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January 15, 2014

Midweek Update: Kiowa sweeps Moss Tournament

McALESTER — Most local basketball teams competed in tournaments around the state last week, with several taking home tournament championships. Find your team below.

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Canadian got swept in its Jan. 7 games against Stuart, the Lady Cougars losing 77-31 and the Cougars losing 62-46. Canadian played Oktaha Tuesday night and plays Crowder on Friday before starting the Pitt 8 Tournament on Monday.


The Demonettes lost both of their games last week, falling 76-27 to Quinton on Jan. 7 and 55-36 to Hanna on Friday. The Demons lost 66-50 to Quinton but beat Hanna 69-30.

Crowder played Red Oak on Tuesday, plays Canadian on Friday, then starts the Pitt 8 on Monday.


Haileyville got swept by Kinta on Jan. 7, the Lady Warriors losing 58-28 and the Warriors losing 70-62. But Haileyville rebounded nicely in the Dee Foster Invitational, going a combined 5-1 to win the boys’ championship and the girls’ consolation final.

The Warriors beat Milburn 75-48 on Thursday, Pittsburg 52-42 on Friday and Soper 88-52 in the championship Saturday. The Lady Warriors lost 42-36 to Calvin on Thursday, beat Indianola 52-49 on Friday and beat Wilson 53-51 in the consolation final Saturday.

Haileyville played Panola on Tuesday, hosts Kinta on Friday and starts the Pitt 8 Tournament on Tuesday.


The Miners won three of their four games last week, improving to 7-2. They beat Heavener on Jan. 7, 56-48 in overtime, then beat Boswell 61-42 and Calera 70-67 in the Tushka-Ameristate Invitational Tournament on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

The Miners lost Saturday’s championship to Tushka, 58-49.

The Lady Miners lost 58-32 to Heavener. They lost 45-40 to Tushka in the first round of the Invitational, beat Moyers 56-28 on Friday and beat Boswell 52-22 in the consolation finals Saturday.

Lady Miners coach Danny Stone said Hartshorne forward Danielle Morgan was named to the All-Tournament team.

Hartshorne played Stigler on Tuesday and plays at Allen on Thursday.


The Warriors lost 67-20 to Kiowa on Jan. 7, then went 0-2 at the Dee Foster Invitational. Indianola lost 54-23 to Soper on Thursday, then 45-36 to Calvin on Friday.

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