The Ridgerunners finished up last week's tournament in Sperry locking in the consolation trophy after an early defeat to Sperry in round one.

With their lost to Sperry at 41-53 the Ridgerunners went on to play against Glenpool, a 5A team out of Tulsa.

The boys from Grove slugged it out with Glenpool heading into overtime eventually winning 54-48.

Chat Hayes had an outstanding night against Glenpool putting 16 points on the board for the Ridgerunners followed by Davis Dills with 12.

Hayes shot 5/6 at the line and Dills 6/11 and overall the team made 16/25 from the line shooting 64 percent.

“Going into overtime against Glenpool we just had to settle down, take care of the ball, and take smart shots," said head coach Zach Trimble. "Our defense has been good enough to win every game just have to settle down offensively.”

In their final matchup of the tournament the boys faced off against Beggs winnings 43-32 locking them into winning 5th overall.

“The toughest challenge was not having a lot of prep time for each team," Trimble said. "But our guys did a good job of bring ready, and knowing scouting reports."

The Ridgerunners are currently 4-3 in their season going into their last game before the winter against Pryor.

Historically Pryor has been a difficult school for the Ridgerunners losing as far back as the 2013 season.

Earlier records are not easily available on OSSAArankings web site but as is often the case with high school sports each new year brings new opportunities to teams seeking to make a name for themselves.

The Boys will face Pryor at home following the 6 p.m. Lady Ridgerunners game on Tuesday Dec. 19.

Lady Ridgerunners

The Lady Ridgerunners took first at the Sperry Tournament rolling on a five-game winning streak bringing their record to 6-1 for the season.

The girls took an early lead with their 71-8 victory over Langston Hughes on the first day of the tournament.

The girls took any early lead in the first quarter with a 29-0 advantage and continued to press the advantage over Langston Hughes the remainder of the game.

The girls from Langston Hughes scored four points in the second quarter and in the fourth quarter giving them a final score of eight.

The Lady Ridgerunners finished their night out with an effective field goal percentage or eFG of 50 percent.

To give this some perspective the average eFG for the NBA’s 2016-17 season was 51 percent.

Th girls made 8/11 at the line pushing the nights free throw percent over 72 percent.

Despite the lopsided victory over Langston Hughes it was a great opportunity for the Lady Ridgerunners as all their players got the chance to play earning invaluable experience.

Abby Hacker and Macee Barnes were the big scorers against Langston Hughes with 10 points each followed by Rory Geer with eight.

Rory lead the game with seven steals from Langston Hughes in only 11 minutes of play time.

The Lady Ridgerunners went on to play Sperry at 7 p.m. Friday Dec 15 with a 54-21 victory over the Lady Pirates.

The girl took an early lead over the Lady Pirates with a 21-7 first quarter of play and extended their lead in the second quarter with a 11-1 lead.

The Lady Ridgerunners left the court at the half with a 23-8 lead over the Pirates.

After the break the girls continued to press the advantage outscoring the Lady Pirates for the second half of play as well.

The Lady Ridgerunners faced off against the Lady Bulldogs from Okmulgee winning in a very close 42-41 victory.

The win over the Lady Bulldogs gave the girls a hard fought first place victory at Sperry.