By BEN JOHNSON
— The Tahlequah boys basketball team was named the Class 5A academic state champion on Saturday in Tulsa at the Mabee Center. The Tigers finished the season with a collective 3.68 grade-point average. In the photo, on the front row (from left), is Hunter Smith, Kourtland McMillan, Tyler Miller and David Dick. Back row: Tahlequah coaches, Mike Leafgreen and David Qualls, Dalton Cunningham, Will Carlile, Stone Faddis, Jake Vader, Eric Garcia, Coleman Craig, Tahlequah coach Pat Dotson and Tahlequah Public Schools Superintendent Lisa Presley.