BLUEJACKET — Fairland’s girls held on for a 46-44 victory over Bluejacket here Friday, Feb. 2.
Nikki Dingle hit one of two free throws to give the Lady Owls (8-12) a two-point edge then survived a 3-point field goal attempt by Bluejacket (8-11) to escape with the win.
Bluejacket gained a split on the night with a 47-37 decision in the boys’ game.
The Lady Owls scored 11 points in each of the first three quarters then picked up 13 in the fourth.
Fairland was up 11-8 after the opening frame only to have the Lady Chieftains forge a 22-22 tie at intermission.
FHS regained the lead in the third with an 11-10 edge in the third then outscored the Lady Chieftains 13-12 over the last eight minutes.
Nikki Dingle and Kyndall Davis scored 15 and 10, respectively, for Fairland.
Others scoring for the Lady Owls were Cayden Harper with eight, Jessica Roberts and Elizabeth Boyd with four each, Ciara Allen with three and Tori Barker, two.
Bluejacket had three players reach double figures: Lea Hency, 13; Laura Collins, 11, and Lydia Pipins, 10.
Shelbie Baker produced seven points and Dee Dee Satterwhite contributed three.
Boys: Bluejacket 47, Fairland 37
Bluejacket used scoring advantages in the second and fourth quarters to help get its 12th win of the season.
The game was tied at 8-8 after the first quarter, but Bluejacket coasted into the break with a 26-16 advantage.
The Owls (8-12) trimmed the gap to six heading into the fourth period, but were outscored 16-12.
Justin Pape’s 23 points topped the scoring for the Chieftains (12-7).
Others with points for Bluejacket were Coy McGlasson, eight; Gabe Satterwhite and Cooper Decker, five, Ryder Blackfox and Gabe Arrevillagas, three each.
James Morris led the Owls with 16 points. Isaac Matthews joined him in double figures with 10.
Jose Garcia, Thatcher Smalley and Cole Cawlfield added five, four and two points, respectively.
Fairland hosts Afton on Friday, Feb. 9.
Bluejacket’s final two regular season games are at home: Quapaw Monday, Feb. 5, and Watts, Tuesday, Feb. 6.