AFTON – The Fairland and Mounds boys, along with the Fairland and Wyandotte girls advanced Friday to the consolation finals of the 28th annual Afton Coca Cola Classic Basketball Tournament here.
Fairland and Wyandotte girls played noon Saturday for the girls consolation title, while the Fairland took on Mounds at 1:30 p.m., in the boys consolation championship.
Fairland girls 54, South Coffeyville 42
The Lady Owls got off to a slow start, but got their offense into gear in the second period. Chloe Bunce's eight points helped the Lady Owls put together a 23-11 run as they built a 32-16 halftime lead.
Fairland continued to have the hot hand from the field in the third, outscoring the Lady Lions, 18-7.
Down 50-23, South Coffeyville outscored the Lady Owls, 20-4, in the fourth, but it was enough to overcome the margin.
Three Lady Owls scored in double figures. Breanne Johnson tossed in a game-high 15 points, while Chloe Bunce hit 13 and Nikki Dingle had 11.
Starla Whitney led the Lady Lions with 13.
Wyandotte girls 41, Quapaw 19
The Lady Bears broke a 7-7 first-period deadlock and went on a 20-6 run as they moved to the consolation championship.
Quapaw struggled offensively throughout the game. They scored 13 points in the first half and 6 in the second.
Makinze Powell popped in a game-high 14 markers, while Aranda Nair had 10 for Wyandotte.
Lendsay Olson led Quapaw with 10.
Fairland boys 38, Quapaw 37
The Owls overcome a 15-6 first-period deficit to moved to the consolation finals.
Fairland was able to cut the margin down to six, 25-19, at halftime.
Quapaw's offense went flat in the third as the could manage just one basket and a 10-2 run helped the Owls hold a 29-27 margin entering the final period.
Issac Matthews led Fairland with nine points, while Kyler Vannoster and Bryson Cottrell chipped in eight each.
Quapaw was led by Tyler Hemphill with 12. Garrett Kelly had nine and Joe Baker added six for the Wildcats.
Mounds boys 70, South Coffeyville 41
Seth Simpson poured in a game-high 19 points and Brendon Bazille hit 12 as the Golden Eagles advanced to advance.
The Lions trailed, 22-18, at the end of the first period, but Mounds put together a 17-7 run for a 39-25 halftime margin.
They outscored South Coffeyville, 31-16, in the second half.
Colton Cantrell paced South Coffeyville with 15 markers.