Tuesday’s Games


At Latta

Bethel 58, Latta 54

BETHEL 9 15 18 16 — 58

LATTA 15 11 9 19 — 54

BETHEL: Nate Martin 17, Jace Johnson 14, Trey Sears 12, Steve McEllhany 4, Dylon Howard 3, Tyler Martin 2, Garrett Babb 2.

LATTA: Jeremi Correll 31, Mark Ernst 8, Dakota Roebuck 8, Chris Lutrell 4, Dalton Brown 3.

3-point goals: Sears 2, Howard, Johnson (L); Ernst, Roebuck (L).

Fouled out: Tyler Martin (B).

NOTEWORTHY: Latta (No. 7 in Class 2A) fell behind 42-35 after three quarters and couldn’t quite complete a comeback attempt. The shorthanded Panthers got a dominant 31-point, 12-rebound effort from Jeremi Correll but no other LHS player reached double digits. Mark Ernst and Dakota Roebuck added eight points each for the hosts. Nate Martin led Bethel (No. 14 in Class 3A) with 17 while Jace Johnson added 14. Latta was without guard Trevan Jimboy who is hospitalized with anemia, and Chris Luttrell left the game in the second half with an ankle injury.

COACHES QUOTE: “(Correll) played pretty darn good. We did a good job of getting him the basketball. He really got it going. He played well offensively. Bethel is really good. It was a playoff-type atmosphere. I’m really proud of our team,” — Latta head coach Donnie Husband.

Team Record: Latta 3-1.

Up Next: Byng at Latta Friday.

At Vanoss

Vanoss 57, Konawa 50

KONAWA 7 6 13 24 — 50

VANOSS 13 12 12 20 — 57

KONAWA: Andrew Barnard 10, Jordan Marsh 10, Kyle White 6, Tyler Henshall 6, Lee Stoup 4, Ethan Johnson 4, Cylas Foster 4, Dillon Snow 2.

VANOSS: Tyler Mackey 21, Evan Anderson 15, Jake Hawley 11, Brett Holman 9, Zac Scoggin 1.

3-point goals: Marsh, Henshall (K); Mackey 2, Holman (V).

Fouled out: Bernard (K); Anderson (V).

NOTEWORTHY: Vanoss led 25-13 at the break before Konawa mounted a comeback that fell just short. Tyler Mackey had a strong outing for the Wolves with 21 points and seven rebounds while Evan Anderson followed with 15 points and seven more boards. Vanoss sank 22-of-30 free throws compared to a 6-of-18 effort for the Tigers.

COACHES QUOTE: “We needed a win, and we got a win against a really quality ballclub. They're a well-coached team. Our kids really played hard,” — Vanoss head coach Shawn Reeves.

Team Record: Vanoss 2-2; Konawa 1-1.

Up Next: Stratford at Vanoss Friday; Konawa at Stonewall Friday.

At Bowlegs

Wanette 56, Bowlegs 38

WANETTE 10 11 15 20 — 56

BOWLEGS 10 11 9 8 — 38

WANETTE: Will Rush 17, Aaron Muskett 9, Justin Goit 9, Josh Overvig 7, Chevis English 4, Nick Underwood 3, Tyler Owen 3, David Bender 2.

BOWLEGS: Daren Carter 20, Dominic Wicker 11, Hall 5, Dennings 2.

3-point goals: Rush, Owen (W); Carter 2 (B).

Fouled out: Crabtree (B).

NOTEWORTHY: The game was knotted at 21-21 at halftime, but the Tigers took complete control over the final two quarters. Wanette outscored the host Bison 35-17 over the final two frames to cruise to its first victory of the season. Will Rush had 17 to pace the Tigers.

COACHES QUOTE: “We played well. We finally did some things right and the ball went in the basket for us,” — Wanette head coach Cheyenne Graham.

Team Record: Wanette 1-4.

Up Next: Wanette at Maysville Friday.

At Madill

Madill 66, Coalgate 63

COALGATE 14 15 18 16 — 63

MADILL 14 19 20 13 — 66

COALGATE: Luke Palmer 28, Tyler Ennis 17, Steve DeLay 9, Nevada Cole 5, Shawn Linton 4.

MADILL: Kyle Callison 19, Jeremy Hester 14, Jose Flores 13, Chance Pearce 10, Ryan Kennedy 6, Kyle Cass 2, Alex Mendoza 2.

