BYNG — The Byng High School boys basketball group indispensable this.
Tyler Walker strike dual pressure-packed giveaway throws with .2 seconds left in law to force overtime, and a Pirates dominated a overtime event in a stirring 69-64 win over Bethel in satisfaction play Friday afternoon during a Byng Winter Classic.
The Pirates, now 4-7, had mislaid 6 of their final 7 games and snapped a four-game losing strain with Friday’s victory. The Wildcats forsaken to 6-4.
“Tyler done some large giveaway throws during a end. Those were huge,” pronounced Byng boys manager Cody Williams. “The guys came out large in overtime. We worked unequivocally tough to come behind and win that game. We had to quarrel behind and quarrel behind and quarrel back.”
Broken Bow had degraded Bethel 75-73 in a first-round diversion on Thursday, while Byng was pushed to a tournament’s loser’s joint around a tough 64-53 detriment to Moore Thursday night.
Byng trailed 53-47 after Anthony Franklin of Bethel drilled a 3-pointer during a 4:50 symbol of a fourth quarter. The Pirates wouldn’t go away.
The hosts got within one on an out-of-date three-point play by Walker during a 2:18 symbol and again when Nolan Feazle strike a span of giveaway throws with 1:55 left that done it 55-54.
Cale Eaton gathering to a line and used a good siphon feign to measure an easy dual with 54.4 seconds left to cut a Bethel lead to 57-56.
Tyler Boswell strike one of dual giveaway throws with 23.8 seconds left to put Bethel on tip 58-56 to set adult a thespian finish to regulation.
During Byng’s final exhale holding possession, Smith missed a jumper and Parker Presley was brief on a brisk putback before Walker grabbed a rebound, was fouled and saved a day for a Pirates with his dual late creates to force OT with a measure curled during 58-all.
The Pirates scored a initial 9 points of a overtime. Eaton scored a initial points on a putback of his possess miss, and Theron Smith strike a giveaway shot with 1:55 left to put Byng brazen 61-58.
Walker went to a free-throw line with 1:03 left, though he missed a front finish of a one-and-one. However. Feazle sloping a miscarry to Walker, who scored underneath a basket to make it 63-58.
The opening Byng OT run was capped by dual some-more giveaway throws from Walker and Eaton that pushed a BHS advantage to 67-58 with only 41.6 seconds left.
The Pirates also had to play catchup in a initial half. Bethel jumped out to a 20-11 lead to start a diversion after Colin Meiler strike a 3-pointer early in a second period. Byng used a 16-7 swell from there, and a diversion was tied during 27-27 on a 3-point shot by Feazle with 3 mins to play in a second quarter.
However, Bethel led 31-27 during halftime.
Byng fell by 39-33 mid by a third duration though got within 41-40 on a jumper by Eaton late in a stanza.
Eaton scored a game-high 25 points to gait a Pirate attack. Smith had 18 points, 8 rebounds and 5 blocked shots, while Walker also reached double total with 14.
“We’re finally putting some things together. We’ve been holding 4 stairs brazen and 8 stairs back. Tonight we took one step brazen and stayed there, and it was good to see. Luckily, this one went a way,” Williams said.
Six of Byng’s final 7 contests have been motionless in a fourth quarter, and a Pirates are now 2-4 on those games.
“Today was a good training opportunity. we wish this win can get us going in a right direction,” Williams said.
Byng meets Okemah during 2:30 p.m. currently in a fifth-place game.