Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

February 28, 2014

Sequoyah teams reach regional finals

HEAVENER — Sequoyah passed its first test without Audrey Ballou on Thursday night. The Class 3A No. 5 Lady Indians posted a 74-46 rout of Heavener in the regional semifinals.

“We played really hard and played solid defense,” Sequoyah coach Larry Callison said. “We just couldn’t get any shots to fall.”

Yet, the Lady Indians (23-1) managed enough offense to pummel Heavener on its home floor. Loren Young led the way with 21 points for Sequoyah, which also got 10 points from Cenia Hayes.

“We rested our starters in the fourth quarter, so everyone got plenty of minutes,” said Callison, whose club took early control by outscoring Heavener 19-5 in the first quarter.

Freshman Lakota Vickers led Heavener (12-13) with 16 points. Kacee Manley chipped in with 12 points.

Up next for the Lady Indians will be Holdenville in the regional finals on Saturday night in Wilburton.

As for the fifth-ranked Sequoyah boys, they also advanced to the regional finals with a 70-65 victory over Idabel.

B.J. Leach scored a team-high 22 points for the Indians, including nine points in the fourth quarter. Caisen Green added 19 points for the Indians (21-3) and Zach Parish chipped in with 13.

Leach and Parish combined for 17 points in the fourth quarter, where Sequoyah outscored Idabel, 28-19.

“Our middle two quarters stunk on offense,” Sequoyah coach Jay Herrin said. “But we made up for it in the fourth quarter, and we hit some big free throws down the stretch.”

Ryan Scales led Idabel (12-11) with 29 points.

1
Text Only
High School Sports
  • Date set for Keys football physicals

    Before scheduled practices can begin in order to prepare for the season, players must first receive a physical.
    Next Tuesday, Aug. 5, Keys High School will be administering physicals in the high school cafeteria.

    July 31, 2014

  • Keys-Dakota.jpg Playing both sides of the line

    Recently, Keys High School football standout Dakota Matlock was nearly severely injured in a terrifying car wreck.

    Matlock is coming off a stellar gridiron season for Keys High School. On offense, Matlock ran for over 1,000 yards for the Cougars. In his sophomore season, Matlock led Keys in tackles from the safety position.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hooper.jpg Sparking the flame

    Sequoyah High School’s Justin Hooper looking to lead this year

    Last season was Justin’s last chance to play alongside Cody at Sequoyah High School.
    Justin had to battle to win the Indians starting tailback. The coaching staff did not know who was going to be the Indians starting running back coming into fall practice.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnson, East win easily at All-State

    Jake Johnson was able to hold off Lawton MacArthur’s Trent Meisel at the Class 5A state tournament in May. On Monday at the All-State tournament at Cherokee Hills Golf Club, Johnson had it much easier against Meisel.

    July 29, 2014

  • TAH-MORGAN.jpg Brett’s ball club

    Brett Morgan taking over as Tahlequah’s softball coach

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Morgan taking over as Tahlequah’s softball coach

    July 14, 2014

  • -1.tif Playing through pain

    Tahlequah's Chase Campbell playing football despite an injured shoulder

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • o'donnell3.jpg Randee repairs shoulder

    Former Tahlequah standout Randee O’Donnell has shoulder operation before starting college career

    July 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • OSSAA to coaches: No more criticism of officials

    June 27, 2014

  • Benson.jpg Former Tahlequah coach hired at Duncan

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
Undecided.
     View Results
Tahlequah Daily Press Twitter
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Stocks