Lady Wolves down El Reno again
ELRENO – For the second time in three meetings this season, the Shawnee Lady Wolves downed El Reno, this time smothering the Lady Indians 32-24 on Friday.
The Lady Wolves (10-8), who won the teams’ previous meeting at the Shawnee Invitational last Saturday, held the Lady Indians (9-8) to single digits in each quarter in allowing their second-lowest point total of the season.
Shawnee had their own offensive struggles on Friday, scoring 5 points in the first and 2 in the third. But the Lady Wolves scored 12 in the second to take a 17-15 halftime lead, then scored 13 more in the fourth to pull away.
Monique Tramble and Kelsey Simmons led Shawnee with 9 points apiece.
Regan Owens led El Reno with 13 points.
In the boys’ contest the Indians pulled away early to down the Wolves for the third time this season by a 60-49 score.
El Reno (13-4) led 18-12 after the first quarter and 31-19 at the half.
Four Indians scored 13 points apiece – Christian Wassana, Kale Owen, Justin Harris and Bryon Elledge.
The Wolves were led by Jackson Winrow’s 13 points. Luke Laster added 12 points and Mitchell Stone had 8 points.
Shawnee will host Guthrie on Tuesday.
Pirates hold off McLoud
MCLOUD – The Dale Pirates held off the McLoud Redskins 50-43 on Friday, winning their fourth straight game.
The Pirates (17-2) led 12-4 after the first quarter and 20-10 at halftime, but McLoud (4-12) stayed even in the third and cut the lead to single digits in the fourth.
Gunnar Hathcock led Dale with 17 points, 13 rebounds and 6 steals, while Latif Tobler added 12 points and Taron Carter 10 points.
Randy Crawford had 10 assists while Caleb Banks pulled in 12 rebounds.
Ethan Dyer led McLoud with 17 points, while Rob Hill added 16.
In the girls’ game the Lady Pirates (17-2) cruised to a 78-31 win.
Dale led 25-7 after the first quarter and 45-8 at the half.
Claire Chastain recorded her first career double-double, scoring a game-high 21 points and adding 10 rebounds.
Hannah Ash added 19 points, while Kamy Walck had 12.
Dani Manning had 8 points, 10 assists, 7 rebounds and 3 steals.
Erin Estep led McLoud with 17 points. Bethanie James added 9 points.
Dale will play at Christian Heritage on Tuesday. McLoud will play Meeker on Monday at noon at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City.
Shilling drops 33 to lead Meeker
WELLSTON – Meeker’s Kevin Shilling had another big night, scoring 33 points in the Bulldogs’ 82-66 win at Wellston on Friday.
Timmy Whitfield added 21 points for Meeker (12-4), who won for the ninth time in their last 10 games. Drew Ellis chipped in 9 points.
Justin Carr led Wellston (9-10) with 17 points. Talon Swafford and Gregory Perdue added 12 points apiece.
In the girls’ game the Lady Bulldogs cruised to a 63-25 win.
Summer Powell led Meeker (8-8) with 24 points. Mariah Stansill added 14 points and 5 steals.
Bethel routs OKC Knights
BETHEL – The Bethel Lady Wildcats took control early and cruised to a 75-21 win over the OKC Knights at home on Friday.
The Wildcats took a 19-7 lead after the first quarter in winning the boys’ game 70-57.
Mikayla Whitten led Bethel (15-4) with 15 points. Genna Robinson had 12 points, while Kenzi Tatum and Rachel Stark scored 9 points apiece. In all 11 Lady Wildcats scored at least two points.
Kyler Kidney led the Wildcats (7-12) with 22 points in their win. Clint Simmons added 19 and Alec Delsigne scored 15 for Bethel, who will host Plainview Saturday.
Tecumseh boys down Jones
JONES – After losing to Jones last week at the Jones Kiwanis Invitational, the Tecumseh Savages got defensive to return the favor on Friday night in a 42-30 win.
Tecumseh (10-9) shut out the Longhorns in a 13-0 first quarter and led 22-8 at the half.
“We did a much better job defensively,” Tecumseh head coach Eric Litherland said. “We had a different game plan, good energy and good hustle.”
Jones shot 26 free throws in the first meeting last week, but shot only 10 on Friday.
Pat Fox led Tecumseh with 11 points. Jeff Shafer, Eli Reynolds and Nate Schovanec each had 9 points. Schovanec had a pair of huge dunks late in the third quarter that helped thwart a Jones rally.
Seminole girls win big
SEMINOLE – Lindsey Lofton scored 31 points as the Seminole Lady Chieftains downed Holdenville 72-38.
Seminole (13-3) led 19-2 after the first quarter and 38-6 at the half.
Kaitlyn Hodgins added 12 points for Seminole, who will play at Tecumseh on Tuesday.