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February 17, 2013

Boomers win district championship

Woodward, Okla. — ELK CITY - The Boomers put together one of their best games of the season in routing the Elks 65-39 to win a district championship Saturday at the Pioneer Center.

With the win, the Boomers 11-11, move into the regional semifinals where they face John Marshall, a 60-34 winner over Bridge Creek in its district. The semifinal is set for 8 p.m. on Thursday at John Marshall High School.

The news wasn't as good for the Woodward girls as they never got untracked in a 47-38 loss to Elk City. The Boomers, 5-17, will take on John Marshall in a 1:30 p.m. elimination game on Thursday at John Marshall. The Bears lost to Bridge Creek 60-39 in the district round.

The Boomers lost a close game to Elk City early in the season, but made sure the rematch wouldn't come down to the last minute.

Woodward raced to a 29-11 lead in the first quarter and controlled the game throughout.

Kaleb Roach had 16 points and Taylan Iliff and Zach Rowland 12 each as the Boomers never let the Elks get anything started, limiting the Elks to under 30 percent shooting.

In the girls game, Hillary Hurst led Woodward with 13 points. Amanda Covalt scored 8 and Kameron Pope 7.

In other Saturday action:

Mooreland's girls won a 2A district title by routing the Hooker Lady Bulldogs 49-31 in Hooker.

On the boys side, Hooker defeated the Bearcats 64-38.

In Class B boys , No. 1 ranked Forgan and No. 2 ranked Arnett set up a Friday Area 1 championship battle in Woodward with solid wins in the regional finals.

Forgan, 2-time defending state champions, beat Tyrone 72-57 while Arnett downed Lookeba-Sickles 55-39.

The teams, who played in the state finals last season, meet Friday at 8 p.m. in Boomer Fieldhouse.

In elimination games on Saturday, the Fort Supply and Leedey boys won to advance to area.

On the girls side, it will be Shattuck against Leedey in the area finals on Friday at 6:30 p.m. Shattuck defeated Balko 57-54 in the regional finals and Leedey downed Sharon-Mutual 51-31.

Boise City and Vici advanced through the elimination bracket.

In Area II, 4th-ranked Fargo beat Varnum 64-52 and will face Big Pasture on Friday in Chickasha for a trip to the state tournament.

Fargo's girls were eliminated in a close 51-46 loss to Duke.

In Class A Area I boys defending state champion Cheyenne and Okarche will play in the area finals at Enid after wins over Beaver and Garber, respectively. Laverne and Texhoma advanced to area as well.

In Area 1 girls, Cheyenne and Okarche are in the area finals. Cheyenne defeated Texhoma and Okarche beat Waukomis in the regionals. Seiling and Cashion stayed alive in the elimination bracket.

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