The Pratt Community College men’s basketball team traveled to Arkansas City, Kan. over the weekend to play the Cowley County Community College Tigers on Friday night and the Northern Oklahoma College – Tonkawa Mavericks on Saturday.
The first game versus the Tigers began phenomenally as the Beavers jumped out to a 47-31 lead at the intermission. They would push it to 18 early in the second half before the walls came crashing down.
Last night the Pratt Community College women's basketball team took on Coffeyville in a rematch from their Nov. 13 loss at Coffeyville.
The start of the game looked as though the same result would take place; The Beavers had a difficult time getting the Raven offense to miss in the first half and couldn’t seem to rebound if they did. Down by 12 at the break, the Beavers came out with a much better defensive presence in the second half and held the Ravens to four points in the first 10 minutes of the second half.
Saturday afternoon the Pratt Community College women's basketball team traveled to Oklahoma to take on the NOC-Tonkawa Mavs.
The first half was an offensive battle with little defense. At intermission the Beavers were down 36-38. The team regrouped at half time and finally pulled away a little in the second half with enough of a gap to hold on the rest of the game. The largest lead was 11, but Tonkawa fought until the end making the final 78-74.
Karissa Pena led the Beavers scoring 28 on 12 of 17 shooting. Rebecca Wyatt grabbed nine rebounds to lead in that category.
The Pratt Community College men's basketball team ran into a buzz saw Thursday afternoon against #8 Hill College in Coffeyville's Elite Eight tournament. The Rebels hit 13 first half 3-pointers en route to a 94-104 win. The loss moved the team to 5-4 on the year.
Robert Davis had 33 points and five rebounds. Dennis Jones had 20 points and 10 assists. Vladimir Brodziansky gave the team 11 points and 6 rebounds.
The Pratt Community College men’s basketball team needed all 40 minutes Monday night to put away the Allen County Red Devil team. The game went back and forth all night, with some impressive shooting on display, but the Beavers pulled away late and held off a barrage of 3-pointers to get an 80-77 win. The win moves them to 5-3 on the season.
The Pratt Community College men’s basketball team welcomed the Red Ravens from Coffeyville to the Beaver Dome last night for a rematch.
Like the first game, the first half was all scoring, and the Beavers went into half leading 47-40. It was a back and forth tussle all game, but the men eventually cooled off and Coffeyville took a 86-82 win, their first home loss of the year. The team is now 4-3 on the season.
On Saturday, the Pratt Community College women's basketball team traveled to Cowley to take on the Tigers.
Two runs for the Tigers, one in each half proved to be too much for the Beavers. Trailing by 13 at the half, the Beavers managed to claw their way back and close the margin to four before Cowley took over.
The ladies were down 43-47 with about five minutes to go and turned over nine straight possessions while Cowley scored 24 points. The Beavers called four timeouts to attempt to stop the Cowley scoring run and our drought, but it didn’t happen. Final score 45-71.
Last night the Pratt Community College women's basketball team took on Northern Oklahoma College Enid JV.
Twelve Lady Beavers scored at least one bucket for us led by Karissa Pena and Rebecca Wyatt each with 18. Wyatt recorded her second double-double of the season grabbing 11 rebounds. Jazzmen Ortiz was tremendous in the point guard spot dishing out seven assists and scoring 10. Kilah Hoenscheidt went three for five from three, scoring 10 total points. The Beavers took the win 85-52.
The Pratt Community College women's basketball team returned to Pratt Saturday night with a 1-1 performance at Coffeyville Community College.
The team took on the Coffeyville Red Ravens Friday evening and had a slow start. A 10-0 start for Coffeyville saw Pratt down seven at the half and as close as three before the Ravens ran away with it late in the contest. Three Beavers landed in double figures (Lanina Spence with 16, Jazzmen Ortiz with 14, and Rebecca Wyatt with 11). Wyatt also led the rebounding column with 11. Final score 66-79 Coffeyville.