STROUD – The Seminole Chieftains struggled in the first half and were unable to mount a comeback, losing 56-46 in the championship game of the Stroud Tournament.

Seminole trailed 22-16 at halftime.

Trevor Brinker and Dayton Jackson were the only two Chieftains to shoot free throws in the game. Brinker connected on 6 of 8 and Jackson made 3 of 4.

Brinker led the Chieftains in scoring with 14. Jackson added 11 in the loss.

Class 4A No. 16 Seminole (9-2) will host Holdenville Jan. 18.