FOX – These days, it seems the bigger the stage, the better the performance is from the Fox Foxes.

FOX – These days, it seems the bigger the stage, the better the performance is from the Fox Foxes.

Saturday night, the Foxes kept up their undefeated start to the season, with a convincing 52-32 victory over the Springer Cardinals in the finals of the South Central Conference tournament at the Fox Den.

Fox moved to 9-0 with the victory, while Springer fell to 9-3 with the loss.

In the first quarter, the Foxes raced out to a 16-8 lead, before the Cardinals got to within six at 17-11 with 7:10 left before halftime.

However, there was no slowing down the Foxes fast paced offense, as the lead grew to 26-15 going into halftime.

Springer was held to just three points in the third quarter, as Fox held a 37-18 advantage.

The closest the Cardinals got in the fourth quarter was 12 points at 43-31, as the Foxes ended the game on a 9-1 run to claim the title.

Jimmy Bivings led Fox with 27 points, 21 of which came in the first half. David Martin and Jacob Dart each added seven points with Drew Martin scoring six points.

Springer was led by Tristan Amaya with 14 points followed by Malik Brown and Jacob Perry each with eight points.

Fox will be back in action tonight against the Oklahoma School for the Deaf at 8 p.m. in Sulphur, while Springer will take on the OSD Indians on Wednesday at home.

Boys Consolation Final

Turner 64
Paoli 63 F/OT

The Turner Falcons had to do everything possible, and then some to claim third place Saturday against the Paoli Pugs.

Four quarters wasn’t enough to settle things between the two teams as overtime was needed, where the Falcons managed to survive by one point.

Turner led 13-8 after the first quarter, before managing to keep a slim 24-21 lead going into the halftime break.

However, in the third quarter the tide turned as the Pugs managed to take a 38-37 lead going into the fourth after a 17-13 run.

When the horn sounded in the fourth, the teams were all square, before the Falcons outscored Paoli 11-10 in the overtime session.

Justice Hartman led the Falcons (8-6) with 18 points, followed by Tyler Campbell with 16 points. 

Ridge Parker scored 10, with Levi Curbow adding eight points.

Colton Empey scored six points for the Falcons.

Turner will be back in action Tuesday night against Thackerville on the road beginning at 8 p.m.