Heavener’s girls will try and clinch a tie for the Black Diamond Conference championship while the boys hope to build some momentum on Friday in games at Stigler.
The Lady Wolves (15-6) have won four straight and can tie for the conference championship with Wilburton if they can win. Heavener won the earlier contest, 62-49.
Stigler is 9-10 going into the game.
With only two regular season games remaining before the district tournament starts on Feb. 20 at Hartshorne, Heavener’s boys need to get back on the winning track.
The Wolves are 8-10 while Stigler is 7-11. Heavener won the earlier meeting 68-67 at home against the Panthers.
In other LeFlore County action for Friday, Poteau travels to take on county rival Spiro, Howe has a couple of tough games at home against Quinton, Talihina visits conference rival Wilburton, Pocola is also in conference play at Hartshorne, while district play kicks off for the smaller schools with Cameron and Arkoma in a Class A district tournament at Arkoma while Class B districts are at and Moyers, with Whitesboro seeking to advance.
The Lady Bulldogs play Friday against Moyers while Whitesboro’s boys play Saturday against the Caney and Moyers winner.
Bokoshe is at LeFlore in a Class B district tournament on Saturday.