Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

February 7, 2014

Riders win close one

Local and state briefs

SALLISAW — Mason Fielden scored a team-high 16 points to help lead Hulbert to a 49-47 win at Sallisaw Central on Thursday night.

Parker Taylor chipped in with 12 points for the Riders, and Ricco Wynn added 10 points.

Hulbert was able to hold on to the win after opening the game with a 13-0 advantage at the end of the first quarter. The Riders were outscored in every other quarter but managed to win their third straight game.

The game was originally scheduled to be played Tuesday but had to be pushed back due to inclement weather.

With the win, Hulbert improved to 12-6. The Riders will play at Vian on Saturday night.

Hulbert girls beat Sallisaw Central

SALLISAW — Tiffany Thompson poured in 19 points, and Megan Cox added 14 points as the Hulbert girls beat Sallisaw Central, 58-50, on Thursday night.

The Lady Riders (12-6) outscored Sallisaw Central 36-30 in the second half.

The win for Hulbert was its fourth in its last five games.

ORU cruises by New Orleans

TULSA — Shawn Glover scored 27 points as Oral Roberts cruised to a 79-59 win over New Orleans Thursday.

Korey Billbury added 21 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists for Oral Roberts (11-12, 5-5 Southland Conference), as the Golden Eagles opened the game on a 9-2 spurt and never trailed.

New Orleans (8-10, 5-5) committed 14 of its 19 turnovers in the first half, and trailed 34-20 at the break. Oral Roberts opened the second half on an 11-3 run and never let the lead slip into single digits during the half.

Oral Roberts shot 50 percent from the field in the contest. Glover added eight rebounds and eight blocks while Brandon Conley had 11 points and Bobby Word added 10.

Christavious Gill led the Privateers with 12 points and James Harrison added 10.

Oral Roberts ended a four-game losing streak while New Orleans had its three-game winning streak snapped.

Johnson leads La. Tech past Tulsa

RUSTON, La. — Jaron Johnson scored 18 points as Louisiana Tech came back to beat Tulsa 66-61 Thursday.

A 6-0 spurt by Tulsa extended its lead to 50-41 with 6:53 remaining. Louisiana Tech scored eight of the next nine points, trimming its deficit to two with about 5 minutes to play.

Rashad Ray hit a jumper and James Woodard made a free throw to make it 54-49 with 3:16 left but Louisiana Tech went on a 14-1 run — including eight points from Kenyon McNeail — to give the Bulldogs (19-5, 7-2 Conference USA) a 63-55 advantage with 37 seconds to go.

Tim Peete’s layup pulled Tulsa (10-12, 5-3) within five and, following a steal by Ray, Woodard’s layup made it 64-61 with 19 seconds left.

Kenneth Smith and Johnson each made 1 of 2 free throws in the final 16 seconds to seal the win.

Shaquille Harrison paced Tulsa with 14 points.

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