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October 29, 2013

Midweek Update: Small-school basketball season begins

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McALESTER —

Pittsburg:

Pittsburg’s basketball season starts Friday at Wilson-Henryetta. The Lady Panthers play at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Panthers at 8.

Pittsburg plays its first home game Saturday against Mason, then heads to Crowder on Tuesday.

Quinton:

Quinton’s girls’ cross country team finished 11th at the Class 2A OSSAA State Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Shawnee. Courtney Taylor led the Lady Savages, finishing seventh overall in 13:03.10.

Hanna Pitman finished 31st in 13:46, Ashley Avila finished 74th in 15:01, Elisabeth Wilson finished 97th in 16:05.6 and Madelyn Stunfield finished 98th in 16:36.

The only Quinton runner to make the boys’ state meet, Brad Davis finished 14th overall in 17:55.

Quinton’s football season continues at home against Canadian on Friday. The Savages are currently 3-4 overall, 1-4 in district play.

Savanna:

Savanna’s football season continues at Talihina on Friday. Both Savanna and Talihina have undefeated district records, so District A-5 could be decided Friday if Central Sallisaw loses.

Stuart:

Stuart’s basketball season opens Friday at Calvin. The Lady Hornets play at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Hornets at 8.

Stuart plays at Kiowa on Tuesday, then hosts Pittsburg for Homecoming on Nov. 8.

Wilburton:

Wilburton’s football season continues at Hugo on Friday. The Diggers are still looking for their first win of the season.

Contact Matt Goisman at mgoisman@mcalesternews.com.

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