MIAMI — Team Tyree held off Team Alexander for an 82-78 victory in the Lucky 7 Conference boys’ all-star game Monday, March 5, at the NEO Field House.
The Light team earned a 58-48 victory over the Dark squad in the girls’ game.
Boys: Team Tyree (dark jerseys) 82, Team Alexander (light jerseys) 78
A bucket by Ryan Cooper just seconds into the third quarter pulled Team Alexander to within two points, but Team Tyree used a 12-0 run to take charge.
The closest Team Alexander got after that was four.
Team Tyree carried a 64-57 lead into the final stanza then held a 20-18 edge in the fourth.
Team Tyree jumped out to a 22-21 lead in the first quarter and was up 44-40 at the break.
Justin Pape of Bluejacket had 20 points for Team Tyree. He was joined in double figures by Braxton Turner of Welch with 14 and Commerce’s Danny Salinas with 13.
Others scoring for Team Tyree were Wyandotte’s Trey Jones and Jacob Burney with seven each, Ryder Blackfox, Bluejacket, six; Hunter Burkybile, Commerce, and Coy McGlasson, Bluejacket, five each; Lupe Prado, Commerce, three, and Drayven Blunk, Quapaw, two.
Team Alexander’s scoring was headed up by Ryan Cooper of Wyandotte who had 30 points.
The Bears’ Jordon Burney added 15 and Isaac Matthews of Fairland contributed 11.
Others with points for Team Alexander were Cole Cawlfield, Afton, and Mason Webb, Foyil, six each, and Thatcher Smalley, Fairland, and Brett Hollon, Afton, five each.
Girls: Light 58, Dark 48
A 12-0 run in the third quarter allowed the Light team to turn a 28-24 halftime advantage into a 40-24 lead.
It was 47-34 through three quarters and the Dark stars held a 13-11 in the fourth, but could only get to within 10 the rest of the way.
Morgan Valliere of Foyil 1and Welch’s Olivia Chenoweth paced the winners with 15 and 10 points respectively.
They were followed by Maggie Brown, Ketchum, eight; Hailey Haskell, Welch, and Laura Pipins, Bluejacket, six each; Laura Collins, Bluejacket, five; Jaeli Jorgenson, Welch, four, and Kailee Fowler, Foyil, and River Friel, Commerce, two each.
Tarrah Stephens of Wyandotte tallied 16 for the Dark all-stars. She had 11 points in the first half and nine of that came in the second quarter.
Others getting points for the Dark stars were Schaper Welch, and Skyla Drywater, Colcord, eight each; Aspen Wood , Welch, and Kyndall Davis, Fairland, five each; Skyler Hicks, Afton, three, and Aranda Nair, Wyandotte, two.