Ada girls overwhelm visiting Tecumseh
ADA — Peyton Taylor poured in 14 points and Madalyn Jossepe notched 12 Tuesday night as Ada’s girls knocked off Tecumseh 53-33.
Ada led 25-13 at halftime and 42-31 after three quarters.
For Tecumseh (1-8), Sierra Chafin and Annie Boatman collected 7 points apiece. Chafin had one 3-point field goal.
Tecumseh will launch play Thursday in the Stroud Tournament. The Lady Savages will meet Preston at 4:20 p.m. The tournament runs through Saturday.
Axton nets 19 points in losing cause
ADA — Tecumseh’s Daniel Axton supplied 19 points in a losing cause Tuesday night as Ada registered a 58-44 victory.
Ada held a 24-18 halftime cushion and went up 35-28 after three quarters.
Ben Pruitt of Åda recorded a game-high 27 points, including three field goals from beyond the 3-point line.
Kobe Burgess added 14 points for Ada as it upped its record to 8-1.
Ryan Fullbright of Tecumseh chipped in with 10 points.
Axton was 4 of 7 from 3-point range.
Fullbright was Tecumseh’s leading rebounder with 6. Kameron Permetter added 5 assists and 3 steals.
“It was a tough game,” Tecumseh coach Eric Litherland said. “Our guys played hard.”
Tecumseh, 5-4 with all of the losses to ranked teams, will meet Seminole at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Stroud Tournament.