COACH'S QUOTE: “We’re getting closer, but we still have a lot to improve on.” — Stonewall head coach Brian Davis.
Team Records: Stonewall 1-5; Stuart 4-2.
Up Next: Tupelo at Stonewall Friday.
Latta 53, Dale 32
DALE 10 13 4 5 — 32
LATTA 13 15 15 10 — 53
DALE: Jace Wilkins 10, Latif Tobler 9, Randy Crawford 6, Taron Carter 3, Brandon Draper 2, Gunnar Hathcock 2.
LATTA: Kade Hayes 23, Brady Johnson 9, Derek Epperly 6, Treston Tully 6, Ryan Stockton 4, Brogan Cantrell 3, Carter Kessinger 2.
3-point goals: Carter (D). Hayes 5, Johnson, Tully (L).
Fouled out: None
NOTEWORTHY: Senior guard Kade Hayes popped in four 3-pointers, finished with a game-high 23 points and recorded five steals as the Panthers rolled past Dale, 53-32, on Tuesday. Senior forward Brady Johnson added nine points, including one trey, and pulled down six rebounds for Latta. Juniors Derek Epperly and Treston Tully chipped in six points each as Tully also handed out six assists for the Panthers. Jace Wilkins scored all 10 of his points in the first half to lead the Pirates. Latta led 13-10 after one quarter and had a 28-23 halftime lead. The Panthers outscored Dale by a 15-4 margin in the third and went on a 10-5 run in the fourth.
COACH’S QUOTE: “I thought, defensively, we played really well. We were locked in defensively. Brady did a great job on Wilkins, holding him scoreless in the second half. We still need some work on our offense, but we created some offense with our defense.” — Latta head coach Donnie Husband.
Team Records: Latta is 2-0; Dale 1-2.
Up Next: Latta at Vanoss Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Asher 80, Earlsboro 70
EARLSBORO 16 16 18 20 — 70
ASHER 21 30 18 11 — 80
EARLSBORO: Derick McCormick 39, Connor Kelsay 14, Ethan Bateman 8, Austin Sanders 4, Kaiden Orso 3, Eric Stargell 2.
ASHER: Tim Johnson 35, Caleb Dublet 12, Tanner Andrews 10, Ryan Pybas 8, Colby Carpenter 7, Hunter Fowler 6, Jordan Luman 2.
3-point goals: McCormick 6, Kelsay 4, Bateman (E). Fowler 2, Johnson, Carpenter (A).
Fouled out: None
NOTEWORTHY: Junior Tim Johnson poured in 35 points as the Indians built a 51-32 halftime advantage before posting an 80-70 decision over visiting Earlsboro on Tuesday night. Junior Caleb Dubler followed with 12 points for Asher, while senior Tanner Andrews ended up with 10. Derick McCormick, behind six 3-pointers, poured in a game-leading 39 points, and Connor Kelsay, who nailed four treys, ended up with 14 points. The Indians, leading 21-16 after one quarter, outscored the Wildcats 30-16 in the second quarter.