SEMINOLE — Okemah hit Seminole with a first-quarter shooting barrage and went on to post a 61-38 triumph Friday night.

Cade Bean, Okemah’s leading scorer with 22, deposited four first-quarter 3-pointers as Okemah outscored Seminole 25-11. Okemah led 39-20 at the intermission.

Seven of Okemah’s eight 3-pointers came in the first half.

Cepado Wilkins and Trevor Brinker headed Seminole’s scoring with 10 apiece.

“We ran into a buzzsaw,” Seminole head coach Josh Edenborough said. “They filled it up in the second half and they played really well.”

Seminole, 14-3, had four treys — one apiece by Wilkins, Brinker, Dayton Jackson and Cade Hammond.

Brinker pulled down a team-high nine rebounds.

Seminole will entertain Wewoka Saturday night. The Chieftains captured the first matchp, 69-50.


Nataiya Wilson tallied 19 points and Abby Harelson dropped in 17 as Okemah upended Seminole 64-41.

Okemah led just 12-11 after one quarter but outscored the hosts 20-6 over the next eight minutes for a 32-17 halftime gap.

Cameron Duncan added 10 points for Okemah.

Seminole was led offensively by Kennedy Coker with an 11-point outing which included two 3-point field goals.

Abby Carter scored eight points and also knocked down two treys.

Harelson had three treys and Duncan added two.

Okemah hit 10-of-18 free throws. Seminole was 5 of 7.

Note: Report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.