Sports

Five head to state

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Chandler wrestling qualified five wrestlers for this week’s state tournaments. Bailey Bigbey, Alison Conway and Adilyn Massie will compete in the girls tournament, which is Thursday at the Norick Arena, aka, The Big House, in Oklahoma City.

Chandler youth wrestlers compete at state

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Chandler took 25 wrestlers to the Oklahoma Wrestling Association state tournament last weekend and placed 8 of them. In the photo at left are, left to right, Lizzy Pryor 5th , Landon Dietz 2X State Champion, Cash Stapleton 6th , Lillian Massie 6th, Adalyn Massie 5th, Bella Allen 4th, Walker West 6th , Vaughn West 6th, Keaton Dietz 3X State Champion, Landon Earp 8th. In the photo at right are Lynlly Springfield 5th, Gracie Lou Springfield 4th, Lizzy Pryor 5th. Photos submitted

17 years in the making

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The last time the McLoud Redskins were district basketball champions, most of the current players were still in diapers and some weren’t born yet. That was 2004, but the streak ended Monday night when McLoud pulled off an intense 61-58 overtime win over Dickson.

High school playoffs

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Davenport traveled to Yale on Saturday for its regional tournament and McLoud hosted Dickson Monday night in a Class 4A district. At right, Ellie Tippy (with ball) is defended tightly in the Davenport girls’ loss to Garber.

Livestock shows

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The Chandler local livestock show was Saturday and the Lincoln County show started Monday. Above, Sadie Sherman shows her calf in the Chandler local show. Right, Dilynn Schafer coaxes her calf through the show ring. Bottom right, Ava White blow-dries her calf before the Chandler show. Bottom, Ethan Stone leaves the ring with his calf. Below, Harper Kliewer from Chandler with her hog shortly after the weigh-in Monday at the county show. Photos/Brian Blansett

Three!

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Nine three-pointers, 22 points in the first half and 31 for the game. Off the bench.

Class A districts

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Above, Rylinn Estes (30) drives the lane for a shot in Wellston’s first-round district matchup with Hominy on Friday. Upper right, Griffen Melson goes for the baseline for Davenport against Summit Christian.

District champions

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Left, Cole Yancey puts up a three-point try for Davenport and, above, Breanna Cothran (32) tries to elude the reach of Summit’s Emma Shockley (15) during the district finals Saturday. Photos/Brian Blansett

Battling to the playoffs

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Here are district pairings that were recently released for Class 2A, 3A and 4A schools in our area. Class 4A Area I Area site - Enid High School District 1: Clinton at Woodward District 2: Elk City at Kingfisher District 3: Dickson at McLoud District 4: Harrah at Weatherford Regional main site - Kingfisher, sub site - Weatherford District 5: Cushing at Holland Hall District 6: Harding Charter at John Marshall District 7: Perkins at Newcastle District 8: Mannford at Bristow Regional main site - Newcastle, sub site - Bristow Class 3A Area I Area site - Hennessey District 1: Chisholm at Bethel District 2: Chandler at Crossings Christian District 3: OCS at Perry District 4: Blackwell at District 4: Blackwell at Alva Regional main site - Crossings Christian, sub site - Chisholm District 5: Kansas at Prague District 6: Crooked Oak at Star Spencer District 7: Kellyville, bye District 8: Cascia at Metro Christian Regional main site - Kellyville, sub site - Kansas Area II Area II Area site - Virdigris District 1: Meeker at Millwood District 2: Eufaula at Lincoln Christian District 3: North Rock Creek at Rejoice Christian District 4: Okmulgee at Keifer Regional main site - North Rock Creek, sub site - Keifer District 5: Henryetta at Valliant District 6: Adair, bye District 7: Westville at Salina District 8: Dewey at Newkirk.

Powerlifters place at Bethel meet

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Chandler went to Bethel last Thursday for a High School Powerlifting meet and had 5 lifters place in the top 5 and receive medals. In the boys division, Stefaun Mackey won the 157 lb. class with a total of 990 lbs. Dezmon Taliaferro place 2nd in the 242 lb. class with a total of 970 lbs., and Casmen Hill placed 5th in the 168 lb. class with a total of 900 lbs. In the girls division Kalee Peery placed 2nd in the 136 lb. division with a total of 535 lbs. and Shayla Peery placed 3rd in the 121 lb. division with a total of 480 lbs. Pictured from left are Kalee Peery, Shayla Peery, Dezmon Taliaferro, Stefaun Mackey and Casmen Hill. Photo submitted