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January 28, 2014

Midweek Update: Two weeks’ worth of scores



Haileyville next plays at LeFlore on Thursday.


The Miners beat Stigler 71-53 Jan. 14, beat Allen 64-53 Jan. 16, lost to Pocola 70-56 Jan. 17 and beat Wilburton 55-31 Jan. 24. The Miners held a 10-3 record heading into Tuesday’s games at Talihina.

The Lady Miners lost to Stigler 51-33, lost to Allen 54-51, beat Pocola 38-36 and lost to Wilburton 52-41. That 1-3 showing dropped the Lady Miners to 6-9 as of Tuesday morning.

Hartshorne next plays Friday at Heavener.


The Warriors lost to Clayton 64-27 Jan. 17, then went 0-2 at the Pitt 8 Tournament, losing to Stuart and Savanna. The Warriorettes lost to Clayton 38-32, then lost to Kiowa and Savanna in the Pitt 8.

Indianola, whose teams still have just one win between them, played Schulter on Tuesday and next play Friday at Canadian.


The Cowboys, ranked 11th in Class A, went into Tuesday’s games against Canadian with just one loss in their last 10 games. Kiowa beat Allen 68-41 Jan. 14, beat Savanna 66-33 Jan. 17, then went 2-1 at the Pitt 8 to improve to 15-4.

Kiowa beat Pittsburg in the first round of the Pitt 8, lost to Haileyville in the semifinals but beat Crowder in the third-place game.

The Cowgirls, meanwhile, hosted Canadian while on a 10-game winning streak. Kiowa beat Allen 68-50, beat Savanna 74-43, then beat Indianola, Stuart and Pittsburg to win the Pitt 8.

The Cowgirls, ranked second in Class A, took a 16-3 record into Tuesday’s games. Kiowa next plays Friday at home against Colbert.


The Buffaloes lost 57-40 to Durant Jan. 17, beat Ada 38-37 Jan. 18 but then went 0-3 at the Carl Albert Tournament in Midwest City. McAlester lost 68-59 to Millwood on Thursday, 67-35 to Norman on Friday and 74-71 to Branson, Mo., in Saturday’s seventh-place game.

McAlester still hasn’t beaten a 5A team this season, but it beat Muldrow, a Class 4A school, 68-62 on Monday.

The Lady Buffs beat Durant 43-39, lost to Ada 65-34, then won the consolation championship at the Shawnee Shootout. McAlester lost 68-52 to El Reno on Thursday, but beat Northwest Classen 46-38 on Friday and Southeast 54-44 in Saturday’s consolation championship.

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