ANADARKO — The MidFirst Warrior Classic started Thursday.
The Chickasha boys fell to Lawton MacArthur on Thursday and defeated Guymon 48-42 Friday in Anadarko to advance to the consolation championship game.
The win over Guymon was Chickasha’s second of the season.
The Lady Chicks suffered losses Thursday and Friday to fall to the seventh-place game. The Lady Chicks fell to El Reno on Thursday and then suffered a close 49-43 loss to the Guymon Lady Tigers on Friday.
Deonte Wash led the Chicks in scoring in the team’s first-round loss to MacArthur on Thursday.
In their second game of the tournament, the Fightin’ Chicks got their offense going in the second quarter after a slow start to the game.
Guymon held a 5-3 lead after the first quarter, but Chickasha outscored Guymon 14-6 in the second quarter to earn a 17-11 lead at halftime.
Chickasha scored the first four points of the second half to go up by 10. Chickasha led by scores of 21-11 and 23-13 before Guymon went on a run.
The Tigers scored seven points in a row to climb within three of the Fightin’ Chicks and trailed by three after the third quarter.
Guymon cut its deficit two in the fourth, but Chickasha had an answer. Malik Doss stepped up and buried a triple for the Chicks to push the lead back to five points. Xavier Copeland then pushed Chickasha’s lead to seven.
Rylie Weber led Chickasha in the loss to El Reno with seven points.
Chickasha went to halftime against Guymon with the lead and with the momentum. The two teams were tied at 23 points apiece in the second quarter when a 3-pointer gave the Lady Chicks a 26-23 lead going to the second half.
Chickasha used the momentum from that 3-pointer and built on its lead in the third quarter. The Lady Chicks threatened to go up by double digits after a 3-pointer put them up by eight points.
The Lady Chicks held a 33-25 lead in the third quarter, but Guymon was able to work its way back. The Lady Chicks still led by two points heading to the fourth quarter.
A Lexi Albright free throw tied the game at 41, but Guymon outscored Chickasha 8-2 the rest of the way.