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Championship week

by Nate Billings and Sarah Phipps Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:36 pm •  Published: March 2, 2013
Bennett Oshman, 17, dressed as Captain America, leads Okarche students and fans in a cheer during a Class A Girls semifinal game of the state high school basketball tournament between Okarche and Turner at Jim Norick Arena, The Big House, on State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Bennett Oshman, 17, dressed as Captain America, leads Okarche students and fans in a cheer during a Class A Girls semifinal game of the state high school basketball tournament between Okarche and Turner at Jim Norick Arena, The Big House, on State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

It is championship week for small school basketball. Friday we shot 8 games with the first game starting a 9 am and the last game starting at 9 pm.. Here is a quick glance. Check out our galleries.

Class B girls

Class B boys

Class A girls

Class A boys

 

Today is championship Saturday so check back for more photos.

Glencoe's Quentin Ash celebrates with Austin Ojala during the Class A boys semifinal game of the state high school basketball tournament between Glencoe and Sterling at the State Fair Arena., Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Glencoe's Quentin Ash celebrates with Austin Ojala during the Class A boys semifinal game of the state high school basketball tournament between Glencoe and Sterling at the State Fair Arena., Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
during the Class B Girls semifinal game of the state high school basketball tournament between Erik and Shattuck  at the State Fair Arena., Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
during the Class B Girls semifinal game of the state high school basketball tournament between Erik and Shattuck at the State Fair Arena., Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Glencoe's Ty Lazenby grabs rebound from Sterling's Kaden Hardzog during the Class A boys semifinal game of the state high school basketball tournament between Glencoe and Sterling at the State Fair Arena., Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Glencoe's Ty Lazenby grabs rebound from Sterling's Kaden Hardzog during the Class A boys semifinal game of the state high school basketball tournament between Glencoe and Sterling at the State Fair Arena., Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

 

by Nate Billings
Photographer
Nate Billings never planned to become a photojournalist. He took pictures as a hobby growing up and worked as an assistant for his father, a commercial still and video photographer, but chose to study English Literature in college. Billings did...
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by Sarah Phipps
Photographer
Born in Missouri, Sarah Phipps graduated of Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Mass Communication and French in 1999. After an internship with the St. Joe News-press, Sarah moved to Oklahoma for a full-time job at the...
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