STIGLER—Heavener’s girls clinched a tie for the Black Diamond Conference championship here Friday with a win while Stigler’s boys rallied late to down the Wolves in the second game.
The Lady Wolves won the opener over Stigler, 45-29, while the Panthers came from behind in the late game to down the Wolves, 54-46.
Heavener’s girls tied for the conference championship with Wilburton, a 48-15 winner over Talihina on Friday. Heavener and Wilburton both won the head-to-head matchups on the other teams’ home court while the Lady Wolves lost at Pocola and the Lady Diggers lost at Stigler.
Heavener’s girls outscored the hosts in every quarter and put the game away by outscoring the Lady Panthers, 11-5, in the fourth quarter.
Jodie Hill’s 16 points led Heavener while Kenzie Wilson added 11. The win was the Lady Wolves’ fifth straight and improved their record to 16-6.
The Wolves led 40-34 at the end of three quarters before Stigler outscored Heavener, 20-6, in the final period to get the victory.
Colt Dunigan had 18 points to lead Heavener while Noah Davis added 11.
Trace Maxwell’s 15 points topped Stigler’s attack. Kyle Allen added 11 points.
Weather permitting, Heavener is scheduled to host Poteau on Monday in the final regular season games for both schools. Heavener is at Hartshorne on Friday in a Class 3A district tournament.
Heavener 45, Stigler 29
Heavener 8 12 14 11—45
Stigler 4 10 10 5—29
Heavener—Jodie Hill 16, Kenzie Wilson 11, Jacee Manley 8, Azure Watkins 3, Reagan Alexander 3, Emily Yandell 3.
Stigler—Nina Echelle 13, Shauntay Hays 8, Adi Pacek 6, Bailey Self 2
Stigler 54, Heavener 46
Heavener 17 12 11 6—46
Stigler 18 7 9 20—54
Heavener—Colt Dunigan 18, Noah Davis 11, Dillion May 9, Connor Place 6, Jordan Terry 2.
Stigler—Trace Maxwell 15, Kyle Allen 11, Dylan Bryant 9, Kyle Lassiter 8, Quontez Jim 5, Cameron Highfill 2.