Salem's Zayne Kyser grabs a first-half rebound in front of Houston sophomore Keegan Spurlin.

Five members of the Houston boys’ basketball team were honored Friday night after playing their final home game.

Devin Coulter, Aaron Cantrell, Tanner Smith, C.J. Theriot and Alex Henry were recognized with their parents following the Tigers’ 66-50 loss inside Hiett Gymnasium. 

Coulter scored a team-best 23 points and became the program’s all-time leading scorer in his last home appearance. Cantrell added eight points.

Houston (6-14, 0-3 South Central Association) only trailed by four points before Salem pulled away with a 19-7 advantage in the fourth quarter.

Senior members of the band and cheerleading team were also recognized with their parents after the game.

On Thursday, Coulter had 18 points and Kolby Walker scored 10 in the Tigers’ 56-50 home loss to Willow Springs.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Kobe Sutton scored 17 points to lead the JV Tigers past Willow Springs 48-37 Thursday night inside Hiett Gymnasium.

Skylur Malam added nine points for Houston, which trailed 11-10 after the opening quarter.

On Friday, Lucas Kelley and Dylan Coulter scored 11 points apiece in the JV Tigers’ 56-48 loss Friday to Salem. Sutton added 10 points.

BOX SCORES

Friday’s game

Salem    19    9    19    19    –    66 
Houston       14      12      17      7      –      50   

SALEM (66) – Zach Erway 3. Adam Ziske 12. Cody Whitaker 30. Zayne Kyser 4. Logan Pogue 12. Marshall Cramer 2. FG 24. FT 12-18. F 16. (3-pointers: Whitaker 5, Erway. Fouled out: Kyser).

HOUSTON (50) – Dylan Hooper 2. Nathan Poynter 3. Devin Coulter 23. Aaron Cantrell 8. C.J. Theriot 2. Kolby Walker 5. Keegan Spurlin 7. FG 20. FT 8-13. F 15. (3-pointers: Coulter. Fouled out: none).

Thursday’s game

Willow Springs      18    16    11    11    –    56 
Houston        15      13      10      12     –      50   

WILLOW SPRINGS (56) – Kaleb Stolba 3. Andrew Letterman 4. Tyler Clinton 7. Nathan Thornton 7. Caleb Rudledge 13. Tyler Figley 13. Hunter Cornman 9. FG 21. FT 8-14. F 14. (3-pointers: Rutledge 4, Letterman. Fouled out: none).

HOUSTON (50) – Dylan Hooper 5. Nathan Poynter 6. Devin Coulter 19. Aaron Cantrell 8. Kolby Walker 10. Keegan Spurlin 2. 19. FT 8-10. F 14. (3-pointers: Poynter 2, Hooper. Fouled out: none).

JUNIOR VARSITY

Friday’s game

Salem    17    9    15    15    –    56 
Houston       9      15      16      8      –      48   

HOUSTON (48) – Lucas Kelley 11. Nathan Poynter 2. Dylan Coulter 11. Caleb Adkison 8. Kobe Sutton 10. Skylur Malam 4. Keegan Spurlin 2. FG 20. FT 6-11. F 14. (3-pointers: Kelley, Sutton. Fouled out: none).

Thursday’s game

Willow Springs       11      8      10     8    –    37 
Houston        10      13      15      10      –      48   

HOUSTON (48) – Lucas Kelley 6. Trevor Motzkus 1. Dylan Coulter 2. Caleb Adkison 5. Kobe Sutton 17. Skylur Malam 9. Dylan Hooper 2. Nathan Poynter 2. Keegan Spurlin 4. FG 17. FT 12-17. F 15. (3-pointers: Sutton 2. Fouled out: Coulter).

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