The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 14, 2014

PC-H brings hot streak to face Waukomis tonight

Staff reports
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Staff reports

Pond Creek-Hunter’s undefeated girls and boys basketball teams host Skeltur Conference rival Waukomis tonight.

The girls tip off at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 8.

The Panthers (5-0) beat Burlington 69-35 in the Cherokee finals behind a season-high 20 points from Zach Rayner. Freshman Kade Tracy has had three straight games in double figures.

The Chiefs (6-7) are coming off a 55-51 win over Deer Creek-Lamont in the Mulhall-Orlando consolation finals. Hunter Lovell had 16 points to lead the WHS attack.

The Lady Panthers (8-0) beat Timberlake for a second time in a tournament final this season, 63-36 Saturday at the Cherokee Tournament.

Tiarra Davis had  a season-high 18 points in that game. Jade Jones leads the offense with a 17.7 average.

Waukomis (3-10) is coming off a 36-35 loss to Shidler in the consolation finals of the Mulhall-Orlando Tournament.

It’s the conference opener for Pond Creek-Hunter. Both Waukomis teams are 2-1 in the league.

In other county games tonight (girls records listed first):

Pioneer (4-6, 7-3) at Covington-Douglas (6-4, 2-8) — The visiting Lady Mustangs try to bounce back after losing three games at the Wheat Capital Tournament last week. Pioneer’s Hope Yearin had a season-high 12 points in a 47-33 loss to Guymon on Saturday.

Pioneer’s boys are looking to bounce back from a 47-43 loss to Blackwell in the third-place game of the Wheat Capital. Colby Koontz had 46 points in the tournament, while Brandon McNaughton had 45.

The Wildcats have lost four straight, including three in the Cherokee Tournament. Connor Nunley had 44 points in the tournament.

Pioneer’s boys and girls are both 1-0 in the Skeltur. Covington-Douglas’ girls are 1-0, while the boys are 0-1.

Cimarron (6-8, 10-4) at Garber (5-8, 2-11) — Cimarron’s boys fell to Drummond for the second time this season 77-51 in the Ward Center third-place game Saturday, despite 13 points from Logan Watkins.

The Wolverines are on a five-game losing streak.

Cimarron is 2-1 in Skeltur, while Garber is 0-2.

Garber’s girls fell to Drumright 36-35 in the third-place game at Mulhall-Orlando.

Cimarron’s girls are coming off a 35-30 loss to Laverne in the Ward Center third-place game.

Garber’s girls are atop the Skeltur at 2-0, while the Lady Blazers are a half-game behind at 2-1.

Drummond (2-12, 12-2)  at Timberlake (11-2, 3-10) — Drummond’s boys have won four of their last five games, including a 77-51 win over Cimarron in the third-place game of the Ward Center Classic behind a season-high 24 points from Logan Jantz.

Timberlake’s boys are coming off their first back-to-back wins of the season, including a 61-53 win over Timberlake in the Cherokee Tournament consolation finals. Blaine Dungan had a season-high 29 points in the game.

Timberlake’s girls fell to Pond Creek-Hunter for the second time this season, 63-36 in the Cherokee finals.

Drummond’s  girls have lost five straight, including a 40-29 loss to Burns Flat-Dill City in the seventh-place game of the Ward Center Classic.

Medford (6-5, 2-9) at Kremlin-Hillsdale (6-5, 7-4) — The Lady Cardinals broke a three-game losing streak by beating Ringwood 64-60 Friday.

The Lady Broncs look to bounce back from a 41-23 loss to Cherokee in the third-place game of the Cherokee Tournament. Rebecca Wasson leads the offense with a 14.3 offense.

The Cardinals have lost three of their last four, including a 66-41 decision to Ringwood Friday. Kenny Thompson is averaging 11.8 points to lead the offense.

The Broncs have won four of their last five games, including a 42-41win over Buffalo in the third-place game of the Cherokee Tournament. Eli Voth had 40 points in the tournament.

Kremlin-Hillsdale’s boys are 4-1 in the Cherokee Strip Conference while the girls are 2-3. Medford’s boys and girls are both 1-2.