Originally Published: Dec 11, 2009 10:50 PM CDT
Oklahoma Sports Staff Writer
Central Defeats Skiatook 79-63
Central used a big second half effort to knock off Skiatook 79-63.
The Braves led 39-33 at the break and the Bulldogs cut that lead to four with 5:40 remaining in the third quarter. But a 25-8 run over the next nine minutes put the game out of reach for the Bulldogs.
Sophomore Charles Boaz led the way for the Braves with 24 points. Ryan Devers pitched in 16, Corey Frazier had 12, and Revey Norton notched 11.
One bright spot for the Bulldogs in the loss was Eric White’s 30-point effort. Connor Appelberg also reached double digits in the scoring column with 15.
The Braves move on to the fifth place game where they will face Stilwell.
Skiatook will battle Altus in the 7th place game.
Stilwell Takes Down Altus 70-59
Stilwell rebounded from its first round last-second loss to Hale with a 70-59 victory over Altus.
Hunter Stevens had 18 points for the Indians. Zach White and Chad Littlejohn also reached double digits for Stilwell with 12 and 10 respectively.
Leading the way for Altus was Derrick Bull with 18 points. Mylan Ward pitched in 16 and Erick Sanders had 11.
Stilwell will play Central in the 5th place game, while Altus goes for its first win of the tournament against Skiatook.
McGuinness Knocks Off Cascia Hall 57-53
Bishop McGuinness received a stiff test from Cascia Hall, but moved on to the championship game with a 57-53 victory over the Commandos.
Jameel Whitney was the top scorer for the Irish with 14, Kevin Caruthers and Joe Edmonds added 12, and Matthew Christiansen had 10. Bear Hawkins led the way for Cascia hall with 12.
After falling behind by nine at the half, the Commandos stormed back early in the third quarter and took a two-point lead.
The momentum swung towards the Irish later in the quarter and Bishop McGuinness had a 45-36 lead at the end of the third.
The Commandos cut the lead to 45-41 with 3:47 remaining, but they would get no closer.
The Irish will face Bishop Kelley in the championship, while Cascia Hall faces Hale in the third place game.
Kelley Cruises Past Hale 79-62
After edging Altus 54-51 in the first round, Bishop Kelley picked up an easy 79-62 victory over Hale in the second round.
Alex Maguire scored 27 for the Comets and Joe Dowdell added 25.
Hale’s Frank Russell had the game-high, though, scoring 32.
In a rematch of a game from earlier this week, Bishop Kelley will play Bishop McGuinness in the championship game. The Irish won that contest 40-39.
Hale will take on Cascia Hall in the in the third place game.
7th Place - Altus vs. Skiatook - 4:00 p.m.
5th Place - Central vs. Stilwell - 5:30 p.m.
3rd Place - Hale vs. Cascia Hall - 7:00 p.m.
Championship - McGuinness vs. Kelley - 8:30 p.m.