Elgin tops the Chicks in late game thriller Boys

The Chickasha Fightin’ Chicks played the Elgin Owls for the 2nd time in one week. Earlier in the week the Owl beat the Chicks 68-48. The Owls started the game off fast, going on a 10-3 run fueled by Connor Slater who had 5 points during this run. The Chicks came right back and went on a 11-3 run, to take the lead 14-13 after the 1st period.  To open up the 2nd quarter, the Owls scored 9 straight points to take the lead 22-15 early in the 2nd period. Then Chickasha Senior Caleb Crowder would make two 3 pointer, in 30 second including a buzzer beater, to go into halftime down 30-25. The Chicks came out of the half hot, going on a 15-2 run, with Ethan Christian connecting for two 3 pointers during this run. Things got heated toward the end of the 3rd period, with a double technical being called, against Brock Henderson and Greydon Buhlig. After an 8-2 run by the Owls, Caleb Crowder hit his third 3 pointer of the game to make the score 45-40 Chicks. Going into the 4th quarter, the Chicks had the lead 46-41.  Caleb Crowder hit a 3 pointer to open the 4th period, then the Owls went on an 11-2 run to make the score 52-51 Elgin. The Chicks tried to fight back, but Senior Tanner Meraz scored 10 points in the 4th quarter to capture the 61-57 win over the Chicks.

Player of the game:

Magyver Boles- Had another great game, scoring 17 points and grabbed 8 boards. Boles shot 6 of 13 from the field.

Brock Henderson plays defense against Tanner Meraz

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