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Class 5A girls basketball: A look at each team in the state tournament

Del City's Ariya Smithers goes to the basket against El Reno on Jan. 21. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]
Del City's Ariya Smithers goes to the basket against El Reno on Jan. 21. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]

Thursday at Owasso, Friday and Saturday at Mabee Center

Tahlequah vs. Lawton Eisenhower, 2 p.m. Thursday

TAHLEQUAH

Coach: David Qualls

Record: 19-7

Ranking: No. 5

Titles: None

State appearance: 7th

State record: 5-6

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

20;;Faith Springwater;;5-10;;So.;;12.6

21;;Kloe Bowin;;6-2;;Sr.;;9.2

22;;Lydia McAlvain;;5-8;;So.;;8.8

2;;Kyuli Heist;;5-6;;Sr.;;7.8

15;;Kacey Fishinghawk;;5-5;;Jr.;;7.3

LAWTON EISENHOWER

Coach: Daniel Wall

Record: 14-12

Ranking: No. 11

Titles: 2

State appearance: 9th

State record: 8-6

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

32;;Mikaela Hall;;6-1;;Jr.;;13

10;;Anjoley Clayton;;5-8;;Sr.;;10.7

22;;Mariah Hall;;5-8;;Fr.;;8

15;;Kelvianna Sanders;;5-9;;So.;;8

21;;Ky’lan Seaton;;5-3;;So.;;5

Ardmore vs. Tulsa Rogers, 3:30 p.m. Thursday

ARDMORE

Coach: Debra Manley

Record: 22-4

Ranking: No. 3

Titles: 2

State appearance: 23rd

State record: 21-20

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

40;;Reagan McCurley;;6-1;;Jr.;;12.4

24;;Amaya Gordon;;5-9;;Sr.;;10.2

5;;Miyah McGee;;5-8;;Sr.;;8.3

25;;Tiona Cohee;;6-0;;Jr.;;7.2

4;;Shakira Smith;;5-3;;Jr.;;6.9

TULSA ROGERS

Coach: Carlin Adkism

Record: 24-3

Ranking: No. 1

Titles: None

State appearance: 8th

State record: 0-7

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

31;;Nakia Cullom;;5-9;;Sr.;;13.2

24;;Devin Wright;;5-10;;Sr.;;10.4

3;;Natorie Graham;;5-5;;Sr.;;7.6

5;;Quinnae Love;;5-5;;Jr.;;7

1;;Jordan Payne;;5-6;;Jr.;;6.2

Coweta vs. Del City 8:30 p.m.. Thursday

COWETA

Coach: Desiree Booker

Record: 16-10

Ranking: No. 9

Titles: None

State appearance: 9th

State record: 6-8

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

24;;Linda Brice;;5-5;;Jr.;;16.7

33;;Madison wheat;;5-4;;Sr.;;12.5

3;;Lexi Mercer;;6-0;;Jr.;;11.9

4;;Allyson Mercer;;5-11;;Jr.;;6.4

15;;Hannah Meadows;;5-5;;Jr.;;3

DEL CITY

Coach: Mariah Webb

Record: 16-10

Ranking: No. 10

Titles: 1

State appearance: 16th

State record: 9-14

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

10;;Brayanna Polk;;5-5;;Sr.;;15

23;;Ariya Smithers;;5-9;;Sr.;;12

0;;Jaylnn McCalister;;5-9;;So.;;10

5;;Eriyahn Patterson;;5-4;;Jr.;;7

32;;Janazya Easley;;5-5;;Sr.;;5

Piedmont vs. Tulsa East Central, 7 p.m. Thursday

PIEDMONT

Coach: Eric Carr

Record: 22-4

Ranking: No. 2

Titles: 2

State appearance: 12th

State record: 9-9

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

10;;Delanie Crawford;;5-11;;Jr.;;18

33;Tyeshia Anderson;;5-7;;Sr.;;10.3

50;;Triniti Harmon;;6-1;;So.;;6.8

12;;Maddy Lee;;5-4;;Jr.;;4.8

30;;Rain Peyton;;5-8;;Sr.;;3.6

TULSA EAST CENTRAL

Coach: Gary Pitts

Record: 18-7

Ranking: No. 6

Titles: 4

State appearance: 22th

State record: 30-17

Starting lineup

No.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.

0;;TT Mitchell;;5-4;;Sr.;;14.5

32;;Shay Stone;;6-0;;Sr.;;12

34;;Tiffany Robinson;;5-11;;Sr.;;10

11;;Rashlon Griffin;;5-7;;Sr.;;7

12;;AA Mack;;5-8;;Sr.;;7

James Jackson

James D. Jackson joined The Oklahoman in January 2020 to cover high school sports. He a University of Central Oklahoma graduate. During his time at UCO, James served as a sports reporter and Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, The Vista.... Read more ›

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