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January 25, 2014

WHS girls stun Newcastle

Woodward, Okla. — NEWCASTLE - Woodward's girls turned in their best performance of the season here Thursday night and the result was a 52-46 upset of 15th-ranked Newcastle.

In the boys game, Woodward routed Bethel 63-43.

Hillary Hurst scored 23 points and Shelbi Smithton 15 to fuel the win, certainly the most significant for the program in a while.

The Boomers improved to 3-8, building a 32-22 halftime and holding off a late surge by the Racers, who fell to 10-3.

Kameron Pope added 11 points for the Boomers and Amanda Covalt scored three.

Woodward will face its fifth consecutive ranked team in the tourney semifinals tonight as they take on Class 6A No. 9 Yukon at 7 p.m.

On the boys side, the 11th ranked Boomers are 10-1 after a solid win over Bethel.

The Boomers controlled the game and led 31-16 at halftime. Bethel closed the gap to 11 after three quarters before the Boomers pulled away again late.

Woodward will face Newcastle in the 8:20 p.m. semifinals.

Taylan Iliff led the Boomers with 20 points and Ty Richey was also in double figures with 16.

Other scoring had Garrett Owen and Jason Alexander with 6 each, Slade Roach with 5, Kale Hixon and Kaleb Roach with 4 reach and Austin Ludwyck scored 2.

Simmons had 17 to pace Bethel.

In action from the Buffalo Tournament on Thursday the girls teams from Forgan, Beaver, Shattuck and Vici posted wins as did the boys teams from Forgan, Beaver and Shattuck. Laverne defeated Buffalo in the late game.

Here are summaries from the Buffalo Tournament games.

Girls

Forgan 59, Fargo-Gage 52

Forgan - McReynolds 31, Taylor 19, Morales 6, Eagan 2, Rodriguez 1

Fargo-Gage - Zollinger 16, Morehart 15, D. Smith 8, A. Smith 10, Lamb 2, Lane 1.

Beaver 46, Laverne 36

Beaver - Balderrama 10, Kemp 10, Hoover 10, C. Sutton 9, Farrington 3, K. Sutton 2, Lansden 2.

Laverne - Gartrell 14, Crocker 8, Shuman 4, Miller 4, Lara 3, Arrendondo 3

Shattuck 67, Beaver JV 16

Shattuck - D. Galindo 20, M. Galindo 19, Bonine 10, Shafer 5, Charmasson 4, Spencer 4, Castor 2, Thomas 3.

Beaver JV - Russell 6, Hardin 4, Chavez 2, Dame 2, Parker 2.

Vici 61, Buffalo 54

Vici - McCormick 22, J. Boatman 14, Taylor 6, Gregory 6, Munsell 5, Cook 5, M. Boatman 3

Buffalo - Sarabia 20, White 16, Aguilar 9, Arredondo 4, Blasdel 3, Ceniceros 2.

Boys

Forgan 80, Fargo-Gage 27

Forgan - Kerr 17, Alston 13, Mathews 12, Bryer 11, Ordonez 9, Stout 7, Vanatta 6, Lopez 5.

Fargo-Gage - Miranda 7, Ashpaugh 6, Price 4, Franceshina 2, Howard 2, Selby 2, Webb 2, Dewitt 1, Havel 1.

Beaver 53 Fort Supply 36

Beaver - Weber 21, Rivera 11, Skaggs 7, Jesko 5, Castillo 5, Martin 2, Cain 2

Fort Supply - C. Wright 13, Woolfolk 9, Kornele 8, Hunter 3, Z. Wright 3

Shattuck 42, Vici 31

Shattuck- Alexander 10, Pshigoda 9, Bay 8, Bruce 7, Srader 6, Castor 2.

Vici - Altamirano 14, Key 6, Barr 4, Devon 4, Evans 3.

Middle School Score

7th grade boys

Woodward 36, Clinton 21

Woodward - Hoffman 5, Marlatt 7, Whitewater 2, Patrick 4, Bishop 2, Parada 8, Montes 8.

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