Saturday SSO win goes to defending champion Shouse

first_imgAndy Shouse led all but the first circuit in winning the Saturday Sprint Series of Oklahoma feature at Oklahoma Sports Park. (Photo courtesy of Mike Howard)By David Smith Jr.ADA, Okla. (June 24) – Defending champion Andy Shouse took the lead on lap two and never looked back in capturing his third victory of the season when the Sprint Series of Oklahoma vis­ited Oklahoma Sports Park on Saturday night.Chad Koch and Chris Kelly started on the front row for the 20-lap IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature and it was Koch who quickly jumped into the lead. The fourth starting Shouse quickly moved into the runner-up position and was on the leader’s rear bumper entering turns three and four.Shouse got a run underneath Koch exiting turn four to take the lead on lap two and quickly opened a half-stretch lead.The leader encountered slower traffic on lap 10 which allowed Koch to cut the deficit in half. With three laps remaining, Shouse followed a slower car for the remaining laps allowing Koch to close to three car lengths. That was as close as he got, however, as Shouse held on to score his fourth career series victory.Gary Owens came home third while Chip Graham rounded out the top five in the caution-free event presented by Smiley’s Racing Products.Shouse had finished third in the series event the night before at Ardmore.Feature results – 1. Andy Shouse; 2. Chad Koch; 3. Gary Owens; 4. Chris Kelly; 5. Chip Gra­ham; 6. Joe Wood Jr.; 7. Jake Martens; 8. Marten Edwards; 9. Michael Day; 10. Loyd Clevenger; 11. Tristan Oakes; 12. Blake Scott; 13. Michelle Melton; 14. Donnie Wilson; 15. Steven She­bester; 16. Justin Fisk; 17. Tanner Conn; 18. Ty Williams; 19. Cody Whitworth; 20. Josh Toho.last_img read more

UWF Men’s Basketball Wins Fourth Straight, with 78-66 Decision over Nova SE

first_img Share UWF Men’s Basketball Wins Fourth Straight, with 78-66 Decision over Nova SE Dec. 19, 2007 Box Score  FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Argonauts won their third straight road game, and fourth straight overall by shutting down Nova Southeastern in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. West Florida held the Sharks to 36.5 percent shooting, as the defense has become the Argos trademark this season. Kenny Holmes, with 17 points led the Argonauts, who were never threatened in the second half, following an 8-2 run to start the half.West Florida led 37-34 at the half, with Holmes leading the way for the Argos with 10 points. In the early going, neither team could extend a lead past three points until UWF scored four in a row, highlighted by a fast break lay-up by Ryan Henry to go up 30-23 for the biggest first half lead. After a lay-up by Charles Bouie put the Argos up 32-25, the Sharks scored nine straight to go up 34-32, but West Florida scored the final five points of the half for the three point lead. Once again, the Argos held the opponent to below 35% shooting in the first half.The second half opened with an 8-2 Argo run to push the lead to the biggest of the game so far. Henry hit a three pointer to start the run, and Kenny Holmes finished it with an offensive rebound and a basket, drawing a foul, for a three point play. The Sharks could never get back in the game, as West Florida controlled the second half, leading by seven to ten points for nearly the entire half.Holmes led five Argos with double digit points as he scored 17 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, while Josh Jackson poured in 16 points off the bench. Starting guard Rod Doss scored 12 points, while Charles Bouie chipped in with 11, and Henry scored 10. Tim Coenraad led the Sharks with 17 points and 10 rebounds. The West Florida defense forced 20 turnovers by the Sharks, while only committing 10 turnovers themselves. The Argonauts shot 44 percent from the field and converted 14 points off of the Sharks turnovers.West Florida has now won four straight games as they improved to 6-3 on the season, while Nova Southeastern dropped their second straight to fall to 5-4 on the season. West Florida will return home to play in the Comfort Inn/Pensacola Beach Hoop Classic on December 29th and 30th. The Argos will host Missouri St. Louis and Fayetteville State. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more