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Oklahoma high school girls basketball: Live score, OSSAA 6A-5A state semifinals updates recap (3/8/2024)

Follow all of the action from the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman

Semifinal Friday for girls high school basketball in Oklahoma has arrived.

Friday, the two Class 6A and the two Class 5A semifinal games will take place at the Lloyd Noble Center on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman.

You can follow all of the action here.

See live updates below.

Below is our Live Update Feed created as the contest progresses. Read from the bottom up to follow from the beginning and refresh often for the latest updates throughout the game.


- Here is a photo gallery of the game, courtesy of Michael Kinney.

- El Reno's top scorer was Pauline Black-Harmon with 10 points, and she also had 7 rebounds. Raegan Bugaj had 9 points, four assists and four steals. Gia Dennis was Coweta's top scorer with 6 points. 

- El Reno held Coweta to 7-of-42 shooting for the game (16.7 percent). After going 6-of-19 from the field in the first half, the Lady Indians went 14-of-25 in the second half.

- El Reno is now 27-0 on the season. The Lady Indians will take on Sapulpa for the 5A title Saturday at the Lloyd Noble Center.

- El Reno outscored Coweta in the second half, 33-4, as the Lady Indians are now one win away from a perfect season and the program's first-ever state title (El Reno, 47-19 | Final)

- El Reno starts the fourth quarter on a 10-0 run, capped by a 3 from Nazhoni Sleeper. It was the first made 3 by the Lady Indians (El Reno, 40-19 | 5:15, 4th)

- El Reno reeled off 14 straight points at one point in the third quarter. The Lady Indians take an 11-point lead into the final period of play (El Reno, 30-19 | 8:00, 4th)

- El Reno's pressure starting to affect Coweta. Lady Indians now on a 15-2 run to begin the second half (El Reno, 29-17 | 2:00, 3rd)

- El Reno starts the second half with a 9-2 run and the Lady Indians hold a six-point advantage (El Reno, 23-17 | 5:15, 3rd)

- Though Coweta is 1-of-13 from 3-point range, the Lady Tigers have the lead on top-ranked El Reno at halftime (Coweta, 15-14 | Half)

- El Reno having a hard time shaking off Coweta. Lady Indians up one late in the first half (El Reno, 12-11 | 1:45, 2nd)

- End of one, El Reno holding a one-point advantage (El Reno, 8-7 | 8:00, 2nd)

- El Reno holds a one-point lead five minutes in. Pauline Black-Harmon has all of the Lady Indians' six points (El Reno, 6-5 | 3:00, 1st)

- The final 5A semifinal on the night will pit El Reno, which comes in at 26-0, against Coweta, coming off an overtime win Thursday night in the quarterfinals against Tulsa Rogers.


- Here is a photo gallery from the game, courtesy of Michael Kinney.

- Despite the loss, BTW got 29 points from Marcayla Johnson, who was 12-of-20 from the field, hit two 3-pointers and grabbed 6 rebounds. Also in double figures was Ky'lin Johnson-Cooper, who had 14 points.

- Sapulpa got 20 points from Riki McQuarters, who also grabbed 14 rebounds. She was 7-of-11 from the field and 6-of-9 from the line. Tyla Heard added 14 points and 7 rebounds, and Taylor Bilby scored 12 points.

- Sapulpa holds off BTW, and the Lady Chieftains will get the chance to defend their 5A title and also get an opportunity to win their third title over the past four seasons (Sapulpa, 60-51 | Final)

- Sapulpa up eight as Riki McQuarters goes to the line and hits two foul shots (Sapulpa, 59-51 | 1:19, 4th)

- Sapulpa ahead by eight going inside the final two minutes (Sapulpa, 54-46 | 2:00, 4th)

- Sapulpa's lead is now in double digits after Tyla Heard's basket near the midway point of the final quarter (Sapulpa, 50-39 | 4:00, 4th)

- Sapulpa starts the fourth quarter on a 6-0 run, capped by a long jumper that was nearly a 3 from Taylor Bilby. Lady Chieftains up by double digits (Sapulpa, 46-35 | 5:48, 4th)

- BTW closed to within one possession, but Riki McQuarters drew a foul with :00.3 left, sending her to the line. She made both, putting Sapulpa up by four heading to the fourth (Sapulpa, 40-35 | 8:00, 4th)

- Sapulpa has reeled off six straight points, forcing BTW to take a time out. Riki McQuarters has a double-double for the Lady Chieftains with 16 points and 11 rebounds (Sapulpa, 36-29 | 3:35, 4th)

- Sapulpa still leading in a close game near the midway point of the third quarter (Sapulpa, 32-29 | 4:20, 4th)

- Sapulpa was up by six in the second quarter, but the Lady Hornets have got to within two at the half. BTW's Marcayla Johnson leads all scorers with 18 points. Riki McQuarters has 13 for Sapulpa (Sapulpa, 27-25 | Half)

- Sapulpa breaks a tie and goes back up by two midway through the second (Sapulpa, 20-18 | 4:00, 2nd)

- Sapulpa holds a two-point lead after one quarter (Sapulpa, 16-14 | 8:00, 2nd)

- The first of the two 5A semifinal games is now under way, as defending 5A champion Sapulpa goes up against Booker T. Washington.


