BETHANY — Mount St. Mary learned from last season's heartache. After falling in the Class 4A quarterfinals to Perkins-Tryon last season in the first state tournament appearance in program history, the Rockets experienced a new high Thursday night.
Whitney Jones put back her own missed shot with 23.1 seconds left to give Deer Creek the lead, then made a steal at the other end to preserve the second-ranked Antlers' 42-40 victory over Collinsville.
Ariel Williams broke a tie with a steal and layup with 19.2 seconds left, then sank two free throws with 5.6 seconds remaining as Tulsa East Central survived in the first round of the Class 5A girls state tournament with a hard-fought 54-50 decision over Del City.
BY JACOB UNRUH AND KYLE FREDRICKSON | Published: Sat, Mar 15, 2014
A Clark family reunion following Douglass’ win
As Douglass headed to the locker room Saturday night, fresh off a 78-50 state championship victory against Stilwell, senior center Deondre Clark walked through the concourse with the gold ball in hand and the game net around his neck.
By Jason Kersey and Scott Wright | Published: Sat, Mar 15, 2014
Broken Arrow junior forward Taylor Jones hadn’t played much at all through the Tigers’ first two state tournament games, but coach Mike Hughes saw a matchup advantage with Jones in Saturday’s state title game against Edmond Santa Fe.
She played 12 minutes and hit all three of her...
By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Mar 15, 2014
On a day when high school basketball champions were crowned in our state’s five biggest classifications, fans came in droves from far and wide to root, root, root for their home team. But for Centennial, which lost a 54-53 thriller in double overtime to Okemah, there were no droves.