Monday’s Games


At Tushka

Konawa 54, Tushka 29

KONAWA 17 4 12 21 — 54

TUSHKA 5 8 14 2 — 29

KONAWA: Rhea Grant 21, Kelsey Howard 13, Amber Lamb 7, Erin Fixico 5, Chelsa Porter 3, Melanie Gladden 2, Kassandra McClain 2, Mandy Yellowfish 2.

TUSHKA: Kelsey Jones 12, Tarynn Branscum 6, Amanda Tomlinson 4, Mikah Hill 3, Evans 2, Sharawn Hall 2.

3-point goals: Howard 3, Porter (K); Hill, Branscum (T).

Fouled out: Jones (T).

NOTEWORTHY: Host Tushka was within single digits early in the second half but Konawa clamped down on defense in the fourth quarter, finishing the game on a 21-2 run while scoring the final 18 points of the game. Rhea Grant scored 15 of her game-high 21 points to help Konawa to a 21-13 hafltime lead. Konawa also began the game with a 14-0 surge. Grant also had five rebounds and four steals. Kelsey Howard hit three 3-pointers and added 13 points while Amber Lamb followed with seven points and seven rebounds.

COACHES QUOTE: “We just did what we had to do to win the ballgame. It wasn’t very pretty. Like I told the girls, for about a quarter and a half we looked as good as we’ve looked all year. At times we looked really good. But at other times we weren’t very sharp,” — Konawa head coach Gordon Garner.

Team Record: Konawa 4-0; Tushka 4-4.

Up Next: Holdenville at Konawa tonight.


At Tushka

Tushka 54, Konawa 32

KONAWA 12 7 7 6 — 32

TUSHKA 18 13 10 13 — 54

KONAWA: Dillon Snow 13, Cylas Foster 12, Skyland Tanyan 3, Reece Melton 2, Dylan Terry 2.

TUSHKA: Kris Winters 14, Tyson Finch 11, Garrett Johnson 7, Quin Hall 7, Kody Moreland 6, Logan Daniel 5, B. Daniel 4.

3-point goals: Foster (K); Hall 2, Winters 2, B. Daniel (T).

Fouled out: None.

NOTEWORTHY: Konawa was limited to single digit scoring in each of the final three quarters as Tushka eased to its eighth victory of the young season. Dillon Snow was strong in defeat for Konawa with 13 points and five rebounds while Cylas Foster added 12 points and nine boards. Kris Winters scored 14 in a balanced Tushka attack.

COACHES QUOTE: “We had too many turnovers,” — Konawa head coach Gordon Garner.

Team Record: Konawa 1-3; Tushka 8-1.

Up Next: Holdenville at Konawa tonight.

Saturday’s Game


Little River Conference Tournament

At Seminole State College

Third Place

Sasakwa 64, Mason 59

SASAKWA 10 14 14 26 — 64

MASON 7 20 17 15 — 59

SASAKWA LEADERS: Cerissa Palmer 18, Jacklyn Nail 18, Nikki Nail 16, C.J. Palmer 8.

MASON LEADERS: Nessa Tiger 17, Keri Rowan 14, Nikki Bear 12.

COACHES QUOTE: “We played well enough to win, but no where near as well as we can play. This is a good win to defeat the No. 13 team in the state and shows us how good we can be when it comes together,” — Sasakwa head coach Doug Isaacs.

Team Record: Sasakwa 4-2 (Note: Sasakwa’s only two losses were to Varnum (No. 3 in Class B).

Up Next: Sasakwa at Moss tonight.

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