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High School Sports

January 4, 2013

High school basketball preview capsules

(Continued)

(All games listed below are on Friday night. The girls game will begin at 6:30 with the boys to follow at 8).

Locust Grove at Keys

Where: Cougar Fieldhouse.

Nicknames: Keys Cougars; Locust Grove Pirates.

Girls game

Records: Keys (5-5); Locust Grove (4-2).

Coaches: Keys (Mickey Duncan); Locust Grove (Justin Brown).

About Keys: After an 0-3 start to the season, Keys has won 5 of its last seven games. ... The Cougars have won two straight games, beating Vian and Wagoner before winter break.

About Locust Grove: On Dec. 18, Locust Grove up its pre-Christmas schedule with a 71-48 loss to 4A No. 2 Fort Gibson.

Boys game

Records: Keys (7-3); Locust Grove (4-2).

Coaches: Keys (Duane Jones); Locust Grove (Ronnie Maple).

About Keys: Ranked ninth in 3A. ... Behind Trevor Eubanks' 25 points, Keys rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to beat Wagoner in overtime on Dec. 18. ... The Cougars have won two straight games.

About Locust Grove: The Pirates lost to Fort Gibson before winter break, which ended a three-game winning streak for Locust Grove. ... The Pirates, which came up a game short of the 4A state tournament last year, beat Keys in the Locust Grove tournament last season.

Hulbert at Sallisaw Central

Nicknames: Hulbert Riders; Sallisaw Central Tigers.

Girls game

Records: Hulbert (7-2); Sallisaw Central (3-5).

Coaches: Hulbert (Rick Ott); Sallisaw Central (Scott Lowe).

About Hulbert: Since winning the Greenleaf Invitational on Dec. 8, Hulbert has gone 2-2, including a 50-46 loss to Vian its last time out on Dec. 20.

About Sallisaw Central: The Tigers beat Warner, 62-41, on Dec. 20.

Boys game

Records: Hulbert (6-2); Sallisaw Central (6-2).

Coaches: Hulbert (Darron McCord); Sallisaw Central (Brooks Cawhorn).

About Hulbert: The Riders beat Vian, 52-51, on Dec. 20.

About Sallisaw Central: The Tigers have won two straight, including a 65-46 win over Warner on Dec. 20.

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