Earlsboro will face the winner of Varnum and Dibble Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Asher will play the loser of that game Friday afternoon at 2:30.

EARLSBORO – Elijah Stargell's 21 first half points helped the Earlsboro Wildcats to a 92-53 win over Asher in the first round of the Jim Walling tournament Thursday afternoon.

The Wildcats started the game off with a 13-3 run led by Stargell who scored the eight in that span. Trey Herron added a three-pointer and Kaveon Sharp had a layup to finish off the run.

It was more Stargell in the second quarter as he led the team with 12 points in that span.

Asher was held to nine points in the second quarter, five of which were scored by Tanner Wright. Earlsboro had three player in double figures in the first half with Stargell leading the way with 21, Sharp and Herron added 13 and 11 respectively.

Stargell, Sharp and Garrett Lena each added five points in the third quarter, helping the Wildcats to a 81-40 after three quarters of play. Earlsboro outscored Asher 26-18 in the third frame.

Stargell ended up with 26 points and nine rebounds. Sharp finished second on the team with 20 points. Austin Cox came off the bench scoring nine second half points. Mike McDonald led Asher with 12 points.

Earlsboro will face the winner of Varnum and Dibble Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Asher will play the loser of that game Friday afternoon at 2:30.