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November 26, 2013

Midweek Update: Playoffs continue for Buffs and Miners

McALESTER — Two teams remain in their respective football playoffs, while everyone else has transitioned to basketball. Find out about all 12 local schools below.

All scores reported to OSSAARankings.com.

Canadian:

Canadian split Thursday’s basketball-opener at Kinta. The Cougars won, 70-46, but the Lady Cougars lost, 38-28.

Canadian next plays at the Hartshorne Tournament, which starts Monday

Crowder:

Crowder basketball got swept in both of its games last week. The Demons lost at Oktaha on Nov. 19, 103-56, and the Demonettes lost, 75-32.

The Demons then lost at Stuart on Friday, 83-41, and the Demonettes lost, 64-43.

Crowder next plays at the Hartshorne Tournament, which starts Monday.

Haileyville:

Haileyville’s basketball season got off to a fast start Thursday, when it swept Indianola. Haileyville’s boys won, 79-27, and its girls won, 63-39.

Haileyville next plays at the Eastern Invitational Tournament, which starts Monday at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

Hartshorne:

The Hartshorne Miners will be at Oklahoma Christian School in Edmond on Friday for the Class 2A quarter-finals. The game starts at 7:30 p.m., the winner moving on to face either Meeker or Millwood in the semifinals.

Hartshorne’s basketball season starts Monday with the Hartshorne Tournament.

Indianola:

Indianola lost both of Thursday’s games at Haileyville, the boys losing, 79-27, and the girls losing, 63-39. Indianola also lost both of Friday’s games at Whitesboro, the boys losing, 57-16, and the girls losing, 50-12.

The Warriors are 1-6 this season, while the Warriorettes are 0-7. Indianola next plays at the Darrell James Shootout starting Dec. 9 in Canadian.

Kiowa:

Kiowa played just one game last week, heading to Stringtown on Thursday and getting wins from both the Cowboys and Cowgirls. The Cowboys won, 53-32, to improve to 4-2 this season, while the Cowgirls won, 85-34, to also improve to 4-2.

The Cowboys are currently ranked 10th in Class A, the Cowgirls fourth. Kiowa next plays at Rock Creek on Dec. 7.

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