|01/12/20 - The Ada High boys and girls basketball teams rolled into the final of the 2020 East Central Oklahoma Classic with big semifinal victories Friday night inside the Cougar Activity Center.
The Ada boys did it will defense.
The Cougars limited Collinsville to 3-of-18 shooting in the first half and led 19-10 at the break.
Ada scored the final five points of the third quarter when Jake Shannon hit a jumper, Austin Eastwood scored on a putback and Trey Havens made one free throw following a technical foul on Collinsville's Ethan Cole that resulted in his fifth and final foul of the game at the 49.9 seconds left in the period.
Havens, who scored 10 points, hit back-to-back 3-point shots to put Ada in front 39-20 with 5:14 to play.
Jaxson Robinson led the Ada attack with 14 points. Jake Shannon scored seven points to go with five rebounds.
David Johnson pulled down a game-high nine rebounds for the Cougars.
Ada, No. 6 in Class 4A, improved to 7-3 heading into a Saturday night championship battle with Class 5A No. 4 Shawnee. Tip-off for that contest is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Collinsville, No. 10 in Class 5A, fell to 8-3.