High school basketball: Class B boys state tournament team capsules

by Scott Wright Published: March 5, 2014
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Jr.

4.5

This season: Won the Washita Valley Conference… No seniors on the roster… Lierle also leads the team with 6.3 rebounds and 5.1 assists… Dahlenburg adds 6.0 rebounds per game.

Okeene vs. Red Oak, 3:30 p.m.

Okeene

•Coach: Patrick Penner

Record: 23-4

Ranking: No. 5

Tournament history: Making 10th appearance at state and first since winning it all in 2007 with a 51-46 victory over Beaver in the finals… Lost in the semifinals three other times… Overall record of 5-9.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Hunter Miles

6-8

Sr.

15

John Wood

6-2

Sr.

10

Will Bedwell

6-2

Sr.

8

Mikey Dobrinski

6-1

Sr.

8

Scott Dobrinski

5-10

Sr.

7

This season: Overcame injuries to four starters early in the year to get back to full health for the playoff run… Miles missed his junior year with a broken leg… Miles leads the team with 8.5 rebounds per game and Scott Dobrinski averages 5.0 assists.

Red Oak

•Coach: Trey Booth

•Record: 22-5

•Ranking: No. 4

•Tournament history: Ninth appearance with a 7-7 overall record… Making seventh appearance in last nine years, and have won at least one game in the last four… Beat Garber 52-42 for 2009 title.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Colt Browne

6-1

So.

12

Tyler Parks

5-9

Sr.

12

DeWayne Grogan

6-2

So.

10

Bryce Deatherage

5-9

Sr.

8

Jace Blaylock

5-8

Fr.

4

•This season: The sophomore duo of Brown and Grogan combine for 19 rebounds per game… The boys and girls of Red Oak’s 2014 senior class have made 21 state tournament appearances and won eight championships combined in basketball, fall and spring baseball and softball.

Arnett vs. Southwest Covenant, 7 p.m.

Arnett

•Coach: Allen Tune

Record: 21-8

Ranking: No. 2

Tournament history: Making third consecutive and third overall appearance with a 5-1 record… Lost to Forgan in the 2012 title game… Defeated Coyle in the finals to win the title last year.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Tyler Tune

6-5

Sr.

29.6

Nicolas Smith

6-0

Sr.

12.0

Ryne Friesen

5-10

Jr.

11.6

Jacob Miller

5-9

Jr.

7.0

Bradley Davis

6-3

So.

4.2

This season: Tune, who has committed to Southwestern in Weatherford, averages 13.3 rebounds and 5.9 assists. He was the MVP of last year’s state tournament. Smith adds 6.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game.

Southwest Covenant

•Coach: Kevin Cobbs

Record: 16-5

Ranking: No. 20

Tournament history: First appearance.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Josh McMinn

6-4

Jr.

22

R.J. Harms

5-9

Jr.

11

J. Brock Crockett-Beck

6-5

Jr.

10

Braden Brown

6-4

Sr.

4

Kolby Betts

6-0

Sr.

3

This season: One of the biggest starting lineups in the tournament… McMinn averages 10 boards and 3.7 assists, both team highs. Also shoots 46 percent from the field… Crockett-Beck adds 7.3 rebounds per game.

Forgan vs. Cave Springs, 8:30 p.m.

Forgan

•Coach: Todd Kerr

Record: 26-1

Ranking: No. 1

Tournament history: Ninth appearance, fourth straight and fifth in six years, with an 8-6 overall record and two state titles… Defeated Arnett for the 2012 championship and Graham (Weleetka) in the 2011 finals.

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl.

Pts.

Jace Kerr

6-6

Sr.

18.1

Chandler Bryer

5-11

Jr.

14.1

Dee Alston

6-3

So.

10.0

Trevin Lopez

6-0

Sr.

9.4

Luis Ordonez

5-10

Sr.

7.4

This season: Undefeated in its last 50 games at home, dating back to Feb. 2, 2008… Went 3-1 against other Class B state tournament teams, splitting with Laverne and defeating Arnett and Okeene. Kerr, who has signed with Central Oklahoma, and Alston both average at least seven rebounds per game.

Cave Springs

•Coach: Gerald Fishinghawk

Record: 23-2

Ranking: No. 18

Tournament history: First appearance

Starting lineup

Player

Ht.

Cl..

Pts.

Wyatt Coiner

5-8

Jr.

17.5

Jacob Bishop

6-5

So.

11.0

Michael Tillery

6-0

Sr.

7.8

Christopher Luethje

5-11

Sr.

5.6

Dillon Vann

5-7

Sr.

4.9

This season: Bishop adds 9.7 rebounds per game, while Tillery adds 6.0 boards… Coiner leads the team with 5.1 assists per game… Lost to LeFlore in regionals but avenged the loss in the area consolation game to earn their state berth.

By Scott Wright


by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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