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Indians top Eagles in season opener

The Caddo Hills Lady Indians and Indians opened the 2019-20 seasons with wins over their Cossatot River Eagles counterparts. The senior girls earned a 43-30 win and the senior boys closed out the night with a 67-35 victory.

Lady Indians defeat CossatotThe Lady Indians set the tone in the first period with a 15-7 run and closed the half out with a 24-16 lead.

The Lady Eagles were able to chip a bit of the Lady Indian lead away in the third period with an 8-7 rally, but Caddo Hills wrapped things up with a 12-6 run to preserve the 43-30 victory.

Taylor Allen led the Lady Indians with 10 points, followed by Capri Fogle and Peyton Powell with nine each. Ashton Young scored four, Jaci Vines scored three and Cinthia Lopez scored two.

The senior boys jumped out to an almost identical start, outscoring Cossatot River 15-6. The Indians exploded for 26 points in the second period to take a 41-23 halftime lead. They outscored the Eagles 19-7 in the third and held on in the fourth to earn the 67-35 win.

Caddo Hills beats EaglesMatt Turner led the Indians with 18 points, followed by Connor Kincannon with 12 and Floriene Dugan with 11. Jarrett Runyan scored seven and Bryson Scott scored five. Keegan Williamson and Ty Beggs each scored three. Rayce Young, Kaleb West and JD Stockton each scored two.

Cossatot River opened the night with a 39-25 win in the junior boys game.

They doubled the Junior Indians offensive effort in the first half with a 20-10 lead. Things were closer in the second half, but the Junior Eagles were able to outscore Caddo Hills 19-15 to get the win.

Adrian Elizando led the Junior Indians with11 points, followed by Dylan Henderson with six, MJ Cureton with five, Richard Owens with two and Calek Kersey with one.


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