High school basketball: Class A boys state tournament capsules

By Scott Wright Published: February 26, 2013
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Thursday's games at Southern Nazarene University

Fort Cobb-Broxton vs. Velma-Alma, 2 p.m.

Fort Cobb-Broxton


Coach: Scott Hines

Record: 21-8

Rank: No. 7

Tournament history: Ninth appearance (13-5). ... Won titles in 2000, 2005 and 2011. ... Runners-up in 2006. ... Beat Cheyenne 50-41 to win 2011 title. ... Fort Cobb made the tournament eight times, finishing second in 1976.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Daniel Collins

6-2

Jr.

15.2

Elijah Collins

6-2

Fr.

14.9

Levi Pierce

6-0

Fr.

9.1

Dylan Circles

6-4

Sr.

5.8

Alec Dyer

5-8

Jr.

4.2

This season: 2-1 against other Class A state tournament teams, having split with Sterling and defeated Cheyenne-Reydon ... Circles averages a team-best 6.1 rebounds per game.

Velma-Alma

Coach: Kenny Bare

Record: 24-3

Rank: No. 5

Tournament history: Eighth appearance (7-14) and second consecutive. ... Won 1984 title, beating Wright City 48-47 in title game. ... Runner-up in 1962 and 1983.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Dallen Mercer

6-2

Sr.

15

Jaz Gayanich

6-6

Jr

14

Zac Cable

6-0

Sr.

13

Checotah Lynn

5-9

Sr.

6

Dallas Bare

5-10

Sr.



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