FAIRLAND — Three Owls recorded double figures as Fairland posted a 41-38 win over the South Coffeyville Lions Tuesday in White Division Pool A action in the Kenneth Sooter Invitational basketball tournament.
Westin Allen tossed in a team-high 17 points — 12 in the second half. Isaac Matthews and Bryson Cottrell each chipped in 11.
The game was closed as Fairland built a 19-15 halftime margin. A 15-10 run in the third gave the Owls a 10-point cushion, but the Lions mounted a fourth-period comeback attempt.
While the Owls were scoreless from the field, Allen hit 6-of-10 free throws in the fourth to help seal the win. Fairland was a miserable 8-of-24 from the line with Allen hitting all eight.
South Coffeyville’s Colton Cantrell led all scorers with a game-high 18 and Christian Yeubanks added 13 for the Lions.
Fairland will play at 5:30 Saturday in the boys White Division championship finals at Welch High School.
Welch 50, Foyil JV 27
WELCH — Braxton Turner popped in a game-high 11 points as the Wildcats beat the Foyil junior varsity in Blue Division Pool B action.
After the Wildcats cruised out to an early 13-3 margin, they exploded for 21 points in the second period and went into halftime with a comfortable 34-5 lead.
Colton Armstrong scored seven for Welch, while Kelton Tucker, Blake Brannon and Aaron Cherry each netted six.
Cader Miller led the Foyil JV with seven points.
Wyandotte 57, Foyil 39
WELCH — The Bears took advantage of cold shooting by the Panthers in the first period and posted a win in Blue Division Pool A action Tuesday.
Foyil managed just five points in the opening period as the Bears went up 15-5, with two 3-pointer baskets by Braxton Douthit.
Douthit tossed in seven points in the second and Ryan Cooper scored four to give Wyandotte a 31-16 halftime lead.
In the second half, the Bears continued to increase their margin. Jordan Burney scored a pair of layups off steals and Carson Loncarich drilled a 3-pointer as the Bears scored 19 points in the third.
Austin Glass’ long-range 3-point bucket gave the Bears their largest margin of the game, 53-24, early in the final period.
Cooper led all scorers with 12 points, Douthit hit nine, Trey Jones had eight and Jordan finished with seven.
Foyil was led by Mason Webb’s 11 markers, while Adam Ross and Austin Morrow each added nine.