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February 15, 2014

Berryhill doubles up Claremore Sequoyah

BERRYHILL — The No. 17 Berryhill Chiefs pulled away in the fourth period and recorded a 58-38 victory over Claremore Sequoyah Friday night at C.C. Ogilvie Gym.

The Chiefs shot 51 percent and outrebounded the Eagles 40-22 in winning for the 14th time in 20 games. Sequoyah fell to 4-18.

The Eagles remained close throughout the first period after falling behind 6-0. George Longhorn’s three-point shot trimmed Berryhill’s lead to 8-6 and Grant Akin canned a trey to make it 13-11. Thanks to a pair of foul shots from junior guard Blake Mills with 2.6 seconds left, Sequoyah was down by just 15-13 heading into the second frame.

Then the visitors began to fade. Sequoyah missed its first seven shots of the second period and scored just one field goal in the quarter, a three-ball by Mills with 57 seconds left that cut Berryhill’s lead to 34-18 at halftime.

Mills finished with a game high 13 points for Sequoyah while 6-foot-4 senior Chandler Moczygemba topped the Chiefs with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Dylan Losh contributed 15 points for Berryhill.

The home team committed just one turnover in the first half, but coughed up the ball 10 times in the second, allowing Sequoyah to remain within striking distance.

Sophomore Tanner Ortery ducked under a defender to score and cut the Eagles’ deficit to 38-26 midway in the third period. However, the Eagles never got closer due to Berryhill’s rebounding prowess and 9-of-12 free throw shooting in the second half.

GIRLS: Berryhill 60, Claremore Sequoyah 27

A five-minute dry spell proved fatal for Sequoyah, allowing 15th-ranked Berryhill to break free in a 60-27 girls victory over the Eagles.

Sequoyah (12-11) was behind by only 12-8 late in the first quarter following Aubryana Matussak’s two free throws. But the Eagles did not score again until trailing 27-8 three minutes into the second period

Sequoyah’s seven turnovers in the opening frame didn’t help matters and neither did Berryhill‘s game-long 52 percent shooting or a 37-22 rebounding advantage.

Most of the damage came from the Eagles’ frigid field goal effort. The Eagles were 1-of-5 in the first quarter and missed seven of their first eight tries in the second period. Sequoyah finished 5-of-29, but got 12 points from Matussak.

Haley Melton, a 5-foot-10 junior, scored 16 points for the Maidens while guard Hailey Belveal added 10.

Sequoyah pulled within 32-16 at intermission on Matussak’s driving bank shot and Jessica Hansen’s follow shot with 39 seconds remaining.  The Eagles were still down 35-19 on Courtney Nugent’s three-point shot from the top of the key early in the second half, but Berryhill engaged its offense once again, running off eight straight points to build a 47-23 lead.

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