Madison Olvey

Madison Olvey races to a loose ball in Horatio’s win over CMS.


The Horatio basketball teams had different outcomes in the first round of the district basketball tournament.

Senior Girls

The Horatio girls earned a rematch with Caddo Hills by beating visiting Cutter-Morning Star 71-28 Feb. 13.

In the nine team league CMS, who finished eighth, had defeated Mountain Pine the previous night to get a spot on the tournament bracket.

The visitors led 17-14 at the end of the first with 14 points from Deven Humphries at the post. When they could no longer get the ball inside, the bottom fell out. Horatio led 35-21 at the half and 48-28 to end the third.

HHS had 16 fouls and made six of 12 free throws. Emma Ray scored 14 points and Mallori Marshall 13. Madison Olvey, Lauren Emerson and Teresa Chavez each had 10. Cadee Glasgow put in eight, Kaylee Watts three and Tristan Short two.

Humphries led all scorers with 20 points. CMS had 13 fouls and made six of eight at the line.


Senior Boys

The HHS senior boys fell at Foreman Feb. 12 by a final of 75-59.

The Gators’ quick start made a difference. They took a 16-10 lead in the first quarter. They were up by 34-24 at the half and 56-45 at the close of the third.

Luke Bright led the Lion scoring with 22 points, 20 in the second half.

Wyatt Nelson scored 16 for Horatio and Blake Pickett 13.

Dylan Harrison and Izzy Tinajero each had two points.

The Lions sank 12 of 18 free throws and committed 16 fouls.

Foreman had 20 fouls and made 16 of 18 at the foul line. Brady Jackson sank 14 of 14 free throws en route to 24 points for the Gators.

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