Posted On: 01/8/16 9:04 PM
Prep Hoops Oklahoma will have coverage from the top three tournaments in the state this weekend the Putnam City Invitational. Skiatook Invitational, and the McGuinness Classic.
PC West vs PC North 5:30pm
PC North vs OKC Storm- Final PC North 54-37
Both teams had early success on offense to start the game. It was a close game at the half, but in the third quarter PC North took over behind 2016 Point Guard Micah Speight. The OKC Storm put up a fight. But North’s defense suffocated the Storm and they capitalized in transition.
PC West vs Sunrise Christian Select- Final PC West 66-55
The second semifinal at the Putnam City Invitational was very similar to the first. It was very close at the half, but a big third quarter by PC West sparked a double-digit lead. Sunrise Christian would never recover from the run the Patriots went on in the third quarter. PC West defeats Sunrise Christian Select by double-digits to advance to the Championship game on Saturday.
Sunrise Christian vs Union– Final Sunrise Christian Select 53-51
Union lead for most of the game and even extended their lead to double-digits in the second half. However, Sunrise Christian stormed back behind the play of Sebastian Grey. The Buffalo’s tied the game at the buzzer to send the game into overtime. Ethan Chargois had a chance to win the game with a three-pointer at the buzzer, but it fell just short.
Booker T. Washington vs OKC Storm- Final OKC Storm 67-62
The OKC Storm outlasted a furios comeback by Booker T. Washington in the opening round of the PCI. Booker T. Washington 2016 Shooting Guard Khobe Austin-Johnson scored a game high 27 points for the Hornets in the loss. The OKC Storm played team basketball ball and it led them to victory.
PC North vs OKC Knights- Final PC North 86-45
It was not much of a game on Thursday night at the Putnam City Invitational. Micah Speight shot the ball tremendously from deep thought the night. The second team played for PC North for most of the second half. PC North was impressive with their ability to share the ball.
PC West vs PCO- Final PC West 76-72
Putnam City West and Putnam City faced off for the second time in two days. The game was very back and forth, but ultimately PC West won for the second straight time. 2016 Point Guard Marquis Johnson led the Patriots attack scoring the basketball at an extremely high level. Putnam City moves onto the Semifinals with the big win.
Owasso vs Edmond North 8:30pm
Owasso vs Skiatook- Final Owasso 61-59 OT
The final game of the night was quite possibly the most fun one this tournament will see. Owasso and Skiatook took to the floor in a game with a bit more added pressure. Skiatook held the home court advantage but not by much, the two schools are merely 20 minutes apart and many Owasso fans made the drive there was no true advantage.
The Bulldogs came out on fire with tons of energy. Skiatook’s Jake Surritte splashed a three pointer, Don’Tray Wilkerson brought his high energy and the Rams found themselves in an early whole 11-4. Owasso was able to battle back largely due to their new offensive strategy, pound it inside. Down the stretch the game was very close. Wilkerson hit a game tying shot to send the game into overtime.
The Overtime session started much like the 4th quarter. The Rams jump out to a big lead while the Bulldogs slowly chip away. Skiatook down 4 when Wilkerson drive drives the lane gets the bucket along with a foul. While at the line Wilkerson misses the free but 2016 Forward Brendon Babb grabs the rebound and ties the game at 59 with his put back.
After an Owasso timeout, 20.6 seconds remain as Kinzer Lambert watches seconds tic off the clock at the top of the key. He then drives right throws up a floater of the glass as time expires. Rams get the victory and are set to face undefeated Edmond North in the finals. Owasso’s Lambert finishes the game with 31 points.
Edmond North vs Glendale (MO)- Final 84-66
The favorite to win the tournament, Edmond North, were given all the could handle by the Glendale Falcons. Glendale limited the Huskies by playing a 2-3 zone in the early going, protecting the three point line while denying the high post. The Falcons led for most of the first half and went to halftime with a two point lead. Edmond North came out of the locker room a new team. The Huskies were able to cause turnovers and get buckets in transition blowing this game open. North went on to win by a score of 84-66. Marques Wilson led the Huskies with 19 points.
