ENID, Okla. — Emma Watkins (14) and Taryn Rhodes (11) combined for 25 points to lead Kremlin-Hillsdale's girls to a 42-40 overtime victory over Ringwood in the first round of the Cherokee Strip Tournament at the Cherokee Strip Expo Center Coliseum Thursday.

Watkins had a field goal and a free throw in the overtime period while Rhodes had a layup off a Lady Devil turnover with 1:30 left to give the Lady Broncs a 42-38 lead.

Pazlie Jones had five three-pointers in leading Ringwood with 16 points, the lone Lady Devil in double figures. She hit a free throw with 2:31 left in the extra period to cut the Kremlin-Hillsdale lead to 39-38 but the Lady Devils could manage only two free throws by Martha Martinez the rest of the game. The Lady Broncs turned the ball over with three seconds left, but Ringwood turned the ball back over before getting a final shot.

Abi Tate sent the game into overtime with a free throw with 12 seconds left but she missed the second free throw. The Lady Broncs were called for a double dribble on the ensuing possession. Kremlin-Hillsdale is now 6-9 while Ringwood is 4-13.


Gabe Stewart had 14 points and Tateyn Rieger added 10 points as Burlington's boys (13-4) held off Kremlin-Hillsdale (5-10), 46-41.

Stewart was seven of 10 from the field while Rieger was only three of eight but hit two treys. Rory Olson had six of his nine points in the third period when Burlington broke a 23-23 halftime deadlock with a 16-6 spurt. The Broncs were only two of eight from the field in the period.

Harris Keithly had four treys in leading the Broncs with 16 points while Caden Russell added 14 points.


Burlington's girls (13-4) held Medford (4-9) without a field goal in drilling the Lady Cardinals, 38-4.

Burlington coach Jade Jones was able to pull her starters by the third period as the Lady Elks led 19-1 after the first period and 30-1 at halftime.

Anna Motycka was Burlington's leading scorer with 15 points, 14 of which came in the first half. She did not take a shot from the field in the second half.

Medford was 0-for-28 from the field. Brooklyn Cink hit two free throws to lead the offense with two points.


Cherokee's boys (10-4) showed their depth in defeating Medford (6-6), 54-36.

Chiefs coach Matt Guffy used every player on his bench as Cherokee had quarter leads of 20-6, 31-16 and 50-23.

Lake Lyon lead the Chiefs with 14 points. Kade Chace and Gabe Wyatt both had 10 points. Wyatt had two treys.

Amon Bonham was the lone Cardinal in double figures with 12 points.


Gracie Leslie (14) and Abby Guffy (10) combined for 24 points as the Cherokee girls beat Timberlake, 47-20 for their fourth straight win.

The victory sets up a "reunion'' for Cherokee coach Kirsten Pruett with her old Burlington team at 7 p.m. Friday in the winners bracket semifinals.

The Lady Chiefs (9-5) raced off to a 15-6 first quarter lead and didn't look back, leading 30-8 at halftime and 41-12 after three periods. It was the fourth time Cherokee held an opponent to 20 points or less.

Sophomore Gracie Leslie led Cherokee with 14 points, while Abby Guffy added 10.

Junior Samantha Phillips led Timberlake (3-12) with 11 points.


Noah Snowden scored 26 points to lead Lomega's boys past Timberlake, 47-30.

The Raiders (14-5), who have won nine of their last 10 games, trailed 8-7 after the first period but used an 11-4 second quarter spurt to go up 18-12 and outscored the Tigers, 13-11 in the third period and 16-7 in the fourth.

Merric Judd led Timberlake (8-6) with 13 points. Snowden and Judd were the lone players in double figures.

LOMEGA 94, DCLA 29 (G)

Top-seeded and defending girls champion Lomega (17-2) outscored DCLA (1-14) 33-8 on its way to a 94-29 victory over the Lady Eagles.

The Lady Raiders had four players in double figures — Darcy Roberts (20), Ady Wilson (19), Emma Duffy (11) and Syndi Walker (11) in recording their 14th straight victory.

DCLA was led by Rachel DeBoard, who had 12 points. Lomega led 49-8 at halftime and 79-18 after three quarters.


Boys top seed Ringwood raced off quickly in dispatching DCLA, 79-36 in the final game of the evening.

The Red Devils (14-3) led 25-9 after the first quarter and 40-16 at halftime. They had a 31-13 third quarter spurt to go up 71-29.

Ringwood had three players in double figures — Luis Aguilar (21), Aaron Baker (18) and Cole Weathers (12). It was Ringwood's highest scoring game of the season.

DCLA was led by Tobyn Snow's 10 points.

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