Class 2A boys basketball: Jason Couch's shot gives Chouteau win over Ketchum

Jason Couch drained a 15-foot jump shot with 12 seconds remaining to give Chouteau a 53-52 victory over previously undefeated Ketchum in the first round of the Class 2A boys state tournament.
by Trent Shadid Published: March 7, 2013

In the first half, Chouteau struggled to slow down Ketchum senior Jeylyn Sharpe who went into halftime with 17 points. The Chouteau defense tightened up on Sharpe in the second half, holding him to just two points in the third quarter.

“We started trying to double him in the second half,” Chouteau coach Travis Wheeler said. “We were swarming him to force him to give up the ball and make someone else to hit shots.”

Sharpe finished with 26 points for Ketchum to lead all scorers. Senior guard Jordon Shive led Chouteau with 19 points.

Chouteau will meet Latta in the semifinals on Friday at 6 p.m. at Oklahoma City University.

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by Trent Shadid
Copy Editor
Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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