Edmond North vs Noah– Final Edmond North 82-53
In the first game of the Skiatook Tournament Edmond North and Tulsa NOAH took the floor in what was an interesting matchup. NOAH made it a fight in the first quarter matching the intensity that Edmond North brought to the floor. After the first quarter the Huskies implemented a full court press and blew the game open by creating turnovers and running the floor in transition. 2016 Guard Josh Peterson led Edmond North with 14 points off the bench. Nearly every healthy Husky saw the floor in meaningful minutes.
Skiatook vs Broken Arrow- Final Skiatook 82-45
The host Skiatook Bulldogs faced off against Broken Arrow. The Bulldogs jumped all over the tigers and didn’t look back. From start to finish Skiatook was on fire from three point land and caused havoc on the defensive end with active hands and stout interior defense. Skiatook Guard Jake Suritte was on fire with 5 triples by halftime and finished the game with 35 points.
Tulsa Webster vs Glendale- Final 82-80 Glendale (MO)
Webster struggled to get of the gate in their opening round match up with Glendale (MO). The Warriors struggled to find a bucket until 2018 Guard David Ward came to life. Ward couldn’t miss from three point range notching six triples on the night. With the Warriors down two in the final seconds of the 4th quarter, Ward grabbed a rebound off of a missed free throw, and went coast to coast to tie the game. Webster would eventually fall on a buzzer beating lay up.
Owasso vs East Central- Final Owasso 56-37
Owasso came out and played very well against East Central in the opening round of the Skiatook Invitational. Deshannon Lowe led the way with 16 points for the Rams. Josh Procter chipped in 15 points for Owasso. The Rams are on to the Semifinals.
Norman North vs Edmond Memorial 7:30
Norman North vs Deer Creek- Final 101-59
It felt like as soon as the ball was thrown up for the tip the game was over. Norman North cruised past Deer Creek 101-59 in the second Semi-Final of the Bishop McGuinness Classic. Three Timberwolves scored over 19 points including Trae Young with 25, Marcus Dickinson with 20, and Cameron Martin with 19.
The Antlers were led by class of 2016 guard Elyjah Clark who had 25. The championship game will be a rematch between the Edmond Memorial Bulldogs and the Norman North Timberwolves. The Timberwolves won the last meeting
71-63 on Tuesday night.
Edmond Santa Fe vs Edmond Memorial- Final 63-53
Edmond Memorial took on Edmond Santa Fe in the first Semi-Final of the Bishop McGuinness Classic. The game was back and forth to start, but once Memorial started rolling it went down hill. Edmond Santa Fe tried to make a comeback, but fell just short in the end falling 63-53.
Norman North vs Guthrie- Final Norman North 76-55
Norman North took a fast paced game plan and executed to perfection to beat Guthrie 76-55. They were led by guards Trae Young and Marcus Dickinson. The Timberwolves sprinted past Guthrie. Young led all scorer with 26 points followed by Dickinson with 14.
Edmond Santa Fe vs Yukon- Final Edmond Santa Fe 75-59
The second game of the day was between the Yukon Millers and the Edmond Santa Fe Wolves. The Wolves assault was led by Conner Johnson with 15 points. Yukon looked to comeback in the second half looking to Vernon Turner multiple times down the stretch. He would go on to finish with 14 points. The Wolves however would take this one coasting to victory.
Deer Creek vs Bishop McGuinness- Final Deer Creek 73-59
The host team Bishop McGuinness took on a talented Deer Creek squad in the 3rd game of the day. Both teams came out firing, and were tied at 40 a piece at the half. Tanner Rehl for Deer Creek started the 2nd half on fire with three 3’s. This sparked a run for Deer Creek that McGuinness could never recover from. Deer Creek was paced by class of 2016 Guard Elyjah Clark as he had 27 points. McGuinness was paced by 2017 guard Mason Webb as he had 25.
Norman vs Edmond Memorial- Final 59-53 Edmond Memorial
Oklahoma Signee Kristian Doolittle put on a show in the last game of the night Igniting Edmond Memorial with multiple dunks. Norman fought hard and responded to almost every big play with one of their own, but in the end it was too much. Memorial was paced by Doolittle who finished with 31 points. Norman was paced by Jake Ogle who finished with 15 points.