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Silo 43, Wewoka 41 (girls)
The Lady Rebels built a double-figure lead but had to withstand a furious second half rally to pick up the victory.
Wewoka led 7-4 after one period before Silo exploded with a 17-5 edge in the second frame spurred by six points from Mattie Busby. The Lady Rebels still were up 28-24 through three stanzas.
Busby topped a balanced offensive attack with 11 points. Abbi Atkinson tossed in nine, Lexi McDonald scored eight, Gracie Lawless and Alaria Bell both notched six with Randi McLarry adding three and Karlee Russell two.
Wewoka 72, Silo 62 (boys)
A 26-point second quarter proved to be the difference as the perennial power Tigers were able to withstand the Rebels down the stretch.
Silo was up 16-14 after the opening stanza before Wewoka grabbed a 40-28 edge at intermission. The Rebels made a solid second half surge outscoring the hosts 34-32 over the final two frames.
Senior Dylan Turner was the catalyst with 22 points for Silo while Jacob Lawless and Leyton Manners each reached double figures with 18 and 17 points respectively.
Achille 64, Mill Creek 46 (girls)
The Lady Eagles raced to a 16-6 edge after the first stanza and steadily pulled away from there.
It was 37-21 at halftime and 56-34 through three frames.
They got huge scoring production from the trio of Rylee Stanglin (19 points), Sommer Rater (17 points) and Karah Manry (17 points) in the winning effort.
Jackie Todd finished with six and Tristin Hill scored five.
Mill Creek 62, Achille 38 (boys)
Rough field goal shooting proved costly for the Achille Eagles as they connected on just 27 percent in the loss.
The Eagles trailed 13-6 after one stanza and just 22-12 at the end of the opening half before Mill Creek broke things wide open during a 27-9 third period run.
Josh Hamby pumped in all of his nine points in the fourth frame to spur the offensive attack.
Trent Gibby, Cole Shull and Zediah Westbrook tossed in five points apiece, Zack Staton and Braden Prater both ended with four while Nathan Smith and Cy Burden chipped in three each.
Caddo 46, Stuart 43 (girls)
The Lady Bruins rode a huge third quarter to a massive comeback to win the McAlester First National Bank tournament championship.
Coach Kolby Johnson’s squad fell behind 21-7 after one period and trailed 29-19 at intermission before turning things completely around in the third.
Brittney Miller poured in nine of her 16 points during a 21-point explosion as the Lady Bruins reeled off a 21-4 edge in the stanza to take control.
Karlee Robison notched a game-high 20 points and joined Miller on the All-Tournament team. Kynsey Dixon also reached double figures with 10.
Savanna 57, Caddo 48 (boys)
Caddo held a 25-23 advantage through two quarters but the Bruins couldn’t hold off a furious Bulldog comeback in the second half of the First National Bank Classic third place game.
Savanna surged in front 35-32 after three periods and pulled away from there.
K.W. Adair fueled the Bruin offensive charge with 17 points. Hunter Hamill contributed eight, Kolten Neptune had seven and Braden Couch scored six. Chisolm Booth and Haven Nesbitt ended with three apiece while Michael Creel and Jacob Jenkins both notched two points.