TALIHINA â€” Not only did the Talihina High School teams do their best to â€śPink Outâ€ť cancer in their cancer awareness games, but they also â€śpinked outâ€ť the Antlers teams as well.
The Golden Tigers withstood a late rally to defeat the Bearcats 52-51, but the Lady Golden Tigers handled the Lady Bearcats 56-32. Tuesday night on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
In the boys' contest, the Golden Tigers trailed 13-7 after one period, but outscored the â€™Cats 45-38 the rest of the game.
In the final period, Talihina had a 52-50 lead with 50 seconds left. An Antlers player was fouled, but hit only one free throw. Talihina got the rebound and ran out the rest of the clock to preserve the win.
In the girls' game, the Lady Golden Tigers led 16-7 after one period, but were outscored 8-5 in the second quarter by the Lady Bearcats to have their lead cut to 21-15 at halftime.
However, in the third quarter, Talihina outscored Antlers 24-7 to take a 45-22 lead into the final period.