Tuesday’s High School Boys Basketball Roundup
HEAVENER — Just before the 81st LeFlore County Tournament, the Pocola Indians rallied to down the Heavener Wolves in overtime. Tuesday night at the Heavener High School gym, the roles ended up reversed.The Wolves rallied from a first-quarter deficit to down the Indians 48-40.Trailing 15-4 after one period, the Wolves outscored the Indians 44-25 over the final three periods to get the come-from-behind win.Arkoma 53, Bokoshe 30: In Arkoma, the Mustangs made it a happy homecoming with the victory.The Mustangs jumped out to a 9-1 lead on the Tigers after a period and never looked back, taking a 24-10 lead at halftime.Howe 70, Cameron 53: In Cameron, the Lions, leading 39-28 at halftime, put the game away with a 15-5 third quarter to take a 54-33 lead into the final period.Talihina 68, Hartshorne 35: In Talihina, leading 25-15 at halftime, the Golden Tigers outscored the Miners 30-10 in the third period to take a 55-25 lead into the fourth quarter.Keota 70, Panama 52: In Panama, the Razorbacks led 4-2 in the early stages of the game, but they fell behind 18-14 after a quarter. From there, it was all Lions, who outscored the Hogs 52-38 the rest of the way.Smithville 69, Whitesboro 62: In Whitesboro, the Bulldogs never led in the game as the Braves jumped out to a 19-15 lead after one quarter, enjoyed a 34-29 halftime lead and a 47-40 advantage going into the final period.McCurtain 72, Wister 56: In Wister, leading 14-11 after a quarter, the Bulldogs outscored the Wildcats 15-9 in the second period to take a 29-20 halftime lead. Then, the ’Dogs outscored the ’Cats 43-36 in the second half.Roland 69, Spiro 45: In Roland, the Rangers, who suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday night at the NEO Tournament in Miami, Okla., jumped out to a 26-15 lead after one period Tuesday night against the Bulldogs.After the ’Dogs cut the deficit to 53-41 after three periods, the Rangers outscored them 16-4 in the final quarter to put the game away.Editor's note — Leflore's home game with Buffalo Valley was suspended because the roof was condensating on the floor and playing conditions were deemed unsafe for the contest to continue. The game will not be resumed because Class B playoffs will begin at the end of next week.