North girls, South boys win tournament titles

Monday, June 17th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Muskogee-AP) -- Darius Roebuck hit two free throws to help the South Team beat the North Team 98-to-96 in the seventh annual Oklahoma Indian All-State basketball tournament.

Roebuck, a Chickasaw Nation member from Latta, picked up his shots in the final four seconds of the game at Bacone College in Muskogee.

He and Aaron Gantt finished with 15 points, while Kenneth Harjo had 19 points for the South Team. Payne Hall led all scorers with 21 points for the North Team.

In the women's competition, Maria Thorpe scored 22 points to lead the girls' North Team to a 103 to 67 victory over the South Team.

Kassi Roselieus and Alice Harjo scored 10 points each for the South Team.