FORT SMITH, Ark.—Howe’s girls bounced back from their first loss of the season on Thursday by winning big over Fort Smith Southside, 73-27, in the final game of the Taco Bell Tournament of Champions Friday.
The final day of the tournament was cancelled due to worries about the winter weather storm …
PORUM—Eduardo Sanchez hit a basket with 2.2 seconds left to give Howe its first lead and the Lions held on for a 61-60 win over Warner Friday in the Porum Tournament.
The Lions improve to 4-1 and play Quinton in the championship game Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Warner drops to 4-2.
By CRAIG HALL
POTEAU—Poteau’s girls won a thriller in overtime while the Pirates pulled away in the fourth quarter to sweep Heavener in basketball action Friday night.
The Lady Pirates outscored Heavener 9-6 in overtime to take a 51-48 win in the opener while Poteau’s boys controlled the game late to get …
TALIHINA—Talihina swept its Black Diamond Conference games from Stigler Thursday night.
Talihina’s boys improved to 3-0 with an 80-49 win over the Panthers while the Lady Tigers moved their record to 2-1 with a 48-45 win.
Talihina is scheduled to visit Vian Saturday.
Talihina outscored the Lady Panthers 18-10 in the third quarter …
CHECOTAH—Checotah’s swept Poteau in a pair of NOAA games here Thursday night.
Checotah’s girls won the opener, 43-27, before the Wildcats completed the sweep with a 67-62 win.
Poteau returns home to host Heavener Friday.
Checotah built a 10-point lead at the end of the first quarter and the Lady Pirates could never …
FORT SMITH, Ark.—Bishop Miege, Kansas handed the Howe girls their first loss, 74-62, in the opening round of the Taco Bell Tournament of Champions Thursday at Southside.
The Lady Lions play Southside Friday at 8 p.m. in consolation play. Due to the threat of winter weather, Saturday’s games have been cancelled.
PORUM—Howe’s boys defeated Pocola for the second time in three days in the opening round of the Porum Tournament Thursday night.
The Lions improved to 3-1 with the 61-40 victory. Howe will play Warner at 7:45 p.m. Friday in the semifinals. Pocola drops to 0-4.
After a relatively slow first half, Pocola …
LeFLORE—LeFlore’s boys bounced back from an opening-round loss to Keota in the Nadine Carpenter Invitational Tournament with a 72-24 rout of Panola Thursday.
The Savages improved to 4-4 with the win.
LeFlore jumped out to a commanding 31-6 lead after the first quarter and cruised to the easy win.
James Long led the …
LeFLORE—Cameron won both its games in consolation play at the Nadine Carpenter Invitational Tournament Thursday.
Cameron’s girls downed Gans, 38-29, while the Jackets edged Crowder in overtime, 37-33.
Cameron outscored Crowder 5-1 in overtime to get the victory. L.T. Booth led the Jackets (4-3) with 23 points. Crowder was led by Uriah …
LeFlore County sports scoreboard for 12-6-18.
Howe 61, Pocola 40
LeFlore 72, Panola 24
Talihina 80, Stigler 49
Cameron 37, Crowder 33
Poteau at Checotah
Bishop Miege, Kansas 74, Howe 62
Talihina 49, Stigler 46
Cameron 38, Gans 29
Checotah 43, Poteau 27
Wister 61, Haileyville 31
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