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OBCA All-State basketball: Big wins for Large East, Small East

Large East edges Large West

Christian Cook drew back and knocked down a 3-pointer, bringing the crowd to an uproar.

The 3-pointer solidified Cook’s hot run in the fourth quarter. 

The star from Midwest City High School took over in the final quarter, scoring 12 points. Although his efforts were unable to lead the Large West to a victory, it was a performance Northeastern Oklahoma State University hopes to see next season.

Cook finished with 22 points to lead all scorers.

The East beat the West 89-84 in the All-State game at the University of Central Oklahoma on Saturday.

The East was led by Davon Richardson, who finished with 17 and Mason Alexander who finished with 13. 


Small East storms back to win

Jaxon Wiggins received an alley-oop pass from Braden Shaw and forcefully slammed it down.

“I just knew it was coming,” Wiggins said. “We made eye contact and he just laid it up there.”

Wiggins, who signed to play baseball at Arkansas next year, was a driving force in the East’s come back 85-75 win. 

Trailing by six points after the third quarter, the East scored 32 points. Wiggins finished with 16 points, leading both teams. 

Last week, Wiggins also played in the All-State baseball game. He said the opportunity to pay in both games was a fun experience. 

“I didn’t get to pitch in the All-State game but I did play outfield. I haven’t done that in a while.”

Related Photos
The West's Myles Jeffries of Millwood, right, goes for the ball beside the East's Braden Shaw of Moyers during the small school all state basketball game at Hamilton Field House in Edmond, Saturday, July 25, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

The West's Myles Jeffries of Millwood, right, goes for the ball beside the East's Braden Shaw of Moyers during the small school all state basketball game at Hamilton Field House in Edmond, Saturday, July 25, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

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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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