Santa Fe downs Jenks to advance to Primus Moore Invite finals

Jan. 5—Jenks and Edmond Santa Fe squared off in the second round of the Primus Moore Invitational Friday, where the Lady Wolves took a 49-36 win to advance to the championship.

The game started tough, with both teams trading scores. By the end of the first quarter, the Lady Wolves would hold a 15-13 lead over the Lady Trojans.

In the second quarter, Santa Fe tried to create some space on the scoreboard. But a Jenks run down the half's final minutes made it a 28-27 Lady Wolves lead heading into the locker room.

Santa Fe hit a burst of offense to start the second half, pairing it with tough defense on the way to a 42-29 lead after three quarters.

Next up for the Lady Wolves, they'll face the winner between McAlester and Will Rogers in Saturday's title game at 7 p.m. The Lady Trojans will battle the loser in the third-place game at 4 p.m.


Durant squared off with Southeast Saturday in the consolation semifinals of the Primus Moore Invitational, where a hot start propelled the Lady Lions to a 50-19 win.

The Lady Lions exploded out of the gate, finding an early offensive rhythm on the way to an 11-4 lead after the opening quarter. Durant kept powering its way to the half, taking a commanding 30-8 lead into the locker room.

That wave of momentum continued into the second half, with Durant running away with the win.

Ella Sorrels led Durant with 12 points, followed by Sydney Grover and Iyana Wilson with nine points each, Emma Green with six points, Emeri Morse and Abrianna Freeman with four points each, and Kennedy LaFevers and Maya Dodson with three points each.

Kyrah Davis led Southeast with nine points, Rebekah Cano had five points, Ana Martinez with four points, and Isela Sarabia with two points.

Durant will next face Muskogee in Saturday's fifth-place game at 1 p.m., while Southeast will battle Shawnee at 10 a.m. in the seventh-place game.


Shawnee and Muskogee battled in Friday's consolation semifinal at the Primus Moore Invitational, where the Lady Roughers used a late-game push to win 45-40.

The game began with the two teams trading blows on the scoreboard, refusing to let the other get too far ahead. By the end of the first period, the Lady Wolves held a slim 16-14 lead over the Lady Wolves.

The back-and-forth continued into the second period, trading scores and the lead. Once the smoke cleared at the half, Shawnee held to a three-point lead.

Muskogee and Shawnee stayed neck-and-neck through most of the remaining minutes, but the Lady Roughers used a fourth-quarter charge to propel out in front for the win.

Malaysia Burton led the Lady Roughers with 22 points, followed by D'Mya Brown with 11 points, Aniya Thomas with six points, Jordan Campbell with four points, and Asia Ivy with two points.

Tylyn Thurman led Shawnee with 13 points, followed by Daley Rice with 11 points, Tarilyn Thierry with eight points, Chrishelle Milum with six points, and Allyson McAlister with two points.

Next up for Muskogee, the Lady Roughers will advance to the fifth-place game against Durant Saturday at 1 p.m.

Next up for Shawnee, the Lady Wolves will face Southeast at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Here is the complete girls bracket for the inaugural Primus Moore Invitational:


G1: McAlester 75, Muskogee 56

G2: Will Rogers 48, Shawnee 42 (2OT)

G3: Jenks 81, Southeast 18

G4: Sante Fe 54, Durant 21


G5: Muskogee 45, Shawnee 40

G6: Durant 50, Southeast 19

G7: Jenks vs. Santa Fe, 4 p.m.

G8: Will Rogers vs. McAlester, 7 p.m.


G9: Southeast vs. Shawnee, 10 a.m. (Seventh place)

G10: Durant vs. Muskogee, 1 p.m. (Fifth place)

G11: Loser G7 vs. Loser G8, 4 p.m. (Third place)

G12: Winner G7 vs. Winner G8, 7 p.m. (Championship)

This post will be updated following Friday's games going final.