Tahlequah Daily Press


January 18, 2013

High school basketball preview capsules


Keys at Fort Gibson

Where: Harrison Fieldhouse (500 S. Ross St., Fort Gibson).

Nicknames: Keys Cougars; Fort Gibson Tigers.

Girls game

* Records: Keys (9-6); Fort Gibson (13-0).

Coaches: Keys (Mickey Duncan); Fort Gibson (Jerry Walker).

About Keys: The Lady Cougars have won six of their last seven games, with the lone loss to Locust Grove last week. ... Keys’ last game was a 62-46 win over Catoosa.

About Fort Gibson: In 4A, the Lady Tigers are No. 2 behind Anadarko. ... Fort Gibson’s last loss was in March, when it lost the state championship game to Anadarko.

Boys game

* Records: Keys (10-5); Fort Gibson (10-3).

Coaches: Keys (Duane Jones); Fort Gibson (Gary Hendrix).

About Keys: The Cougars are ranked 10th in 3A. ... Keys enters having beaten Catoosa 66-47 on Tuesday. Trevor Eubanks had 25 points for the Cougars in the game.

About Fort Gibson: The Tigers are No. 10 in 4A. ... Fort Gibson had a six-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday in a 59-53 setback against Wagoner.

* - Fort Gibson’s records don’t reflect its games Thursday night against Hilldale.

Hulbert at Vian

Where: Vian High School (301 Hunter St., Vian).

Times: Boys will play at 6:30 p.m. with the girls to follow at 8.

Nicknames: Hulbert Riders; Vian Wolverines.

Girls game

Records: Hulbert (10-4); Vian (4-3).

Coaches: Hulbert (Rick Ott); Vian (John Mays).

About Hulbert: The Riders snapped a two-game losing streak with a 49-24 win over Chouteau on Tuesday.

About Vian: The Lady Wolverines lost to Oktaha, 67-21, on Tuesday.

Boys game

Records: Hulbert (8-6); Vian (4-4).

Coaches: Hulbert (Darron McCord); Vian (Anthony Porter).

About Hulbert: The Riders beat Vian, 52-51, earlier this season.

About Vian: The Wolverines knocked off 2A No. 2 Oktaha 59-55 on Tuesday.

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