HOLDENVILLE — Freshman Hollie Ladd, playing in her first varsity game, collected 18 points as Seminole held off Holdenville 57-55 in a season opener Tuesday night.

Katyanna Andrews added 16 points for Seminole, which prevailed despite hitting just 22 of 50 foul shots for 44 %.

Makayla Harge, Kaylyn Coker and Ladd all fouled out in the fourth quarter for the Lady Chieftains. Seminole led by seven points with just over a minute left.

“We survived,” said Seminole coach Charles Kemp. “It’s a good win because it’s hard playing over here.”

Harge finished with eight points.


Cepado Wilkins provided 17 points and Hunter Wurtz came through with 10 as Seminole drubbed Holdenville 58-32.

Wilkins and Easton Wurtz knocked down two 3-point shots apiece. Wurtz finished with six points.

Seminole, up just 13-10 after one quarter, expanded its lead to 31-16 by the intermission.

Seminole will be home Friday night opposite Wewoka.

Note: Report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.