ADAIR - Claremore Sequoyah broke free from the Wyandotte Bears in the third quarter on its way to a 47-41 consolation bracket win in the Adair Invitational basketball tournament Thursday night.
The two teams were knotted at 15-15 after the first quarter and 24-24 at the half before the Eagles gained the advantage in the third.
The Eagles outscored the Bears 11-3 in the third and held on in the final period to nail down the win.
The Bears had gained a 27-26 lead on a Kurtis Young bucket at the 5:56 mark of the third, but that would be the Bears last lead of the night.
Claremore Sequoyah finished the frame on a 9-0 run for a 35-27 lead heading into the final eight minutes.
In the fourth, Wyandotte closed the gap to 43-38 on a Young trey with 2:47 left to play, but the Eagles held the Bears to three points the rest of the way to secure the win.
Young led all scorers with 18, while teammate Magnum Mustain added 10.
The Eagles were led by Cory Smith's 11 in the win.
Wyandotte plays for seventh place in the tournament at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Claremore Sequoyah 15 9 11 12 - 47
Wyandotte 15 9 3 14 - 41
Claremore Sequoyah - Smith 11, Turman 10, Pelry 9, Golden 7, Cole 5, Dorsey 5.
Wyandotte - Young 18, Mustain 10, Sparks 6, Friend