Tulsa Washington 65, Ada 63 OT

Sunday, March 11th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Tulsa-AP) -- Tulsa Washington has won the Class Five-A boys championship in a nail-biter.

The game had gone into overtime when Ada tied the score at 63 all with a 3-pointer with 24-point-two seconds left. Levi Harris then hit a 15-foot jumper with six-point-two seconds remaining to seal the Hornets' victory.

Harris scored 29 points in all for Tulsa Washington, which amassed 19 wins and nine losses this season.

The Cougars led by five points after the first quarter. Then Harris scored 1points in a 15-to-three run that gave Tulsa Washington the advantage.

The Hornets led by four at the start of the fourth quarter and were up 57-55 in the game's closing seconds. But Ada's Chuckie Caufield drove to the basket and sank a baseline shot to force overtime.