- Ada, Oklahoma


February 11, 2014

Local Basketball Capsules & Boxscores

Ada — Saturday's Games


At Vanoss

Vanoss 49, Elmore City 45

ELMORE CITY 11 17 7 10  —  45

VANOSS 12 17 9 11  —  49

ELMORE CITY: Cali Nelson 17, Rylee McCaskill 12, Sophia Landers 10, Alexis Walck 6.

VANOSS: Toni Prince 19, Kalli Mowdy 11, Taylor Smith 8, Crystal Frederick 8, Caylin Ballard 2, Cheyanna Kirkwood 1.

3-point goals: Nelson 4, McCaskill (EC). Smith 2, Mowdy, Frederick (V)

Fouled out: Tara Jimenez (EC)

NOTEWORTHY: Toni Prince poured in 19 points and Kalli Mowdy contributed 11 as Vanoss outlasted Elmore City, 49-45, on Saturday. Taylor Smith and Crystal Frederick tacked on eight points apiece. Smith drained a pair of 3-pointers while Mowdy and Frederick ended up with one each. Cali Nelson, behind four treys, led Elmore City with 17 points, Rylee McCaskill followed with 12 points and Sophia Landers ended up with 10.

COACH’S QUOTE: “It was a good win on senior night in a packed gym,” — Vanoss head coach Dillon Snow.

Team Record: Vanoss 9-14.

Up Next: Vanoss vs. Waurika Friday at Class A District Tournament at Velma-Alma.


At ECU’s Kerr Center

Velma-Alma 60, Stratford 40

VELMA-ALMA 15 16 16 13  —  60

STRATFORD 10   6 15   9  —  40

VELMA-ALMA: Sutherland 27, Johnson 9, Humphreys 8, Moore 6, Keenan 6, Brown 2, Wright 1, Thompson 1.

STRATFORD: Cheyenne Weast 20, Kathryne Alberson 7, Vanessa Cothren 6, Leah Parker 4, Paige Harrell 2, Cheyenne Hickman 1.

3-point goals: Sutherland 3 (V)

Fouled out: none

NOTEWORTHY: A poor second quarter placed the Stratford Lady Bulldogs in a huge hole as they fell to Velma-Alma, 60-40, on Saturday at East Central University’s Kerr Activities Center. Velma-Alma, leading 15-10 after one quarter, went on a 16-6 run I the second in taking a 31-16 halftime lead. Stratford was then outscored by a 29-24 margin in the second half. Cheyenne Weast fired in 20 points to pace the Lady Bulldogs in a losing effort. Next on the scoring list for Stratford were Kathryne Alberson with seven points and Vanessa Cothren with six.

COACH’S QUOTE: “We hit a lull in the second quarter in which we couldn’t hit shots. We were getting good looks. They just wouldn’t fall. We played hard, but it was just one of those nights,” — Stratford head coach Jason Fulks.

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