Woodward’s boys continued their recent string of comebacks with a 46-44 win over Dodge City, Kan. at Boomer Fieldhouse Friday night.

It was the third straight win for the Boomers, 10-7.

Woodward’s girls dropped a 54-45 decision to Dodge City and fell to 7-10.

The Boomer teams travel to Altus today with start time set for 5 p.m.

Seth Heckart scored all 21 of his points in the second half as the Boomers overcame a 12-point halftime deficit.

Heckart’s two free throws with 33.5 seconds left provided the winning margin.

The Boomers did have to withstand a last ditch effort by the Demons, who missed three shots in the last 12 seconds of the game.

Dodge City’s largest lead was 14 points just moments into the second half.

The Boomers closed the gap to six going into the fourth period, but still trailed by eight with 4:30 left.

Woodward thens cored 11 unanswered points, 8 by Heckart and 3 by Casey Covalt, to take the lead 44-41.

Dodge City tied it at 44-44 with 1:09 left before Heckart was fouled and hit the game-winning free throws.

It was the fourth consecutive come-from-behind win at home for the Boomers.

Covalt added nine points for Woodward and Eric Smith scored five. Austin Miller had four points, Matt McDonald three and Chaunce Carrico and Austin Hickman scored two each.

After a back-and-forth first half, Dodge City led throughout the second half of the girls game.

The largest lead was 18 points and the closest the Boomers got in the fourth period was eight points.

Carli Covalt led Woodward with 11 points and Michelle Estep scored seven.

Sierra Dudley, Mikala Wynn and Annalea Hunter all had five points and Chelsea Murray, Kori Ham and Amy Weder had four each.

Woodward saw its two-game winning streak snapped. The Boomers are just 2-8 since the Christmas break.


Note, Woodward’s district pairing was announced this week. The Boomers will travel to Guymon to open the playoffs.

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