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Knights avenge County Tourney loss with big win over Morris

The Knights got revenge on Morris Friday night for a first round loss in the county tourney, with a 95-49 shellacking in front of the home crowd. Henryetta was firing on all cylinders in the win, building a 38 point lead heading into the fourth period. The Knights’ bench picked up where the starters left off, outscoring the Eagles bench 20-12 in the final 8 minutes, as Henryetta completed the season series with a 2-1 margin over their rivals.
Senior Chet Caywood scored a game high 28 points, in three periods, to lead the Knights. Caywood also grabbed four rebounds and dished out two assists in the win. Sophomore Riley Berry poured in a season high18 points, including 10 of 13 from the charity stripe, while recording a double-double with twelve rebounds in the contest. Freshman Brannon Murphy pitched in with 13 points, 3 rebounds, and an assist, while Tyler Johnson finished with 10 points, 5 boards, and 5 assists. Kiley Johnson finished with eight points, six rebounds, and an assist, while Kahlil Lewis had 8 points and 8 rebounds in one period of play. Heath Konsure finished with 6 points, 6 rebounds, and an assist, while Ira Blackbear had 4 points, 4 rebounds, two assists, and 2 steals.
Mason Martin led Morris with 9 points and 4 rebounds, while Tyler Jenkins finished with 8 points, and 5 boards. Terrell Armour and Dalton Stacy finished with six points each, while Brooks Booker and Ted Phillips pitched in five each. Leroy Wilson and Felipe Alvarez added 3 points each, while Jessie Ortiz and Logan Lansdale scored two points each to round out the Eagles’ scoring.
Henryetta jumped out on top early, outscoring Morris 22-7 to take control of the game. Caywood scored 12 points to lead Henryetta in the frame, while Berry pitched in four. Tyler Johnson pitched in with three points in the frame, while Konsure added two. Blackbear rounded out the scoring with one point in the period. Wilson led Morris with three points in the period.
Henryetta extended their lead in the second period, outscoring Morris 22-12 to build a 44-19 lead at the break. Caywood poured in eight points to lead the Knights, while Brannon Murphy pitched in five. Kiley Johnson added 4 points, while Blackbear pitched in three, and Konsure chipped in two. Martin paced Morris with five points in the period.
The Knights continued to pour it on in the second half, outscoring Morris 31-18 in the third period to build a 75-37 lead going into the final 8 minutes left to play. Riley Berry scored 14 of his 18 points in the period to lead Henryetta, while Caywood pitched in eight. Kiley Johnson added four points in the period while Tyler Johnson added three and Konsure pitched in two. Jenkins and Stacy led Morris with six points in the period.
Both teams went to the bench in the fourth period with the Knights outscoring Morris 20-12 to widen their margin of victory to 46 points. Murphy and Lewis paced Henryetta with 8 points each, while Tyler Johnson pitched in four. Phillips paced Morris with five points in the period.
Henryetta 95, Morris 49
HHS- 22-22-31-20 (95)
MHS- 7-12-18-12 (49)
Scoring: Henryetta- Caywood 28, Berry 18, Murphy 13, T. Johnson 10, Lewis 8, K. Johnson 8, Konsure 6, Blackbear 4; Morris- Martin 9, Jenkins 8, Arnold 6, Dalton 6, Booker 5, Phillips 5, Wilson 3, Alvarez 3, Ortiz 2.
Freethrows: HHS- 15 of 26 (58%); Morris- 6 of 19 (32%)
FG%: HHS- 35 of 66 (53%); MHS- 19 of 53 (36%)
3pt: HHS- 10 of 22 (46%); MHS- 5 of 22 (23%)
Rebounds: HHS- 48; MHS- 19
Turnovers: HHS- 12; MHS- 10

Knights fall short to #5 Indians

The 10th ranked Knights went toe to toe with the 5th ranked Tahlequah-Sequoyah Indians Saturday night, leading most of the game before falling short 58-51. Henryetta took a 23-21 lead into the locker room at the half, and led for most of the third period before the Indians finally went ahead 35-33 heading into the final period. The Indians led by as much as 13 points in the fourth period and Henryetta cut it to as close as three before settling for the 7 point loss. Caywood buried four three’s in the last eight minutes, but it was not enough. The Indians out-rebounded the Knights 34-21 in the contest and committed four fewer turnovers, both major contributors in the defeat.
Caywood scored a game high 23 points, grabbed four boards, and nabbed a steal to lead the Knights. Freshman Ira Blackbear finished with 10 points, 3 boards, and 2 steals, while Heath Konsure had 8 points, 4 rebounds, a steal, and an assist. Tyler Johnson finished with five points and 2 rebounds, while had 3 points and 3 boards. Kiley Johnson rounded out the Knights scoring with 2 points and 5 rebounds.
Caisen Green had a double-double to lead Sequoyah, turning in 17 points and 14 rebounds.
The Knights took the early lead, outscoring the Indians 13-12 in the first period. Caywood was 6 of 8 from the charity stripe in the period to lead Henryetta with 6 points. Ira Blackbear pitched in three points, while Kiley Johnson and Tyler Johnson added two each. Leach led the Indians with 8 points in the period.
Henryetta outscored the Indians 10-9 in the second period to extend their lead to two at the intermission, as Henryetta took a 23-21 advantage into the locker room at the half. Berry and Caywood scored three points each to lead Henryetta in the period, while Konsure and Blackbear pitched in two each. Tucker led the Indians with three points in the period.
The Indians fired back in the third period, outscoring the Knights 14-10 to take over the lead 35-33 heading into the final period. Caisen Green scored 10 points in the period to pace the Indians. Blackbear and Tyler Johnson scored three points each to lead the Knights in the frame, while Caywood and Konsure pitched in two each.
It was a wild fourth period, as the Indians built a 13 point lead midway through the frame, and the Knights cut it to three with under two minutes left to play. Chet Caywood nailed four treys in the period to help bring the Knights back, but the Indians did their job at the free-throw line making good on 12 of 17 free-throws in the period to hold on for the seven point win. Caywood led the Knights with 12 points in the frame, while Konsure chipped in four and Blackbear added two.
The Knights hosted Oktaha Monday night and then travelled to Oktaha Tuesday night. They will be in action Valentine’s Day at Checotah. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. with the girls; the boys will play immediately after.
Henryetta 51, Tahlequah-Sequoyah 58
HHS    13-10-10-18 (51)
TSHS    12-9-14-23 (58)
Scoring: Henryetta- Caywood 23, Berry 3, T. Johnson 5, K. Johnson 2, Konsure 8, Blackbear 10; Sequoyah- Green 17, Leach 12, Tucker 11, Sanders 9, Parish 6, Eagle 2, Johnston 1.
Freethrows: HHS- 16 of 24 (67%); TSHS- 20 of 27 (74%)
FG%: HHS- 15 of 40 (38%); TSHS- 18 of 52 (35%)
3pt: HHS- 5 of 16 (31%); TSHS- 2 of 20 (10%)
Rebounds: HHS- 21; TSHS- 34
Turnovers: HHS- 16; TSHS- 12