Afton, Oaks split pair

The Afton Eagles used a big third quarter to overcome a sluggish first half in downing the Oaks Warriors 53-43 on Friday.

Down 22-18 at the half, the Eagles got a big third quarter from Matt Wisdom, who had 13 of his game high 17 in the quarter, as the Eagles outscored Oaks 25-9 in the period.

Brooks Victor and Sam Shepard added nine and eight points, respectively, for Afton.

Tanner Philpot led Oaks with 16 points, while Michael Thompson and Chase Ballou added nine each.

In the girls game Oaks defeated Afton 55-49. Hayley Keys had a game high 27 for Oaks. Jordyn Blanton had 18 for the Lady Eagles, while Brittaney King added 14.

On Saturday both Afton teams lost to Quapaw. The boys fell 51-41 despite 12 points from Dusty Henry and eight from Brennon Fuser. The Eagles, who had their four game win streak snapped on Saturday, are now 12-6 on the season, while the Wildcats are 5-11.

The Afton girls fell to 3-15 on the year with a 44-20 loss. The Lady Wildcats improved 11-6 on the year.

Elementary basketball tourney on tap in Pryor

The North Elliott Church of Godís Youth Department will be hosting their 13th Annual Elementary Basketball Tournament February 20-27 at Osage School near Pryor.

The tournament will consist of 10 divisions for students in second through sixth grade and each team is guaranteed two games.

The entry fee is $50 per team. To enter, call Linda Treas at 918-530-0230 or call the church at 918-825-2263. Entries can also be emailed to

Grand Lake Y womenís basketball league forming

The Grand Lake Y in Grove is currently taking registrations for their womenís adult basketball league.

The league is for women 18 and over. Each team will be limited to 10 players. Individuals without a team can still register and will be assigned to teams.

Games will be 5 on 5 full court and will take place on Saturdays from 1p.m. to 3p.m. at the Grove Middle School gym beginning on March 5.

Cost per player is $20 for Y members, $40 for community participants. Rosters and fees are due by February 18.

To register, stop by the Yís office at 206 Elk Street behind Pizza Hut.

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