By CRAIG HALL
HARTSHORNE—Heavener’s girls won their second straight district championship and Hartshorne’s boys downed the Wolves here Friday night in Class 3A district tournament play.
Heavener’s girls took the lead for good in the second quarter and swept the season series over the Lady Miners with a 40-32 win. In the late game, Hartshorne blew out to a big lead early and claimed the district championship with a 70-35 win.
Heavener and Hartshorne both advance to the regional tournament on Thursday at Spiro. The Lady Wolves and Hartshorne boys play the winners of Saturday’s Spiro and Salina game while the Lady Miners and Heavener boys play the losers in the afternoon.
Trailing 11-10 in the second quarter, Jodie Hill scored seven straight points to give Heavener the lead for good. The Lady Wolves maintained a comfortable margin until Hartshorne cut the lead to 32-27 with 3:15 left.
Jacee Manley hit a pair of free throws for Heavener and after a Hartshorne free throw, Kenzie Wilson and Kacee Manley were perfect on four straight free throws to up the lead back to 10 points with 1:38 left.
The win improves Heavener to 17-6 and was the Lady Wolves’ sixth straight victory. Hill paced Heavener with 13 points and Jacee Manley added 10.
Hartshorne’s boys were hot from the start and the Wolves never made a game of it.
The Miners, now 21-2, led 21-7 at the end of the first quarter and improved the margin to 45-15 at the half. Hartshorne’s only losses were at Heavener and to Idabel in the finals of the Wilburton tournament.
Isaiah Osife had 22 points to lead the Miners and Tyler Lindley added 19. Colt Dunigan led Heavener with nine points.
Class 3A district tournament
Heavener 40, Hartshorne 32
Heavener 6 18 6 10—40
Hartshorne 8 6 6 12—32
Heavener—Jodie Hill 13, Jacee Manley 10, Kacee Manley 6, Makenzie Wilson 4, Sydney Crase 3, Azure Watkins 2
Hartshorne—Sims 8, Baker 7, Baker 6, Lyons 6, Stiltner 3, Alexander 2,
Hartshorne 70, Heavener
Heavener 7 8 7 13—35
Hartshorne 21 24 16 9–70
Heavener—Colt Dunigan 9, Noah Davis 5, Jordan Terry 4, Connor Place 4, Dillion May 4, Eddie Arrant 3, Corry Duncan 2, Chance Dunigan 2, Ashton Wright 2.
Hartshorne—Isaiah Osife 22, Tyler Lindley 19, Dru Barrier 8, Trey Medicinebear 6, Tyler Akins 5, Jawaski Johnson 4Troy Ray 4, Bronson Jim 2