Jake Shannon erupted for a season-high 23 points to lead the Ada Cougars to an impressive 63-43 rout of archrival McAlester Tuesday night inside the Bob Brumley Gymnasium.
Coach Garland Parks’ club, ranked No. 5 in Class 4A, improved to 12-4 on the year, while the hosts dropped to 2-15.
Ada led 13-8 after the first quarter and extended its lead to 32-22 by halftime. Ada outscored McAlester 31-21 over the final two frames to pull away.
Kaden Cooper scored 18 points, including three highlight-reel dunks. Trey Havens added seven points for the locals.
Adante Holiman led all scorers with 28 points for McAlester, while Lewis Woodmore followed with seven.
Both Ada teams are at home Friday, when Lone Grove visits the Cougar Activity Center.