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January 28, 2014

Midweek Update: Two weeks’ worth of scores



The Lady Buffs then lost to Muldrow on Monday, 58-38.

McAlester hosts Broken Bow on Friday and MacArthur on Saturday.

McAlester’s wrestling team beat Ardmore 48-21 Jan. 16, lost dual-meets against Duncan and Western Heights on Jan. 21, then beat Ada 36-30 Thursday.

Those Jan. 21 losses mean McAlester will not compete at dual-state this year, but individual wrestlers could still qualify for the state meet.


The Panthers went 0-2 in the Pitt 8 Tournament, losing to Kiowa in the first round and Canadian in the consolation semifinals. Pittsburg also lost to Soper on Monday, 71-56, to fall to 4-14.

The Lady Panthers, ranked 18th in Class B, went 2-1 in the Pitt 8, beating Haileyville in the first round and Savanna in the semifinals before losing to Kiowa in the championship. Pittsburg beat Soper 49-25 to improve to 15-5.

Pittsburg hosted Stringtown on Tuesday and next plays at Panola on Feb. 4.


The Savages beat Savanna 56-36 Jan. 14, Keota 49-48 Jan. 17 and all three teams faced in the Porum Invitational Tournament. Quinton beat Panola 51-29 in the first round of the Porum Invitational on Jan. 20, then beat McCurtain 51-34 in the semifinals Friday and Keota 43-32 in the championship Saturday.

The Lady Savages beat Savanna 55-44 and lost to Keota 52-40. They also won the Porum Invitational, beating Panola 61-10 Jan. 21, Keota 50-26 Thursday and Porum 53-32 in Saturday’s championship.

Quinton played Red Oak on Tuesday and next plays at Clayton on Friday.


The Bulldogs lost to Quinton 56-36 Jan 14 and to Kiowa 66-33 Jan. 17. Savanna then went 1-2 at the Pitt 8, losing to Crowder in the first round, beating Indianola but losing to Canadian in the consolation championship.

Savanna also lost 58-38 to Oktaha on Monday.

The Lady Bulldogs lost 55-44 to Quinton and 74-43 to Kiowa, then went 1-2 at the Pitt 8 and finished fourth. Savanna beat Crowder in the first round but lost to Pittsburg in the semifinals and Stuart in the third-place game.

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