Tied at 18 at halftime, Earlsboro mauled Wellston 30-19 in the third quarter en route to a 68-45 semifinal triumph Thursday night at the Pottawatomie County Invitational at North Rock Creek.

Tied at 18 at halftime, Earlsboro mauled Wellston 30-19 in the third quarter en route to a 68-45 semifinal triumph Thursday night at the Pottawatomie County Invitational at North Rock Creek.

Trey Herron topped Earlsboro with 23 points, followed by Elijah Stargell with 12.

Herron hit 5-of-9 shots from beyond the 3-point line to go along with five steals.

Stargell was Earlsboro’s leading rebounder with eight.

Garrett Lena and Kaveon Sharp notched eight points apiece for the victorious Wildcats.

Earlsboro, ranked No. 1 in Class B, improved its record to 19-0.

The Wildcats will go up against Allen at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Invitational championship game.

Note: Report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.