As the weather began to cool off on Saturday, the No. 4 Ardmore Lady Tigers decided to turn up the heat in their final game of the East Central Classic.
As the weather began to cool off on Saturday, the No. 4 Ardmore Lady Tigers decided to turn up the heat in their final game of the East Central Classic. Ardmore finished the tournament on a two-game winning streak as the Lady Tigers won the consolation championship with a 50-39 victory over Broken Bow, moving them to 10-3 on the season. Broken Bow managed to get the better of a sluggish opening quarter as Ardmore found itself down 9-6 going to the second. Both teams picked it up before the halftime break as they each scored 17 points apiece, leaving the score at 26-23 for Broken Bow. But the Lady Tigers found a way to take control in the third quarter with a 12-3 run, before finishing off the game in the fourth with a 15-10 frame. Shakira Smith led the scoring with 23 points for the Lady Tigers with Amaya Gordon scoring 10 points. Khalayah Willis scored seven points, with Miyah McGee and Reagan McCurley each scoring five points. McCurley was named to the All-Tournament team for her performance throughout the tournament. Ardmore is back at home Tuesday night against Durant beginning at 6:30 p.m.