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Carl Albert needs late free throws to fend off ER rally

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MIDWEST CITY – Fourth-ranked Carl Albert knocked down four free throws in the final 34 seconds to hold off a feverish comeback attempt by El Reno High School’s girls basketball team.

The 60-55 loss to the Titans left El Reno, ranked No.8 in the same Class 5A poll, with a 12-10 overall record and closed out Suburban Conference action with a 6-5 mark.

Jennifer Douglas’ team is 4-3 in games counting toward the league standings.

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Clash with the Titans

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MIDWEST CITY – While improving both its scoring and shooting percentage in the second half, El Reno High School’s boys basketball team could not overcome its own demons from the first two periods.

The Indians, ranked 13th in Class 5A, closed out Suburban Conference action with a 61-41 loss to third-ranked Carl Albert. The setback left El Reno with an 11-11 overall record and a 4-7 mark in league action.

The loss to the Titans counted toward the league title, leaving El Reno with a 3-4 record.

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Indians deliver sweet Valentine's Day win

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Eight scorers were enough for El Reno High School’s boys basketball team to stay in the win column last week as the Indians got back to even ground in the Suburban Conference title chase.

El Reno’s 60-53 win over the Bears lifted the Indians, ranked No.13 in Class 5A, to 11-10 on the season. Kale Simon’s team has won two straight Suburban Conference outings to move to 4-6 overall and 3-3 in games counting toward the championship.

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El Reno girls basketball team defeats Noble in Valentine’s Day Suburban Conference matchup

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Down one of its offensive weapons, El Reno High School’s girls basketball team got points from six different players in the first period to help spark a wire-to-wire win over Noble.

El Reno’s 59-30 victory lifted the Class 5A’s eighth-ranked Indians to 12-9 on the season and 6-4 against Suburban Conference teams. EHS is 4-2 in games counting toward the league title.

The Indians scored the first six points on baskets by Kenzie Holsted, Arianna Long and Kayla Jones. Paige Primeaux then added a basket to go up 8-4.