cameron Yellowjackets Thursday afternoon as they lost 73-71 to the Clayton Bulldogs in the regional tournament consolation quarterfinals to end their season at 12-13.
The Arkoma Lady Mustangs and Mustangs played the host teams Thursday night for the right to get to Saturday night's regional title games, and earn automatic berths to next week's Class A Area Tournament at Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Bloomer Sullivan Fieldhouse in Durant.
TALIHINA â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers ended the regular season in fine fashion Tuesday night with a 46-40 home victory over the Antlers Bearcats on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
Lady Luck did not go in the Lady Golden Tigers' favor as they lost a heartbreaking 32-29 game to the Lady Bearcats in Tuesday night's first game.
The regular season as well as Senior Night ended well for the Poteau High School basketball teams Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse as they both handled county rival Heavener.
The Pirates handled the Wolves 55-37, which came on the heels of the Lady Pirates' 77-50 victory over the Lady Wolves.
MUSKOGEE â€” The Carl Albert State College softball team used the long ball â€” as in nine home runs in the two games combined â€” to get a sweep of the Bacone College JV Tuesday afternoon. Thanks to six homers, the Lady Vikings run ruled the hosts 19-9 in five innings in the opener, then had to rally from an early deficit to post a 14-11 come-from-behind win in the nightcap.
The Lady Vikings will return home this afternoon for a 1 p.m. doubleheader against Crowder, Mo.
Behind five double-figure scorers and great defensive pressure which led to transition baskets, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came away with an impressive 75-65 win over the Murray State College Lady Aggies on Monday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Holding the Aggies to eight points the first 13:17 of the second half was the difference for the Vikings in their 71-57 win in the nightcap of Monday night's doubleheader.
ARKOMA â€” The Arkoma High School basketball teams won the Class A District Tournament on Saturday night at the Arkoma Gym, but by different styles.
The Mustangs got a last-second shot by Josh Marion to down the Cameron Yellowjackets 52-50, but the Lady Mustangs were too much for the Gans Lady Grizzlies as Arkoma prevailed 93-68.
The Yellowjackets got to the district title game with a 72-52 win over the Gans Grizzlies on Friday night, but the season ended for the Cameron girls as they lost 59-52 to Gans on Friday night.
LEFLORE â€” The Leflore Savages and the Bokoshe Lady Tigers picked up postseason hardware in last weekend's Class B District Tournament on Nadine Carpenter Court.
The Savages downed the Bokoshe Tigers 70-34 to win the district title Saturday night right after the girls title game was a nailbiter with the Lady Tigers edging the host Lady Savages 44-43.
Both Bokoshe teams had to win Friday night over Midway to get to Saturday night's title games â€” and they did.
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro High School basketball teams earned some hardware Friday night as they won the Class B District Tournament, posting wins over Kinta. The â€™Dogs downed the Eagles 61-41, while the Lady Bulldogs took care of the Lady Eagles 50-32.
The Monroe Eagles joined the Hodgen Lady Bulldogs in the 2014 Organization of Rural Elementary Schools [ORES] State Tournament. The Eagles, who won this year's LeFlore County Junior High Tournament, defeated Grant 51-39 in the Division III Area Tournament title game Friday night at McAlester's Frink-Chambers Middle School. The Eagles will play Wickliffe at 6 p.m. Thursday at Seminole State College in the state quarterfinals.
The seasons came to an end for the Monroe Lady Eagles and the Hodgen Bulldogs over the weekend.
The Poteau High School basketball teams split their home games with Roland on Monday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Lady Pirates held off the Lady Rangers 42-39, but the Rangers prevailed 41-30 over the Pirates.