Sequoyah's Eli Wood shoots a free throw during a home game last month.

TULSA — One streak continued while another ended Friday for the Sequoyah boys’ and girls’ basketball teams in the championship semifinals of the Regent Prep Basketball Tournament.

With freshman Eestyn Prater notching game-highs of 15 points and nine rebounds and senior Eli Wood adding 13 second-half points, the boys squad extended its winning streak to six games with a 56-39 victory against Class A No. 17 Riverfield.

Meanwhile the Sequoyah girls’ dropped a 42-36 decision to Sperry despite a game-high 18 points from senior Sidney Roland.

With the win, the boys will advance to the tournament’s championship game at 8 p.m. Saturday against either Porter or host Regent Prep. The Sequoyah girls will battle for third place against either Porter or Regent Prep at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Sequoyah 56, Riverfield 39 (boys): Prater helped stake the Eagles (9-1) to an early advantage against the Ravens (7-2) with 10 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers to start the second quarter.

He followed up the treys with a drive to the basket and dished off to fellow freshman starter Triston Gibson for a basket to cap a 15-3 run that gave the Eagles a 22-8 cushion with three minutes to play in the half.

Sequoyah led 25-17 at halftime.

After a scoreless first half, Wood was perfect from the floor on six attempts inside the arc while adding a free throw to account for all of his points during the final two quarters. He also chipped in five boards.

Wood hit all four of his shots from the floor in the third quarter while tallying six of the team’s first eight points of the second half to help the Eagles stretch their margin to 33-19 with 4:43 to play in the third period.

He finished the day with a pair of drives to the hoop, including one in the game’s final 10 seconds, to give Sequoyah its final 17-point margin of victory.

“I had a sloppy first half,” Wood admitted. “I had a couple of turnovers I wish I could have back.

“The second half (I knew) we were missing one of our leading scorers (Cooper Thompson), so I had to take it to the rack whenever they were all up on us on defense. I had to take it to the hole.”

Gipson, meanwhile, ended up with 10 points, including a thunderous dunk in the fourth quarter, and six rebounds. Karson Bickel contributed eight points and six rebounds while Luke Wood recorded five points and pulled down six rebounds.

While the Eagles went 50 percent (17-of-34) on shots inside the arc they converted on just 5 of 15 free throws, including an 0-of-6 accuracy in the first half.

Sequoyah’s harassing defense limited Riverfield, which had won its last eight contests after a season-opening loss, to just 25 percent accuracy (12-of-48) from the field, including a meager 1-of-18 outing from beyond the arc.

“Our defense has been really good this year, almost every game. Even the game we lost we played really good defense,” Sequoyah coach Larry Grigg said.

“And our offense is starting to come around,” he added. “We didn’t get a lot of points tonight off our bench but we got good defensive play.”

Sequoyah 74, Sperry 44 (Thursday): Cooper Thompson poured in a game-high 22 points, including six 3-pointers, in the Eagles’ runaway victory.

Thompson swished four from long distance in the third quarter during a breakout second half that saw the Eagles outscore Sperry 42-24.

Thompson amassed 10 points in the first half while the freshman duo of Gipson (8 points) and Prater (5 points) helped Sequoyah vault to a 32-19 halftime lead.

A total of 12 players recorded points for Sequoyah, which secured its fifth-straight win with all victories coming by at least 24 points.

Sperry 42, Claremore Sequoyah 36 (girls): A strong finish was not enough for the Eagles (4-5) to overcome the Pirates (4-5) as Roland netted half of her team’s scoring total with all of her points coming from 3-point range.

“Her play this year has been across the board, and Sidney hasn’t always been that way,” Eagles coach Richie Burks said. “She has given us stuff on both ends of the floor. I am just really proud of the way that she has matured and the basketball player that she is.”

Sequoyah outscored Sperry 14-7 in the fourth quarter, trimming a 15-point deficit early in the final period to the final six-point margin, but fell short of trying to win its third-straight contest.

Actually, it was ineffective second and third quarters that proved to be costly for the Eagles. Sequoyah managed just a combined 11 points on four made field goals (two 3-pointers and two 2-pointers) in the middle two periods.

“We are not very big, and we shoot a lot of perimeter shots,” Burks said. “When the ball is going in the hole on the perimeter shots it looks good, and when it’s not, it can hurt you.”

Meanwhile, the Pirates tallied 12 points in each of the second and third quarters to turn a one-point advantage after one period, 12-11, to a decisive 35-22 cushion entering the final eight minutes.

Roland’s trio of treys gave Sequoyah a two-point advantage in the first quarter, and her fourth basket beyond the arc knotted the game at 14 in the opening minute of the second period.

But Sperry’s Hallie Edmondson responded to Roland’s basket with a 3-pointer of her own to put the Pirates ahead to stay at 17-14.

A senior, Roland connected on at least one trey in each quarter and had all but two of the Eagles’ eight in the game.

While she has been the Eagles’ top scorer this season, Roland has really emphasized improving her defensive play.

“One hundred percent my defense,” she said. “My defense was lagging my first three years. So I made that a top priority to get better because that was what was hurting, needing more defense. So I worked on that a ton.”

Kyra Crenshaw pitched in eight points while Hailey McClure came off the bench to add four points in Sequoyah’s futile fourth-quarter comeback.

Sequoyah 57, Riverfield 25 (Thursday): The Eagles opened the tournament with a convincing victory against the Ravens as Roland netted 14 points, and fellow senior Emma Blackwood added 12 points.

Sequoyah took command early racing to a 16-6 advantage after one period courtesy of a pair of treys from Roland and five points from Blackwood.

The Eagles made it a 27-10 contest by halftime.

Roland poured in two more 3-pointers as part of an eight-point output in the third period, and Blackwood tacked on five more to put Sequoyah up 43-18.

Landry Roland and Reagan Hansen each canned a pair of treys to highlight a 14-point final quarter for the Eagles that was dominated by reserves.

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