Earlsboro Lady Wildcats Prevail At NRC's Tri-County Tournament


January 30, 2020

Countywide and Sun/Jacob Factor

Alexxis Coon takes the ball down the court against Davenport in the NRC Tri-County Championship game. Coon scored 19 points in the game.

The Lady Wildcats had quite a week in North Rock Creek's Tri-County tournament last week.

Dominating in every game, the Earlsboro girls took home the gold after overcoming Davenport 50-33 in the championship game Saturday.

The march to the championship started Monday, when the Lady Wildcats bested the Class 2A Wellston Lady Tigers 51-42.

This set them up to face their toughest competition, another Class 2A team, the 18th ranked Allen Lady Mustangs for the semifinals game.

As an unranked Class A team, the Lady Wildcats were the underdogs going into the game, but again they prevailed, knocking out Allen 48-36.

Saturday, it was cats versus dogs in the finals as the Lady Wildcats took on the Davenport Lady Bulldogs.

After playing the tough competitors from the first two games, the championship game was a piece of cake.

Earlsboro outscored Davenport every quarter to come out on top 50-33.

Abbey McCarroll led the Lady Wildcats in scoring with the game-high 20 points. All but two of her points came from layups.

Following right on her heels was Alexxis Coon who had 19 points; Nine of those came from three-pointers.

Other scorers for the night were: Sierra Streater with five and Lacey Haynes and Mariana Sequieros with two each.

The Lady Wildcats record jumped to 14-6 after the tournament.

The Earlsboro boys, on the other hand, had a week of close games.

Against Allen in the first round, the Wildcats dropped down to the consolation bracket after a 63-58 loss.

Then, the Wildcats secured their spot in the consolation championship in a six-point win against Macomb 51-45.

Micah Anderson was the lead scorer for the Wildcats with 14 points, and Cody Skaggs followed with 13 points.

Other scorers for the Wildcats were: George Ring with nine, Dante Hall with eight, Long with six, and Elijah Mahar with one.

Anderson also caught the most rebounds at eight, with Brady Sheets and Ryan Long following with four each.

For the consolation championship game, the Wildcats faced the hosting North Rock Creek Cougars. There, the Wildcats took a hard loss when the Cougars bested them by four points with a 57-53 win for the consolation championship.

Hall scored 15 points against the Cougars, the team high for the Wildcats.

Sheets scored nine, Anderson eight, Skaggs six, Trent Deere five, Mahar and Long scored three each, and Jesse Ring and Eryn Johnson had two each.

The Wildcats were at a 9-13 record after the tournament.

Earlsboro played at Bowlegs Tuesday and will be at Paden Friday.


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