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January 16, 2013

Blanchard boys win Charles Heatly Classic

— The Blanchard High School boys basketball team went 3-0 last week and this weekend to win the Charles Heatly Classic tournament in Lindsay, Okla.

The Lions beat the Oklahoma City Knights 76-40 in the first round Thursday, then beat Weatherford 55-43 on Friday, before beating Plainview 53-51 in the championship game Saturday.

The No. 13 Lions were 12-1 going into Tuesday night's game at Tuttle High School.

After losing to Plainview in the first round, the Lady Lions won two games in a row to take the consolation championship in Lindsay.

Blanchard beat Purcell 57-55 on Saturday to finish fifth in the tourney.

The Lady Lions were 8-5 after the tournament.

The Rush Springs girls lost 52-41 to Sterling in the championship game to finish second in the Black Diamond Classic.

The Alex Longhorns boys basketball team finished fourth in the Longhorn Classic, after losing to Cement, 47-43, in the third-place game.

The Lady Longhorns won the third place game, beating Empire 51-47 on Saturday.

The Bridge Creek girls basketball team finished third in the Bethel CD Warehouse Classic by beating Bethel on Saturday. The Bobcats boys placed seventh, beating Little Axe in the final round.

The Amber-Pocasset girls won the Hinton Invitational with a 48-32 win over Hinton on Saturday. The Am-Po boys finished seventh, beating Harding Prep 65-60 on Saturday.

The Tuttle High girls team finished third in the Konawa Invitational and the boys finished fifth.

Minco girls finished sixth and the boys finished eight in the Three Rivers Conference tournament at Crescent.

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