High School Boys Basketball Roundup

SMITHVILLE — The Howe Lions opened their 2013-14 season in fine fashion Friday night with a 70-39 rout of the Smithville Braves.The Lions had a 15-8 lead after one period, but outscored the Braves by 12 points in the second quarter at 20-8 to take a 35-16 halftime lead.Red Oak 70, Wister 37: In Wister, the Eagles had an 11-7 lead after one period and slowly stretched it from there. They led 25-17 at halftime and 43-26 entering the final period.Editor's note: Nothing was reported on Leflore's home game with Indianola by press time.