SHAWNEE - The Shawnee Lady Wolves started slowly but a big second quarter let them pull away from a young Ada team 64-40 to improve to 14-0 Tuesday night,
Shawnee trailed 3-2 early before Lauren Fields and Makyra Tramble orchestrated a 7-0 run. Ada scored all nine of its first-quarter points from behind the arc and they trailed 12-9 after one.
Tramble hit a three to start the second quarter for the Lady Wolves - who went on a 15-0 run to start the period. Shawnee got two three-pointers from Ashley Kasterke and Tramble in the period and Tatum Sparks scored three on a traditional three-point play.
Shawnee outscored Ada 28-5 in the second quarter to take a 40-14 lead into the intermission.
Fields had two offensive fouls in the period to erase two baskets for her. She picked up a third foul early in the third to limit her second half time.
Eight different Lady Wolves scored in Tuesday's win.
Tramble and Fields each had 16 points. Ashley Kasterke had 12 points including two three-pointers. Emily Hudson had eight points, Larai McVey had five, and Tatum Sparks and Aubrie Megehee each added three points. Alesia Thomas scored one point to round out the scoring.
The Lady Wolves are back in action Thursday morning at 10 a.m. against Duncan in the first round of the Vision Bank Shawnee Invitational.
The Shawnee Wolves scored twice as many points in the fourth quarter as they did in any other period Tuesday and came from behind to beat Ada 42-39.
The Wolves have won two out of three against the Cougars this year.
Shawnee led 9-8 after one quarter and trailed 20-16 at the half.
The offense didn't get much better in the third as Ada held Shawnee to eight points in the first frame after the break to take a 31-24 lead after three.
Shawnee Coach Ron Arthur turned up the defensive pressure in the final period and Tyler Huebert converted on a steal and a score and freshman Jaylon Orange had a steal and a breakaway layup to cut the lead to 39-36.
Shawnee scored the final six points of the game as Huebert had two assists on breakaways to Orange. Orange also finished the scoring by converting on two free throws late.
Ada had a three-pointer that could have tied the game as the clock expired but it was wide of the target.
Orange had 10 points to lead the Wolves. Eight of those were in the fourth quarter. J'Briell Easley and Tyler Huebert each added seven and AJ Howard and DeAndre Love each had five. Tanner Morris, Isaiah Willis, Carson McKay, and Joe Maytubby all scored two points.
The Wolves open the Vision Bank Shawnee Invitational at 11:30 a.m. Thursday against 6A No. 15 Stillwater.