Class 4A boys basketball state tournament capsules

A closer look at the 4A boys state tournament competitors: Roland, Tulsa Webster, McLain, Anadarko, Victory Christian, Harrah, Muldrow and Douglass.
BY SCOTT WRIGHT Published: March 6, 2013
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Tournament history: 41st appearance (43-34) and eighth consecutive. … Won titles in 1984, 1986, 1989, 2010, 2011 and 2012. … Runner-up in 1957, 1967, 1973, 1977, 1981, 2000 and 2006.

Starting lineup

No.; Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

5; Stephen Clark; 5-11; Sr.; 36

4; DeAngelo Smith; 6-0; Sr.; 18

23; Deondre Clark; 6-3; Jr.; 14

22; Trevon Threatt; 5-11; Sr.; 8

13; Glenn Banks; 6-4; Sr.; 7

This season: Only one loss to an Oklahoma opponent in the last four years (Tulsa Washington last season in Dallas) ... Has scored 90 points or more 11 times ... OSU signee Stephen Clark became the eighth player in state history to score over 3,000 career points.

Victory Christian vs. Harrah, 7 p.m., at Choctaw

Victory Christian

Coach: Ryan Wakley

Record: 25-2

Rank: No. 3

Tournament history: 12th appearance (13-10). … Won title in 2000 with a 53-33 win over Adair. … Runner-up in 1998, 2002 and 2012.

Starting lineup

No.; Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

5; Chris Crawford; 6-0; Jo.; 16.0

4; Jake Freeman; 5-11; Sr.; 10.2

24; Keats Calhoon; 6-1; Fr.; 7.2

15; Joel Awaet; 5-11; Sr.; 6.1

21; John Michael Terry; 6-3; Fr.; 4.0

This season: All five starters average at least 3.0 rebounds per game ... Crawford leads with 2.6 assists per game ... Senior Damion Parker, who averages 10.6 points and 6.0 rebounds per game, has battled a knee injury all season.

Harrah

Coach: Bryan Jennings

Record: 21-7

Rank: No. 11

Tournament history: Eighth appearance (5-6). … Won title in 1946, beating Pawnee 32-24. … Last appearance came in 2008.

Starting lineup

No.; Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

22; Collin Jennings; 6-4; Jr.; 17.7

20; Adam Keiffer; 6-1; Sr.; 8.9

32; Austin Jennings; 6-4; Sr.; 8.2

11; Zack Manek; 6-1; Jr.; 7.0

12; Dak Stephens; 5-9; Jr.; 2.9

This season: Collin and Adam Jennings are sons of coach Bryan Jennings, who has another son and stepson on the team ... Junior J.J. Jaworski averages 8.0 points per game off the bench ... Austin Jennings averages 7.9 rebounds and Collin Jennings leads with 4.0 assists per game.

Roland vs. Tulsa Webster, 8:30 p.m., at Choctaw

Roland

Coach: Ed Lewis

Record: 26-1

Rank: No. 1

Tournament history: Eighth appearance (5-7) and third consecutive. … Lost to McGuinness in 2007 title game.

Starting lineup

No.; Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

12; Seth Youngblood; 6-0; Sr.; 25.5

21; Brooks Robertson; 6-2; Sr.; 7.8

10; Gunner Lynch; 6-2; Sr.; 7.0

42; Austin Cantrell; 6-4; So.; 6.5

1; Michael Byrd; 5-10; Sr.; 2.5

This season: Won the Tournament of Champions with wins over Tulsa Edison and Tulsa Union, state tournament qualifiers in 5A and 6A, respectively. ... Youngblood was named MVP of the TOC. ... Robertson averages 6.5 assists per game. ... Lost to St. Louis (Mo.) Christian

Tulsa Webster

Coach: Scott Bowman

Record: 17-13

Rank: Unranked

Tournament history: 12th appearance (8-10) and first since 2004. … Won the 1966 title, beating Norman 51-47. … Runner-up in 1942 and 1969.

Starting lineup

No.; Player; Ht.; Cl.; Pts.

3; Kortney Smith; 5-7; Jr.; 16

5; Anthony Wilson; 6-3; Sr.; 13

4; Craig Villa; 5-7; Sr.; 9

21; Kairee Cooks; 6-2; Fr.; 7

44; Jake Arterburn; 6-5; Jr.; 5

This season: Unranked most of the season despite an early victory over 6A state tournament qualifier Tulsa Washington. ... Started season 5-9. ... Arterburn averages seven rebounds and Wilson averages six boards and three assists.



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