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December 24, 2013

Midweek Update: Hartshorne tournament wraps up

McALESTER — As schools break for Christmas and New Years, here’s how all your local schools finished the 2013 portions of their winter seasons.

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The Cougars beat Wister, 61-52, in the third-place game of the Hartshorne Pick & Shovel Classic on Dec. 18. Canadian lost 58-56 to Hartshorne on Dec. 19 but beat Warner 71-34 Friday.

The Cougars head into 2014 with a 7-2 record.

The Lady Cougars lost 52-31 to Wister in the consolation final of the Pick & Shovel Classic on Dec. 18, lost 56-26 to Hartshorne on Dec. 19 and lost 50-24 to Warner on Friday.

The Lady Cougars are 1-9 this season. Canadian next plays at Haileyville on Jan. 6.


The Demons lost at Hartshorne on Dec. 17, 72-54, then lost to Wilburton in the Pick & Shovel Classic consolation semifinals Dec. 18, 73-39.

The Demonettes also lost to Hartshorne on Dec. 17, 61-38.

Crowder next plays Jan. 7 at Quinton. The Demons are 3-7, the Demonettes 2-9.


Having lost 45-27 to Red Oak in the Eastern Oklahoma State College Invitational semifinals on Dec. 4, Haileyville resumed the tournament with Friday’s third-place game. The Warriors lost to Whitesboro, 65-48.

Having lost 63-44 to Pittsburg in the consolation semifinals Dec. 4, the Lady Warriors haven’t played since their 68-31 loss at Savanna on Dec. 16.

Haileyville next plays Saturday in the Panama Holiday Festival. The Lady Warriors play Acorn, Ark., at 2 p.m., and the Warriors play Acorn at 3:30 p.m.

The Lady Warriors also play Panama on Monday at 7 p.m., followed by the Warriors playing Panama at 8:30 p.m.


The Miners enter the new year on a four-game winning streak. Hartshorne beat Crowder 72-54 on Dec. 17, Oktaha 68-49 in the Pick & Shovel consolation semifinals Dec. 18, Canadian 58-56 on Dec. 19 and Wilburton 53-45 in Friday’s Pick & Shovel consolation finals.

The Lady Miners beat Crowder, 61-38, lost 73-52 to Oktaha in the Pick & Shovel semifinals, beat Canadian 56-26 and then lost Friday’s third-place game to Antlers, 37-33.

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