Shelby Fleming netted 23 points and teammate Tristan Milburn chipped in with 16 Friday as Asher avoided elimination with a 57-45 victory over Cave Springs-Claremore in a Class B district tournament losers bracket contest.

Shelby Fleming netted 23 points and teammate Tristan Milburn chipped in with 16 Friday as Asher avoided elimination with a 57-45 victory over Cave Springs-Claremore in a Class B district tournament losers bracket contest.

Asher was able to withstand somewhat of a Cave Springs comeback in the second half by building a 35-16 halftime cushion.

Asher, ranked 20th, will oppose Bluejacket at 1:30 p.m. today in an elimination game at Beggs. The victor will advance to the area tournament next week.

Asher’s boys will also be in action today, opposing Coyle at 8 p.m. in a winners bracket game in Beggs.

Note: Report compiled by Fred Fehr.