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JAYSON DeSILVER/ CHRONICLE PHOTO
Turning the corner: Elgin Lady Owl Kenley Turner drives toward the basket against Clinton Lady Red Tornadoes during the Jan. 8 Weatherford Tournament.
Turning the corner: Elgin Lady Owl Kenley Turner drives toward the basket against Clinton Lady Red Tornadoes during the Jan. 8 Weatherford Tournament.

Elgin Girls

The second half of Elgin girls basketball opened up as they hosted Cache Lady Bulldogs.

Cache jumped out to an early lead, claiming a 16-4 first quarter.

Elgin was only able to add two points in the second, heading into the halftime down 25-6.

The second half was a bit closer as the Lady Owls picked up 22 points but were unable to overcome their slow start. Final score was Lady Bulldogs 49, Lady Owls 28.

Kenley York scored seven points to pace Elgin.

The Lady Owls continued the week traveling to Weatherford for the Weatherford Eagle Tournament.

Elgin drew the Lady Eagles in the first game. Weatherford Lady Eagles pulled claimed an 85-35 victory.

Game two pitted the Lady Owls against Clinton Red Tornadoes. Elgin dropped the ball on a close one, losing 44-41.

On Saturday, Elgin faced Lawton High’s Wolverines for a seventh-place spot in the tourney.

The Lady Owls rocketed to a big lead and was able to stay ahead and walk away with a 44-39 victory.

The game scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 11 against Anadarko were canceled as schools closed down for a few days.

Elgin Boys 

Elgin boys basketball faced Cache for the nightcap and were able to walk away with the win. 

A 5-3 first quarter was just a precursor for Elgin.

Thing heated up in the second quarter as the Owls tallied up 16 more points before the half, walking into the locker room with a 21-10 lead.

After a back-and-forth second half, Elgin was able to sustain the lead and hold on for a 41-29 win.

Scoring 16 points, Christian Reed was the high-point man for Elgin.

The Weatherford Tournament saw Elgin take on Class 6A Yukon Millers.

Elgin surprised the Millers, walking away with a narrow 49-48 victory.

The Owls then faced Weatherford Eagles in the second round but were unable to soar higher than the Eagles, losing 53-41.

The Tuesday, Jan. 11 game against the Anadarko Warriors was canceled as schools were closed.