McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

January 15, 2013

Haileyville, Pittsburg win Dee Foster Invitational

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

McALESTER — The Haileyville Warriors entered this past weekend’s Dee Foster Basketball Invitational with just a 3-9 record. Three days later, they left with a 6-9 record, including beating Wilson-Henryetta in Saturday’s final, 52-45.

It was the Warriors’ fourth win in their last five games, and the first tournament championship at Haileyville since 1989.

Just like the Haileyville boys, the Pittsburg girls went 3-0 at the Dee Foster Basketball Invitational, improving their record to 12-6.

The Lady Panthers capped their tournament with a 53-43 win against Soper in the finals.

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