Oden’s girls teams dominated the hardwood last week with both junior and senior Lady Timberwolves teams earning victories over Trinity Christian and Mineral Springs. The senior boys teams lost both games last week.
The three Oden teams traveled to Texarkana last Tuesday where they faced the Trinity Christian Warriors.
The Junior Lady Timberwolves opened the evening with a 44-17 victory over Trinity Christian. The eased out to a 5-2 lead in the first quarter and held a 15-4 lead at the half.
Oden added to their lead in the third period with a 10-1 run, but things got interesting in the final period with Oden outscoring Trinity Christian 19-12.
Emee McAnelly led the Junior Lady Timberwolves with 22 points, 12 of which came in the fourth period. Gracie Pearson scored eight, Abby Strother scored four, Annie Strother and Nevah McKee each scored three and Shayla Starr scored two.
The Lady Timberwolves won a hard-fought 56-41 victory over the Lady Warriors in the senior girls game.
Oden opened the game with a 16-12 lead in the first period and held on in the second quarter to take a 30-26 lead into the half. The Lady Timberwolves controlled the tempo in the second half, outscoring Trinity Christian 16-10 in the third and 10-5 in the fourth.
Jacy Blansett scored 29 points to lead the Lady Timberwolves. Allie Strother scored 17, Halie Ewing scored six and Gala Millwood scored four.
The senior boys found themselves down 17-10 at the end of the first period with the Warriors holding a 34-21 lead at the half. Trinity Christian outscored Oden 40-29 in the second half to claim the 74-50 victory.
The Timberwolves celebrated Senior Night Friday with both girls teams earning victories over the visiting Mineral Springs Hornets.
The Junior Lady Timberwolves clung to a 9-7 lead at the end of the first period and took a 15-9 lead into the half. They outscored the Junior Lady Hornets 17-6 in the second half to win the game by a score of 32-15.
Gracie Pearsons and Nevah McKee each scored 10 to lead the Junior Lady Timberwolves. Annie Strother scored six, and Emee McAnelly and Abby Strother each scored three.
The Lady Timberwolves had their hands full with the visiting Lady Hornets, but they were able to emerge with a 40-32 victory.
Oden opened the senior girls game with a 13-6 lead in the first quarter, but Mineral Springs responded with a 13-9 run in the second period to cut the Oden lead to three at the half. Consistency was the key in the second half as Oden outscored Mineral Springs 8-7 in the third and 8-5 in the fourth to hold on for the win.
Senior Allie Strother led the Lady Timberwolves with 26 points, followed by Gala Millwood with five, Kyra Armstrong with four, Jacy Blansett with three and Judy Cook with two.
The Mineral Springs Hornets closed out the night with a 70-39 victory over the Oden Timberwolves. The Hornets held a 33-21 lead at the half and outscored Oden 40-17 in the second half to claim the win.
Zack Mayo led the Timberwolves with 16 points, followed by Ethan Stovall and Coby Wilburn with eight each and Daniel Norman with seven.