Archive - Feb 25, 2011 - Sports Article
The Guymon Tigers couldnâ€™t hold Heritage Hall off any longer.
With the Tigers leading 27-14 in the second quarter, the flood gates opened for the Chargers, who rallied to win the Class 4-A, Region A Tournament consolation opener, 72-60 and end Guymonâ€™s season Thursday in Woodward.
â€śIn the third quarter, they caught fire and they got back in the ball game,â€ť Guymon coach Tyler Chapman said. â€śTheir big post kid (Quintez Struble) went off. He had 14 points in the fourth quarter.
Few teams were better in the clutch this season than the Hooker Bulldogs.
But on Thursday, they finally felt what it was like to be on the wrong end of a nail-biter.
The Bulldogs led with 1 minute to play before falling behind and missing a potential game-winning shot in the final seconds as Okeene held on to win 41-40 in their consolation bracket opener of Class A, Area 1 Tournament in Woodward.
â€śIt was just the case of two really evenly matched teams,â€ť Hooker coach Bud Valerius said. â€śWe just didnâ€™t make enough plays.â€ť