Class 6A boys: Midwest City beats PC West, reaches title game

BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer, swright@opubco.com Modified: March 12, 2010 at 2:53 pm •  Published: March 12, 2010
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photo - Midwest City's Trez Colbert (1), middle, and Xavier McClish (32) react in front of Kevin House of Putnam City West late in the fourth quarter during the Class 6A boys high school basketball state tournament semifinal game between Midwest City and Putnam City West at the ORU Mabee Center in Tulsa, Okla., Friday, March 12, 2010. Midwest City won, 50-47. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Midwest City's Trez Colbert (1), middle, and Xavier McClish (32) react in front of Kevin House of Putnam City West late in the fourth quarter during the Class 6A boys high school basketball state tournament semifinal game between Midwest City and Putnam City West at the ORU Mabee Center in Tulsa, Okla., Friday, March 12, 2010. Midwest City won, 50-47. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

TULSA — Using the defensive pressure that has carried them all season, the Midwest City Bombers played their way into the Class 6A boys state championship game with a 50-47 win over No. 2 Putnam City West Friday afternoon at Oral Roberts University's Mabee Center.

Midwest City senior Xavier McClish scored 19 points, including 7-of-8 free throws in the fourth quarter. Trez Colbert had 15 points and Trael Colbert added 10 for the fifth-ranked Bombers, who have won 10 straight games.

Midwest City (23-5) will face third-ranked Putnam City in Saturday's title game at 8:45 p.m.

Amric Fields scored 22 points for Putnam City West, which concluded the season at 17-12.

High school basketball tournament coverage sponsored by United Supermarkets.


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