High School News
The Madill Wildcats basketball clubs return to the Wildcat Fieldhouse tonight (Jan. 27) to welcome the Ada Cougars. The varsity girls game tips off at 6:30 p.m. with the boys contest to follow. There will be a boys junior varsity game at 5 p.m.
Click on the audio file below to hear from Diaz about the effort on Jan. 23
Junior guard Madi Cook's completion of a conventional three-point play with 5:44 to go in the fourth quarter cut the Caddo junior varsity girls team lead to 33-26 for the JV Lady Wildcats in the consolation championship game of the 27th annual Wildcat Classic Saturday (Jan. 24) afternoon. Unfortunately, the Madill squad was outscored 7-5 in the remaining balance of the contest to fall, 40-31.
Quaja Byars scored 11 points to pace Madill. Caddo opened with a 10-4 edge on Madill by the end of the opening frame. The Lady Bruins stretched the edge to 21-9 by halftime. Madill looked at a 32-20 deficit at the conclusion of the third period.
Madill individual scoring: Byars 11, Guerrero 7, Cook 6, Erwin 4, Morris 3
Madill wrestling head coach Jim Love had high praise for his seniors of this year's squad. Those seniors include Rylee Martinez, Nuriel Trevino, Sage Salyer, Judge Hartin, Rio Zamora and manager Lizbeth Phillips.
In Friday's match, the Wildcats got a win by pin from Will Shelby,Wyatt Inslee, Ace McHatton, Haden White, Zamora, and Hartin. Seniors Trevino, Martinez and Salyer all gained victories by forfeit. JR Meeks, Riley McDaniel, Paul Magness and Nick Porter battled but lost individual matches tonight.
Watch Video of Comments by Coach Jim Love about Win Jan. 23
And Seniors for his squad this year
Watch Wrestling Senior Night Ceremony From Jan. 23, 2015
Varsity Girls Fall Friday to Wagoner in Checotah, Varsity Boys Bow out to Bristow; JV Basketball Girls Get Win in Coleman Tourney, JV Boys Lose at Coleman; Diaz Earns Fifth in Prague Power Lifting Meet Friday
The Madill varsity girls basketball team lost 70-48 to Wagoner in the Checotah tournament this afternoon. The varsity boys lost 56-29 to Bristow in the Checotah tournament. Both Madill varsity teams are now out of the Checotah tourney.
The Madill junior varsity girls picked up a win tonight at the Coleman tournament and the junior varsity boys lost. The power lifters competed in Prague Friday. Ozzy Diaz placed fifth in the 168-pound division.
Madill varsity girls individual scoring: Hartsfield 15, Ruff 12, Selvy 9, Jones 6, Stowers 4, Yow 2
Madill varsity boys individual scoring: Dodd 9, Clement 5, Ortega 4, Padron 3, Gilmore 3, Nguyen 2, Combs 2
Madill Girls score by quarter
Madill 6 7 18 15
Wagoner 12 19 16 23
Madill boys score by quarter
Madill 6 6 5 12
Bristow 15 12 24 5
Madill's girls varsity basketball team lost 61-22 to Vian this afternoon at the Checotah tournament. The boys lost 66-47 to Hilldale. The girls play in the consolation bracket at 4 p.m. on Friday. The boys play again at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. They must record wins tomorrow to remain in the tourney for Saturday.
Madill girls individual scoring: Mikah Hartsfield 7, Kortlyn Yow 6, Rylee Ruff 3, Ali Selvy 3, Kaitlyn Jones 2, Elizabeth Schulke 1
Madill boys individual scoring: Taber Bagley 10, Colton Clement 8, Corbin Larason 7, Dylan Gilmore 7, Nick Nguyen 5, Robert Ortega 4, Keandre Morris 2, Cody Barber 2, Raygan Dodd 2
Score by Quarter-Girls
Madill 6 7 7 2
Vian 18 13 17 13
Score by Quarter-Boys
Madill 11 9 11 16
Hilldale 15 15 14 22
**Scoring Recap courtesy Mrs. Ruff
Madill hosts OKC Southeast Friday (Jan. 23) for senior night.
photo by Tori Crook
Madill High School will be represented in a myriad of places and activities this weekend. It actually all starts today (Thursday) Jan. 22. The No. 13 ranked Madill wrestling squad hosts the Elgin Owls tonight at 6 in the middle school gym. The varsity basketball clubs are on the road in the Checotah tournament. The girls face Vian at 4 p.m. this afternoon. The boys play Hilldale at 5:30 p.m. The ninth grade basketball teams play Sulphur tonight at 7. The boys will welcome the Bulldogs to the Wildcat Fieldhouse. The ninth grade girls play at Sulphur. The Madill power lifting team competes at the Prague meet tomorrow (Jan. 23). The wrestlers host Southeast for senior night on Friday night at 7. The varsity basketball teams return to Checotah to play at 4 and 5:30 p.m. tomorrow regardless of today's result. The junior varsity basketball teams play tomorrow night (Friday) at the Coleman tournament. The girls play at 7 and the boys play at 8:30 on Friday. The varsity basketball teams return to Checotah Saturday (Jan. 24) depending on the result of today and tomorrow.
East Central University in Ada Jan. 21. The trip was through Madill's partnership with Gear-Up Oklahoma . Gear Up helps students explore the next step in the educational process and guides them through the process to make their educational plans a reality.
"Going there (ECU) was awesome," Madill junior Clete Johnson said. "I want to go there."
Students toured the campus and ate lunch.
"Lunch was great," MHS junior Landon Eppler said. "There was a lot of choices."
Photo by Clete Johnson
Watch Video by Clete Johnson
In the girls game, Madill fell behind 16-9 by the end of the first quarter. The Lady Indians widened the lead over Madill to 37-12 by the halftime horn. Tishomingo owned a 52-24 cushion by the end of the third stanza.
Senior guard Mikah Hartsfield had a team-leading seven points on the night. Celina Stowers tossed in six points. Macayla Moore and Kaitlyn Jones each collected five points. Lesley Guerrero finished with four points. Elizabeth Schulke and Ali Selvy each added three points. Kortlyn Yow added a point for Madill in the loss Tuesday night.
The Madill boys saw themselves down to the Indians 15-4 as the first period closed. Tish enhanced its lead to 31-16 by halftime. Madill faced a 54-31 deficit by the end of the third frame.
Senior Colton Clement paced the 'Cats with 15 points on the evening. Corbin Larason and Dylan Gilmore had eight points. Edgar Padron finished with five points. Raygan Dodd had four points. Matt Combs added three points. Cody Barber and JJ Sanders had two point apiece.
Madill competes in the Checotah tournament. The Lady 'Cats play Vian at 4 p.m. on Jan. 22 (Thursday). The Wildcats are matched up against Hilldale at 5:30 p.m. Game times will remain the same on Friday regardless of Thursday's results.
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