TULSA - The Class 5A fourth-ranked Shawnee boys fell to the Class 4A ninth-ranked Tulsa Webster Warriors,71-61, in the championship game of the Bishop Kelley Basketball Tournament Saturday night.
The 5A No. 10 Shawnee girls picked up a 42-28 victory over 5A No. 15 Tulsa Edison in the consolation championship earlier Saturday.
WEBSTER 71, SHAWNEE 61 (Boys Championship)
All-tournament selections Jaylon Orange and Ka'Veon Sharp finished with 14 points apiece for the Wolves (3-1).
Sharp also collected three rebounds and four steals. Orange posted two steals.
Isaiah Sanders and Anthony Pritchard had 25 and 17 points, respectively, for the Warriors (5-1). Sanders was an all-tournament selection and Pritchard was the tournament MVP.
Webster scored the first eight points of the game, but Shawnee fought back and led 16-15 after the first quarter.
The Warriors were up 32-31 at the half. The Wolves were a perfect 8-of-8 at the foul line in the first half. For the game, the Wolves hit 13-of-15 free throws for 86.6%.
Tanner Morris of Shawnee latched on to 10 rebounds.
The Wolves didn’t fare well from 3-point range, connecting on 2-of-14 shots for 14.2%.
Shawnee was down 52-49 after three periods and trailed 61-58 midway through the final stanza. Webster, however, pulled away down the stretch for the final margin.
Shawnee committed 24 turnovers. Webster finished with 15.
SHAWNEE 42, EDISON 28 (Girls Consolation Championship)
All-tournament selection Aubrie Megehee finished with a career-high 27 points for the Lady Wolves (2-2). Taniya Tease paced the Lady Eagles (2-3) with 14 points.
Shawnee never trailed, scoring the first nine points of the game. Edison got the final five points of the first period, but Megehee countered with the first six of the second quarter.
The Lady Wolves eventually were up 22-11 at the half and then stretched their advantage to 35-18 after three periods. They were never seriously threatened in the final frame.
Shawnee got solid play from reserves Amaya Martinez, Esabellle Ramirez, and Tristyn Napier. Martinez did not score but had a game-high eight rebounds. Ramirez and Napier combined for five points and six boards.
The Lady Wolves went 11-of-14 at the charity stripe. Edison was 9-of-16.
“That was probably our best game overall so far,” Shawnee coach Wendi Wells said. “Defensively, we stuck to our game plan. We guarded their shooters well and we executed well on offense.”
The next action for the Lady Wolves and Wolves will be Friday as they finally open the 2019-20 portion of their home schedules against Ada.
Note: Fred Fehr contributed to this report.