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January 14th, 2015
BOKOSHE â€” The Bokoshe High School basketball teams saw their week get off on a sour note Monday night at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse as they suffered losses from their Highway 31 rivals from Quinton.
The Lady Savages handled the Lady Tigers 67-30, then the Savages defeated the Tigers 83-55.
In the girls' contest, the Lady Savages jumped out to a 17-4 lead and never looked back.
In the boys' game, the Savages jumped out to a 25-11 lead after a period en route to a 47-22 halftime advantage and a 69-37 lead heading into the final period.
Getting a season-high of 22 points from Talihina's Tara Hawkins proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 74-56 win over the Murray State College Lady Aggies on Monday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Behind 55.9-percent shooting from the field and Mairega Clark's 22 points and 10 rebounds,Â the Vikings won 92-84 over the Aggies.
The CASC teams will return to action Thursday night for road games against Northern Oklahoma College-Enid at the Mabee Center. The women's game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the men's contest at 8 p.m.
ARKOMA â€” The Arkoma High School basketball teams swept their home games Friday night from McCurtain, with the Mustangs winning 68-38 and the Lady Mustangs prevailing 77-52.
In the boysâ€™ game, the Mustangs only led by a point at 17-16 after the opening period, but they doubled the Bulldogs 18-9 in the second quarter to take a 35-25 lead at halftime time and never looked back.
In the girlsâ€™ contest, the Lady Mustangs outscored the Lady Bulldogs 22-10 in the first quarter to take control of the game.
KEOTA â€” The Howe High School basketball teams swept a pair of games from the homestanding Keota squads in a battle of Lions on Friday night.
The Howe girls remained undefeated with a 79-41 win over Keota, while Howeâ€™s boys edged Keota 65-54.
In the girlsâ€™ contest, Howeâ€™s Lady Lions, who led 14-8 after a period, outscored Keota 21-13 in the second quarter to take a 35-21 lead at halftime. Then, Howe outscored Keota 44-20 in the second half.
In the boysâ€™ game, Howe led 16-12 after a period, but local Lions outscored Haskell Countyâ€™s Lions 19-7 second quarter to take a 35-19 lead at halftime.
WEBBERS FALLS â€” The Cameron Yellowjackets basketball team won the Arkansas River Shootout on Saturday night, beating the Oaks Warriors 65-47 after beating the Leflore Savages 47-40 in Friday's championship semifinals.
The Lady Savages also played in the finals Saturday night, but lost 40-39 to the Porum Lady Panthers. Leflore reached the finals with a 50-48 victory over Oaks on Friday.
The Savages lost their third-place game Saturday, falling 68-50 to the Okay Mustangs.
The Lady Yellowjackets fell 46-31 in the consolation semifinals on Friday to be eliminated from the tournament.
MUSKOGEE â€” The Spiro Lady Bulldogs lost the Muskogee Bedouin Shrine Classic small school title game 45-26 to the Red Oak Lady Eagles on Saturday after beating Haskell 59-50 in the semifinals on Friday.
The Bulldogs claimed third place Saturday, beating Hulbert 66-60 after losing 65-48 to Red Oak in Fridayâ€™s championship semifinals.
The Eagles won the boys small school title, beating Haskell 58-46 in Saturdayâ€™s title game.
KINGSTON â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers basketball team went 1-2 in last weekend's Kingston New Year's Classic 2015. They opened with a 59-48 win over Silo in Thursday's opening-round game, but lost in the semifinals 60-52 to Atoka. In Saturday's third-place game, the Golden Tigers suffered a 48-44 lost to the host Kingston Redskins.
The Lady Golden Tigers were hoping for a two-game winning streak, but it wasn't meant to be as they lost 32-30 to the Silo Lady Rebels in the consolation finals on Saturday.
The Pocola Indians and the Howe Lady Lions were crowned champions of the 2015 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament on Saturday night at Carl Albert State Collegeâ€™s Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The Indians rallied in the fourth quarter to down their archrivals, the Panama Razorbacks, 39-35 in Saturday nightâ€™s finals.
The Lady Lions had too much firepower from Jalei Oglesby, whose 40 points helped Howe handle Spiro 57-31.
One LeFlore County Tournament down, one more to go â€” that being the high school version, which will begin Monday.
The 2015 LeFlore County Tournament Guide will be in Saturdayâ€™s edition. Thus, for those high schools that have not gotten us everything I need for this special section, I must have team photographs and numeric rosters by Wednesday. The photographs and the rosters may be e-mailed to email@example.com. The rosters also may be faxed to (918) 647-8198.
The Poteau High School basketball teams split its Friday night home games with local rival Heavener at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates were on fire from 3-point range, hitting 13 of them and eight of those in the second half, as they pulled away in the second half to win going away 64-45 over the Wolves.
In the girls' game, a late fourth-quarter rally by the Lady Wolves lifted them to a 40-36 win over the Lady Pirates.