FORT GIBSON – Fort Gibson Senior postman Kyle Dortch scorched the visiting Tulsa Rogers Ropers for 30 points and Junior Carson Calavan poured in 28 points of his own, as the Tigers dominated the Ropers 93-51 Thursday night at John Harrison Field House in the opening round of the 4A Area II Regionals.
4A No. 1 ranked Fort Gibson (25-0) will play the Jay / Berryhill winner Saturday at 8 p.m. in Fort Gibson.
Jace Shepherd got the Tigers going with a 3-point bomb with 5:49 to go in the first quarter and push the home team up 7-3, then a pair of steals by the senior guard and easy transition buckets pushed the lead to 14-3 with 4:04 to go.
Calavan popped a pair of 3-pointers to end the quarter as the Tigers took a 27-13 lead into the second.
Then Dortch went to work, as the big man scored 16 of his game high 30 points in the second quarter and push the Tigers lead to 55-25 at intermission.
Even though the damage was done, Calavan kept bombing the Ropers, scoring 18 of his 28 points in the third quarter and leaving little doubt to the outcome, stretching the Tigers lead to 85-35 to end the third quarter.
Rico Ybarra finished with 10 points and Shepherd with nine.
|FORT GIBSON 93, TULSA ROGERS 51|
|TULSA ROGERS|| 13|| 12|| 10|| 14|| 51|
|FORT GIBSON|| 27|| 28|| 30|| 8|| 93|
|TULSA ROGERS – Damaree King 14, Dovell Battle 7, Dishon Preston-Larimore 7, Jeremy Adams 5, Eureko Lewis 5, Avery Hill 3|
|FORT GIBSON (25-0) – Kyle Dortch 30, Carson Calavan 28, Rico Ybarra 10, Jace Shepheard 9, Seth Martin 8, Turner Howk 6, Marco Ybarra 2|
GIRLS – Fort Gibson Guard Kabree Edgmon found her groove, as the Senior ripped off 22 points and five rebounds to lead the Lady Tigers past the Claremore Sequoyah Eagles 69-30 Thursday night at John Harrison Field House in the opening round of the 4A Area II regionals.
4A No. 1 ranked Fort Gibson (25-0) will play Locust Grove Saturday night in Fort Gibson at 6:30 p.m.
After Cassidy Ramsey scored a quick layup for the Lady Eagles on the opening possession and a 2-0 lead, the Lady Tigers’ Edgmon took it personally.
Edgmon ripped off eight of her 22 points in the opening period, as the Lady Tigers posted a 20-10 lead after the first eight minutes of play.
Not to loose focus, Edgmon once again was the offensive engineer, scoring nine more points in the second quarter as Ft. Gibson jumped out on a 18-2 run and ending with a 44-14 halftime lead.
As the starters left at the beginning of the third quarter the Lady Tigers were on cruise control from there on out.
Zoe Sheildnight added 12 points and nine rebounds as Alexis Wright came off the bench and chipped in 11 points and four rebounds.
|FORT GIBSON 69, CLAREMORE SEQUOYAH 30 (GIRLS)|
|CLAREMORE SEQUOYAH|| 10|| 4|| 14|| 2|| 30|
|FORT GIBSON|| 20|| 24|| 16|| 9|| 69|
|]CLAREMORE (6-18) – Cassidy Ramsey 8, Ashley Sanders 7, Avery Tucker 6, Kenzie Saul 5, Callie Shultz 2, Tori Wood 2|
|FORT GIBSON (25-0) – Kabree Edgmon 22, Zoe Shieldnight 12, Alexis Wright 11, Danielle Johnson 8, Cailey Cunningham 4, Hannah Johnson 4, Ali Christie 3, Grace Crawley 3, Grace Kolmer 1, Laney Swink 1|