FORT GIBSON – Three players accounted for all but 11 of Cleveland’s points as the Tigers claimed a 62-54 win over Miami in a 4A Area II consolation bracket D regional game here Saturday, Feb. 24.
The loss ended the Wardogs’ season at 11-14.
They had remained alive with a 47-34 win over Claremore Sequoyah here Friday, Feb. 23.
Miami’s girls, who had beaten Lincoln Christian for a district title and their first win of the season, suffered back-to-back losses here, 81-25 against top-ranked Fort Gibson and 53-21 to Wagoner.
Cleveland 62, Miami 54
David Edgerton had 20 points, Caden Krotzer 19 and Dakota Cline 12 for the Tigers (19-7).
Edgerton got 14 of his points in the second half.
Miami saw a 16-14 first-quarter lead turn into a 29-27 halftime deficit.
The Tigers pulled away with a 20-12 edge in the third period.
Miami also had three players reach double figures.
Kaleb Jinks led the way with 13 points, followed by Eli Lewis with 12 and Kai Hamilton with 10.
Conner Womack and Eli Chenoweth scored nine and eight, respectively.
Miami 47, Sequoyah 34
The Wardogs posted their second win against Sequoyah in 11 days.
Miami rolled 55-25 in the regular season finale in Miami on Feb. 12.
The Wardogs used an 18-11 edge in the third quarter to open up some breathing room.
MHS held a 14-6 advantage after one then went into the half up by seven.
Sequoyah created the final margin with a 9-8 edge over the final eight minutes.
Hamilton finished with 12 points and Drew Williams and Lewis added 10 apiece.
Others scoring for Miami were Chenoweth with five, Brant Morris four and Womack and Jinks, three each.
Cade Leonard’s 10 points led the way for the Eagles.