It was another busy night of basketball for LeFlore County teams Friday with five of the matchups featuring county opponents.
Cameron’s boys and Panama’s girls each won their third games of the week, Howe swept a pair of games over Bokoshe, Dakota Watson had a huge game for LeFlore and Heavener and Spiro each lost both their games.
Also, on Friday, Stilwell won twice at Poteau (See STORY).
Austin Standridge had a game-high 22 points and 18 rebounds as Cameron held off Arkoma for a 66-45 win. Ryan Carter added 18 for the Jackets while Dylan Poor had 10 and Kenny Whitehead and Justin Cox each added eight.
Bennye Torpe had another big game for Arkoma’s girls in the first game of the night with 26 points in the Lady Mustangs’ 68-47 win. Shaylea Whisenhunt added 15 for Arkoma while Kelsi Johnson had 10.
Bokoshe’s girls battled Howe to the Lady Lions’ closest win since winning the LeFlore County Tournament. Megan Brown had 15 points to lead Howe, now 22-1, to a 51-40 win over the Lady Tigers.
Howe only led by six at halftime in a rematch of a semifinal game in the LCT. Miranda McFarland led Bokoshe with 11 points while Brianna Brassfield had 10.
Howe’s boys had an easy time of it in a 70-10 win over Bokoshe. Nathan Hill, Jose Lopez and Brent Hill each had nine points for Howe while Jared Brown added eight.
Watson scored 36 points for LeFlore as the Savages overcame a half-time deficit with a big second half in a 65-53 win at Whitesboro. LeFlore trailed by three at halftime before outscoring the Bulldogs, 23-6, in the third quarter to take the lead.
Caleb Smith added 12 points for LeFlore and Garrett Singleterry had 10. Morgan Nunley led Whitesboro with 21 points while Colton Sizemore added 12.
Taylor Bowers and Ashalee Nunley each had 13 points to pace Whitesboro’s girls to a 41-36 win over Leflore, despite 18 points by the Lady Savages’ Lindsay Mote.
Panama’s girls completed a perfect week with a 3-0 record with a 47-46 win over Wister while Wister’s boys held off the Razorbacks, 58-46.
Pocola and Talihina split a pair of games. Pocola’s boys held on for a 48-46 win over an improving Talihina team while the Lady Tigers were too much for Pocola’s girls in a 65-32 win.
Heavener had a rough time with Wilburton, losing both games. Wilburton’s girls topped Heavener, 56-26, while the Wolves also fell in the second game, 42-27.
Spiro also lost twice at home to Muldrow. Spiro’s girls came up short late in a 57-48 loss while the boys were downed, 78-61, by Muldrow.