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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.

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Quest ends

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The quest to pop off three stateranked teams to close out the regular season ended on a sour note as Okarche High School’s girls basketball team dropped a 38-34 game to Class 2A’s 14th-ranked Cashion last week.
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El Reno girls uncork bottle on offense from opening tipoff, surge to season sweep of WH

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OKLAHOMA CITY – With its offense hitting on all cylinders, El Reno High School’s girls basketball team snapped its two-game losing streak here last week with an 84-56 win over Western Heights.

The game was not as close as the final 28-point margin might indicate as El Reno went deep into its bench for the final eight minutes against the Jets starters.

“We’ve still got to work on our defense, it seemed like we stooped down to their level and we need to get back to working harder because in the beginning of the game we were dogging them.