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Hennessey, Luther split at Skordle Festival

February 01, 2023 - 00:00
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Hennessey started fast in the Skordle Festival and never looked back.

The Eagles scored the game’s first nine points Saturday en route to a 6444 victory over Luther at Enid’s Stride Center.

Layton Choate and James Sims combined for 35 points in the game, which was part of a threeday, 30-game festival.

Both scored five points - as did Hunter Weber - the first quarter as the Eagles pushed that hot start to a 19-5 lead.

The Lions were never able to catch up.

Choate finished with 18 points, five assists and four steals.

He scored at least four points in every quarter.

“He’s been playing great for us and that continued,” said coach Brady Page.

Sims had 11 of his 17 points by halftime.

He added six steals. Weber scored all 10 of his points in the first half while Garret Vinson scored nine points.

The win pushed the Eagles to 13-3 on the season after they started it 2-2.

Lady Lions claim win

Class 3A’ s s ev enth-ranked Luther was too much for the Hennessey girls at the Skordle Festival.

The Lady Lions started fast and rode the momentum to a 73-42 victory at Enid’s Stride Center.

Halyn Browning scored 19 of her game-high 24 points in the first half.

After starting the game on a 20-6 run, the Lady Lions pushed it to 49-21 by halftime.

Katie Kennedy scored 15 for the Lady Eagles.

Hennessey also got nine points from Kadee Meeker.

The loss dropped Hennessey to 7-9. Luther won its sixth straight to move to 14-3.