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January 15, 2014

Midweek Update: Kiowa sweeps Moss Tournament



The Warriorettes lost 84-45 to Kiowa, then also went 0-2 at the Dee Foster Invitational. Indianola lost 48-27 to Soper, then 52-49 to Haileyville.

Indianola plays Clayton on Friday, then starts the Pitt 8 Tournament on Monday.


The 11th-ranked Cowboys won all four games last week and took a five-game winning streak into Tuesday’s game against Allen. The Cowboys beat Indianola 67-20 on Jan. 7, then went 3-0 at the Moss Invitational Tournament, beating Bowlegs 70-22 on Thursday, Stonewall 53-44 on Friday and Roff 43-32 in Saturday’s championship.

The third-ranked Cowgirls also went 4-0 and took a five-game winning streak into Tuesday’s game. The Cowgirls beat Indianola 84-45, Moss 63-17 in Thursday’s first round of the Moss tournament, Allen 58-32 in Friday’s semifinal and New Lima 62-43 in Saturday’s championship.

Kiowa played Allen on Tuesday, plays Savanna on Friday and starts the Pitt 8 Tournament on Monday.


The Buffaloes went 0-3 at the Bedouin Shrine Classic in Muskogee last week, finishing eighth. The Buffs lost 65-43 to Tahlequah Sequoyah on Tuesday, 70-58 to Checotah on Thursday and 72-40 to Hilldale in Saturday’s seventh-place game.

The Lady Buffs beat Daniel Webster 58-43 on Tuesday, lost 63-41 to Enid on Thursday and lost 60-28 to Hilldale in Saturday’s third-place game.

McAlester plays at Durant on Friday and hosts Ada on Saturday.

McAlester’s wrestling team won a key district dual-meet on Thursday, beating Durant 35-34, then finished second at the McAlester Open on Friday and Saturday. See our "Local Sports" section for more information.


The Panthers lost to Bennington 39-38 on Jan. 7, then went 2-1 at the Dee Foster Invitational and finished third. Pittsburg beat Braggs 69-63 on Thursday, lost to Haileyville 52-42 on Friday then beat Wilson 65-30 in Saturday’s third-place game.

The Lady Panthers beat Bennington 71-47, then went 3-0 to win the Invitational. Pittsburg beat Milburn 63-24 on Thursday, Braggs 62-24 on Friday and Soper 49-18 in Saturday’s championship.

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