WELCH — A 12-4 run in the third quarter helped Chetopa, Kan., rally for a 50-47 victory over the Commerce boys Tuesday night in a first-round game at the Kenneth Sooter Invitational.

The Commerce girls claimed a 44-28 victory over Chetopa.

Ketchum swept its games Tuesday against Watts, the girls rolling 65-44 while the boys nailed down a 74-51 decision.

Today’s schedule includes Foyil vs. South Coffeyville girls at 4 p.m. and St. Paul vs. South Coffeyville boys at 5:30 p.m. in consolation games, and St. Paul vs. Welch girls at 7 p.m., and Foyil vs. Welch boys at 8:30 p.m. in winners’ bracket semifinal contests.

Then on Friday, its Foyil vs. South Coffeyville girls at 4 p.m. and St. Paul vs. South Coffeyville boys at 5:30 p.m. in consolation games and Commerce vs. Ketchum girls at 7 p.m. and Chetopa vs. Ketchum boys at 8:30 p.m. in the final two semifinal games.

The tournament wraps up Saturday with eight games on tap, starting at 10 a.m. with the girls’ seventh-place contest.

Other games on Saturday include boys’ seventh place, 11:30 a.m.; girls’ fifth place, 1 p.m.; boys’ fifth place, 2:30 p.m.; girls’ third place, 4 p.m.; girls’ third place, 5:30 p.m.; girls’ championship, 7 p.m. and boys’ championship, 8:30 p.m.

The Chetopa boys had led 14-11 after the first quarter against Commerce.

The Tigers turned the tables with a 20-8 run in the second period, but Chetopa made up the difference with its 12-4 margin in the third quarter.

A 16-12 advantage over the final eight minutes helped the Green Hornets nail down the victory.

Three players scored in double figures for Chetopa, topped by Steven Ahrens with 17 points. Trey McKibben and Jerry Wilson had 14 and 10, respectively.

Zach Barnes scored 14 points and Dusty Williams added 11 for the Tigers.

Commerce girls 44,

Chetopa 28

The Commerce girls broke out to a 20-5 lead in the first quarter then coasted into the break with a 32-14 advantage.

The Lady Tigers held a 10-7 edge in the third frame then held on as Chetopa cut the score to the final margin with a 7-2 margin in the fourth.

Kourtney Reading had a season-best 20 points for the Lady Tigers. Courtney Watson chipped in with 13 points.

Ashley Brown and Lindsey Pease scored six points each for the Lady Hornets.

Ketchum girls 65,

Watts 44

The Lady Warriors turned a three-point first quarter lead into a 38-24 halftime advantage.

Ketchum held a 16-10 edge in the third period then each team scored 11 points in the fourth.

Amanda Lancaster scored 17 and Jess Johnson added 13 for the Lady Warriors.

Rikki Potter was the Watts’ leader with 10 points.

Ketchum boys 78,

Watts 55

Three players scored in double figures for the Warriors, who led 38-24 at intermission.

Each team scored 17 points in the third period, then Ketchum held a 19-14 edge over the last eight minutes.

Spencer Brown had 19 points to lead the way for Ketchum. Davan Hardin added 17 and Taylor Mouse contributed 14 for the Warriors.

Brin Lawmaster and Brian Glenn scored 16 and 15 points, respectively, for Watts.

Girls

Chetopa, Kan.    5    9    7    7 — 28

Commerce    20    12    10    2 — 44

Chetopa — Brown 6, Pease 6, LaPee 5, Moses 4, Kabrey 2, Withington 2, Jackson 1.

Commerce — Reading 20, C. Watson 13, M. Watson 5, Herrera 4, Knight 2.

Watts    15    8    10    11 — 44

Ketchum    18    20    16    11 — 65

Watts — Potter 10, Asbill 8, Reynolds 7, Huggins 4, Crittenden 3, Glass 2, Harrington 2, Stanley 1.

Ketchum — Lancaster 17, Johnson 13, Kesler 8, Riley 7, Jones 6, Monroe 3, Haff 2, Stephens 2.

Boys

Chetopa, Kan.    14    8    12    16 — 50

Commerce    11    20    4    12 — 47

Chetopa — Ahrens 17, McKibben 14, Wilson 10, Bruning 4, Stapleton 4.

Commerce — Barnes 14, Williams 11, Witten 5, Ng 5, Richard 5, Ratliff 3, Arnold 2, Manning 2.

Watts    13    11    17    14 — 55

Ketchum    21    17    17    19 — 78

Watts — Lawmaster 16, Glenn 15, Cunningham 9, Chandler 5, Gibson 4, Wiley 3, Rowland 2, Mitchell 1.

Ketchum — Brown 19, Hardin 17, Mouse 14, Doublehead 8, Frost 7, Wilson 4, Bales 3, Garrett 2.