Putnam City spent most of the night playing from behind, but a Richmarr Smith layup put the ninth-ranked Pirates ahead in the final minute and they held on for a 55-53 win over No. 13 Putnam City West Tuesday night.
Smith scored eight of his 10 points in the second half to key the Pirates' rally from as many as 10 points down.
Ronnie Boyce had a game-high 18 points for the Pirates, while David Bush added 15 and Orlando Goldsmith had 10 in PC's sixth straight win.
“We're feeling a lot of momentum,” Smith said. “We've been working hard in practice and coach (A.D.) Burtschi is driving us to get that gold ball.”
Tavionne Pennon led PC West with 14 points and Omega Harris had 11, all in the first half.
WESTMOORE SURVIVES IN OT
Westmoore's Tripp Fuller was perfect at the free throw line to key the Jaguars' 64-58 overtime victory against Norman.
Fuller had six of the Jags' 10 overtime points, all at the free-throw line, and 11 of his 13 total points came on free throws as well. Trey Ayala led Westmoore with 15 points.
Norman's Rico Hogan had a game-high 19 points. His 3-pointer with three seconds remaining in regulation sent the game to overtime. Conner Madole added 13 and George Kittle had 10 for Norman.
STAR SPENCER RALLIES FOR WIN
To celebrate their salute to the Dunjee Tigers, Star Spencer rallied with a 25-point fourth quarter to defeat U.S. Grant 66-64.
Star Spencer was wearing blue and gold Dunjee Tigers jerseys in a tribute to the old Oklahoma City school that closed 40 years ago.
Symon Smith scored 11 of his team-best 19 points in the fourth quarter as Star overcame the Generals.
Anthony Hartfield scored 26 points to lead U.S. Grant.
CAPITOL HILL EDGES CENTENNIAL
Nicco Meadows had 19 points and Josh Thompson had 11 as Capitol Hill defeated Centennial 52-49.
Capitol Hill outscored the Bison 20-14 in the fourth quarter for the win.
Bethany wins 21st straight
Another balanced scoring effort led Bethany to a 69-33 rout of Kingfisher for its 21st consecutive victory. The Bronchos got 13 points apiece from Garrett McGrady and Ryley Claborn, and Drew Jones added nine.
Brothers James and Jordan Woodard combined for 47 points in Edmond Memorial's 79-44 rout of Norman North... Levi Lum and Zach Laurie had 15 points apiece as Mustang defeated Edmond North 58-50... Joe Summers' 21 points led Putnam City North past Choctaw 64-52... Quinton Paras had 25 points to power Lawton MacArthur to a 75-63 upset of Class 5A No. 1 Carl Albert... El Reno escaped with a 66-57 overtime victory against Piedmont.