The Moore American

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January 24, 2013

No. 4 SaberCats pummel Lawton

Moore boys advance to John Noble Invite semis

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MOORE — Muskogee 71, Moore 38: The Lions held a 7-4 lead in the first quarter. The Roughers ran off 20 unanswered points to end the period and take a 27-7 advantage, MHS was unable to recover.

Moore tried to make Muskogee work, but Kelsey McClure was too much for them. The Oral Roberts University commit scored 15 points in the win.

Amanda Patterson posted 14 points, all in the first half, for the Lions.

"I think we played good as a team," Patterson said. "We worked the ball around. We got open looks. We didn't always hit the shot, but we are getting there."

Eisenhower 42, Ponca City 32: The Lady Cats had no answers for the Eagles’ Crystal Polk. The sophomore forward had her way in the paint from the opening minute. She racked up 19 points in the process. Briana Underwood added 6 for the Eagles.

Kendall Dunn led Ponca City with 12 points.

Choctaw 65, Tahlequah 60:  Tahlequah trailed 17-4 early in the contest. It looked like Choctaw was on its way to a blowout.

However, the Lady Tigers stormed back in the second quarter with hot 3-point shooting a defense. Choctaw led 31-28 at halftime.

With five seconds left and the game tied, Choctaw turned the ball over, giving the Tigers the final shot. However, they couldn’t get a shot off and the contest went into a second overtime.

Sadie Marino led all scorers with 19 for the Yellowjackets. Whitney Wright  paced the Tigers with 13. Hadley added 8 in the loss.

Boys — Moore 78, Tahlequah 52: The Lions jumped out to a double-digit lead early in the first quarter before the Tigers clawed back into the game and only trailed 33-28 at halftime.

But MHS picked up its defense in the second half and shut down the Tigers. Tahlequah was outscored 28-12 in the third quarter alone.

“We played good in the first half, but in the second half we picked it up a lot,” Moore’s Dante Butler said. “Our defense was way better.”

Butler led all scorers with 15. Dorian Gigger added 12 and Maurice Davenport scored 10. Dalton Cunningham posted 14 points for the Tigers in the loss.

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