PANAMA—Morgan Burke hit one of two free throws with three seconds left to give Talihina a 34-33 win over Pocola in a 2A regional consolation championship game Saturday afternoon.
Updated 2A Area IV girls bracket
The Lady Tigers (14-15) will play the Tushka-Wright City loser Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the area tournament at Wilburton.
Summer Perkins hit three free throws with 30 seconds left for Pocola to tie the score at 30. Both teams failed on chances to take the lead before Burke was fouled.
She missed the first free throw before nailing the winner on the second try.
Pocola led the entire first half and held a 19-16 lead after two quarters. The largest margin in the second half was four points.
Talihina, which defeated Pocola in the district championship last Saturday, won four of the five meetings against the Lady Indians this year.
Mariah Crank led Talihina with 11 points. Pocola, which finishes with a 10-16 record, was led by Lupe Galvan with 14 points.
2A regional consolation championship
Talihina 34, Pocola 33
Talihina 5 11 9 9—34
Pocola 6 13 6 8—33
Talihina—Crank 11, Hill 9, Burke 5, Ramsey 3, Ludlow 2, Hoyer 2, Ramsey 2.
Pocola—L. Galvan 14, Perkins 7, Lairamore 5, Francis 4, Lang 3.
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