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B2 - THE JOURNAL, Thursday, December 14, 2017 WlglS After struggling to an 0-3 early season start, Still- water High's Pioneers and Lady Pioneers captured a pair of victories last week in the annual Bixby Invita- tional Tournament. After going 2-1 in the tourney, each team carries 2-4 records into a road game at Southmoore Friday with the girls' game starting at 6:30 p.m. These will be the final games for SHS before the holiday break. Coach Kendra Kilpat- rick's Lady Pioneers over- came, some adversity before pulling out a 57-53 victory over Collinsville in the tourney opener. Stillwater led early but Collinsville seized the momentum in the third quarter and built an eight-point lead before the Lady Pioneers righted the ship. Jaci Littell caught fire in the fourth quarter as she paced the Lady Pioneers with 21 points. She canned nine of 11 free throw attempts. For the second time this season, Stillwater lost to Deer Creek-Edmond, drop- ping a 61-37 decision in a semifinal game last Friday afternoon. The Lady Pio- neers defeated Ponca City, 56-49, to Capture third place last Saturday. That was an impressive win since Ponca City only lost to eventual tournament champion Bixby by 61-53 in a semifinal game. Bixby rallied from a five- point deficit entering the fourth quarter to turn back the Lady Antlers, 48-46, in the finals. Deer Creek was the defending tourney champion. Stillwater's boys com- peted.in a bracket that was short-handed this year, fore- ing the addition of Stillwa- ter's junior varsity team and Bixby's junior varsity team to compete in the tourney. The Lady Pioneers of veteran head coach Michael Davis had to repeatedly fight off Bixby before hand- ing the Spartans a loss in the opening game last Thursday night. Stillwater lost for the second time this season to Deer Creek-Edmond in the second game. It was a close contest that the Antlers pulled out with a strong third quarter performance. SHS routed Bixby's JV, 82-24, in the final game last Saturday. Bixby defeated Still- water's junior varsity last Friday night and capture an early lead before holding off Deer Creek-Edmond, 61-58, in the tourney's final game last Saturday night. Stillwater's wrestlers, led by longtime head coach Doug Chesbro, faces a demanding schedule before SHS takes a break for the holidays. --SHS-- SHS, which placed 12th with 63 points in last weekend's Perry Tour- nament, returned to dual action Tuesday, traveling to Deer Creek-Edmond before competing in the annual Kansas City Stampede. The Pioneers close out 2017 by hosting defending Class 6A state champion Sand Springs on Tuesday, Dec. 19, in the Pioneer Field House. Stillwater was led in the rugged Perry Tournament by ll3-pounder Skyler Lancaster, who finished as the tourney runner-up. He was SHS's lone entry in the tourney finals. Choctaw, third place fin- isher in last year's Class 6A state tourney, won the Perry Tournament with 247.5 points, while Perry was runner-up with 186 points. "rls 9 The Oklahoma State Cowgirls recorded one of the program's biggest wins last Friday night with an 87-72 upset triumph over No. 7-ranked UCLA in .S Gallagher-Iba Arena. season home winning streak olina Upstate for a 5 p.m. Earlier in the week, against non-conference game. A note of interest is O-State flirted with the opponents to 547 games, the visiting Spartans have possibility of upsetting No. It dates back to a Dec. 12, a local connection. Former 6 Mississippi State on the 2010, loss to No. 5 Duke. Perkins-Tryon standout road but fell short in the Loryn Goodwin contin-Bailey Wensler will get the 79-76 outcome. That wasn't ues to make her presence opportunity to play before the case this time as the known in a Cowgirl uni- family and friends. Cowgirls jumped out to a form with a game-high 27 20-6 first period lead that points. Braxtin Miller and helped set the tone of the game. with 19 points each. Jensen sity of Tulsa at around 8 Credit the Lady Bruins completed the double-dou- p.m. The game is part of a doubleheader as the Cow- Stillwater's Simon Devlin fires a pass during the Pioneer Kaylee Jensen followed boys will host the Univer- game with Bixby at the Bixby Tournament last weekend. Journal photo by Run Holt ble With a team-high 15 CN CN rebounds. The Cowboys tried to OSU is in the middle of answer the bell for the an ll-day break for final second upset of a top 10 exams. Up next will be the team in as many days last University of South Car- UPSET, Page A3 LLO Inground Above Ground Precast 6'x8' Concrete Safe Room Concrete Shelters Steel Safe Room Visit Us on the Web: www.taylorstormshelters.com PERKINS Stillwater Medical Center WALK-INS WELCOME L ,Rff WAREN for cutting into the deficit with a 25-16 second quarter run to trail 36-31 at half- time. But even more credit is deserving of the Cowgirls for withstanding the UCLA runs with clutch shooting and defense. O-State out- scored the visitors 51-41 in t!ae second half to preserve the win. "The triumph did extend the Cowgirls' regular Pediatrics and adults Well child checks ....... 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All 15 of the Lady Demons' second half points were scored in the third quarter. Zoe Dixon was the lead- ing scorer with 11 points. P-T 18, Cleveland 15 (P grade) CMS 4 0 8 3-15 P-T 2 6 7 3-18 Ashley Larson 12, Ari Ball 3, Mal- low Marshall 2, Dani Foster 1. P-T 39, Cleveland 19 (9= grade) CMS 5 0 3 11-19 P-T 8 16 15 0-39 Zoe Dixon 11 Ella Rains, Steph- anie Hughes 7, Bailey Kems 6, Olivia Hara 4, Reagan Todd 2. 3-point goals - Hughes 1, A Journal subscription makes a great present/ HOME DECOR TYLER CANDLES gRi[YSAIt NOllE MONDAY-FRIDAY, 8:30-6PM SATURDAY 8:30-1PM I II t 1