PRYOR — Revenge and getting back on the winning streak are the priorities of Miami as it travels to Pryor tonight for Verdigris Valley Conference basketball games.
MHS was swept by Pryor when the teams played at the Miami Activity Center on Jan. 12. The Lady Wardogs dropped a 50-41 decision before the boys fell 50-44.
Miami’s girls suffered a 38-33 loss to Wyandotte in the Girls’ Gold championship game Saturday at the Northeastern A&M High School Basketball Tournament.
The Lady Wardogs put together wins over Chetopa, Kan., and the Roland JV to reach the NEO finals for the first time since 2005.
The Miami boys suffered their 10th consecutive loss Saturday night with a 42-39 loss to Welch in the Boys’ Round Robin bracket.
Four of the losses during the Dogs’ longest tailspin in Coach Rusty Mercer’s eight years have been by a total of 15 points.
Pryor’s boys are 7-4 following a 62-49 loss to 3A No. 18 Adair in the finals of the Pryor Invitational.
The Lady Tigers are 4-7. They suffered a 35-24 loss to Sallisaw in the fifth-place game of the Pryor Invitational.
Weather permitting, Miami marks homecoming Friday night when it hosts Coffeyville, Kan., in games at the MAC.