Class B boys: Cameron Smith's putback bucket lifts Big Pasture past Moyers

by Ed Godfrey Published: February 28, 2013
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photo - Big Pasture's Cameron Smith (21) takes the ball to the hoop in front of Moyers' Sabastain Cowen during a Class B Boys first-round game of the state high school basketball tournament between Moyers and Big Pasture  at Jim Norick Arena, The Big House, on State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Big Pasture won, 66-64. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Big Pasture's Cameron Smith (21) takes the ball to the hoop in front of Moyers' Sabastain Cowen during a Class B Boys first-round game of the state high school basketball tournament between Moyers and Big Pasture at Jim Norick Arena, The Big House, on State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Big Pasture won, 66-64. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

Smith also had eight rebounds for the Rangers. Taran Cox added 15 points and Donald Beckham pulled down a team-high 10 rebounds for Big Pasture

Brandon Slocum also scored 23 points for Moyers, which finished its season at 27-4 after making its first appearance in the state tournament.

Moyers had a 46-40 lead with 2:06 remaining in the third period but Big Pasture rallied to tie the game, 48-48 after the third quarter as Smith scored the final two buckets of the period.

Big Pasture scored 11 consecutive points over a three-minute span of the third period and the opening 2:07 of fourth quarter.

The Rangers had their biggest lead of 58-49 with 5:20 left on a three-point basket by  Cox.

Dudley then scored seven straight points to cut the lead to 58-56 and his three-point basket with 29 seconds left tied the game 64-64, setting up Smith’s heroics at the end of the game.

Big Pasture is now 28-1 on the season and will meet Arnett in the semifinals on Friday at 9 a.m. at State Fair Arena.


by Ed Godfrey
Reporter Sr.
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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