Hugoton Blue and Red Classic
Hugoton 77, Mangum (Okla.) 31
Carlos Montiel had 20 points, Mitchell Hamlin had 15 and eight other Hugoton Eagles got in the scorebook during a 77-31 rout of Mangum, Okla., on Friday night in the semifinals of the Hugoton Blue and Red Classic.
The win pits the Eagles against Hooker, Okla., in Saturday’s tournament championship, after the Bulldogs edged Ulysses, 52-50, Friday in the other semifinal.
The Eagles needed just three three-pointers in the rout, leading 49-18 at half.
Colton Laughlin led Mangum with 15 points.
Hooker (Okla.) 52, Ulysses 50
The Ulysses Tigers held a five-point lead through three quarters of Friday’s semifinal of the Hugoton Blue and Red Classic. But their opponent, the Hooker, Okla., Bulldogs, scored 14 fourth-quarter and held the Tigers to just seven in the comeback win, sending the Kansas visitors to the tournament championship against Hugoton.
Ulysses nearly had five players in double digits, with Bryan Garcia leading with 12, while Victor Perez and Devin Walker each had 10. Jaidon Taylor and Julius Sifuentes had nine each.
Hooker was more reliant on its top two scorers, with Tate Cathcart scoring a game-high 23. Dawson Metcalf had 14, while no other Bulldog had more than six.
Hugoton 50, Mangum (Texas) 41
The Hugoton Eagles are headed to the championship game of the Blue and Red Classic by defeating the Mangum, Okla., Tigers, 50-41, Friday night in Hugoton.
Senior Laney Hoskinson was the leading scorer for the Eagles Friday night, dropping 16 points, 12 of which came from behind the three-point line. Mangum’s Alexis Perry led all scorers with 20 points.
Hugoton will face off against Stratford, Texas — which defeated Hooker, Okla., 50-47, in Friday’s other semifinal — for the championship Saturday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
Cimarron Bluejay Invitational
It will be the South Gray boys facing Cimarron in Saturday’s finals of the Bluejay Invitational.
South Gray defeated Moscow 77-42 in the first semifinal, while the home ‘Jays took care of Sublette, 64-24.
South Gray 77, Moscow 42
The Rebels jumped out to a 23-10 lead after the first break against Moscow (2-1) and had no trouble the rest of the way.
South Gray (3-0) had quarters of 23, 21 and 27 points as the Rebels cruised. Austin Miller had 23 points, including seven three-pointers. Gilbert Peters also put up 23.
Cimarron 64, Sublette 24
Jaylen Pickle had 12 points to lead 11 scorers in Cimarron’s win over Sublette (1-2).
The ‘Jays (2-1) jumped out to a 20-6 lead after the first quarter and led 34-9 at halftime.
The girls’ bracket of the Bluejay Invitational will pit Meade against the home team from Cimarron in the championship.
Meade took out Sublette, 53-40, in the first semifinal game, while Cimarron handled South Gray, 51-43.
Cimarron 51, South Gray 43
Taylor Jantz had a game-high 28 points to lead the Bluejays to the title game. She had all four of Cimarron’s three-point goals.
Cimarron got off to a 16-6 lead after a quarter. South Gray matched them at 15 points in the second, and out-scored the Jays 12-5 in the third to trail just 36-33 after three quarters.
But Cimarron pulled away from there for the win.
Meade 53, Sublette 40
Meade took a 13-4 lead over Sublette in the opening quarter and led 26-15 by halftime.
Mia Kells had 17 points to lead the Larks in a losing effort. Bekah Unruh added nine.