Posted: Dec 08, 2023 7:05 PMUpdated: Dec 08, 2023 7:06 PM

Nowata Basketball Wins Thriller Over Chelsea in Final Seconds for First Win

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Chase McNutt

The Nowata Ironmen are no longer winless on the basketball court as they got a thrilling win over Chelsea in the final seconds of the Ty Hewitt Memorial Tournament, 50-48. This game was back and forth all four quarters as it was never separated by more than seven points.

The Ironmen led at the half 24-22, but were trailing heading into the fourth, 37-39. Talon Thompson was the hero today for Nowata. He led the team in scoring with 14-all including the game winning putback with less than two seconds left.

Nowata now improves to 1-3 on the season and Head Coach Derick Ott nabs his first win as the Ironmen Head Coach. Ott talks about getting that first win.

Nowata now advances to the consolation championship game on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. where they will play the winner of Oolagah and Oklahoma Union.

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