SLIDESHOW: Edmond wrestlers at Regional
Memorial, North and Santa Fe wrestlers traveled to Southmoore for the first round of the Regional wrestling tournament Friday afternoon.
Central Oklahoma splits in Texas
Emily Ditmore and Kalynn Schrock sparked Central Oklahoma to an opening-game rout of Tarleton State as the Bronchos split two games in the Rattler Invitational in south Texas Friday.
Ditmore belted a three-run home run in the first inning and Schrock threw a two-hit shutout in an 8-0 run-rule romp over the TexAnns to open the day, but UCO dropped a 6-3 decision to state rival Rogers State in its final game of the day.
Edmond swimmers to compete for medals
The Edmond Schools Aquatic Center was jam-packed Friday. The new state-of-the-art facility hosted the state swim meet preliminaries for Classes 5A and 6A. The 6A state finals begin at 5 p.m. Saturday with all three Edmond high schools partaking.
North fires on all cylinders in regional
All Edmond North did in the first round of a Class 6A wrestling regional at Southmoore High School Friday afternoon is win.
Not only did some of the Husky grapplers win in round one, the contingent did not have a single loss in the opening round.
All three Dixon Brothers chalked up falls. And, the route to the pins seemed almost effortless.
At 220 pounds, Lance Dixon appeared to be toying with Westmoore’s Daevon Newton, leading just 2-0 after the initial period. But in period two, Dixon started driving and eventually overpowered the Jaguar for a cruising fall in 3:13.
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Oklahoma Christian Academy grasps district title
The Oklahoma Christian Academy Lady Eagles toppled Canton 55-25 Feb. 15 in Lahoma to stake claim to the district championship.
OCA, now 16-3, will play in the playoffs again tonight at 6:30 in Clinton against the winner of Cheyenne/Reydon.
From left, front, Kali Wakefield, Taylor Estep, Camille Cave and Demmy Teng. (back) Assistant coach Rosalyn Fleming, Erin Drewke, Addison Martin, Maddie Mitchell, Veronica Cassel, Kailey Paparusi and head coach Elzie Clark.
North teams take second in regionals
In the first west regional swim meet last weekend, Edmond Schools qualified more swimmers for the state championships than ever before. With 78 local athletes participating at the Edmond Schools Aquatic Center, 70 of them made the cut and will be competng at the state meet this Friday and Saturday again held at the Edmond Schools Aquatic Center inside Mitch Park.
In the girls regional, the Edmond North Lady Huskies finished second to Norman North. Edmond Memorial wound up taking third and Edmond Santa Fe landed in the seventh slot in the 12-team field.
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Broken Arrow slips past Huskies at Dual State
There hasn’t been a repeat Dual State champion among the largest schools since 2005. Unfortunately for defending state champion Edmond North, parity prevailed again Saturday at the Class 6A Dual State championship at Yukon High School.
The No. 2-ranked Huskies saw their hopes for a repeat title end with a razor-thin loss to Broken Arrow in the semifinals at Yukon High School. After trailing through the first 12 matches, the Tigers took control with a fall by Paden Bailey and held on for a 33-32 win.
Broken Arrow went on to beat Stillwater in the finals, 29-24. It was the Tigers’ seventh Dual State title.
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