MUSKOGEE – The Sequoyah Indians played host to the Wilburton Diggers Thursday night at the Muskogee Civic Center. In the first game the Lady Indians were on top from the beginning, scoring at will against the Digger defense. Led by Shawna Singleterry, the Lady Indians led after one 19-9.

In the second quarter, Angel Goodrich and Lauren Hammer connected on long threes to extend the lead to 24-12. Sequoyah continued to improve on their lead as they went to half up 31-19.

In the second half, it was the Sequoyah defense doing the job. The girls held Wilburton to only 10 points in the second half as the route was on. The Lady Indians outscored the Lady Diggers 31-10 in the second half, with Goodrich and Singleterry leading the way for the Lady Indians as they went on to win 62-29 over Wilburton. Sequoyah will look to win again 6:30 p.m. Saturday against Atoka at the Muskogee Civic Center.

In the late game, the Sequoyah boys were ready to go when they came out the tunnel.

The Indians were led by T.J. Hooper and Jason Travis, who combined for almost half of the team’s points as they went on to dominate the Diggers 54-36.

The quick start in the first half put the game out of reach, as Sequoyah hit 7 threes in the first half to take a commanding 32-15 lead at the break.

In the second half, the Indians’ starters were able to get some rest as the game was out of hand. The Indians went on to win the game, 54-36. Hooper led the team with 14 points.

The Indians play Keys at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Muskogee Civic Center.

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