(Cushing) – The Cushing Tiger Varsity basketball teams opened the season with a pair of wins over Blackwell on Tuesday night.  

The Lady Tigers routed Blackwell 44-22 and did so with three freshman in the starting line up. 

Cushing’s Boys won in overtime,  55-46.  The game was tied at 43 at the end of regulation, and in the four minute overtime,  The Tigers allowed only one 2 point bucket and a free throw. 

Cushing doesn’t play at home again until 2010.  The Tigers will play next at Mannford,  Dec. 1st,  and in the Mannford Tournament December 7-12. 

The next home game will be January 12th against Tecumseh.