There haven’t been many games this season where opposing teams have scored on No. 18 Fox in droves.

There haven’t been many games this season where opposing teams have scored on No. 18 Fox in droves. 

Thursday night though wasn’t like most games.

Fox found the going tough in its regional semifinal contest against No. 11 Duke, as the Tigers ran wild offensively, leading to an 83-55 defeat, sending the Foxes to the consolation bracket at Temple High School.

Fox (20-4) will be back on the floor tonight at 8 p.m. against Wapanucka at Temple.

The Tigers came out of the gates strong in the first quarter, scoring 21 points while holding Fox to just 13 in the opening frame. 

A 15-11 second quarter in favor of Duke didn’t help matters, as the Foxes went into halftime down 36-24.

Duke turned it up a notch in the third quarter, as the Tigers went on a 20-14 run to extend their advantage to 56-38.

The Tigers finished off the game with a 27-17 fourth quarter run. 

Drew and David Martin led the Foxes with 18 points apiece in the game.

 

Ringling 63
Bray-Doyle 37

It was smooth sailing for the Ringling Blue Devils, as they moved into the regional consolation semifinals with a comfortable victory over the Bray-Doyle Donkeys at Central High in Marlow.

Ringling led 15-7 after the first quarter, before pulling away with an 18-1 run before halftime.

The Blue Devils kept up the pressure in the third quarter, outscoring the Donkeys 15-12, before finishing off the game with another 15-point fourth quarter.

Caige Calvert led Ringling with 13 points, followed by Zaine Sanner and Scotty Paul each with 12 points apiece.

Ringling is back in action tonight at 8:30 p.m. against Vici at Union City High School.