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April 30, 2014

NHS girls finish season strong

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NORMAN —

The T-Wolves (11-2, 7-0 District 6A-2) like where they are headed into the playoffs.

“It was a good tuneup,” Rother said.

Norman High boys 3, Edmond Santa Fe 2: Here’s one for the time capsule. Edmond Santa Fe led 2-0 before 10 minutes had even elapsed. Crazier, the Tigers had posted shutouts in five of their last seven games.

The comeback began with a penalty kick from Theo Ostas. The Tigers tied the game when Zac Terry finished off a skirmish that began with J.P. Pelletier’s corner kick in the 61st minute.

In the shootout that followed, NHS picked up conversions from Preston Thomason, Ostas, Matt Hockett and Haydn Jones. Goalkeeper Austin Early made two saves to seal the victory, securing home field for the Tigers (10-3, 6-1 District 6A-1) the first round of the playoffs.

Norman North boys 4, Mustang 0: The T-Wolves did it again, catching fire early to eliminate all upset hopes the Broncos might have entertained.

Scoreless until seventh minute, North led 3-0 by the time the 10th minute had elapsed, getting goals from Mauro Cichero, Jacob Jerles and, assisted by Cichero, Jerles again.

“I’m very pleased,” said North coach Geo Claros, whose team moved to 13-0 and 7-0 in District 6A-2.

Clay Horning

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