Tahlequah Daily Press

January 8, 2013

High school basketball preview capsules

By BEN JOHNSON
Sports Editor

Locust Grove Invitational

Where: Pirate Arena.

Keys (girls) vs. Locust Grove

When: Tuesday at 4:30.

Records: Keys (6-5); Locust Grove (3-3).

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

About Keys: The Lady Cougars have won three straight games, including a 57-50 win over Locust Grove on Friday. Mylee Hewitt led Keys with 21 points against Locust Grove.

About Locust Grove: The Lady Pirates, who are 2-2 on their home court this season, have lost two straight games.



Keys (boys) vs. Grove

When: Tuesday at 5:50.

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

Coaches: Keys (Duane Jones); Grove (Zach Trimble).

About Keys: The Cougars are ranked ninth in Class 3A. ... The Cougars are coming off a 46-42 loss to Locust Grove on Friday.

About Grove: The Ridgerunners beat Pryor, 48-45, on Friday night.



Bedouin Shrine Classic

Sequoyah (girls) vs. Graham


Game info: At the Muskogee Civic Center at 4:30 p.m.

Records: Sequoyah (5-3); Graham (4-5).

Coaches: Sequoyah (Larry Shade); Graham (Will Seymour).

About Sequoyah: Ranked 11th in 3A, Sequoyah had a two-game winning streak snapped by Cascia Hall on Saturday.

About Graham: All but three of Graham’s games have come against Class B schools.



Sequoyah (boys) vs. Webster

Game info: At the Muskogee Civic Center at 9 p.m.

Records: Sequoyah (5-3); Webster (3-5).

Coaches: Sequoyah (Jay Herrin); Webster (Scott Bowman).

About Sequoyah: The Indians have fallen to No. 15 in 3A. ... Sequoyah has won back-to-back games against Metro Christian and Cascia Hall.

About Webster: The Warriors aren’t ranked, but very well could be in 4A. Four of Webster’s five losses have come in narrow defeats against top-10 teams.



Hulbert (boys) vs. Porter

Game info: At 6 p.m. at Muskogee High School.

Records: Hulbert (6-3); Porter (8-1).

Coaches: Hulbert (Darron McCord); Porter (Jason Jack).

About Hulbert: The Riders lost their last time out, a 68-33 loss to Sallisaw Central.

About Porter: The Pirates are No. 18 in 2A. ... Porter beat Hulbert, 65-48, in the semifinals of the Greenleaf Invitational in December.