Seminole girls fall in OT
- Three Seminole girls fouled out Friday night in a 79-75 overtime setback to Okemah.
Three Seminole girls fouled out Friday night in a 79-75 overtime setback to Okemah.
Seminole, down 54-40 after three quarters, went on a 25-11 spree in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 65 at the end of regulation.
Freshman Mikayla Marshall hit a layup with three seconds left in regulation for the tie. Marshall then fouled out with two minutes left in the overtime.
Also in scoring double figures for Seminole were Maddie Perry with 15 and Jacie Satawake with 11.
Satawake, also a freshman, saw her first varsity action of the year at the beginning of the fourth quarter. She finished with a team-high eight rebounds.
Perry and teammate Baylee Lucas fouled out in the overtime session as Okemah out-scored Seminole 14-10 Karli Hammond of Seminole produced 10 points and seven rebounds.
Okemah was 28-of-38 from the line while Seminole was 9-of-17.
“I was really proud of the girls. They played as hard as they have all year,” Seminole coach Harlon House said.
Seminole, 4-12, will play at Class 3A top-ranked Seminole tonight.
A deft 3-point shooting outing by Okemah served as the catalyst for a 65-57 victory over Seminole's boys Friday night.
Okemah canned nine of 15 shots from beyond the 3-point line for 60 percent. The visitors were also 10-of-11 from the free-throw line.
For Seminole, 10-8, Papi White collected 19 points, including two treys. Xavier Freeman of Seminole connected on three long-range shots while scoring 14 points.
Seminole canned six of 17 shots from 3-point range.
For Okemah, Austin Guinn posted 27 points, including three treys. Teammate Ryan Titsworth added 16 points.
Seminole was just 13-of-21 from the charity stripe.
Okemah, up 32-18 at the half, went on an 18-7 tear in the third quarter for a 50-35 lead.
Seminole will play at Sulphur Saturday in a makeup contest.
Note: Report compiled by Fred Fehr.