GHS basketball teams start season with .500 records

Photo courtesy of Guthrie Hoops.

The Oklahoma high school basketball season is underway, and the Guthrie hoops programs returned from Woodward with two tournament wins.

First-year head coach Breck Clark and the Lady Jays are 2-2 after starting the season 0-2. For the Bluejays, Sean Morgan is now in his fourth season as the head coach.

Morgan and the Jays dropped the season opener in Lawton with a 73-65 setback to the MacArthur Highlanders. On the same night, MacArthur handed the Lady Jays a lopsided 76-32 loss.

However, both teams got going last week in Woodward with two wins each in three tournament games.

The Lady Jays dropped their first game to Class 5A Glenpool, 61-52, but got the first program win for Clark with a 41-32 win over Lawton Eisenhower.

On the next day, Guthrie defeated Altus, 71-45, for their second straight win to claim the consolation finals title.

For the boys, they took third place with wins convincing wins over Altus, 86-51, and Glenpool, 73-41. The lone loss came to Class 5A Nathan Hale, 54-42.

Senior guard Jaylen Chelf was named to the All-Tournament team for his performances.

Guthrie will host Class 6A Northwest Classen for the first home game of the season on Tuesday. The girls’ action begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed up by the boy’s action.

The Jays will not be back inside their gymnasium until Jan. 24.


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