SALLISAW – In the opening game of the 2023 Armstrong Bank Sequoyah County Tournament it was the Ladies from Stigler high school taking on the Vian Lady Wolverines.
Neither squad could find the range in the opening quarter, but the Lady Panthers zeroed in before the half scoring 17 points in the second quarter with all five starters contributing.
After the break it was more of the same with Stigler outscoring the Lady Wolverines 22-8 in the third quarter. Jordan Johnson accounted for 9 points in the third with Gentery Powell tacking on 8 more.
Johnson was the top point-getter for Stigler with 14 followed by Powell with 13. Caitlin Lovett just missed double figures with 9.
The Wolverines were led by Avery Wright with 6 points and Rebel Simon and Maisie Wells each with 5 points.
The Lady Panthers will continue in the winners bracket Thursday at 4:00 pm taking on the victor of Gans and Roland at Sallisaw, and Vian will go the Gans high school to take on the looser of that contest in the consolation bracket.