JONES – Braylyn Berlowitz’s senior season has the makings of a banner year.On Saturday, the 6-foot forward claimed her second all-tournament honor of the season and helped Cushing’s girls varsity basketball team to a third-place finish in the Jones Tournament.
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Berlowitz scores over 1000 points as a Lady TiGER!
She has already eclipsed 1,000 points scored in her high school career and is part of a Cushing team that has ambitious playoff dreams this season under coach Brian Busby. This week in Jones, Berlowitz – the latest Ortho Oklahoma outstanding athlete – averaged 14 points per game, scoring 16, 16 and 11, respectively.
The tournament began Thursday with the Lady Tigers’ stunning 53-33 victory against Class 3A Lindsay (7-11). Five players did all the scoring for Cushing in this three-game span: Berlowitz and Rachel Sherwood led in total points, and Lola Nanaeto, Ariya Reigner, Ashton Caulfield and Katelyn Carrier carried the rest of the load. The girls lost to Jones on Friday, 69-38, and came back Saturday afternoon to claim third place with a 39-24 win against Bethel. They hold an 11-6 record with a couple of home games left in the regular season. a 39-24 win against Bethel. They hold an 11-6 record with a couple of home games left in the regular season.
- Box Scores Girls
Thursday, Jan. 24
Cushing 53, Lindsay 33 - Cushing (10-5): Berlowitz 16, Sherwood 14, Nanaeto 11, Reigner 7, Carrier 5
Lindsay (7-10): Fletcher 18, Tarver 6, A. Taylor 5, Russell 2, H. Taylor 2
Friday, Jan. 25
Jones 69, Cushing 38 - Jones (15-1): Young 16, Lynn 15, B. Ely 13, Moore 10, T. Ely 6, Farmer 6, S. Moore 3 Cushing (10-6): Berlowitz 16, Nanaeto 9, Reigner 6, Sherwood 3, Caulfield 2, Carrier 2
In Locker room after eclipsing 1000 career points in third quarter of Berryhill game Tuesday night.
After losing in the first round, Cushing defeated Lindsay 54-44 and then the host-school Longhorns 61-51. That game marked their highest scoring total and largest margin of victory in the season.
The Tigers travel to Bristow on Tuesday. Girls tip at 6 p.m., boys at 7:30. There are two homes games left this season, Feb. 5 against Perkins-Tryon and Feb. 8 against Cleveland.