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Tuesday's High School Girls Basketball Roundup

December 20, 2012

CRASE COURSE — Panama's Kali Crase, front, looks to make a move toward the basket against Arkoma's Kaycee King while Panama's Sierra Whiteaker, back right, and Arkoma's Jasmin Roberts, right, watch during Tuesday night's game at the Panama High School Gym. PDN photo by David Seeley

PANAMA — The Panama Lady Razorbacks defeated the Arkoma Lady Mustangs for the second time in less than a week Tuesday night, posting a 45-41 victory at the Panama Gym
Trailing 36-33 after three periods, the Lady Razorbacks, who beat the Lady Mustangs in the championship semifinals of the Green Valley Conference Tournament on Thursday night, outscored them 12-5 in the final period to get the win.
Hannah Goines' free throws with 6:39 left in the game gave Panama a 37-36 lead, which the Lady ’Backs would not relinquish.
However, the Lady Mustangs still had a shot to tie the game and force overtime, but Kelsi Johnson's attempt banged off the rim with seven seconds left — leaving Panama ahead 43-41.
Panama's Brittnie Brassfield was then fouled with four seconds left, and the Lady Razorback freshman calmly sank both free throws to seal the deal.
Bokoshe 63, Keota 50: In Bokoshe, the Lady Tigers, who had not played since winning third place at the Eastern Oklahoma State College Classic on Dec. 8, came out flat, falling behind 15-2 to the Lady Lions after a period.
However, from there, the Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Lions 61-35 to earn the come-from-behind victory.
Talihina 31, Antlers 28: The Lady Golden Tigers avenged their only loss, which came to the Lady Bearcats in overtime in the semifinals of the Choctaw Nation Tournament on Dec. 7. Down 6-4 in the second quarter, Talihina outscored Antlers 8-4 the rest of the period to take a 12-10 halftime lead. Then, the Lady Golden Tigers outscored the Lady Bearcats 19-18 in the second half, with Tara Hawkins hitting 3-of-4 free throws down the stretch to seal the deal.
Whitesboro 39, Clayton 23: In Clayton, the Lady Bulldogs jumped out to an 11-2 lead after the first eight minutes of action and never lost their lead.
Hartshorne 48, Heavener 45, OT: In Heavener, the Lady Miners spoiled homecoming for the Lady Wolves.
Hartshorne's Rachel Baker scored on a follow shot to tie the game at 41-all and send it into regulation.
Then, Hartshorne's Caitlan Allen stole the ball near midcourt, drove for and made a layup and was fouled with six-tenths of a second remaining. She then hit the free throw to seal the deal.
Wilburton 46, Pocola 25: In Pocola, the Lady Indians had an 11-10 lead after one period, but then cold shooting struck them as they only scored six points over the next two quarters as the Lady Diggers took a 33-17 lead into the final period.

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