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OBA sweep spoils Dover homecoming night

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Oklahoma Bible Academy used a dominant third quarter last Friday to spoil Dover’s basketball homecoming.

Prior to the games, Yazaret Gamez and Trinton Ritz were crowned homecoming queen and king. In the boys game, the Trojans outscored the host squad 14-4 in the third en route to a 65-52 victory. The loss dropped Dover to 3-3 entering an off week for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Longhorns led by a point after a quarter and were tied with the Trojans at the half.

Once OBA made its run in the third, they couldn’t fully close the gap.

They got balanced scoring as Joriaun Caldwell led the team with 15 points. Emory Norton added 12 and Ritz 11.

That loss was on the heels of a 68-11 victory the previous Tuesday at Taloga.

It was Dover’s second win over the Panthers this season.

Like their fi rst match-up, Dover dominated from the start and led 24-0 after a quarter. The score was 39-3 at the half before Dover went on a 20-2 run in the third.

Taloga again had no answer for Caldwell who poured in a game-high 27 points. He had 16 by halftime and didn’t play in the fourth.

Diego Lopez and Damion Turner scored eight apiece for Dover.

Dover’s second loss of the season came Nov. 15 at Drummond as the Bulldogs emerged 53-39.

The Drummond defense put the clamps on the Longhorns by holding them to 22 points through three quarters and building a 21-point lead.

Caldwell scored 13 to pace Dover. Nine of those came in the fourth.

Kasen Harviston added nine points and Ritz scored seven.

Presley Moore led Drummond with 24 points. He had 17 by halftime.

Miguel Rodriguez added 17 points for Drummond.

Caldwell paces Dover girls

The Lady Longhorns also went 1-2 in that stretch.

Their victory came at Taloga as they prevailed 55-29.

Meadow Caldwell led all scorers with 25 points as she shot 11 of 18 from the fi eld.

Gamez added 15 points while Madi Moeller scored five and pulled down 11 rebounds.

Dover limited Taloga to 20.8 percent shooting (11 of 53) and forced the Lady Panthers into 27 turnovers.

It was Dover’s second victory over Taloga this season.

That win came after a 60-31 loss at Drummond on Nov. 15.

Gamez was the only Lady Longhorn in double figures as she scored 10 and also pulled down 10 rebounds.

Moeller scored nine for DHS.

OBA crashed Dover’s homecoming party last Friday by handing the Lady Longhorns a 50-18 defeat. OBA led 27-1 at halftime and 44-1 after three quarters.

Gamez paced Dover with fi ve points.

Dover was 2-4 after the loss.