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High school basketball: Mustang boys headed to state tournament

by Scott Wright Published: March 8, 2014
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For the first time since 1996, Mustang is headed to the state tournament.

The fifth-ranked Broncos pulled away for a 61-49 win over Moore in a Class 6A boys basksetball west area consolation game Saturday night at Choctaw.

Mustang trailed at one point in the third quarter, but outscored the Lions 20-9 in the fourth to put the game away.

Mustang got 18 points from junior guard Terrell Williams, while sophomore forward Austin Meyer added 16 and another sophomore, Jakolby Long, had 13.

Diontre Cutliff had 17 points to lead Moore, which made a strong late-season run, but fell one win short of the state tournament.

Mustang will face Bixby in the first round of the state tournament next Thursday at a location and time to be announced Sunday.

McGuinness leaves no doubt

Class 5A No. 1 McGuinness was in danger of missing the state tournament following Friday’s upset loss to No. 6 El Reno, but the Irish made sure to erase any chance of missing the show with a 64-42 win over Guthrie on Saturday.

McGuinness took control early with its overbearing defense, grabbing a 31-13 halftime lead.

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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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