OMS sports results

December 20, 2013 


• The eighth-grade girls basketball team dropped a tough game to a good Clover team Dec. 16. Despite getting down early, these young ladies never gave up. Leading the way for OMS was Madison Lybrand, 7 points, 4 steals, 2 rebounds; and Brenna Allen, 9 points, 2 rebounds.

• The eighth-grade boys team lost in heartbreaking fashion Dec. 16 to Clover with a final score of 28-26. The game was tight throughout, but Oakridge was up 6, their largest lead of the game, heading into the final quarter. Clover chipped away at the lead little by little, and eventually took the lead with about 20 seconds left in the game. Oakridge was able to stay composed on their final possession, and with 8 seconds left, Austin Gunnels nailed a 3-pointer from the corner to put the Golden Eagles back in front 26-25. After a timeout, Clover tried to drive for the win, but the defense was waiting. Clover passed the ball back up to the top, and somehow managed to hit a desperation 3-point shot at the buzzer for the win. Contributing for Oakridge: Alex Raine, 7 points, 5 rebounds; Kendall Strout, 6 points, 7 rebounds; Austin Gunnels, 6 points; Hunter Walden, 4 points; Luke Darling, 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals; Donovan Olivieri, 1 point; and David Salleba, 3 assists, 2 steals.

• The OMS seventh-grade girls team got into the win column with a convincing 27-12 victory over cross-town rival Clover on Dec. 16. All 12 members of the squad contributed on the defensive end allowing only 1 point in the fourth quarter. The team combined to create 31 steals on their way to victory. Tiona Walls and Tiffany Domingue both had double digits in points with 11 and 14, while Megan Bailey added a bucket. Tiona Walls, Megan Bailey, Taylor Blake, Madison McMullan, Tiffany Domingue, Kenzie Cook, Sarah King, Shia Jones, Emma Johnson and Deylan Harkey all contributed rebounds, steals and/or blocks in the winning effort.

• On Dec. 16, the seventh-grade OMS boys lost a hard fought game to Clover 31-22. OMS was led by Chad Bradshaw, 14 points, 8 rebounds; Collin Schmolze, 2 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 assist; Heze Massey, 5 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists; Camden Largen,1 point, 2 rebounds, 1 steal; and Blake Keffer, 2 rebounds, 3 steals, 1 assist.

• The OMS seventh-grade boyslost Dec. 19 to Gold Hill 32-20. The boys played well for three quarters, but some sloppy play in the fourth led to the loss. The team was led by Chad Bradshaw,10 points, 4 rebounds; Heze Massey, 5 points, 3 rebounds; Blake Keffer, 3 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assisits; Colin Schmolze, 2 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals. Camden Largen also added 7 rebounds, 2 assists.

• On Dec. 19, the seventh-grade girls ended 2013 with a convincing 32-14 win over Gold Hill. The girls played incredible defense, allowing only 1 point in the first quarter and 2 points in the third quarter in route to 30 steals on the night. Everyone on the roster contributed to the win. The Lady Golden Eagles were led by: Tiffany Domingue, 19 points, 4 rebounds, 11 steals; Tiona Walls, 9 points, 5 rebounds, 11 steals, 5 assists; Madison McMullan, 4 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals; Shia Jones, 2 rebounds, 2 steals; Megan Bailey, 3 assists; Sarah King, 3 rebounds, 1 steal; Emma Johnson, 1 steal, 1 assist; Taylor Blake, 1 steal; Danielle Haley, 1 assist; Deylan Harkey, 1 rebound.

• On Dec. 19, the eighth-grade boys finally broke into the win column by defeating Gold Hill with a final score of 23-21. Oakridge led most of the night, but Gold Hill took the lead with one minute left in the game. Kendall Strout scored the winning basket with 20 seconds left in after he grabbed an offensive rebound and put it back it back in. The Golden Eagles moved the ball well recording 8 assists on 9 baskets. Contributing for the Golden Eagles: Hunter Walden, 11 points, 4 rebounds; Kendall Strout, 6 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists; Jonathan Harris, 2 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals; Austin Gunnels, 2 points, 4 rebounds; David Saleeba, 2 points, 2 assists, 2 rebounds; Alex Raine, 8 rebounds. Colby Ratliff locked down Gold Hill’s best player and held him to only 5 points on the night.

• The eighth-grade girls lost a tough game to a solid Gold Hill team on Dec. 19, 39-30. The Lady Golden Eagles defensive play was just a too up and down to keep the Lady Bulldogs from being able to pull off the win. Leading the way for Oakridge were: Amber Lipscomb, 14 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assists; Brenna Allen, 8 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals; Madison Lybrand, 6 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assists; Megan Hanson, 2 points, 4 rebounds; Krystal Nielse, 6 rebounds, 2 assists.


Games start at 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


• Jan. 7 vs. Dutchman Creek, away

• Jan. 11 vs. Fort Mill Qualifier, away, 8 p.m.

• Jan. 14 vs. Clover, home

• Jan. 18 vs. Carolina Open, away, 8 p.m.

• Jan. 22 vs. Castle Heights, away

• Jan. 28 vs. Saluda Trail, home

• Feb. 1 Conference Tournament at Castle Heights, 8 p.m.

Head coach: Timothy Lee

Assistant coach: Wayne Richardson

Boys’ basketball

• Jan. 9 vs. Springfield, away

• Jan. 13 vs. Banks Trail, home

• Jan. 16 vs. York, away

• Jan. 23 vs. Fort Mill, away

• Jan. 27 vs. Clover, away

• Jan. 30 vs. Gold Hill, home

• Feb. 3 Conference Game, seventh

• Feb. 5 Conference Tourney, eighth

• Feb. 6 Conference Tourney, eighth

• Feb. 10 Conference Tourney, eighth

• Feb. 11 Conference Tourney, eighth

Eighth-grade coach: Dan Kozlowski

Seventh-grade coach: Jeff Rolf

Assistant coach: Craig Elliott

Girls’ basketball

• Jan. 9 vs. Springfield, home

• Jan. 13 vs. Banks Trail, away

• Jan. 16 vs. York, home

• Jan. 23 vs. Fort Mill, home

• Jan. 27 vs. Clover, home

• Jan. 30 vs. Gold Hill, away

• Feb. 3 Conference Game, seventh

• Feb. 5 Conference Tourney, eighth

• Jan. 6 Conference Tourney, eighth

• Feb. 10 Conference Tourney, eighth

• Feb. 11 Conference Tourney, eighth

Eighth-grade head coach: Don Pitts

Seventh-grade head coach: Khrys Dundr

Assistant coach: Melissa Tiernan

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