MANNFORD — The Claremore Zebras ran away from the Cleveland Tigers in the middle two quarters Monday night and captured a 65-46 victory in the opening round of the Lake Keystone Classic tournament.

It was the first game of the high school basketball season for the Zebras.

Chris Bottoms led the way for Claremore with 16 points.

The Lady Zebras are not participating in the tournament.







CLAREMORE 65, CLEVELAND 46

Claremore 12 16 21 16 — 65

Cleveland 11 11 6 18 — 46

Claremore — Bottoms 16, Wilson 13, Rounds 11, James 11, Grubb 8, Hines 6.

Cleveland — Callison 25, Bradshaw 8, Warren 5, Ready 3, Taylor 3, Kesner 2.