- Here is a photo gallery from the game, courtesy of Michael Kinney

- Owasso's top scorer was freshman Madi Hill, who had 15 points while grabbing eight rebounds. She was 6-of-11 from the field.

- Three PC West players were in double figures, led by Da'Nae Jefferson's 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, which also included two 3's. Jayla Constant added 17 points and was 6-of-8 from the field, and Caya Smith had 13 on 4-of-7 field goals and 4-of-4 foul shot attempts.

- PC West goes on to the win in Friday's 6A semifinals, and now the title game Saturday is set. The Lady Patriots, which handed Edmond North its only defeat all season, now seek to derail the Lady Huskies' bid at a third straight championship (PC West, 71-45 | Final)

- PC West reeled off eight straight points late in the third as the Lady Patriots get closer to reaching Saturday's 6A championship game (PC West, 51-31 | 8:00, 4th)

- PC West remains in control at the midway point of the third quarter (PC West, 45-30 | 4:00, 4th)

- PC West outscored Owasso in the second quarter, 24-2, and now takes a 17-point advantage into the locker room at the break (PC West, 34-17 | Half)

- It's a 21-1 run by PC West now, capped by a steal, with Kiana Gray catching a pass in transition for a finishing layup while being fouled. She makes the foul shot to complete the three-point play (PC West, 31-16 | 2:20, 2nd)

- Now it's a 16-1 run by PC West to start the second quarter as Kiana Gray knocks down a 3 (PC West, 26-16 | 3:30, 2nd)

- PC West now has scored 11 straight points to start the second quarter to go in front of Owasso. Jayla Constant had the first 7 points in that run (PC West, 21-15 | 5:35, 2nd)

- PC West on a quick 5-0 run to start the second quarter to tie the score as Jayla Constant makes another 3 (15-15 | 7:10, 2nd)

- PC West got within a possession after Jayla Constant drained a 3, but Owasso broke the Lady Patriots' pressure with time running out in the first quarter, with Jayelle Austin receiving a pass down low for a layup (Owasso, 15-10 | 8:00, 2nd)

- Owasso out to an 11-5 lead as Kynlie Wilson launches a 3 from the right corner (Owasso, 11-5 | 3:15, 1st)

- The second 6A semifinal will be tipping off between the top seed, Putnam City West, against one of the state's biggest surprises all season, Owasso.


- Here is a photo gallery of the game, courtesy of Michael Kinney

- Avery Hjelmstad was Memorial's top scorer with 16 points. She was 5-of-9 from the field and 6-of-7 from the line. But North held Memorial to 10-of-28 shooting for the game (35.7 percent), including 2-of-7 from 3-point range.

- Allison Heathcock had 15 points to help get the Lady Huskies into Saturday's 6A championship game. She hit two 3-pointers and made all five of her free-throw attempts. Kate Melton added 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting with two assists and three steals.

- Edmond North moves its record to 26-1 and will get the chance to win three straight 6A titles after the Lady Huskies defeated crosstown foe Memorial in the semifinal round (Edmond North, 45-33 | Final)

- Edmond North appears headed to get to play for its third straight state title. Allison Heathcock made two free throws to get up to 13 points for her late in the game (Edmond North, 43-29 | 2:00, 4th)

- North remains in control after KK Peeler launched a 3-pointer (Edmond North, 36-24 | 5:15, 4th)

- North was up 10 late in the third on a driving basket from Kate Melton, who now has 10 points on the day. Lady Huskies take an eight-point lead into the final quarter (Edmond North, 30-22 | 8:00, 4th)

- North still keeping Memorial at arm's length as the third quarter is about to come to a conclusion (Edmond North, 28-20 | 1:25, 3rd)

- North opens the second half on a 4-0 run for its biggest lead on the day. Kate Melton has 8 points for the Lady Huskies thus far (Edmond North, 25-17 | 4:50, 3rd)

- North's Allison Heathcock, a Creighton University signee, hit two free throws with five seconds left, giving the Lady Huskies a four-point lead at the break (Edmond North, 21-17 | Half)

- Memorial came back to tie the score at 10-all, but North regained the lead by making another 3-point basket (Edmond North, 13-10 | 3:00, 2nd)

- Edmond North scores six straight points to cap the first quarter, as the Lady Huskies build a five-point advantage (Edmond North, 9-4 | 8:00, 2nd)

- A slow start for both teams offensively. North was held without a point for nearly half of the opening quarter but got a 3-point shot and a three-point play (Edmond North, 6-4 | 1:15, 1st)

- The first 6A semifinal on the day will be a matchup of crosstown rivals, as Edmond Memorial attempts to dethrone two-time defending state champion Edmond North.

Photo of Edmond North's Allison Heathcock by Michael Kinney

-- Buck Ringgold | | @SBLiveOK