3-point goals: Palmer 8, DeLay 3 (C); Kennedy 2 (M).

NOTEWORTHY: Coalgate rallied from a big first-half deficit to take a four-point lead in the fourth quarter, but missed foul shots down the stretch opened the door for a late Madill comeback. Luke Palmer scored a career-high 28 points and fellow sophomore Tyler Ennis added 17 for Coalgate in the loss.

Fouled out: Linton, Delay (C)

Team Record: Coalgate 0-1.

Up Next: Tishomingo at Coalgate Tuesday, Dec. 5.

At Stratford

Stratford 48, Roff 42

ROFF 8 14 15 5 — 42

STRATFORD 8 12 11 17 — 48

ROFF: Josh Jones 16, Caleb Bass 12, Patrick Blevins 6, Dayne Parker 4, Jessey Thompson 3, Atlee Kile 1

STRATFORD: Garan Qualls 34, Brian Carter 10, Adam Hinkle 2, David Stoliby 2

3-point goals: Blevins 2, Thompson (R), Qualls 4, Carter 2 (S).

Fouled Out: Blevins (R).

NOTEWORTHY: Stratford trailed by as many as eight points in the second half and erased a six-point deficit by outscoring Roff 17-5 in the fourth quarter. Garan Qualls scored 34 points, including 10 in the final period, and the Stratford zone defense held Roff to just two Caleb Bass field goals down the stretch. Bass finished with a season-low 12 points, and freshman Josh Jones led the Tigers in scoring with 16 points, including 10 in the third quarter. Brian Carter had 11 rebounds and three blocked shots to go with 10 points for Stratford.

COACHES QUOTE: “We did a good job on the boards and held them to one shot most of the time. I thought that was the key. We did a good job of running our offense and getting pretty good shots. I still don’t know a lot about my team, but I know they’re going to play hard. It’s nice to get off with not only a win but a big win.” — Stratford coach Mark Qualls.

Team Records: Roff 2-3, Stratford 1-0

Up Next: Stratford at Vanoss Friday

At Tupelo

Tupelo 65, Calvin 32

CALVIN 5 14 5 8 — 32

TUPELO 20 16 13 16 — 65

CALVIN: Caldwell 6, Johnson 6, Blaylock 5, Turner 5, Burke 3, Ayers 3, Orr 2, Madden 2

TUPELO: Cameron Mann 17, Jason Wyszynski 17, Casey McCollum 14, Randy McCurry 7, Logan Lynch 6, Chad Woods 2, Jeremy Stein 2

3-point goals: Bukrke, Turner, Ayers (C), McCurry (T)

Fouled Out: None.

NOTEWORTHY: Jason Wyszynski scored 17 points, pulled down six rebounds and blocked two shots, and Cameron Mann also scored 17 points to lead Tupelo to the easy victory. Point guard Casey McCollum scored 14 points and dished out six assists for the Tigers, who won for the fifth time in six games.

Team Records: Tupelo 5-1

Up Next: Olney at Tupelo Thursday

At Allen

Allen 73, Asher 52

ASHER 9 13 14 16 — 52

ALLEN 18 11 25 19 — 73

ASHER: James Linn 11, Matt Johnson 11, Tyler Boles 10, Derick Clayton 8, Fred Oliphant 4, Dakota Magby 4, Bill Murray 4

ALLEN: Brandon Postoak 20, Corby King 14, Derek Ross 13, Preston Frazier 12, Josh Goodenkauf 5, Trevor Griffith 5, Ryan Postoak 2, Taylor Ross 2.

3-point goals: Johnson 2 (Ash); Griffith (All)

Fouled out: None

NOTEWORTHY: Senior guard Brandon Postoak scored 20 points to lead a balanced Allen attack as the Mustangs erupted for 44 second-half points and en route to the easy season-opening victory. Corby King (14), Derek Ross (13) and Preston Frazier (12) were also in double figures for Allen, while James Linn, Matt Johnson and Tyler Boles were all in double figures for Asher.

COACHES QUOTE: “This team is pretty balanced. If the kids will understand their roles, we have a chance to have a good season.” — Allen coach Greg Mills.

Team Record: Allen 1-0.

Up Next: Calvin at Allen Friday.