McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

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January 28, 2014

Midweek Update: Two weeks’ worth of scores

McALESTER — With the Pitt 8 Tournament dominating both Pittsburg County and the sports pages of the McAlester News-Capital last week, here’s a look back at the last two weeks’ worth of local high school games.

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The Cougars entered Tuesday’s game at Kiowa having won four of their last five games. Canadian beat Oktaha 42-40 Jan. 14, beat Crowder 88-67 Jan. 17, then went 2-1 at the Pitt 8 Tournament and won the consolation championship.

Canadian lost to Haileyville in the first round of the Pitt 8, then beat Pittsburg in the consolation semifinals and Savanna in the consolation championship. The Cougars traveled to Kiowa with a 12-4 record.

The Lady Cougars have gone 3-2 in the last two weeks, losing 64-22 to Oktaha but beating Crowder 49-28. The Lady Cougars also won a consolation championship at the Pitt 8, losing to Stuart in the first round but beating Indianola and then Haileyville.

The Lady Cougars entered Tuesday’s game with a 4-13 record. Canadian next plays Thursday at home against McCurtain.


The Demons lost to Red Oak 77-55 Jan. 14, then lost to Crowder 86-67 Jan. 17. Crowder finished fourth at the Pitt 8, beating Savanna in the first round but losing to Stuart in the semifinals and Kiowa in the third-place game.

The Demonettes took an eight-game losing streak to Haileyville on Tuesday. Crowder lost 90-28 to Red Oak and 49-28 to Canadian, then went 0-2 at the Pitt 8, losing to Savanna and then Haileyville.

Crowder entered Tuesday’s games at Haileyville with a 5-12 boys’ record and a 2-15 girls’ record. Crowder next plays Thursday at home against Oktaha.


The Warriors had won their last eight games heading into Tuesday’s games against Crowder, including beating Panola 60-41 Jan. 14 and Kinta 52-50 Jan. 17. Haileyville then went 3-0 at the Pitt 8, upsetting Canadian, Kiowa and Stuart to win the championship.

The Lady Warriors beat Panola 33-26, lost to Kinta 48-43 and went 1-2 in the Pitt 8. The Lady Warriors lost their first-round game to Pittsburg in the Pitt 8, beat Crowder in the consolation semifinals but lost to Canadian in the consolation championship.

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