FAIRLAND — The Wyandotte boys set the stage for a Lucky 7 Conference showdown with Ketchum when the Bears rolled to an 84-36 win over Fairland here Tuesday, Jan. 30.
The Bears, 15-2 and ranked 18th in Class 2A, host 2A No. 4 Ketchum (15-3) Saturday, Feb. 3.
The Warriors squeezed out a 77-75 decision over 3A No. 13 Sperry at home Tuesday night.
Wyandotte also picked up a 56-37 win in the girls’ game.
Boys: Wyandotte 84, Fairland 36
Four players scored in double figures for the Bears, topped by Ryan Cooper with 23.
Jacob Burney added 18, followed by Trey Jones with 16 and Jordon Burney with 10.
Wyandotte jumped out to a 23-11 lead in the opening frame then coasted into the half ahead 45-22.
WHS came back with another 25 points then outscored the Owls 14-7 over the final eight minutes.
Wyandotte also picked up nine points from Justin Campbell, three each from Brendan Cooper and Cody Teal and two from Ethan Bradley.
Pacing the scoring for the Owls was Isaac Matthews with 10 points.
Also scoring for Fairland was James Morris, seven; Andrew Barker and Thatcher Smalley, five each; Cole Cawlfield, three, and Cayden Elliott, Brian Padberg and Trey Martin, two apiece.
Girls: Wyandotte 56, Fairland 37
The Lady Bears set the tone early by grabbing a 12-2 lead in the first quarter.
They were up 28-17 at the half then outscored Fairland (7-12) by a 17-13 margin in the third.
Wyandotte created the final margin with an 11-6 run over the final eight minutes.
Tarrah Stephens’ 28 points topped the scoring for the Lady Bears.
Aranda Nair joined her in double figures with 11.
Others in the scoring column for Wyandotte (13-4) were Makinze Powell with seven, Haley Hart, five; Jillian Swonger, three, and Kylee Severs, two.
Ciara Allen and Kyndall Davis had 10 and nine points, respectively, to top Fairland’s scoring
Jessica Roberts tallied eight, followed by Nikki Dingle with six, Cayden Harper with three and Tori Barker, one.
Wyandotte hosts Foyil Friday, Feb. 2, and Ketchum on Saturday, Feb. 3.
Fairland travels to Bluejacket on Friday, Feb. 2, then is idle until Feb. 9, when it hosts Afton.