By CRAIG HALL
Heavener’s girls stayed on top of the Black Diamond Conference standings and got some revenge over Pocola on Tuesday night with a 54-33 win over the Lady Indians.
Heavener’s boys had several chances late to tie or win the game, but came up short against the Indians, 37-35.
The win for the Lady Wolves improves their record to 15-6 and keeps them in at least a tie atop the conference standings with Wilburton. Pocola defeated Heavener at home on Jan. 27, 43-42, the last loss for the Lady Wolves as they won their fourth straight.
Freshman Makenzie Wilson had one of her best games, scoring 20 points for Heavener in the win. Jodie Hill and Azure Watkins both had 12.
Desi Carter led Pocola with 14 points.
Pocola’s boys built a 25-13 lead early in the third quarter against Heavener, which played most of the game without leading scorer Noah Davis, who has been sick.
Heavener went to a press defense and started its comeback. The Wolves had several chances in the last minute, but could not convert.
Pocola’s DeAundre Wilkins had 18 points to lead Pocola. Dillion May had one of his better games in leading Heavener’s comeback and finished with game-high honors of 21 points. Dunigan added 11.
Check out this week’s Heavener Ledger for an expanded story on the games.
Heavener 54, Pocola 33
Pocola 4 11 13 5—33
Heavener 11 15 15 13—54
Pocola—Desi Carter 14, Brooklyn Morton 7, Linlee Blankenship 4, Morgan Francis 3, Lupe Galvan 2, Rakalyn Lairamore 2, Stephanie Jurczyk 1
Heavener—Makenzie Wilson 20, Jodie Hill 12, Azure Watkins 12, Jacee Manley 8, Kacee Manley 2.
Pocola 37, Heavener 35
Pocola 10 11 7 9—37
Heavener 3 10 7 15—35
Pocola—DeAundre Wilkins 18, Brandon Thompson 6, Greg Fann 6, Drew Minks 4, Caelum Grober 3
Heavener—Dillion May 21, Colt Dunigan 11, Ashton Wright 2, Dillan Stallings 1