The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


February 3, 2014

Around the county: Longhorns face struggling Hennessey

ENID, Okla. — Chisholm’s basketball teams will be looking to bounce back after being swept at Alva Friday when they travel to Hennessey tonight for a 6:30 p.m. girls-boys doubleheader.

Chisholm’s boys (7-10) are on a four-game losing streak. The Eagles (6-10) have lost three of their last four, including a 51-33 decision to OBA Friday. Danner Kiernan is the Longhorns’ top scorer with 16 points per game.

The Lady Longhorns (9-8) are facing a Lady Eagles (11-5) team that shut down Oklahoma Bible Academy 30-14 Friday. Megan Galusha leads the CHS offense, averaging 12.4 points per game.

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

OBA (6-12, 14-4) at Crossings Christian (7-10, 8-10) — OBA’s boys have won three straight games and will try to repeat an earlier win over the Crusaders. Adam Eaton had 21 in that game for the Trojans.

OBA’s girls, trying to break at two-game losing streak, have two wins over the Lady Crusaders, 62-52 at home on Dec. 3 and 55-35 at the Okeene Tourament Jan. 25. Tara Kelley had a season-high 23 points in both games.

Garber (9-11, 2-17) at Pioneer (10-7, 12-5) —Pioneer’s boys, riding a five-game winning streak, can set up a meeting with Pond Creek-Hunter Thursday for a share of the Skeltur Conference title with a win over the Wolverines, who have lost 11 straight. Colby Koontz has averaged 17 points during the winning streak.

Pioneer’s girls, a perfect 5-0 in Skeltur, can set up a meeting with Pond Creek-Hunter for the outright Skeltur title with a win over the Lady Wolverines, who are 4-1 in league play. The Lady Mustangs, who have won six of their last seven, beat Garber 47-23 in the Skeltur Tournament semifinals behind14 points from Bayli Koontz and 13 from Courtney Vaughn.

Drummond (3-17, 17-4) at Covington-Douglas (8-11, 2-16) — The homestanding Lady Wildcats have lost four straight, while the boys have lost 12 straight. Covington-Douglas’ girls beat Drummond 60-30 in the Skeltur Tournament behind 22 points from Hailey Kaiser.

Drummond’s boys (4-1) are a half-game back of Pond Creek-Hunter (5-1) in the Skeltur race after falling to the Panthers 46-26 Friday. The 26 points was the Bulldogs’ lowest output of the season.  The girls have lost 11 of their last 12.

Morrison (8-8, 8-8) at Waukomis (2-17, 8-12) — Morrison’s girls have won four straight, while the boys broke a three-game losing streak Friday with a 66-41 win over Garber.

Waukomis’ boys are trying to end a three-game losing streak. Hunter Lovell had 16 points in a 66-42 loss to Pioneer Friday. The Lady Chiefs have lost 12 straight.  Kysha Eck has had four straight games in double figures.

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