Talihina teams win district championships

TALIHINA — It was a super Saturday night on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium for the Talihina High School basketball teams as they swept the titles in the Class 2A District Tournament.The Golden Tigers routed the Rattan Rams 52-31, while the Lady Golden Tigers got past the Savanna Lady Bulldogs 50-39.Both Talihina teams will meet Dale in the championship semifinals of the Class 2A Regional Tournament on Thursday night in Canadian at 6:30 p.m. (girls) and 8 p.m. (boys), respectively. The winners will meet the other semifinal winners in Saturday night's title game in Quinton, but all teams playing in the title games will automatically qualify for next week's area tournament at the Muskogee Civic Center.