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Lady Indians defeat Ouachita

Caddo Hills opened the 2021-22 season with a split set at Ouachita before dropping two games to Emerson in their home opener.
The Lady Indians escaped Ouachita with a 43-34 victory.
Caddo Hills set the tempo in the first period with a 14-6 run and held a comfortable 22-10 lead at the half. Ouachita fought back in the second half, outscoring Caddo Hills 14-13 in the third and 10-8 in the fourth, but the Lady Indians were able to hold on for the win.
Morgan Caldwell led the Lady Indians with 18 points, followed by Loren Bell with nine, and Natalie Jackson with eight. Cinthia Lopez, Skylin Sliger, Abbie Buttrum and Kyleigh Veazey each scored two.
Ouachita      6 4 14 10 34
Caddo Hills 14 8 13   8 43
The Senior Boys rallied in the fourth period, but was unable to claim their first win. Ouachita held on to earn a 63-59 win.
The Warriors of Ouachita opened with a 13-9 lead in the first period and took a 29-25 lead into the half. The Warriors outscored Caddo Hills 18-10 in the third. The Indians rallied in the fourth with a 24-16 run, but fell short in the loss.
Rayce Young led the Indians with 25 points, followed by Kaleb West with 11 and MJ Cureton with 10. Hunter Warren scored seven, Richard Owens scored four and Chris Hernandez scored two.
Ouachita   13 16 18 16 63
Caddo Hills 9 16 10 24 59
The Emerson Pirates spoiled Caddo Hills’ home opener with wins in both senior high games.
The Lady Indians opened the game with a 14-7 lead, but fell one point short in a 45-44 loss to Emerson.
The Lady Pirates cut the Lady Indian lead to six at the half with a 12-9 run in the second period. They outscored Caddo Hills 14-9 to take a third period lead and held on in the fourth to earn the win.
Morgan Caldwell led the Lady Indians with 20, followed by Loren Bell with 11, Natalie Jackson with six and Ali Lea with two.
Caddo Hills 14   9   9 12 44
Emerson      7  12 14 12 45
The Indians suffered a similar fate in the senior boys game with Emerson escaping with a 51-47 victory.
Emerson slipped out to a 14-11 lead in the first period and held a 29-23 lead at the half. Caddo Hills trimmed their lead to two in the third, but Emerson outscored them 16-14 in the fourth to claim the win.
Rayce Young led Indians with 20 points, followed by Kaleb West with 14, Richard Owens with eight and Hunter Warren with two.
Caddo Hills 11 12 10 14 47
Emerson     14 15  6 16 51

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