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  • Earlsboro girls advance to finals; Milburn carries Asher past Maud; Wildcats top Maysville, head to fifth-place game
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  • Earlsboro girls advance to finals
    Four Lady Wildcats found their way into double figures in the scoring column Friday as Earlsboro ran away from Glencoe 75-28 to set up a date with Varnum for the Pottawatomie Telephone Company Jim Walling Classic championship at Earlsboro High School.
    Megan Ashley led the way for the tournament hosts with 18 points. Courtney Jones added 17.
    Sisters Brittany and Demi Coon also shot the ball well for Earlsboro (14-2), notching 16 and 12 points, respectively.
    The win gives Earlsboro a shot at their second tournament title of the season to go with the Little River Conference Tournament title they earned in December.
    The Lady Wildcats knocked off Varnum, 63-45, to advance to the finals of the LRC Tournament. Ashley scored 26 in that game.
    Note: Report compiled by Chuck Porter.
    Milburn carries Asher past Maud
    Asher trailed 15-11 after the first quarter Friday, but ultimately got a game-high 31 points from Tristan Milburn in a 58-41 win over Maud in consolation action at the Pottawatomie Telephone Company Jim Walling Classic.
    Milburn drained six shots from 3-point range as Asher improved to 10-6.
    The Lady Indians led 28-25 at halftime, and opened up the lead with a 16-5 third quarter.
    Asher’s Haley Odell added 10 points, including six from beyond the arc.
    Sammi Stacy knocked down four shots from long range in netting a team-high 13 points for Maud (5-8). Teammates Sierra Sanders and Emilee Riddle finished with 10 each.
    Maud will face Maysville at 10 a.m. today in the seventh-place game, while Asher tries for the consolation crown at 1 p.m. versus Vanoss.
    Note: Report compiled by Jason Smith.
    Wildcats top Maysville, head to fifth-place game
    Derick McCormick scored 19, Ethan Bateman added 17 and the Earlsboro Wildcats secured at least a sixth-place finish in the Pottawatomie Telephone Company Jim Walling Classic, outlasting Maysville 57-44 in the consolation semifinals Friday.
    After a tight first quarter, the Wildcats (7-10) pulled away from the Warriors in the second and third stanzas.
    Conner Kelsay chipped in 11 points to go with Eric Stargell’s 10. McCormick, Bateman, Kelsay and Stargell accounted for all of Earlsboro’s 57 points.
    The Wildcats will challenge Maud in the fifth-place game at 2:30 p.m. today. The Tigers knocked off Strother in the other consolation semifinal Friday.
    Note: Report compiled by Chuck Porter.
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