Ardmore Middle School basketball teams posted four dominant wins over Durant on Monday.


In the eighth-game, Ardmore held Durant scoreless in both the first and fourth quarters, cruising to a 42-12 road win over the Lions.

Dante Roberts led Ardmore with 10 points. 

Nine other Tigers scored: Ryan Shastid (eight points), Daylan Williams (6), Chadre McGee (4), Billy Douglas (3), Alijah Pickens (3), Jalen Cohee (2), Elijah Franks (2), T.J. Hamilton (2) and Rodrick Taylor (2). Won 42-12.

Ardmore’s seventh-graders faced a stiffer challenge, but the Tigers used a 34-5 second-half run to pull away for a 48-13 win.

Ardmore led 14-8 at halftime.

D.D. Coleman’s 13 points pace the Tigers attack. Desmond Brown hit double figures with 11 points. 

Also scoring for Ardmore were: Jordan Mosley (five points), Brandon Allen (4), Phoenix Nelson (4), Dakaree Scott (4), Demico Calvin (2), Jalen Reed (2), and Shawn Johnson (1). 



Ardmore’s girls basketball teams had little trouble with Durant.

In the eighth-grade game, Ahlyrah Anderson’s 11 points and Shakira Smith’s 10 were more than enough for the Lady Tigers in a 39-13 home win. 

Dajarea Clark and Tiona Cohee contributed six points apiece. MarRyah Stubblefield chipped in five points. Reagan McCurley made a free throw.

In the seventh-grade game, 

Ardmore’s Khalayah Willis netted 14 points, outscoring Durant by herself in the Lady Tigers’ 44-10 rout of the Lady Lions. 

Charli Fuller had a solid game with nine points. Chloe Rucker chipped in six points. Jakirah Bennett had five points and Savannah Marris four. Naughtica Douglas and Zara Stoughtenborough scored two apiece. 


Ardmore tops Durant Tourney

Ardmore won all three games in the Jan. 26-28 Durant Tournament.

On Jan. 28, eight Lady Tigers entered the scorebook, pacing a balanced attack in a win over Atoka. 

Fuller’s 10 points were a team high. Bennett finished with eight points. Cheyenne Petties contributed six points in a winning effort. Douglas and Trinidee Jefferson each had three. Willis and Honeyzti Jefferson tallied two apiece.

The previous day, Bennett took her turn leading the Lady Tigers’ offense, scoring nine points in Ardmore’s 45-14 win over Hugo. 

Rucker and Willis had eight points apiece. Jefferson turned in a solid performance, with six points. Fuller and Jefferson each had five points. Petties had four.

To tip off the tournament, Bennett hit double figures with 13 points, pacing Ardmore to a 36-11 victory over the Sherman, Texas, B team. Jefferson had nine. Fuller finished with five points. 

Also scoring for the Lady Tigers were Rucker (4), Willis (4), Jefferson (2), Brayleigh Thompson (2), Petties (2) and Stoughtenborough (2).