ADAIR — An 11-7 advantage down the stretch helped the Wyandotte boys hurdle Claremore Sequoyah 62-58 Monday night in the first round of the 16th annual Adair Invitational basketball tournament.

Wyandotte’s girls suffered their first loss, a 61-35 setback at the hands of Sequoyah.

The Bears play Jay Thursday at 8:30 p.m. in a semifinal game while the WHS girls play Okay at 4 p.m. Thursday.

Sequoyah’s boys had pulled into a 51-51 tie, but Shane Friend nailed a 3-point goal then a steal and layup bumped the Bears’ lead to five.

Two free throws by Zack Butterfield with nine seconds remaining iced the victory.

Butterfield finished with 26 points. However, he was upstaged by the Eagles’ Joe Dorsey, who finished with 31.

A 17-10 edge in the third quarter gave Sequoyah momentum in the girls’ game. The Lady Eagles had trailed 11-10 after the first quarter.

Kayla Oleman scored 10 points for Wyandotte.

Girls

Claremore Sequoyah    10    10    17    14 — 61

Wyandotte    11    5    10    9 — 35

Sequoyah  — Fuller 20, Conger 15, Morris 10, Harrison 3, McClurg 3.

Wyandotte — Oleman 10, Stone 9, Munson 8, Enyart 8.

3-point goals — Conger 1, Morris 2, Stone 3, Munson 1, Enyart 2.

Boys

Claremore Sequoyah    10    13    14    21 — 58

Wyandotte    19    14    11    18 — 62

Sequoyah — Dorsey 31, Eaton 7, Smith 6, Owens 5, S. Smith 4, Hughes 3, Bryant 2.

Wyandotte — Butterfield 26, Friend 18, Buckallew 7, Durborow 4, Zabel 3, Burleson 2, Walton 2.

3-point goals — Dorsey 4, Eaton 1, Owens 1, Butterfield 4, Friend 2, Buckallew 1.