MOUNTAINEER ROUNDUP: Eastern battling in January contests

Jan. 23—Big Blue is seeing some big battles in 2024.

Eastern Oklahoma State College men's and women's basketball have been hard at work on the hardwood, with a pair of hard-fought games last week.

The Mountaineers and Lady Mountaineers hit the road to face Redlands, splitting victories on the night. They then returned home to C.C. Dunlap Fieldhouse, with another hard-fought split pair of battles.

Here's a recap of finals and quick stats for Mountaineer athletics from Jan. 15-21:

Jan. 15 WBB @ Redlands Community College (W, 72-63) (Kaylynn Whelan 15 points, Nadiyah Cooper 13 points, Olivia Johnson 12 points, Tarellya Baber 11 points, Mackenzie Heeke nine points, Asia Johnson and Julianna Matlock four points each, Sophia Cortez three points, Emilee Proctor one point)

Jan. 15 MBB @ Redlands Community College (L, 93-96) (Jackson Greene 34 points, Jordyn Brown 16 points, Marque Wilkerson 12 points, Jamouri Mccalister nine points, Julius Williams seven points, Andre Kanu six points, DD Coleman five points, Jamel Graves four points)

Jan. 18 WBB vs. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (W, 70-43) (Nadiya Cooper 20 points, Mackenzie Heeke 18 points, Olivia Johnson and Kaylynn Whelan 10 points each, Emilee Proctor five points, Julianna Matlock, Sophia Cortez, and Asia Johnson two points each, Tarellya Baber one point)

Jan. 18 MBB vs. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (L, 72-78) (Jackson Greene 27 points, Marque Wilkerson 10 points, Andre Kanu nine points, Jordyn Brown eight points, Xavier Lucas four points, Cole Simpson three points, Cole Allen three points, DD Coleman, Julius Williams, Jamel Graves, and Jamouri Mccalister two points each)


The Mountaineers and Lady Mountaineers are neck deep in the second half of the season, with road contests against Western and Wharton County this week.

Here's the full lineup of upcoming Eastern athletics contests from Jan. 22-28 Preview:

Jan. 25 WBB @ Western Oklahoma State College, 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 25 MBB @ Western Oklahoma State College, 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 27 BSB @ Wharton County Junior College, 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.

Jan. 28 BSB @ Wharton County Junior College, Noon