Category Archives: Basketball

Lady Warriors at Keystone Lake Classic Tournament

Artra W.Rice
Staff Writer

On Dec. 7 the Lady Warriors began playing in Keystone Lake Classic Basketball Tournament. The Keystone Lake Classic is a tournament with a variety of teams across the Tulsa area.

The first team the Lady Warriors played was the Cleveland Lady Tigers.

The game started with intense momentum and nice defense.

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Warriors win against Hale

By Jennia Gibbs, Kahlai Harman and Deonte Lowe

Staff Writers

The Webster Warriors had a successful night against the Hale Rangers on Nov. 23. All four Webster squads won.

The Webster JV girls team won by a final score of 31-30. Jasmine Calvert hit a three-pointer to end the game.

The Webster JV boys team won by a final score 26-21. Anthony Wilson made three steals in the first quarter and also made a three-pointer.

The Webster Varsity girls team made the first points of their game. At the end of the first quarter the score was 15-7. Courtney Asberry made a two-poinjt shot in the second quarter; she also made a three- pointer in third quarter. The score at the end of second quarter was 38-11. The final score was 63-25, with Webster winning.

The Webster Varsity boys team started out with the first points of the game. Maurice Harris made a layup in the beginning of the first quarter; Everett Davis also made a layup. Kortney Smith made two free throws in the second quarter. The Warriors ended the first half up 29-26.

In the fourth quarter, Mariano Dillard made a two-point shot to bring the score to 49-46. Smith made a three-pointer to bring the score to 52-50. The game ended with Webster up 66-54.

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Lady Warriors Basketball Preview

By Artra W. Rice
Staff Writer

On Feb. 20 the Webster Lady Warriors won 4A districts and were the first Webster team to do so in 23 years.

The new season is fast approaching, and the Lady Warriors have their eyes set on surpassing last season’s accomplishments.

“The coaching staff is preparing them to reach their goals which are District and Area championships,”   Webster Assistant Coach Dawn Quinton said.

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Preview of Webster Boys Basketball

Coach Wan U will be leading the Webster boys basketball team this year.

Coach Wan U answered questions via e-mail about the upcoming Webster boys basketball season.

Q: How do you feel about this upcoming season?

A: “I feel this upcoming season is going to be a learning experience for our players; this season will get us prepared for the play-offs.”

Q: Do you feel good about your team?

A: “I feel very good about our team; we are young and talented, and there will be good years to come.”

Q: What led you to be a coach?

A: “The passion for the game of basketball and the satisfaction of seeing boys become men.”

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Lady Warriors win Districts

By Artra W. Rice

Staff Writer

On Saturday, Feb. 2o the Lady Warriors basketball team made incredible history; they won the 4A Districts and in doing so received the 4A District trophy. Their opponents were the McLain Lady Titans.

In 1987 the Lady Warriors won the first 4A Districts and 23 years later they have won the second 4A District Title.

Just before the end of the first half, the Lady Warriors were up by 2 but before the first half could come to an end the Lady Titans tied the game.

The leading scorer was Chasity Asberry with a hammering 12 points at the finish of the game Saturday night.

“Five of  the six free throws in the fourth quarter sealed the winning victory,” Assistant Coach Dawn Quinton said.

” In the fourth quarter there were only 2 turnovers, after having fourteen in the first 3 quarters,” she added.

When the clock rang and the last second of the fourth quarter was over, the sweet smell of victory and hard work  was very evident to be present in the air. The final score was 36 – 31.

 James Asberry, head coach of the Lady Warrior basketball team, said that the team has accomplished one goal and now the players have their eyes on accomplishing the next goal: Regionals.

The next game is Thursday 6:30 at Oologah, but is against the Jay Lady Bulldogs. Come support the Lady Warriors basketball team.

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Continue the Bill Allen Tournament

By Antonio Dean

Staff Writer

The Webster Warriors played the Central Braves on Jan. 22 and they really didn’t show up to play as they should have, Coach Wan U said. The scorers in that game were Chris Dew, a senior shooting guard who had 12; Ray Hawkins, a senior power forward who had 7; Kaleb Porter, a sophomore point guard who had 8 and Corey Burrel, who had 9. Webster fell short against Central, 94-44.

The next day, the Webster Warriors played the McLain Titans and did really well. The Warriors were with the Titans the whole game and it came down to the final seconds. But the Titans were not able to catch back up and the Warriors were able to keep the three-point lead to win 58-55. The leading scorers were Ray Hawkins, a senior power forward who had an season-high 29 points; Chris Dew, a senior shooting guard who had 9; Corey Burrel, a senior small forward who had 8 and Kaleb Porter, a sophomore point guard who had 6.

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Webster plays top opponents

By Antonio Dean

Staff Writer

On Jan. 12 and 14, the Webster Warriors boys basketball team played two really good opponents. On Jan.12, Webster played the Titans from McLain High School. Webster was keeping up with the Titans, but unfortunately the Warriors came up short. However, Kaleb Porter, a sophomore guard, scored 17 points and Ray Hawkins, a senior power forward, scored 17 points as well.

A couple days later Webster faced another great opponent, the East Central Cardinals. The first half really wasn’t going Webster’s way but the team didn’t give up. When the second half started, the team was still fighting to keep up, but the Warriors really couldn’t capitalize on it and ended up falling behind and losing that night. Our high scorer for that game was Kaleb Porter, a sophomore guard, with 16 points.

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