Claremore Daily Progress

January 31, 2013

3A BASKETBALL: Longhorns split with Sperry

Claremore Progress

SPERRY — The Inola Lady Longhorns continued their quest toward the Class 4A state playoffs with a 39-29 win over Sperry.

Stevie Rutherford tallied 11 points, while Lauren McDaniel and Kristen Mootry had eight points each  to lead the Inola offense.

Inola used the momentum from an 18-16 halftime lead to outscore Sperry, 10-0, in the third quarter and extend the margin to 28-16.

With the win, the Lady Longhorns improved to 10-8 on the season.

In the nightcap, the Sperry Pirates dropped Inola, 72-68.

Sperry led 25-12 after the first quarter.

Taylor Mootry led Inola with 18 points.