Guymon would like nothing more than to end the streak. Class 5A Liberal has won 12 consecutive games against their class 4A Oklahoma oppenents. The last time the Tigers beat the Redskins was in 2002 68-59. Liberal head coach Drew Gruver says it's never easy in Guymon. "It's somewhat of a rivalry because we are so close," Gruver said. "Guymon is looking to knock us off. It wouldn't make their season but it would be a night they would never forget." Guymon is 3-1 after winning the Clayton Orange and Black Tournament Saturday. Senior Guard Ricardo Vazquez leads them at 18 points per game while junior forward Trey Fankhauser averages 16 points and 10 rebounds a game. Liberal's 19-4 team two years ago went to Guymon and won 46-44 against a GHS team who finished 8-15.
Something has to give in the girls matchup. The 1-1 Lady Skins play a 3-1 Guymon team who won by 19 at Beaver and placed second at the Clayton tournament. LHS head coach Shane Stout says it's always tought against Guymon. "Guymon is an excellent team this year," Stout said. "They've got three girls who at any time can put up a bunch of points so we've got our work cut out for us there." Last year LHS swept all three games against Guymon but two years ago, the Lady Tigers won both games against Liberal. Junior Gabrielle Costilla scored 20 points and grabs 12 rebounds a game while senior Jade Cruzan scores 17 points a game and senior Keela Clark averages 10 points a game. The girls game tips at 6:30 with Redskin Pre-game at 6:15 on Talkradio 1270 and kscbnews.net.