After a strong start to the season, the Lone Grove basketball teams hit the road Thursday for the first day of the Bethel Tournament at Bethel High School.

After a strong start to the season, the Lone Grove basketball teams hit the road Thursday for the first day of the Bethel Tournament at Bethel High School.

Unfortunately, LGHS came away with a splitting headache as the Lady Horns suffered their first defeat of the season, while the Longhorns won in their contest.

 

Girls
Silo 38
Lone Grove 34

Despite opening with a strong first quarter, the Lone Grove Lady Horns couldn’t put the Silo Lady Rebels away on Thursday.

The end result was a four-point defeat, marking the first time this season Lone Grove’s girls have lost a game.

Lone Grove held a 16-8 lead after the first quarter, but only managed six points before halftime.

Silo meanwhile scored 11 points to close the gap to 22-19.

In the third quarter the Lady Horns were outscored 9-8, but still held a 30-28 advantage going to the fourth quarter.

A 10-4 run by Silo in the fourth quarter ultimately proved to be the deciding factor in the game.

Abbi Atkinson led the Lady Horns with 12 points in the game followed by Taliegh Nail and Cheyanne Davis each with six points.

The Lady Horns will be in action at 1 p.m. today in the consolation bracket.

 

Boys
Lone Grove 66
Chandler 50

It was another impressive victory for the Lone Grove Longhorns on Thursday, as they rolled past Chandler in their first round contest.

Lone Grove raced out to a 19-13 first quarter advantage, before scoring 21 points in the second quarter, holding Chandler to just 13.

The Longhorns managed to outscore Chandler 26-24 in the second half to seal the victory and remain unbeaten on the season.

Kemyon Sophus led the Longhorns with 23 points followed by Sheldon Brown with 17 points.

Austin Felts added 14 points in the game for Lone Grove.

The Longhorns will be in action today at 5:30 p.m. in the winners bracket against either Perkins-Tryon or Holdenville with the winner advancing to the championship game Saturday.

A loss today would send the Longhorns to the third place game.