By Ty Loftis
As we look back at last week’s tournament play, there were some great performances at both team and individual levels. Here we take a look at some of those great moments from the last week.
Here are the nominees for SBLive’s Oklahoma High School Athlete of the Week from January 16-22. Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. Sunday. If you would like to nominate an athlete, email [email protected] or tag us Twitter.
McKenzie Mathurin, Broken Arrow girls basketball
Top ranked Broken Arrow defeated Bartlesville 58-47 last week, and in that win Mathurin scored 29 of those points.
Jalen Montonati, Owasso Boys Basketball
In an out-of-state championship game, Montonati scored 37 points in a game against one of Kansas City’s top teams.
Zander Baker, Putnam City North Boys Basketball
The Panthers defeated Carl Albert by a single point in overtime to win the Titan Classic on Saturday night. In that game, Baker scored 19 points but did an equally impressive job involving his teammates at the point guard spot.
Titus Miller, Catoosa Boys Basketball
Despite falling a point short in Saturday night’s championship game, Miller led the charge with 29 points. He finished the tournament with 72 points and was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Of which Scott, OKC Douglass boys basketball
In the Class 4A fight between Newcastle and Douglass at the Sweet Pea Invitational, Scott hit the game-winning 3-pointer, with the game being tied at 76 apiece.
Kieler Young, Broken Bow Boys Basketball
When Broken Bow won the Atoka Wampus Cat Classic in three games played, Young averaged 32.6 points and 7.6 rebounds per game and was named Tournament MVP.
Wyatt Powell, Metro Christian Boys Basketball
The Patriots won the championship game of the Kiefer Tournament by 14 points. In that game, Powell finished with 26 points.
Jarren Cargil, Liberty Boys Basketball
Cargil finished with 32 points in a 55-32 win over Riverfield in the Caney Valley Tournament championship game. He was named tournament MVP after scoring at least 26 points in all three games of the tournament.
Jacey Crawford, Stillwater Girls Basketball
As a senior, Crawford now holds the record for most career blocks as a Lady Pioneer.
She also holds the single-game record for most blocks and holds the record for most blocks in a season.
Morgan Borgstadt, verdigris girls basketball
The Lady Cardinals defeated Bishop Kelley by 15 points last week, and in that win Borgstadt scored a game-high 26 points.
Elise Hill, Holland Hall girls basketball
The Lady Dutch defeated Harding Charter 37-35 in the Bruce Gray Tournament championship. Hill was the tournament’s top scorer and was named MVP.
Brook Rutland, Dale girls basketball
The Dale Lady Pirates defeated one of the top teams in Class 3A at Silo to win the Cashion County Line Championship. Rutland led the team in scoring and was named tournament MVP.
Kael Voinovich, Stillwater Boys’ Wrestling
In the 150-pound weight division finals, Voinovich defeated Heritage Hall’s KJ Evans, who has signed on to wrestle at the University of Oklahoma.
Cash Stapelton, Cushing Boys wrestling
The freshman moved up to the 132-pound weight class for his team and won the Tulsa Seven Conference Tournament.
Rachel Burns, Perkins-Tryon Girls Wrestling
The senior will continue her wrestling career at Central Christian College in McPherson, Kansas. She had a great senior season.
Peyton Walker, Kingfisher girls basketball
Walker scored 15 points and won 8-of-10 from the free-throw line, including a perfect 6-of-6 in the fourth quarter as the Lady Yellowjackets won Saturday’s Buckle of the Wheatbelt tournament with a 40-35 win over Weatherford.
Caden Kitchens, Kingfisher boys basketball
Kitchens scored 26 points, 12 in the first quarter, as the Yellowjackets extended their home-court winning streak to 79 after beating Weatherford 61-51 on Saturday to win the Buckle of the Wheatbelt tournament in Kingfisher.
Kray Rogers, Fort Cobb-Broxton Boys Basketball
Rogers had a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds and also had nine assists in his team’s 48-38 win over Apache in the Caddo County Tournament championship game.
Brandi Harmon, Cyril Girls Basketball
Harmon was named Caddo County Tournament MVP for scoring 19 points in Cyril’s 51-38 win over Lookeba-Sickles on Saturday.
Gracie Lute, Howe girls basketball
Lute had a team-high 15 points and was named LeFlore County Tournament MVP as the Lady Lions defeated Leflore 67-37.
Garrett Scott, Pocola Boys basketball
Scott was named LeFlore County Tournament MVP and scored 18 points in the championship game, a 54-34 Indians win over Wister.
Avery Hjelmstad, Edmond Memorial girls basketball
Hjelmstad scored a team-high 22 points as the Lady Bulldogs beat Carl Albert 73-67 in the Titan Classic in Midwest City.
Conley Cayot, Oklahoma Bible Academy girls basketball
Cayot scored 14 points as OBA won Saturday’s Caney Valley Invitational with a 53-44 win over Caney Valley.