Cashion got a quick tune-up just a couple days before it began defense of its conference championship.
The Wildcats returned to the court Tuesday for a 72-49 road win against Oklahoma Bible Academy in Enid.
It was Cashion’s first game since Dec. 18.
It was also the first game for Landon LaGasse, Jackson Vandruff, Nick Nabavi and Max Brown, who were members of Cashion’s state championship football team.
LaGasse made a big impact in his debut with 13 points and six rebounds.
He helped the Wildcats to a 35-20 halftime lead that was followed by a 27-4 run in the third quarter.
The Wildcats were led by Austin Frazier’s 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.
Vance Raney and Jonah Jenkins scored 12 apiece.
Jenkins added eight rebounds and six steals.
Cashion was 6-1 heading into this weekend’s conference tournament.
Cashion girls prevail in defensive battle
A defensive struggle went Cashion’s way in the girls’ game.
The Lady Wildcats were stingy all night, but especially in the second half by just allowing nine points in a 37-28
The win upped Cashion’s record to 5-2 entering this week’s conference tournament.
The teams were tied at 19-all at halftime before Cashion opened up a five-point lead after three
It then allowed the Lady Trojans just three fourth quarter points to pull away.
Brook Shelly led the team with 11 points.
Lauren Jenkins and Neely Tilley-Bedick scored eight points apiece.