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Caddo Hills Lady Indians, Indians advance to finals of 7-1A District Tournament

The Caddo Hills Lady Indians and Indians find themselves in familiar territory as they prepare to face the Kirby Trojans in the finals of the 7-1A District Tournament.

Both Caddo Hills teams entered the district tournament as three seeds which gave them byes until the quarterfinals held Wednesday.

The Lady Indians faced the Mineral Springs Lady Hornets at 7 p.m. with the winner advancing to the semifinals to face Ouachita. A win also assured them a place in the upcoming regional tournament to be hosted at Caddo Hills.

Caddo Hills methodically controlled the tempo for most of the game and emerged with a 54-25 victory. The win moved them into the semifinals where they were to face the number two seed Ouachita Lady Warriors Thursday at 4 p.m.

The Indians closed out Wednesday night’s slate of games with a 64-48 victory over the Mineral Springs Hornets. The game was a back and forth affair in the first half, but the Indians were able to put the game away in the second half to advance. They too advanced to face Ouachita who had finished the regular season as a two seed.

Semifinal action for the Lady Indians and the Indians was thrilling for both. The Lady Indians tipped the night off with a 53-43 victory over the Lady Warriors. The boys followed with a 55-46 victory over the Warriors.

Both teams advance to the finals of the 7-1A District Tournament where they will face Kirby. Both Kirby teams entered the tournament as the number one seed. The Lady Trojans defeated the Blevins Lady Hornets 75-24 to advance to the finals and the Trojans defeated the Mountain Pine Red Devils 81-47 to advance in the boy’s bracket.

The Caddo Hills Lady Indians and Kirby Lady Trojans will tip off at 5 p.m. Saturday, February 21. The Indians and Trojans will follow at 6:30 p.m. in the boy’s final.

See next week’s issue of the Montgomery County News for a full recap of the tournament.

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