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February 4, 2014

Midweek Update: Hoops season enters final month

McALESTER — Just a handful of basketball games remain before the start of district tournaments for Class A and B teams in Oklahoma. Find out what your school is up to below.

All scores reported to OSSAARankings.com.

Canadian:

The Cougars lost to Kiowa 73-34 on Jan. 28, but they bounced back to beat McCurtain 53-48 on Thursday and Indianola 65-35 on Friday. The Lady Cougars lost 75-26 to Kiowa and 41-39 to McCurtain, but they beat Indianola 65-35.

Tuesday’s games against Savanna were canceled due to inclement weather. Canadian next plays Monday at Pittsburg.

Crowder:

The Demons and Demonettes got swept last week, losing all four games against Haileyville and Oktaha. The Demons lost 66-58 to Haileyville on Jan. 28 and 74-56 to Oktaha on Thursday.

The Demonettes lost 55-50 to Haileyville and 70-33 to Oktaha. Crowder next plays at Savanna on Friday.

Haileyville:

The Warriors stretched their winning streak to nine with a 66-58 win against Crowder on Jan. 28, but that streak ended Friday with a 48-44 loss to LeFlore. The Warriorettes also went 1-1 last week, beating Crowder 55-50 but losing to LeFlore 55-40.

Haileyville plays at Kiowa on Thursday.

Hartshorne:

The Miners dropped their Jan. 28 game at Talihina, 69-66. Though probably disappointed at missing a chance to beat a ranked Class 2A team, Hartshorne recovered and beat Heavener on Friday, 75-61.

The Lady Miners also lost to Talihina, 61-50, but beat Heavener, 53-52.

With Tuesday’s games at Stigler canceled due to inclement weather, Hartshorne next plays Friday at Wilburton.

Indianola:

The Warriors got swept last week, losing 91-41 to Schulter on Jan. 28 and 65-35 to Canadian on Friday.

No score was reported for the Warriorettes game against Schulter, but they lost 65-35 to Canadian.

Monday’s games at Midway were canceled due to inclement weather. Indianola next plays at Pittsburg on Friday.

Kiowa:

Kiowa swept its games last week, the Cowboys beating Canadian 73-34 on Jan. 28 and Colbert 45-23 on Friday. The Cowgirls beat Canadian 75-26 and Colbert 71-47 and are currently on a 12-game winning streak that includes all games played in 2014.

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