Published: March 6, 2008
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No. Player Ht. Cl. Pts.
24 Mark Rutledge 6-4 Sr. 18.2
33 Raphael Todd 6-2 Sr. 8.3
11 Todd Aduddell 5-10 Sr. 10.4
35 Terrell Williams 6-3 Jr. 10.6
5 Jamil Bush 6-3 Sr. 4.8
Tournament history: 15th appearance (10-14)…Lost to Carl Albert in first round last year…Runner-up four times.

This season: Defeated Tulsa East Central twice, including in area final…Rutledge, Todd, Bush and Trey Thompson all average six rebounds per game.

HARRAH PANTHERS

Coach: Bryan Jennings

Record: 25-2; Rank: No. 4

No. Player Ht. Cl. Pts.
10 Austin King 5-7 Sr. 12.8
15 Garrett Munger 6-0 So. 12.7
20 Kyley Walker 6-1 Sr. 6.5
32 Taylor Waggaman 6-5 Jr. 6.2
40 Cory Nicholson 6-7 Sr. 14.3
Tournament history: First state appearance since 1996, seventh overall. … Last first round win was 1986. … Won state title in 1946.

This season: All five starters have scored at least 18 points in a game. … Beat Carl Albert and Guthrie twice. … Defeated El Reno in area consolation after losing to Guthrie in area final.

Carl Albert vs. Tulsa East Central
•7 p.m. Norman North H.S.

CARL ALBERT TITANS

Coach: Jay Price

Record: 18-7; Rank: No. 7

No. Player Ht. Cl. Pts.
1 Steven Johnson 5-8 Sr. 7.5
2 Joseph Rogers 6-2 Sr. 11.9
21 Harrison Dupont 6-4 Jr. 17.0
23 Joe Stoner 5-10 Sr. 6.8
30 Trevante Porter 6-1 So. 3.3
Tournament history: Defending state champions. …12th appearance (8-10). … Defeated Tulsa East Central in last year's final.

This season: Only had two returning players. … Won both regional and area finals in OT. … Is 1-2 against other 5A state teams (0-2 vs. Harrah, 1-0 vs. Guthrie). … Beat Tulsa Union in Carl Albert Tournament.

T. EAST CENTRAL CARDINALS

Coach: Brian Morgan

Record: 21-5; Rank: No. 1

No. Player Ht. Cl. Pts.
11 Kendall Driver 5-11 Sr. 5.3
21 Ken Holdman 6-1 Sr. 17.5
23 Sidney Hadnott 6-4 Sr. 12.1
10 Courtney Ingram 6-3 Jr. 10.4
30 Mike Jones 6-5 Sr. 8.2
Tournament history: 12th appearance (2-11)…Won first two state games ever last year.

This season: Holdman has signed with Missouri State…Have 11 wins against teams in state tournaments…Defeated Tulsa Central in area consolation round.

Guthrie vs. Tulsa Kelley
•8:30 p.m. Norman North H.S.

GUTHRIE BLUEJAYS

Coach: Pete Papahronis

Record: 20-4; Rank: No. 8

No. Player Ht. Cl. Pts.
21 Donte' Foster 6-1 Jr. 18.7
34 Kent McDonald 6-4 Sr. 12.8
24 Keaton Callins 5-11 Jr. 11.4
45 Jon Washington 6-0 Sr. 4.3
33 Kentrell Brothers 6-0 Fr. 5.1
Tournament history: Third consecutive appearance and 23rd overall…Won four state titles (1954, 1956, 1968 and 1969)…Haven't won a first-round game since 1995.

This season: Foster is one of the top prospects in the state and averages 8.5 rebounds per game…Won Carl Albert Tournament, defeating Tulsa Union and Midwest City…Defeated Harrah in area final after losing to Panthers twice during regular season.

TULSA KELLEY COMETS

Coach: Danny Limes

Record: 23-3; Rank: No. 3

No. Player Ht. Cl. Pts.
1 Joe Dondell 6-2 So. 7.5
3 Tyler Thalken 6-4 Sr. 17.2
5 Matt Reynolds 6-0 Jr. 15.4
11 Tommy Kelley 6-1 Sr. 6.5
22 Chris O'Brien 6-0 Sr. 11.1
Tournament history: First appearance since 2004, 11th overall (6-9)…Won state title in 1995

This season: Highest point differential of any team in 5A (score 70 points per game and give up 47)…Defeated Ada in area consolation round…Metro Lakes Conference champions…All three losses against state tournament teams.

By Robert Przybylo



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