Lady Wolves top Wister as LCT opens

Lady Wolves top Wister as LCT opens
Heaveners Ava Cartwright drives the baseline in Wednesdays game against Wister


The delayed first day of the 2024 basketball LeFlore County Tournament is in the books after a flurry of games were completed at three different locations Wednesday.

Boys LCT bracket

Girls LCT bracket

In our featured game of Day One, Heavener’s girls jumped out to a 15-0 lead in the first quarter, saw Wister cut the deficit to 38-37 in the third quarter as the Lady Wildcats outscored Heavener, 25-12, in the third period before Heavener recovered and scored the final six points to win, 54-46.

With the score at 48-46 with 2:25 Ava Cartwright hit a pair of free throws to give Heavener a cushion before Mariana Garcia went 2-2 and hit a layup late for the final scores.

Cayleigh McGee led Heavener with 13 points. Mia McGowen led Wister with 13 and Jordan Macovy added 12 

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Here are the final scores


Heavener 54, Wister 46

Poteau 54, Cameron 20

Whitesboro 54, Arkoma 22

Talihina 49, LeFlore 41


Poteau 57, Whitesboro 24

Howe 63, Arkoma 22

Wister 76, Bokoshe 36

Talihina 56, Cameron 17

Panama 66, LeFlore 35

That sets up Thursday’s slate after the teams that got a bye the first day start play in the tournament.

Here is the schedule

Winners bracket


At Arkoma

Whitesboro vs. Spir9o 4 p.m.

Howe vs. Talihina 7 pm.

At Cameron

Heavener vs. Pocola 7 p.m.

At Panama

Panama vs. Poteau 7 p.m.


At Arkoma

Spiro vs. Poteau 5:30 p.m.

Howe vs. Heavener 8:30 p.m.

At Cameron

Pocola vs. Talihina 8:30 p.m.

At Panama

Panama vs. Wister 8:30 p.m.

Losers bracket

At Arkoma

LeFlore vs. Bokoshe 5:30 p.m.

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Craig Hall
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